August 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

THE ACACIA STRAIN: 'Angry Mob Justice' Video Posted Online

Massachusetts' THE ACACIA STRAIN has unveiled the band's latest video online. The clip for "Angry Mob Justice" was directed by David Brodsky (ALL THAT REMAINS, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, THE RED CHORD) in May and is currently available exclusively at Brodsky's MyGoodEye video production house web site. To coincide with the video's Internet premiere, MyGoodEye and ...

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IRON MAIDEN Announces Special Album Format

IRON MAIDEN has confirmed that the release date for their new studio album, "A Matter of Life and Death", will be August 28 for the world except the USA which has been confirmed as September 5. The CD will also be available as a limited-edition special deluxe format which contains a bonus DVD. The DVD ...

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BLIND GUARDIAN To Host Listening Party In New York City

BLIND GUARDIAN members Hansi Kürsch and André Olbrich will host a listening party for their new album, "A Twist In The Myth", at Lit Lounge (93 Second Avenue - between 5th & 6th Streets) in New York City on Monday, August 21. Scheduled for North American release on September 5, "A Twist In The Myth" ...

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DEATH BREATH Signs North American Deal With RELAPSE RECORDS

DEATH BREATH, the new Swedish old-school death metal project featuring former ENTOMBED drummer and main songwriter Nicke Andersson (currently the frontman of his rock 'n' roll band THE HELLACOPTERS), has inked a North American deal with Relapse Records. The group's debut record, "Stinking Up The Night", will be released in North America on October 17 ...

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GAIA EPICUS: New Album Samples Available

Norwegian power metallers GAIA EPICUS have completed work on their third album, entitled "Victory", at Top Room Studios in Lunner, Norway. GAIA EPICUS, who recently parted ways with Sound Riot Records, have already received offers from several record labels that wish to release the new album, but nothing has been signed yet. The cover painting ...

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SLAYER's KERRY KING TO Guest On 'Headbanger's Ball' This Weekend

SLAYER guitarist Kerry King will be the featured guest on this weekend's edition of "Headbanger's Ball", airing on Saturday, August 5 at 10:00 p.m. EST. In additon, "Headbanger's Ball" will cut its show short this weekend to devote the 11:30 p.m. - midnight slot to air "The Unholy Alliance Tour Special". The half-hour, exclusive-to-"Headbanger's Ball" ...

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KISS: Five-Pin Hilt Series Now Available

HardRock.com has just launched the latest KISS pin series in its Hard Rock Online Shop. Introducing a new and exclusive 5-pin series of your favorite rockers — the 2006 KISS Hilt Series pins! Larger, more detailed and posed to rock you into your next fantasy, the 2006 KISS Hilt Series pins are the perfect gift ...

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