October 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

BEFORE THE DAWN: New Album Video Teaser Available

A seven-minute video "teaser" for the fifth album from the Finnish "dark metal" band BEFORE THE DAWN, entitled "Soundscape of Silence", can be viewed below. Due in Scandinavia on October 29 via Stay Heavy Records (two days later in the rest of Europe), the CD features the following track listing: 01. Dying Sun 02. Exile ...

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ARCH ENEMY's MICHAEL AMOTT Signs With DEAN GUITARS

Guitarist extraodinaire Michael Amott of ARCH ENEMY and CARCASS has signed on with Dean Guitars. Dean CEO Elliott Rubinson states "I have been a fan of Michael for some time and we are extremely excited that he has decided to make Dean Guitars his home. Michael Amott is a very well respected guitarist worldwide and ...

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SERJ TANKIAN And MIKE PATTON Collaborate On 'Lies' Song

SYSTEM OF A DOWN singer Serj Tankian and former FAITH NO MORE vocalist Mike Patton have collaborated on a new song called "Bird's Eye", which will appear on the soundtrack of the upcoming movie "Body of Lies". The track, which was co-written with composer Marc Streitenfeld, was sent digitally to radio stations on Tuesday (September ...

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SHINEDOWN Featured In New Documentary

According to The Pulse of Radio, SHINEDOWN plays a role in a new HBO documentary called "Blindsided". The film tells the story of 11-year-old Jared Hara, a Florida boy who discovered that he was going blind due to a hereditary disorder passed to him genetically by his mother. Forced to give up his favorite sport, ...

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SLASH Endorses BARACK OBAMA For President

According to The Pulse of Radio, VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash expressed his support for Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama in a new interview with England's NME Radio. Slash remarked, "I think Obama's great. It's the first time in eight years (since George W. Bush came into power) I've heard somebody speak English. I think it's ...

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