December 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

VREID Hard At Work On New Material

Hváll (bass) of the Norwegian band VREID has issued the following update: "2009 is coming to an end, and I thought I'd share some thoughts on the year that has been, and some info on the year to come. "We released 'Milorg' [VREID's fourth album] during the first days of 2009. The response and reviews ...

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STRATOVARIUS To Begin Work On New Album Next Year

Finnish melodic metallers STRATOVARIUS have issued the following update: "We're still in the middle of the 'Polaris' world tour, but we do have a bit of news. "The European summer festivals earlier this year were nice and relaxing as always, and then we embarked on a long three-month leg which covered the Far East, North ...

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W.A.S.P. Frontman Interviewed In Bulgaria

MM Television conducted an interview with W.A.S.P. frontman Blackie Lawless on November 17, 2009 before the band's concert in Sofia, Bulgaria. Watch the Bulgarian-language report below. W.A.S.P.'s new album, "Babylon", entered the U.K. "Rock Albums" chart at position No. 15. The CD was released in Europe on October 12 through Global Music (via Demolition Records) ...

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AIRBOURNE: 'No Guts, No Glory' Artwork Unveiled

Australian rockers AIRBOURNE will release their second album, "No Guts, No Glory", on February 23, 2010 via Roadrunner Records. The CD was recorded in Chicago with noted producer Johnny K (DISTURBED, 3 DOORS DOWN, STAIND) and was mixed by Mike Fraser at Warehouse Studios in Vancouver. The band relocated from its shared home in Warrnambool ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Issues Statement Regarding Drummer's Passing

AVENGED SEVENFOLD has issued the following statement regarding the passing of the band's drummer, James Owen Sullivan (a.k.a. The Rev): "It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we tell you of the passing today of Jimmy 'The Rev' Sullivan. "Jimmy was not only one of the world's best drummers, but more importantly, he ...

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