December 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

SPIRITUS MORTIS Begins Recording New Album

Long-running Finnish doomsters SPIRITUS MORTIS will enter the studio tomorrow (January 1) to begin recording their long-awaited third album, tentatively due in early 2009 via Firebox Records. SPIRITUS MORTIS is the oldest doom metal band from Finland. The band was formed in 1987 as RIGOR MORTIS, featuring founding members Teemu Maijala (bass, vocals), Jussi Maijala ...

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SPARZANZA: 'Methadream' Video Available

"Methadream", the new video from the Swedish metal/rock band SPARZANZA, can be viewed below. The song comes off the group's fourth CD, "In Voodoo Veritas", which will be released in Scandinavia on February 25. A record-release party will be held on February 13 at Nöjesfabriken in Karlstad, Sweden. Support at the show will come from ...

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THE ALIEN BLAKK: New Album Artwork Revealed

THE ALIEN BLAKK, the band led by guitarist/producer Joshua Craig, is putting the finishing touches on its sophomore album for an early 2009 rrelease. The recording sessions for the CD have been going on since March and the effort is said to be almost near completion. "I will be going back into the studio this ...

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DEAD HEAD: Another New Song Posted Online

Veteran Dutch thrashers DEAD HEAD have posted another new song, "Firegate", on their MySpace page. The track comes off the group's new full-length CD, "Depression Tank", due on February 16, 2009 via Displeased Records. The CD was recorded at Hooiland Studios in Zwolle, Holland and was mixed and mastered by Robert Slump. The ...

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THE QUIREBOYS Record U.K. Football Anthem; Download Available

After the band's sold-out December 22, 2008 concert at the Newcastle Academy, THE QUIREBOYS went into Blast studios and recorded the official song for the U.K. soccer team Blyth Spartans who face Premier League's Blackburn Rovers on January 5 in front of the Setanta Sports. According to What's On NE, releasing a song to celebrate ...

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MOONSPELL: Portuguese Signing Session Announced

Portuguese metallers MOONSPELL will take part in a signing session prior to their January 9, 2009 concert at São Mamede CAE in Guimarães, Portugal. The event will begin at 16.00h. Upcoming MOONSPELL shows: Jan. 09 - São Mamede CAE - Guimarães, POR Jan. 24 - Principal Club - Thessaloniki, GRE Jan. 25 - Fuzz Club ...

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WOLVERINE Resumes Work On New Material

Drummer Marcus Losbjer of the Swedish progressive metal band WOLVERINE has issued the following update: "I'm looking forward to FINALLY record the new album, after more than three (!) years of writing in a limbo! The absence of inspiration have been really severe this time. This album have been a struggle to write, by far ...

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