September 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

THE GENERALS: 'Stand Up Straight' Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Swedish "death 'n' roll" band THE GENERALS will release its debut album, "Stand Up Straight", on November 7 via Metalcentral Records. The CD was recorded at Sunlight Studios with producer Tomas Skogsberg (ENTOMBED, THE HELLACOPTERS, DISMEMBER) and features cover artwork (see below) by Kristian Wåhlin (BATHORY, KING DIAMOND, AT THE GATES). "Stand Up Straight" track ...

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LENG TCH'E Recording New Album

Belgian razorgrind warriors LENG TCH'E have issued the following update: "Drums [for the next LENG TCH'E album] were finished back in July in devastating fashion by Tony [Van den Eynde]. Shit was so fast we didn't even have time to say 'razorgrind!' Jan [Hallaert] has been steadily laying down the guitars at his five-star deluxe ...

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OPETH Frontman Checks In From PROGRESSIVE NATION Tour

Guitarist/vocalist Mikael Åkerfeldt of Swedish progressive metallers OPETH has issued the following update: "We're holed up in a sterile 'dressing room' somewhere in Poland. Five shows into the Progressive Nation 2009 tour with DREAM THEATER, us, BIGELF and UNEXPECT. "Things are going well; we've played well, I think, pretty much every night. The first days ...

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH's 'War' Lands In U.S. Top 10

"War Is The Answer" — the sophomore album from Los Angeles metallers FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH — sold 44,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 7 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD follows up FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH's 2007 debut, "The Way Of The ...

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GORY BLISTER Bassist Injured In Road Accident

Long-running Italian technical death metallers GORY BLISTER have issued the following update: "Roby Gelly, bass player teaming up with GORY BLISTER and ALLHELLUJA, unfortunately suffered an accident [Monday] night in Milan while driving his motor bike to come back home. During the crash against a car, he broke his femur. [Note: A femur fracture is ...

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