January 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

PANTERA Producer's Home Burglarized; 'Far Beyond Driven' Award Among Stolen Items

The North Texas home of record producer Sterling Winfield (PANTERA, DAMAGEPLAN, KING DIAMOND, HELLYEAH, et al) was recently burglarized. Several items of sentimental and collectible value were taken, including an award commemorating platinum sales of the PANTERA album "Far Beyond Driven". This case is currently under investigation by the Lewisville Police Department (972) 219-3600. Any ...

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RHINO Signs With ARCTIC MUSIC GROUP

Thrash doom titans RHINO have inked a record deal with Arctic Music Group. The label will release the group's debut, "Breed The Chosen One" (previously issued in Spain in early 2007 through 7th Gate Records/Odio Sonoro) in the first months of 2008. Formed in December of 2004 by Javier Gálvez (guitars and vocals; BURIAL, FROM ...

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Original PESSIMIST Lineup Reunited!

The original PESSIMIST lineup from the first two CDs, "Cult of the Initiated" and "Blood For the Gods" — featuring founding members, guitarist Kelly McLauchlin (DIABOLIC, UNHOLY GHOST, EQUINOX), vocalist Rob Kline (PSYCHOTOGEN, FLESHTIZED), and drummer Chris Pernia (PSYCHOTOGEN, BEYOND THE SCAR) — has reunited. Handling bass duties for the group is none other than ...

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AUGURY Guitarist's HUMANOID Solo Project Due In February

Panoptic Records, a new division of the Disconcert Music Company, has set a February 12 release date for HUMANOID's debut album, entitled "Remembering Universe". AUGURY guitarist Mathieu Marcotte's instrumental solo project, HUMANOID is an acoustic-space-metal concept with varied influences such as CYNIC, PINK FLOYD as well as OPETH and features guest appearances by Forest (AUGURY, ...

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