August 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

RAVENS CREED: New Album Title Revealed

RAVENS CREED, the "VENOM-worshipping scumbags" featuring ORANGE GOBLIN's Ben Ward, as well as Steve Watson (ex-IRON MONKEY), Jason Graham, and former SABBAT bassist Frazer Craske, have set "A Conspiracy Of..." as the title of their next album. According to the band, "So far we have a good chunk of it written, namely 'Taint The Robe ...

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BLUE OX: New Song Posted Online

BLUE OX — the Minneapolis, Minnesota-based band featuring former members of DEAD TO FALL, DEVILINSIDE and WITH DEAD HANDS RISING — has posted a new song, "Night Of The Technicolor Yawn", on the group's MySpace page. According to a press release, BLUE OX "offers a straight-forward but dynamic approach to the metal and ...

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DEFTONES Interviewed At Germany's AREA 4 Festival; Video Available

Vocalist Chino Moreno and turntablist/keyboardist Frank Delgado of Sacramento's DEFTONES were interviewed prior to the band's August 21, 2009 performance at the Area 4 festival in Lüdinghausen, Germany. Watch the six-minute chat below. DEFTONES bassist Chi Cheng is said to be "in semi-conscious state" following a November 2008 car accident in the middle of the ...

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SCARPOINT Begins Recording New Album

Swedish metallers SCARPOINT have entered Fear and Loathing — the Stockholm studio owned by members of MESHUGGAH and CLAWFINGER — to begin recording their as-yet-untitled second album. Produced by Jocke Skog of CLAWFINGER and SCARPOINT, the CD is tentatively due in early 2010. Check out the first report from the studio at the SCARPOINT

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EXCITER Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK CRUISE

Canadian thrash metal pioneers EXCITER have been confirmed for the Sweden Rock Cruise, departing from Stockholm on October 8 and returning the next day. The event billing is shaping up as follows: CRASHDIET EXCITER FREAK KITCHEN FREEDOM CALL Two more acts will be announced soon. With hard rock DJs, tax-free shops, bars, restaurants, a gaming ...

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