December 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

EUROPE: New Video Interview With JOEY TEMPEST Posted Online

Berlin, Germany's PitCam Production and More-Metal.com conducted an interview with vocalist Joey Tempest of Swedish hard rockers EUROPE when the band played in Berlin on November 17, 2009. Watch the chat below. "Last Look At Eden", the new album from EUROPE, was certified gold in the band's home country for sales in excess of 20,000 ...

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KYLESA Interviewed In Berlin

Berlin, Germany's PitCam Production and More-Metal.com recently conducted an interview with Philip Cope and Laura Pleasants of Savannah, Georgia metallers KYLESA when the band played the Lido club in Berlin on November 11, 2009. Watch the chat below. KYLESA's latest album, "Static Tensions", was released on March 17 via Prosthetic Records. Cope produced the CD, ...

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HIM: Audio Sample Of New Single 'Heartkiller' Available

An audio sample of "Heartkiller", the new single from Finnish "love" metallers HIM, is available for streaming using the widget below. The song will appear on the band's new album, "Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice", which is scheduled for release in the U.S. on February 9, 2010. The CD was recorded at a Los ...

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BEHEMOTH, ORPHANED LAND Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

BEHEMOTH and ORPHANED LAND have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 19-21, 2010 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BEHEMOTH DARK FUNERAL DARK TRANQUILLITY DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER HYPOCRISY OBITUARY ORPHANED LAND SEPULTURA SUBWAY TO SALLY For more information, go to ...

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BLACKTHORN's 'Gossamer Witchcraft' Released Through RAVENHEART MUSIC

English label Ravenheart Music has just released the debut album from the Russian all-female symphonic dramatic metal band BLACKTHORN, enttled "Gossamer Witchcraft". Formed in 2004, BLACKTHORN released its first demo, "The Prologue of Eschaton" (mixed by Felix from ARAFEL), in 2007 to positive reviews. Offers of gigs throughout Russia followed, allowing the band to perfect ...

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HEIDEVOLK: New Album Title, Track Listing Revealed

Dutch folk metal six-piece HEIDEVOLK has completed recording its new album, "Uit Oude Grond" ("From Old Soil"), at S&K Studio in Doetinchem, Holland with producer Dick Kemper. 11 songs were laid down during the sessions "ranging from epic and solemn folk tunes to brutal and merciless metal riffs," according to a press release. The CD ...

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XERATH Seeks New Bassist

U.K.-based experimental/progressive extreme metallers XERATH have issued the following update: "As you have probably noticed, weve had a bit of a shift around in the XERATH camp. Andy Phillips no longer plays guitar for the band, that role has been taken by previous XERATH bassist, Owain Williams. So that, of course, means we are in ...

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