January 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

STYGIA Debut To Be Mixed In March Or April

Boston, Massachusetts-based up-and-coming "shred" guitarist Todd Seitz has issued the following update on the debut album from his STYGIA project, entitled "Divine Allegiance": "At the moment, Mike [Vescera; ex-LOUDNESS, ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN] is working on getting the vocals recorded. Everything is coming along great. We should be ready for the mix in March or April. The ...

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STURM UND DRANG: 'Rock 'N Roll Children' Lands On German Chart

"Rock 'n Roll Children", the second album from Finland's STURM UND DRANG, has entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 83. The follow-up to the band's platinum-selling debut (in Finland) "Learning To Rock" hit the stores in the group's home country on November 12, 2008 and was issued in other parts of Europe ...

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DESPITE: New Song Posted Online

DESPITE, the Swedish metal/hardcore band featuring former DECAMERON guitarist Alex Losbäck, has posted a new song entitled "Mind Plague" on the personal blog of Close-Up magazine writer Daniel Josefsson. It can also be streamed using the widget below. Guest vocals on the track (starting around the 2:24 mark) are supplied by Knut Agnred, ...

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MYSTIC PROPHECY: More 'Fireangel' Details Revealed

German power metal band MYSTIC PROPHECY entered Prophecy Studios on December 19, 2008 to begin recording its sixth album, entitled "Fireangel", for a May 22 release via Massacre Records. The follow-up to 2007's "Satanic Curses" will be mixed in Sweden under the direction of Fredrik Nordström (DIMMU BORGIR, ARCH ENEMY, IN FLAMES) and R.D. Liapakis ...

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SKID ROW: Libertyville Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of SKID ROW's January 23, 2009 concert at The Fuel Room at Austin's Saloon and Eatery in Libertyville, Illinois can be viewed below (clips uploaded by "orion343434"). SKID ROW's latest album, "Revolutions Per Minute", was released on October 24, 2006 via SPV Records. The follow-up to 2003's "ThickSkin" was recorded at WireWorld ...

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