June 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

SOTHIS: New Album Release Date Confirmed

Candlelight Records has set a September 2 North American release date for "De Oppresso Liber", the full-length debut from Los Angeles-based black metal band SOTHIS. Recorded in Los Angeles and mixed in Sweden by Andy La Rocque (KING DIAMOND) the album includes nine new original songs. The band is Candlelight's latest American acquisition, a strong ...

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AGATHOCLES Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

Belgian grind band AGATHOCLES is putting the finishing on its new full-length album, "Grind is Protest", for a fall release via Displeased Records. According to a press release, the new CD "will be even more brutal and in your face" than its predecessor, 2006's "Mincer". AGATHOCLES is: Jan Frederick - Bass, Vocals Dirk Cuyks - ...

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DYING FETUS: 'Killing On Adrenaline' Reissue Delayed

Displeased Records has pushed back the release date of the 1998 brutal death metal classic "Killing On Adrenaline" by DYING FETUS to sometime in the fall from the previously announced June 15. The CD will be remastered and will feature upgraded layout plus a bonus DVD containing 100-plus minutes of live footage from 2000. DYING ...

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KATAKLYSM: 'Prevail' First-Week Sales Revealed

KATAKLYSM's new album, "Prevail", has sold 2,250 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The CD, which was mixed at AudioHammer Studios in Orlando, Florida with producer Jason Suecof, features guest solo appearances by Pat O'Brien (CANNIBAL CORPSE), Dave Linsk (OVERKILL) and producer and guitar shredder Jason ...

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HOLLENTHON Apologizes For iTunes Screw-Up

Austrian symphonic extreme metal outfit HOLLENTHON has issued the following update: "We have learned that iTunes online store sold the new [HOLLENTHON] album 'Opus Magnum' in its promo version, with voiceover on some tracks. This also happened to other acts. "We deeply regret that the band has not been involved in that whole process and ...

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