June 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

YES: 'Fly From Here' Album Details Revealed

The most influential and ground-breaking progressive rock 'n' roll band in history, legendary rockers and Grammy Award winners YES, will release their first studio album in a decade, "Fly From Here", on July 1 in Europe and July 12 in North America through Frontiers Records. The group's long-awaited 20th studio LP is the follow up ...

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SOUNDGARDEN To Co-Headline This Year's VOODOO EXPERIENCE

Legendary Seattle rock band SOUNDGARDEN in the group's only U.S. festival appearance of the year is the first headliner to be announced for the 2011 The Voodoo Experience Presented By Stephen Rehage. Voodoo the final musical celebration of the annual U.S. music festival season is set to take place in New Orleans' City Park, Friday, ...

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SLIPKNOT Photo Exhibition To Be Held In London

SLIPKNOT is the subject of a new photo exhibition being held in London, England next month. Taking place as part of Kerrang!'s 30th birthday celebrations, "Kerrang! Presents: Slipknot - A Photographic Exhibition by Paul Harries Sponsored By Relentless Energy Drink" will be held at the Strand Gallery at 32 John Adam Street, London WC2 from ...

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9MM Signs With NAPALM RECORDS

German rock and rollers 9MM have inked a deal with Napalm Records. The band's new album, "Dem Teufel Ein Gebet Sein", will be released on September 23. Commented the group: "We are very happy and proud to let our fans know that our new album will be released by one of the best and most ...

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MERCENARY Guitarist Joins MIDNIGHT CHASER

Sven Soderlund, guitarist and vocalist for the legendary '80s thrash band MERCENARY, has joined the San Francisco-based traditional hard rock/heavy metal act MIDNIGHT CHASER as the group's second guitarist. Commented Soderlund: "I have put the recording of MERCENARY S.F.'s debut release on the backburner for now as a few people have been doing other projects ...

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POP EVIL Signs With EONE MUSIC

American rock band POP EVIL has inked a worldwide deal with eOne Music. The band's long-awaited new album, "War Of Angles", will be released on July 5. The CD is being helmed by Grammy Award-nominated producer/engineer Johnny K, who has previously worked with MEGADETH, DISTURBED and SOIL, among others. According to a press release, POP ...

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BLUT AUS NORD's '777 - The Desanctification' Due In September

"777 - The Desanctification", the eagerly awaited second part of BLUT AUS NORD's "777" trilogy, is currently being recorded and will be released via Debemur Morti Productions this coming September. The critically-acclaimed first part of the trilogy "777 - Sect(s)" was released in April and is currently available as a digipack CD, gatefold 12-inch LP ...

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DEVIN TOWNSEND Schedules Vancouver In-Store Appearance

Canadian musician/producer Devin Townsend (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI, LAMB OF GOD, DARKEST HOUR, GWAR) will take part in a meet-and-greet at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada's Scrape Records, located at 323 East Broadway, at midnight on June 20 (technically early morning June 21) to welcome the releases of his "Ghost" and "Deconstruction" albums. For more ...

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