GOATWHORE recently entered Mana Recording Studios in St. Petersburg, Florida with producer with Erik Rutan to begin recording the follow-up to its most successful album to date, "Carving Out The Eyes Of God". An early 2012 release via Metal Blade Records is expected.
GOATWHORE was honored in the "Best Heavy Metal" category at the Big Easy Awards, which was held on April 25 at Harrah's in New Orleans, Louisiana. Also nominated for the award were ARSON ANTHEM and HAARP. GOATWHORE drummer Zack Simmons and guitarist Sammy Duet accepted the gong.
The Big Easy Awards in 2010 recognize achievement in local music and theater from 2010.
"Carving Out The Eyes Of God" sold around 2,700 copies in the United States in its first week of release to enter The Billboard 200 chart at position No. 190. The album landed at No. 67 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared in the Top 100 of The Billboard 200.
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