April 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

SUSPERIA: New Album Details Revealed

Norway's SUSPERIA has set "Attitude" as the title of its fifth album, due later in the year via Candlelight Records. Recorded in Norway, the follow-up to 2007's "Cut From Stone" was mixed at Studio Fredman in Sweden and features guest appearances by Chuck Billy (TESTAMENT) and Shagrath (DIMMU BORGIR). The track listing for the CD ...

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STATIC-X: Portsmouth Signing Session Announced

Los Angeles-based metal band STATIC-X will take part in a signing session on "Record Store Day " (April 18) at Bull Moose in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The details are as follows: Saturday, April 18 5:00 p.m. Bull Moose 82-86 Congress St. Portsmouth, NH 03801 (603) 422-9525 "Cult of Static", the new album from STATIC-X, sold ...

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HAIL! Planning 'Full Scandinavian Tour' In September

HAIL! — the new all-star project featuring guitarist Andreas Kisser (SEPULTURA), vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (JUDAS PRIEST, BEYOND FEAR, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, ICED EARTH), drummer Jimmy DeGrasso (ALICE COOPER, MEGADETH) and bassist David Ellefson (F5, MEGADETH) — is planning "a full Scandinavian tour" in September. Several other European "surprises" are being discused and will be announced ...

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THE SUMMER SLAUGHTER TOUR: First Dates Announced

This year's "The Summer Slaughter Tour" will feature the following acts: NECROPHAGIST (co-headliner) SUFFOCATION (co-headliner) ENSIFERUM ** DARKEST HOUR WINDS OF PLAGUE DYING FETUS BORN OF OSIRIS ORIGIN BENEATH THE MASSACRE * AFTER THE BURIAL DECREPIT BIRTH * BLACKGUARD ** * First half of tour only (June 5 - June 26) ** Second half of ...

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HELLWITCH Completes Work On New Album

Long-standing Floridian deathrashers HELLWITCH have finished mastering their new album, "Omnipotent Convocation", for a summer release via Xtreem Music. The band says, "[The CD] was six months in the making and we are all thrilled with the quality of this recording." According to a press release, the album will contain "10 songs of sheer insanity ...

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DREAMSCAPE Announces New Singer

German progressive metallers DREAMSCAPE have announced the addition of singer Erik "E.Z." Blomkvist to the group's ranks. The band says, "You might know Erik from his former band PLATITUDE, with which he was touring e.g. with bands like THRESHOLD and, amongst others, played the Sweden Rock and ProgPower Europe festivals. Erik is a great guy ...

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GRAVE Frontman Launches GREY HEAVENS

Guitarist/vocalist Ola Lindgren of Swedish death metal veterans GRAVE has launched a solo project called GREY HEAVENS. He says, "For many years I have had plans to do a project to explore different sides of extreme music with ideas that simply would not fit in my main band. "This is a more dark and experimental ...

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IN FLAMES Bassist Interviewed In Zagreb; Video Available

Bassist Peter Iwers of Swedish metallers IN FLAMES was interviewed by the "Metal Eye" show on Z1 TV when the band performed in Zagreb, Croatia on March 25, 2009. Watch the five-minute chat below. IN FLAMES' latest video, "Delight and Angers", was once again directed and produced by Patric Ullaeus (DIMMU BORGIR, LACUNA COIL) of ...

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KELLY And JACK OSBOURNE On 'Rhode Show'; Video Available

Ozzy Osbourne's children, Kelly and Jack Osbourne, were interviewed by "Rhode Show" host Elizabeth Hopkins about their family's return to television with the premiere last night (Tuesday, March 31) on Fox of "Osbournes: Reloaded". Watch the chat below. The first six episodes of of "Osbournes: Reloaded" include a blindfolded audience member duped into kissing a ...

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