February 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

THYRFING: 'De Ödeslösa' Trailer Available

Swedish viking/black metallers THYRFING will release their new album, "De Ödeslösa" (English translation: "The Fateless") on March 1 via NoiseArt Records. The band's first CD since 2008's critically acclaimed "Hels Vite" was recorded at Fascination Street studios in Örebro, Sweden with producer Jens Bogren (OPETH, PARADISE LOST, WITCHCRAFT). "De Ödeslösa" track listing: 01. Mot Helgrind ...

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HOWL: New Album Cover Artwork, Trailer Released

Providence riff militia HOWL will unleash its second full-length of molten metal filth this April. Entitled "Bloodlines", the ten-track offering was recorded at the infamous Planet Z Studio in Hadley, Massachusetts with Chris "Zeuss" Harris (SOULFLY, CROWBAR, MUNICIPAL WASTE, 3 INCHES OF BLOOD), its metallic lead-footed sludge hitting with all the subtlety of getting shot ...

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TOMBSTONE HIGHWAY: 'Acid Overlord' Song Available For Streaming

"Acid Overlord", a brand new song from Italian hard rockers TOMBSTONE HIGHWAY, can be streamed in the YouTube clip below. The trak comes off the band's debut album, "Ruralizer", which will be released on March 12 in Europe and April 16 in North America via Agonia Records. TOMBSTONE HIGHWAY's music is described in a press ...

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STRYPER Frontman Says Next Studio Album Will Be 'Really, Really Great'

Christian rockers STRYPER will enter the studio on April 2 to begin recording their next all-new original album for a late 2013 release. The band's frontman, Michael Sweet, states: "I've been writing and arranging the past week for the new, all-original full-length STRYPER record, to commence next week (pre-production) and officially begin recording on April ...

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Video: TIM 'RIPPER' OWENS Performs In Tunisia

On February 20, acclaimed vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (DIO DISCIPLES, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, BEYOND FEAR, JUDAS PRIEST, ICED EARTH) played a solo headlining concert at Unplug The Plug 6 at Le Plug Rock Bar in Tunis, Tunisia. Joining Owens on stage were Marcel Coenen (SUNCAGED, STORMRIDER) and Marc "Speedy" Reign (MORGOTH, DESTRUCTION) along with members of ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Frontman Comments On North American Tour Cancelation

British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH were recently forced to cancel their 2013 North American tour with THE FACELESS, DECAPITATED and THE AGONIST due to "immigration issues beyond the band's control." In a new blog post, CRADLE OF FILTH frontman vocalist Dani "Filth" Davey commented on the cancelation, saying that "there is still no one ...

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