December 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

CROCELL Signs With METAL HELL RECORDS

Danish death metallers CROCELL have inked a deal with Metal Hell Records. The band's third full-length album will be released next year. The CD will be recorded at Death Island Studios in Nykøbing Mors with producer Marco Angioni. "Come Forth Plague" and "Perfidious Ceremony", the first two songs from CROCELL to feature the band's new ...

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DERANGED: Song From Forthcoming EP Available For Streaming

A rough-mix version of the song "Hello From The Gutters" from Swedish death metal masters DERANGED can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The track comes off the band's new five-song EP, "Morgue Orgy", which will be released in early 2013 via Sevared Records. DERANGED's eighth full-length album, "Cut, Carve, Rip, Serve", was made ...

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SUFFOCATION: 'Pinnacle Of Bedlam' Trailer Released

A two-minute trailer for "Pinnacle Of Bedlam", the new album from New York death metal veterans SUFFOCATION, can be seen below. The CD will be released on February 15, 2013 via Nuclear Blast Records. The artwork was handled this time around by Raymond Swanland and can be found below. Commented SUFFOCATION bassist Derek Boyer: "This ...

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METAL SAFARI Parts Ways With Vocalist, Drummer, Bassist

Drummer Yazu, vocalist Ina and bassist Tomo have left Japanese extreme metallers METAL SAFARI. Commented the band's guitarist, Hiro: "As the guitarist, songwriter and producer of METAL SAFARI, I still have lots of things I want to do with METAL SAFARI. In my mind, it's more like expecting what's to come, so I will do ...

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BENEDICTUM Announces New Bassist

BENEDICTUM has announced the addition of bassist Aric Avina (TYNATOR) to the group's ranks. The band states: "Not only has Aric shown his prowess as a bass player, but also demonstrated immense 'grace under pressure' by being thrown right into the fire with recording a new album. We have found a gem... and may the ...

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Keyboardist For GEOFF TATE's QUEENSRŸCHE Suffers Heart Attack

Keyboardist Randy Gane (pictured below), who is a member of Geoff Tate's newly assembled version of QUEENSRŸCHE, suffered a heart attack Wednesday night (December 26), according to a posting on Geoff's Facebook page. The singer is asking fans to "please send [their] prayers and positive thoughts to [his] good friend." Gane, who turned 53 on ...

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