October 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

MUSHROOMHEAD's New Album Cracks U.S. Top 50

"Beautiful Stories For Ugly Children", the new album from the Cleveland, Ohio art-metal collective MUSHROOMHEAD, sold over 11,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 44 on The Billboard 200 chart. The band's previous CD, "Savior Sorrow", opened with 17,000 units back in September 2006 to ...

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MORTIIS: New Album To Be Made Available For Free Download

MORTIIS returns to satiate fans' desire for new music this October 10 with "Perfectly Defect", a completely free, full-length, downloadable album. "Putting 'Perfectly Defect' out as a free download was a decision we made after some consideration," said the band's namesake Mortiis. "The new model of the music business is important to keep in mind; ...

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HALFORD's 'Made Of Metal': First-Week Sales Revealed

"Halford IV - Made Of Metal", the new album from HALFORD — the band led by JUDAS PRIEST frontman Rob Halford — sold around 3,100 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 160 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD landed at position No. 5 on ...

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FILTER: 'Fades Like A Photograph' Video Released

"Fades Like A Photograph", the new video from U.S. alternative rockers FILTER, can be viewed below. The clip was shot by Mark Racco (NIRVANA, GUNS N ROSES, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS) and stars Sonja Kinski, granddaughter of famous German acting icon Klaus Kinski. Written for Roland Emmerich's Hollywood blockbuster "2012", "Fades Like A Photograph" comes off ...

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MALEVOLENT CREATION, ALCEST Confirmed For Norway's INFERNO Festival

Florida death metal veterans MALEVOLENT CREATION and the French "black fantasy shoegazer metal" act ALCEST have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Inferno festival, set to take place April 20-23, 2011 at the Rockefeller and John Dee venues in Oslo, Norway. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ALCEST AURA NOIR IMMORTAL ...

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IMPALED NAZARENE: New Album Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Finnish extreme metallers IMPALED NAZARENE will release their eleventh full-length album, "Road To The Octagon", on November 20 via Osmose Productions. The CD was recorded at Hellhole studio in Helsinki with the band's soundman Tero Kostermaa and was mastered by Mika Jussila. The artwork for the album was created by Darkgrove Design and can be ...

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BLOOD STAIN CHILD Signs With CORONER RECORDS

BLOOD STAIN CHILD, the Japanese cyber-melodeath band with contemporary Japanese music culture influences, has inked a deal with Coroner Records for the release of its fifth album. Tentatively due in the spring, the CD is being produced, mixed and mastered by Ettore Rigotti (DISARMONIA MUNDI, SLOWMOTION APOCALYPSE, DESTRAGE, STIGMA) at his The Metal House studios. ...

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