July 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

MACHINA Putting Finishing Touches On Debut Album 'Masterpiece'

MACHINA, the Little Rock, Arkansas-based band featuring former EVANESCENCE and current WE ARE THE FALLEN members John LeCompt and Rocky Gray, recently entered the studio with producer Toby Wright (METALLICA, SLAYER, ALICE IN CHAINS, SOULFLY, FEAR FACTORY) to begin mixing its debut album, "To Live And Die In The Garden Of Eden", for a tentative ...

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PYRRAH: 'Eternal Cremation' EP To Be Re-Released With New Artwork

Canadian female-fronted experimental death metallers PYRRAH will have their 2008 EP, "Eternal Cremation", re-released through the New Zealand label Satanica on July 31. The new version of "Eternal Cremation" will include all the original recordings, but with updated artwork. "Eternal Cremation" track listing: 01. Bestial Plague 02. The Lake of Burning Suffering 03. Human Debris ...

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DÉTENTE: New Album Artwork Unveiled

The cover artwork for "Decline", the forthcoming album from reunited California-based metallers DÉTENTE — featuring vocalist Ann Boleyn (HELLION) alongside original DÉTENTE members Dennis Butler (drums), Caleb Quinn (guitar) and Steve Hochheiser (bass) — can be viewed below. The cover was painted by Michael Leone, with additional graphic work performed by Christopher Leone. Tentatively due ...

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FIASCO GENERAL To Perform Live For First Time In November

FIASCO GENERAL, the new band featuring Sami Kukkohovi (ex-SENTENCED bassist, current KYPCK stand-in guitarist) on guitar, has issued the following update: "First of all, we will play our debut live show in Oulu, Finland, in November. We will play as a warm-up act for a 'bigger' band. We will publish the exact date and venue ...

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ANGRA Singer Producing STILL ALIVE Debut

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil-based metallers STILL ALIVE have tapped ANGRA/ALMAH singer Eduardo Falaschi to produce their debut album, tentatively due in 2010. Eduardo stated, "The CD] will be fantastic, with cool songs and powerful energy! We are working hard at these songs, the evolution is big and the pre-production is fantastic!" Formed in 2002 as ...

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DIE HARD Completes Work On 'Nihilistic Vision'

Swedish old-school death/thrash metallers DIE HARD have completed work on their debut album, "Nihilistic Vision", for an October 31 release via Agonia Records. The CD was recorded at BlueFlame studio in Uppsala, Sweden with Teddy Möller and Fredrik Klingwall. It was mastered by Tore Stjena at Necromorbus Studio. "Nihilistic Vision" track listing: 01. Into the ...

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SEVENTH VOID Interviewed On 101.7 THE FOX; Video Available

On July 21, 2009, SEVENTH VOID — the new band featuring TYPE O NEGATIVE guitarist Kenny Hickey and drummer Johnny Kelly — was interviewed on Santa Rosa, California's 101.7 The Fox radio station inside the "Less Is More Lounge." Watch the seven-minute chat below. SEVENTH VOID's debut album, "Heaven Is Gone", sold around 1,800 copies ...

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