January 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

BIGFOOT Recording Three New Songs

BIGFOOT, the new band featuring former members of ARTIMUS PYLEDRIVER, GONZALEZ and ASPHALT BLASTER, entered Blue Light Studios in Douglasville, Georgia on January 27 with producer Rachel Bolan (SKID ROW) and engineer Brian Collins to begin recording three new songs. Jim Hall and Micheal Faulkner enlisted drummer Kevin Watford (ex-GONZALEZ) and second guitarist Evil Jim ...

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AZARATH: 'Praise The Beast' Artwork Unveiled

The cover artwork for "Praise the Beast", the fourth album from Polish black/death metallers AZARATH, can be viewed below. The art was created by Ataman Tolovy (STILLBORN). "Praise the Beast" is scheduled for a spring release via Agonia Records. The effort will contain 10 new songs and will be made available as a standard CD, ...

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INFERNO: New Album Update

Czech Republic-based black metallers INFERNO are putting the finishing touches on their fifth album, entitled "Black Devotion", at Hellsound Studio. "It is with no doubt our best album to date," says vocalist Adramelech. In existence since 1996, INFERNO has released four studio efforts so far. According to the band's official bio, INFERNO's music and lyrics ...

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IMPIETY Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

Singapore's very own blackened death metal warmongers IMPIETY are putting the finishing touches on their sixth full-length album, "Terroreign (Apocalyptic Armageddon Command)", due later in the year via Agonia Records. According to the label, "Terroreign" is "nothing but pure carnage throughout and will, in fact, be the strongest release in the band's discography." IMPIETY's recording ...

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TARJA TURUNEN: Working Title For New Album Revealed

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen has set "What Lies Beneath" as the working title of her new solo album, tentatively due before the end of the year. She says, "With [2007's] 'My Winter Storm', I chose the name of the album in the early stages and that helped me to create the concept for the ...

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ATTACKER Members Recording UNIVERSITY OF LIFE Debut

ATTACKER drummer Mike Sabatini and bassist Lou Ciarlo are currently recording the debut release from their new project UNIVERSITY OF LIFE. According to a press release, "UNIVERSITY OF LIFE is more of a hard rock/blues-based band as opposed to ATTACKER's classic metal offerings, but still has some heavy tunes nonetheless." Besides all things metal, [Sabatini] ...

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WOLFCHANT Hard At Work On New Album

German metallers WOLFCHANT will release their third studio album, "Determined Damnation", on April 24 via Massacre Records. The CD, which was engineered by Uwe Lulies (REBELLION), will feature guest appearances by Chrigel Glanzmann (ELUVEITIE) and Michael Seifert (REBELLION). A special limited digipak edition of the album will be available for purchase at the Ragnarök Festival, ...

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DARKTHRONE: Done Mixing Two New Songs

Nocturno Culto (a.k.a. Ted Arvid Skjellum) from the Norwegian black metal band DARKTHRONE has issued the following update: "I'm done mixing two new DARKTHRONE songs, and in late February we giving birth to a couple of new songs again. Sorry, but we wimped out and isolated the guitar amp during recording, but it's still live ...

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