September 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

VICIOUS RUMORS: 'Warball' Audio Samples Available

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area metal band VICIOUS RUMORS has uploaded two short samples from its upcoming "Warball" abum — "Sonic Rebellion" and "Mr. Miracle" — at its official web site. Due on October 8 via Mascot Records, "Warball" was recorded at Trident Studios in Pacheco, CA by Geoff Thorpe and Juan J. ...

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KISS: 'Alive!' Box Set Due In November

According to a posting at KissKollector.com, Universal Music will be releasing an "Alive!" box set featuring KISS' first three "Alive" albums (as released on Universal labels, whereas the latest "Alive IV"/"Kiss Symphony" album came out via Sanctuary Records) in November. The set will appearently be a four-disc box set, with the fourth disc ...

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CIRCUS DIABLO: Video-Blog From Arizona Trip Available

A video-blog from CIRCUS DIABLO's recent two-day trip to Arizona to play the Martini Ranch in Phoenix has been posted online at this location (Quicktime required). As previously reported, CIRCUS DIABLO — the new project featuring THE CULT guitarist Billy Duffy, former THE ALMIGHTY frontman Ricky Warwick (guitar), ex-THE CULT touring bassist Billy ...

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DERANGED Will NOT Support BELPHEGOR On European Tour

Despite an announcement by BELPHEGOR's booking agency to the contrary, Swedish gore death masters DERANGED will NOT be supporting BELPHEGOR on its European headlining tour beginning in early November. "We have never agreed upon doing such a tour and to be honest, we have nothing to do with it," DERANGED writes in a statement. DERANGED ...

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NOMINON Finds New Home For 'Remnants' Collection

Swedish death metallers NOMINON have posted the following message on their official web site: "It took us not even a week to find a label for the delayed collection CD that we have told you quite much about recently, entitled 'Remnants of a Diabolical History'. This ultimate cavalcade of death metal hits from beyond will ...

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PARAGON: Drum Tracks Completed For New CD

Bassist Jan Bünning of the German power metallers PARAGON has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Drums [for the new PARAGON album] are done now but we have to postpone the bass recordings a little bit as we our engineer Steve has some technical difficulties. Anyway — I will start to ...

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MIRROR OF DECEPTION To Release 'Shards' Next Month

Germany's "doom-metal kings" MIRROR OF DECEPTION will release their third album, "Shards", on October 6 via Cyclone Empire. The band has scheduled a CD-release party on October 20 at Krypta in Göppingen, Germany. "Shards" (view cover at this location) was recorded at Soundmann Studio in Bad Cannstatt, Germany and has a running time ...

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DC4 Featuring ARMORED SAINT, Ex-DIO Members: Studio Time Booked

Los Angeles-based hard rock band DC4, featuring former DIO guitarist Rowan Robertson alongside brothers Jeff Duncan (ARMORED SAINT, ODIN) on lead vocals and guitar, Shawn Duncan (ODIN, BIRD OF PREY) on drums, and Matt Duncan on bass, will enter the studio mid-November with producer Joey Vera (ARMORED SAINT, FATES WARNING) to record the follow-up to ...

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