June 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

DESECRATION Signs With METAL AGE PRODUCTIONS

Veteran Welsh death metallers DESECRATION have inked a three-album deal with Metal Age Productions. The group is currently in the studio working on its sixth studio album, tentatively due later this year. Commented the band: "Both us and Metal Age are very excited about the deal and they have promised to push us in all ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM: New Album Title, Track Listing Revealed

Finnish metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM recently finished recording their fourth album, "The Redshift", at Sound Supreme Studios in Hmeenlinna, Finland with Janne Saksa and SouthEastSounds studio in Karhula with Teemu Aalto. The CD was mixed at Unisound Studio in rebro, Sweden by Dan Swan (EDGE OF SANITY, HAIL OF BULLETS, NOVEMBERS DOOM). "The Redshift" track listing: ...

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FAIRYLAND Keyboardist Joins MAGIC KINGDOM

Philippe Giordana, keyboardist/backing vocalist for French symphonic metallers FAIRYLAND, has issued the following update: "Well, it's official I am now the keyboard player of MAGIC KINGDOM, very good band from Belgium fronted by mastermind Dushan Petrossi with no better singer than the excellent Olaf Hayer (it's also Max Leclercq's old band, but that's not relevant). ...

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JON OLIVA'S PAIN Drummer Issues European Tour Recap

JON OLIVA'S PAIN, the band led by the SAVATAGE mastermind Jon Oliva, has returned home from the first leg of its European tour in support of its new CD, "Global Warning". Drummer Christopher Kinder weighed in with this report: "A heartfelt thanks to the incredible fans that came out in record numbers to support JON ...

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DANGER: 'First Touch' EP Delayed

Swedish glam/hard rock band DANGER has pushed back the release date of its new promotional EP, "First Touch", to June 7 from the previously announced June 2 due to "technical problems in the studio." Commented the group: "We were working day and night to have the mixing and mastering proces of the songs done before ...

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CODE Continuing Work On Sophomore Album

British/Norwegian black metal project CODE, featuring vocalist Simen Hestnaes (a.k.a. ICS Vortex; DIMMU BORGIR, ex-ARCTURUS), bassist/backing vocalist Viper (a.k.a. Vicotnik from DHG), guitarist/songwriter Aort, and drummer Adrian Erlandsson (AT THE GATES, CRADLE OF FILTH), recently entered the studio to begin recording its second album, due before the end of the year through Tabu Recordings. Commented ...

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