July 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

VANITY INK Signs With SWEDMETAL RECORDS

Helsinki, Finland-based, female-fronted rock and rollers VANITY INK have inked a deal with the Swedish record label Swedmetal Records. The band's new album, "More Senseless Random Behaviour", will be released in October. VANITY INK hails from Helsinki, Finland, and has thus far released two EPs (2004's "...roadkills!" 2004 and 2005's "Vanity is a Full-time Job") ...

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MURDER THERAPY Completes Work On Full-Length Debut

Bologna, Italy-based death metallers MURDER THERAPY have completed work on their full-length debut, "Symmetry Of Delirium", for a September 2009 release via the Netherlands-based label Deity Down Records. The CD was recorded at 16th Cellar Studio (HOUR OF PENANCE, FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE) in Rome, Italy with producer Stefano Morabito (HOUR OF PENANCE, FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE). The follow-up ...

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RHAPSODY OF FIRE Drummer Schedules German Clinic

RHAPSODY OF FIRE drummer Alex Holzwarth has scheduled a drum clinic on October 16 at Musikhaus Marstein in eastern Germany. Alex will talk about his double-bass technique and will offer tips to aspiring drummers on how to get themselves to the next level. Alex is renowned for his work with such bands as RHAPSODY OF ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: Florida Concert To Be Filmed For Upcoming DVD

British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST will film their August 17, 2009 performance at the Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida for a DVD that will be included in a forthcoming expanded 30th-anniversary edition of their 1980 classic, "British Steel". As they have done at all of ...

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ABSU: Rescheduled Fort Worth Concert Announced

ABSU's Dallas/Ft. Worth concert, which was originally supposed to take place on June 29, has been rescheduled for September 5 at the Ridglea Theater in Fort Worth, Texas. This show will also feature doom metal legends SOLITUDE AETURNUS and Austin-based black metallers AVERSE SEFIRA. All tickets for the original concert on June 29 will be ...

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METALLICA Frontman: 'There's Always Gonna Be Darkness'

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield says in a new video interview posted at DazedDigital.com that the darkness in most of his lyrics over the years comes out of "a combination of things," adding, "A lot of it stems from the traumatic things that happened to me in my childhood, some alienating factors, you know." Now that ...

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COLD: Video Footage From The Studio Posted Online

The reunited COLD has entered the studio to begin recording its fifth album for a late 2009 release via SonicStar Records. Watch video footage from the recording sessions below. SonicStar Records is the new independent entertainment company formed by principals Scooter Ward (COLD frontman) and Toby McDonald. SonicStar recently signed an exclusive distribution deal with ...

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