July 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

SCARPOINT Announces New Guitarist

Swedish metallers SCARPOINT have announced the addition of guitarist Ola Englund to the group's ranks. The band states, "He fits awesome and are a hell of a guitar player." Guitarist Pablo Magallanes left SCARPOINT in May 2009 in order to commit 100% to his new musical project. SCARPOINT recently posted teaser clips of two new ...

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LOCH VOSTOK Begins Recording New Album

Swedish melodic death metallers LOCH VOSTOK have entered the studio to begin recording their fourth album, "Dystopium". A late 2010 release is expected. LOCH VOSTOK will support Swedish progressive/experimental metallers THERION on a European tour in October/November. Also appearing on the bill is Norway's LEPROUS. LOCH VOSTOK's third full-length album, "Reveal No Secrets", was released ...

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XANDRIA Continuing Singer Search

German goth metallers XANDRIA are continuing their singer search after performing several concerts this past spring with their former frontwoman, Lisa Middelhauve, filling in. Commented the band's webmaster: "As announced, the concerts that already have been planned now have been played with Lisa as stand-in on the microphone. At this time it cannot be said ...

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KYPCK Seeking New Label Home

KYPCK ("Kursk" in the western alphabet) — the Russian-singing Finnish doom metal band featuring former SENTENCED guitarist Sami Lopakka (a.k.a. S.S. Lopakka) — is seeking a new label home after deciding to put an end to "the ridiculous waiting game" with an undisclosed company it has been in negotiations with for the past few months. ...

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SAHG: New Album Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

SAHG, the Norwegian heavy rockers who feature in their ranks current/former members of GORGOROTH, MANNGARD and AUDREY HORNE, will release their third album, "Sahg III", on August 30 through Indie Recordings. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. In Through The Eye 02. Baptism Of Fire 03. Mortify 04. Hollow Mountain 05. ...

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ANGRA: New Album Details Revealed

Brazilian metallers ANGRA will release their seventh studio album, "Aqua" (a Latin word which means "water" in English), on September 29 via SPV/Steamhammer. A conceptual effort, the follow-up to 2006's "Aurora Consurgens" was recorded at Norcal Studios in São Paulo, Brazil. For the first time since its inception, the band self-produced the new CD, which ...

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