August 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

DEATH BREATH Signs North American Deal With RELAPSE RECORDS

DEATH BREATH, the new Swedish old-school death metal project featuring former ENTOMBED drummer and main songwriter Nicke Andersson (currently the frontman of his rock 'n' roll band THE HELLACOPTERS), has inked a North American deal with Relapse Records. The group's debut record, "Stinking Up The Night", will be released in North America on October 17 ...

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GAIA EPICUS: New Album Samples Available

Norwegian power metallers GAIA EPICUS have completed work on their third album, entitled "Victory", at Top Room Studios in Lunner, Norway. GAIA EPICUS, who recently parted ways with Sound Riot Records, have already received offers from several record labels that wish to release the new album, but nothing has been signed yet. The cover painting ...

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SLAYER's KERRY KING TO Guest On 'Headbanger's Ball' This Weekend

SLAYER guitarist Kerry King will be the featured guest on this weekend's edition of "Headbanger's Ball", airing on Saturday, August 5 at 10:00 p.m. EST. In additon, "Headbanger's Ball" will cut its show short this weekend to devote the 11:30 p.m. - midnight slot to air "The Unholy Alliance Tour Special". The half-hour, exclusive-to-"Headbanger's Ball" ...

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KISS: Five-Pin Hilt Series Now Available

HardRock.com has just launched the latest KISS pin series in its Hard Rock Online Shop. Introducing a new and exclusive 5-pin series of your favorite rockers — the 2006 KISS Hilt Series pins! Larger, more detailed and posed to rock you into your next fantasy, the 2006 KISS Hilt Series pins are the perfect gift ...

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SLAYER: 'Christ Illusion' $6.66 One-Day Sale At The Exchange

The Exchange — an independent record store chain in business since 1975 with 13 stores in the Cleveland area and seven stores in Pittsburgh — will be hosting a special Customer Appreciation Sale for SLAYER's forthcoming "Christ Illusion" CD on Tuesday, August 8. On this day (the official release date of the new album), all ...

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TALISMAN: New Album Details Revealed

Frontiers Records has revealed the details behind TALISMAN upcoming studio album, "7", to be released on October 20, 2006. Recorded under the working title of "Bar" (which was dropped in the end in favor of the more immediate "7"), TALISMAN's brand new album sees once again the combination of four amazing talents flourishing to the ...

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GRAVE Sets Title For Live DVD; November Release Expected

Swedish death metallers GRAVE have set "Enraptured" as the title of its upcoming live DVD, which will be filmed on August 24 at the Stodola Club in Warsaw, Poland. A standard DVD edition and a DVD+CD limited-edition version are set to be released in November via Metal Mind Productions. More information will be made available ...

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