January 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

FINNR'S CANE Signs With PROPHECY PRODUCTIONS

Canada's FINNR'S CANE has inked a deal with Prophecy Productions. The band will enter the studio later in the year to begin recording its second album. With its atmospherically gripping debut album, "Wanderlust", FINNR'S CANE has fascinated and enthused lovers of wintery soundscapes somewhere between mighty offshoots of traditionally grim black metal and sublime post ...

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DIAMOND HEAD, AIRBOURNE, ARCHITECTS Confirmed For U.K.'s SONISPHERE

DIAMOND HEAD, AIRBOURNE, ARCHITECTS and WEEZER have been confirmed for the U.K. edition of the Sonisphere festival, set to take place July 8-10 at Knebworth. Commented DIAMOND HEAD guitarist Brian Tatler: "DIAMOND HEAD have been given the fantastic opportunity of opening for the 'Big Four' [METALLICA, MEGADETH, SLAYER and ANTHRAX] at this year's Sonisphere festival, ...

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THE NIBIRUAN Back In The Studio

THE NIBIRUAN, the new Finnish metal band featuring former AMORAL guitarist Silver Ots alongside Lauri Koskenniemi (guitar) and Eerik Purdon (bass) of SHEAR, has issued the following update: "We entered the studio last weekend to record some new stuff and man has it been a blast. Everything has worked out better than we anticipated and ...

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TOKYO BLADE To Release 'Thousand Men Strong' In March

Fastball Music has set a March 18 release date for "Thousand Men Strong", the brand new studio album from the newly revamped lineup of the NWOBHM band TOKYO BLADE — featuring Andy Boulton (guitar), John Wiggins (guitar), Andy Wrighton (bass) and Steve Pierce (drums), alongside new singer Nicolaj "Nick" Ruhnow (IRONY, VOIVITTU, DOMAIN, NICK HELLFORT). ...

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INSIDEAD: 'Chaos Elecdead' Video Released

"Chaos Elecdead", the new video from Greek modern metallers INSIDEAD, can be viewed below. The song is the title track of the band's debut album, which will be released on April 29 via Massacre Records. The CD was produced by Roberto Dimitri Liapakis at Prophecy and Music Factory studios in Germany, and was mixed and ...

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TROUBLE Taps Producer BILL METOYER For New Album

Chicago-based doom metal legends TROUBLE are in the studio working on their ninth album for a tentative summer release. The as-yet-untitled CD is being helmed by Bill Metoyer, who has produced albums from SLAYER, D.R.I., SACRED REICH and CORROSION OF CONFORMITY, among others, and has worked with TROUBLE in the past. Also involved in the ...

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ARCH ENEMY: More 'Khaos Legions' Studio Footage Posted Online

More behind-the-scenes footage from the recording sessions for "Khaos Legions", the forthcoming album from Swedish/German extreme metallers ARCH ENEMY, can be viewed below. The CD was tracked at Sweet Spot Studio in the south of Sweden with engineer Rickard Bengtsson (who produced 2005's "Doomsday Machine") and is scheduled for a May release via Century Media ...

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