December 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

VREID: New Song Posted Online

VREID, the Norwegian band formed by former WINDIR members Hváll (bass), Steingrim (drums) and Sture (vocals, guitar), has posted a new song, "Speak Goddamnitt", on its MySpace page. The track comes off the group's fourth album, "Milorg", which is scheduled for release in Norway on January 5, 2009 via Indie Recordings (January 19 ...

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CHIMAIRA: Support Bands Announced For Christmas Show

Cleveland's CHIMAIRA will play its ninth annual Christmas show on December 30 at the House of Blues in the band's hometown. Tickets will be priced $9.99. The complete billing for the concert is as follows: Side stage (sponsored by Straight Razor Entertainment): MALICE 213 ARK PENINSULA PHILO OHIO SKY 2ND HALF Main stage: CAUSTIC FORGED ...

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CRYSTALIC Prepares To Enter Studio

Finnish melodic death metallers CRYSTALIC have issued the following update: "We are hitting D-Studio on December 19, 2008 for the drum recordings of our second full-length album. Rest of the instruments and vocals are going to be handled by Deaf Ear Music with Matti Auerkallio at the helm. "There's definitely some surprises coming your way ...

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GOD DETHRONED Frontman Issues Studio Update

Dutch melodic death metal band GOD DETHRONED entered Soundlodge studios in Germany in October with producer Jörg Uken to begin recording its new album, "Passiondale", for an April/May 2009 release via Metal Blade Records. "Passiondale" will be a concept album about World War I. Songtitles set to appear on the CD are as follows: 01. ...

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VIVISECT Announces New Album Title

Spawned from the ashes of the rock band ROAD CLOSED, VIVISECT is a thrash/death/progressive metal band based out of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Through many style and lineup changes, VIVISECT has now found a solid lineup and have slowly come into their own sound. Fusing influences from such bands as SLAYER, THINE EYES BLEED, PANTERA, TESTAMENT, ...

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SEVENTH VOID: New Music Posted Online

SEVENTH VOID, the new band formed by TYPE O NEGATIVE guitarist Kenny Hickey and drummer Johnny Kelly, has posted several new tracks on its MySpace page. SEVENTH VOID recently completed work on its debut album for a tentative March/April 2009 release through Big Vin Records, the label formed by HELLYEAH/ex-PANTERA drummer Vinnie Paul ...

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Former CANCER Drummer Featured On NO LOVE LOST Mini-CD

Former CANCER drummer Carl Stokes is featured on the new mini-CD from the Birmingham, England-based gothic metal band NO LOVE LOST. Entitled "Submission & Seabound", the effort was recorded in October 2008 at Priory Recording Studios in Sutton Coldfield, England and was engineered and mixed by ESOTERIC's Greg Chandler and mastered by Denis Blackham at ...

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Former A DOZEN FURIES, WITHERED DREAMS Members Join Forces In THE FUNERAL PROCESSION

THE FUNERAL PROCESSION, the Dallas, Texas-based progressive/experimental metal band featuring former members of A DOZEN FURIES, PROPHECY and WITHERED DREAMS, is seeking a singer and keyboardist. The group cites its influences as OPETH, MY DYING BRIDE, BEHEMOTH, NECROPHAGIST, ANATHEMA, ANTIMATTER, SOLITUDE AETURNUS, EMPEROR, MORBID ANGEL, PORCUPINE TREE, ISIS and DREAM THEATER. THE FUNERAL PROCESSION is: ...

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