January 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

Norwegian Black Metallers SLAGMAUR Sign With OSMOSE PRODUCTIONS

Norwegian black metallers SLAGMAUR have inked deal with Osmose Productions for the re-release of two of the band's earlier albums, "Svin" and "Skrekk Lich Kunstler". Patricia Thomas, the U.K.-based manager of the notoriously reclusive band says that SLAGMAUR was approached by several labels in regards to the re-release of its back catalog. "The band have ...

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DETONATION Hard At Work On New Material

Frontman Koen Romeijn of the Dutch death/thrash metal act DETONATION has issued the following update: "2009 will be the year of the fourth DETONATION album, and without doubt our most interesting album so far. We've been working our asses off the past couple of months, and have written some very dynamic and powerful stuff. We've ...

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SVARTSOT Guitarist 'Making A Fresh Start'

On December 17, 2008, Michael Lundquist Andersen (guitar), Niels Thøgersen (drums), Claus B. Gnudtzmann (vocals) and Martin Kielland-Brandt (bass) announced their departure from the Danish folk/viking metal act SVARTSOT. They explained in a statement, "We are sorry to announce that because of different opinions on how to run a band and how the music should ...

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BEHEMOTH Preparing To Enter Studio

Polish extreme metal veterans BEHEMOTH are in the final stages of the songwriting process for their upcoming, as-yet-untitled album. The record is tentatively expected sometime in the fall via Metal Blade (USA) and Nuclear Blast (Europe). BEHEMOTH mainman Adam "Nergal" Darski and his bandmates are planning to enter the studio in the middle of February. ...

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KHORS: New Song Available For Download

"Raven's Dance", a new song from Ukrainian black metallers KHORS, is available for download at this location. The track comes off the band's third album, "Mysticism", which has just been released via Paragon Records. Formed by former ASTROFAES bassist Khorus, and later joined by Helg (RUNES OF DIANECHT) and Khaoth (TESSARACT, ex-ASTROFAES, ex-HATE ...

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DREAMING DEAD Schedules CD-Release Show

Los Angeles, California-based death/thrash metal band DREAMING DEAD has scheduled a CD-release show for its debut album, "Within One", on Sunday, January 25 at the Knitting Factory in Hollywood, California. Joining DREAMING DEAD will be GIGAN, BOOK OF THE BLACK EARTH, PSYOPUS and deathgrind overlords CATTLE DECAPITATION. Tickets are available to metalheads of all ages ...

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