May 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

THEREAL To Release Debut This Summer

Ume, Sweden-based band THEREAL, the brainchild of Phil Creswell (ex-DUMAH), will release its full-length debut this summer through Black Goat Records. Entitled "Premonitions", the album will consist of 10 tracks and upwards of 55 minutes of progressive death metal. "Premonitions" track listing: 01. A Coming Storm 02. Premonitions 03. Haunted by Visions 04. Suicide Hymn ...

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HELION: New Song Available For Free Download

Finnish melodic metallers HELION have made the new song "Dreamcatcher" available for free download from the "Media" section of the band's official web site. The track comes off the group's brand new album, "Bad Dreams and Broken Shadows", which was released in Finland on May 2. "Bad Dreams and Broken Shadows" track listing: ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM Completes Recording New Album

Finnish metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM recently began recording their fourth album at Sound Supreme Studios in Hmeenlinna, Finland with Janne Saksa and SouthEastSounds studio in Karhula with Teemu Aalto. Commented the band: "All the recordings of the new album are now done and the stuff are in the hands of Dan Swan at Unisound Studio in ...

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RAUNCHY: 'Phantoms' Video Posted Online

"Phantoms", the new video from Danish modern metallers RAUNCHY, can be viewed below. The clip was filmed at the group's sold-out show on December 2, 2007 at Store Vega in Copenhagen Denmark. "Phantoms" comes off RAUNCHY's last album, "Death Pop Romance", which was released in 2006 through Lifeforce Records. RAUNCHY will release its new CD, ...

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WHITESNAKE: New Audio Interview With DOUG ALDRICH Posted Online

Carl Forgues, host of the Quebec, Canada metal heavy metal radio show "metal7080", conducted an interview with WHITESNAKE guitarist Doug Aldrich on April 23. Doug discusses the new WHITESNAKE album, "Good to be Bad", his DIO years, the story behind the acoustic guitar on "Summer Rain", his French-Canadian wife and the fact that one day ...

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CIPHER SYSTEM Announces New Guitarist

Swedish progressive metallers CIPHER SYSTEM have announced the addition of guitarist Andreas Allenmark (ANATA) to the group's ranks. Commented the band: "What we wanted was to have a guy that has been in the game for a while, and has his shit together musically. Also, we wanted him to live close so we can meet ...

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EPICA: Footage From Final Show Of North American Tour Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of the Dutch symphonic metal band EPICA performing the song "Consign to Oblivion" last night (Saturday, May 3) at Jaxx in Springfield, Virginia can be viewed below (courtesy of "unlaced2475"). EPICA utilized the services of singer-songwriter and vocal coach Amanda Somerville as the stand-in vocalist for the band's just-completed North American tour ...

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