July 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

DARK FORTRESS Begins Recording New Album

After months of intense songwriting, German black metallers DARK FORTRESS entered V. Santura's Woodshed Studio a couple of days ago to start laying down the drum tracks for their sixth, as-yet-untitled album. The follow-up to 2008's acclaimed "Eidolon" is scheduled to be released in early 2010 via Century Media Records. Commented V. Santura: "The recordings ...

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WHIPLASH: 'Unborn Again' E-Card Available

An e-card for "Unborn Again", the new album from reactivated New Jersey thrashers WHIPLASH, can be found below. Due on August 5 via Pulverised Records, the CD was recorded at Mozart Studio with world-renowned engineer/producer Harris Johns (SODOM, KREATOR, HELLOWEEN, SEPULTURA). The band mixed and mastered the album at Spiderhouse Studio. "Unborn Again" track listing:. ...

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MACHINE HEAD: Back On U.K. SONISPHERE Bill?

A very reliable source has informed BLABBERMOUTH.NET that San Francisco Bay Area metallers MACHINE HEAD will return to the billing of this weekend's Sonisphere festival at the legendary Knebworth Park, United Kingdom. The band — which has removed its Sonisphere cancelation announcement from the group's official web site — will occupy the "special guests" slot ...

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ENSLAVED: Footage From Holland's ZWARTE CROSS Festival Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of ENSLAVED's July 25, 2009 performance on the Aardschok stage (powered by Jägermeister) at this year's Zwarte Cross (Black Cross) festival in Lichtenvoorde, Holland can be viewed below (clips uploaded by Erhan Düzey). As previously reported, ENSLAVED visited the Norwegian embassy in Washington D.C. on May 27, the day of the last ...

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DORO: Pro-Shot Footage Of Bonn Concert Available

DORO's June 16, 2009 concert at Museumsmeile in Bonn, Germany was professionally filmed by WDR's (German public TV) series "Rockpalast" and was premiered earlier this month. The entire concert can be viewed at this location. A couple of the clips are available below. Video footage of Doro Pesch performing an acoustic song backstage ...

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