July 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

AC/DC Smashes New Zealand Box Office Records

Anglo-Australian hard rockers AC/DC smashed New Zealand box office records when tickets to their "Black Ice World Tour" went on sale for their Wellington and Auckland shows this week. More than 85,000 tickets have been sold across the two cities — that's one in 50 New Zealanders buying a ticket to the rock and roll ...

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PANDEMIA Begins Recording New Album

Czech Republic-based technical death metal quartet PANDEMIA has entered Stage One studios in Borgentreich, Germany in July with producer Andy Classen (DEW-SCENTED, CALLENISH CIRCLE, TANKARD, OCCULT) to begin recording its fourth album, entitled "Feet Of Anger", for a November release via War Anthem Records. Check out pictures from the studio at this location. ...

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SYRACH Parts Ways With Bassist, Announces Replacement

Bassist Ørjan "Hjarandr" Setvik will play his final show with Norwegian doom metallers SYRACH at the release party for the band's sophomore album, "A Dark Burial", on Friday, July 31 in Bergen, Holland. According to the group, "Hjarandr decided to leave the band now because he wanted to focus on his interest in food and ...

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SLASH Interviewed For OZZY OSBOURNE Documentary

VEVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash was interviewed yesterday (Tuesday, July 28) for "Wreckage Of My Past", the forthcoming film documenting the life of Ozzy Osbourne as he approaches his 60th birthday. Newly sober, Ozzy has finally reached a point of clarity as he looks back on a lifetime of unresolved issues, unparalleled success, misdiagnosed ...

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SINISTER: Rotterdam Footage Available

Quality fan-filmed video footage of SINISTER's July 26, 2009 concert at Baroeg in Rotterdam, Holland can be viewed below (courtesy of "letthedeathmetalflow"). SINISTER's latest album, "The Silent Howling", was released in August 2008 via Massacre Records. The CD was recorded at Soundlodge Studio in Germany. Audio samples are available on the band's MySpace ...

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