July 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

BORN FROM PAIN Frontman Undergoes Another Eye Surgery

Dutch hardcore metallers BORN FROM PAIN — whose lead singer, Rob Franssen, recently underwent "a very serious surgery" on his eyes which forced him to leave the band's tour with TERROR, STICK TO YOUR GUNS and TRAPPED UNDER ICE — have issued the following update: "Most of you might have heard about Rob's eye operation. ...

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AMORAL: 'Year Of The Suckerpunch' Video Released

"Year Of The Suckerpunch", the new video from Finnish metallers AMORAL, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's latest album, "Show Your Colors", which will be released in Japan on July 22 via Marquee/Avalon. The CD recently entered the official chart in the band's home country of Finland at position No. 19. ...

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LAVETT Begins Recording Debut Album

LAVETT, the new Swedish five-piece consisting of musicians who have spent the last ten years making albums and touring with such acts as DARK TRANQUILLITY, LOST HORIZON, BESEECH, TWDSO (THOSE WE DON'T SPEAK OF) and SUNDOWN/CEMETARY, has entered Studiomega in Varberg, Sweden to begin recording its debut album. The first in a series of video ...

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RAVENS CREED: Debut Album Release Date Announced

RAVENS CREED, the "VENOM-worshipping scumbags" featuring ORANGE GOBLIN's Ben Ward, as well as Steve Watson (ex-IRON MONKEY), Jason Graham, and former SABBAT bassist Frazer Craske, will release their debut album, "Albion Thunder", on July 15 via Doomentia Records. The CD will contain 12 songs with a running time of 39 minutes. "Albion Thunder" track listing: ...

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INSOMNIUM: New Album Title, Release Date Revealed

Finnish metal band INSOMNIUM will release its fourth album, "Across The Dark", on September 7 via Candlelight Records. The CD was recorded at Fantom studio (where the group recorded its 2006 LP, "Above the Weeping World") and it features guest clean vocals by Jules Näveri (PROFANE OMEN, ENEMY OF THE SUN). An e-card for "Across ...

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CLAWFINGER: Pro-Shot Footage From Germany's DEVILSIDE FESTIVAL Available

Professionally filmed video footage of Swedish rap/metal combo CLAWFINGER performing at the Devilside Festival on Sunday, June 28, 2009 at Landschaftspark in Duisburg-Nord, Germany can be viewed below (courtesy of Bunch TV). Also appearing on the bill were SEPULTURA, SOULFLY, MOTÖRHEAD, MISFITS, SODOM and CRO-MAGS, among others. CLAWFINGER's latest album, "Life Will Kill You", was ...

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SAMMY HAGAR's Former Malibu Beach House For Sale

Joe Wertz of StyleCrave reports that a California beach house once owned by former VAN HALEN singer Sammy Hagar is for sale. A description of the property reads as follows: "A rustic getaway with a staircase that descends onto the Pacific sand, home has uninterrupted ocean views and a historic quirkiness reminiscent of ...

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SKINDRED: New Mini-Album Release Date, Artwork Unveiled

Welsh ragga-metallers SKINDRED will release their new mini-album, "Shark Bites and Dog Fights", on September 1 via Bieler Bros. Records. The record will contain seven songs, including "Stand For Something", "Who Are You?" and "Calling All Stations". It was produced by Matt LaPlant (SIKTH) at Bieler Bros. Studios in Pompano Beach, Florida. Check out the ...

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