August 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

BURY YOUR DEAD Parts Ways With Guitarist, Announces Replacement

Boston-based hardcore/metal band BURY YOUR DEAD has officially parted ways with guitarist Eric Ellis due to "medical reasons and personality differences." His replacement in the group is longtime friend and (for some) former bandmate Chris Towning, who began appearing in Ellis' place at shows in late March. Commented the band: "When a person's attitude and ...

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THYRFING: Second 'Hels Vite' Video Teaser Posted Online

The second video teaser for "Hels Vite", the forthcoming album from Swedish "viking metallers" THYRFING, can be viewed below. Due in Europe on October 22 via Regain Records, the CD was co-produced (with the band) by Jörgen Svensson of Tyroon Production and the cover artwork (see below) was created by the Swedish artist Mikael Schelén. ...

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LOST LEGION Signs With IRON AGE RECORDS

UK epic metallers LOST LEGION have signed a deal with Iron Age Records for the release of their debut album, "Glory or Death". A mid-November 2008 UK release is expected. Formed in 1998 and with its line-up finalized in 2003, LOST LEGION features Mark Harrington (bassist of DEMAGOGUE and TO-MERA) and Sterghios Moschos (ex-drummer of ...

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AMON AMARTH: Video Interview Available

"Uranium", which is exclusively available on Fuse on Demand, sat down with Swedish Viking metallers AMON AMARTH to talk about their last album, "With Oden On Our Side", and how they go about making music videos. The full episode is available all August long only on Fuse on Demand. Watch a clip of the episode ...

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DOWN: New Video Interview With REX BROWN Available

"Uranium", which is exclusively available on Fuse on Demand, sat down with bassist Rex Brown of DOWN recently to talk about the group's latest album, "Over the Under". The full episode is available all September long only on Fuse on Demand. Watch a clip of the episode below. DOWN vocalist Philip Anselmo revealed in a ...

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SLIPKNOT DJ Talks About Onstage Injury; Video Posted Online

On the first date of the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival on July 9 in Seattle, Washington — the first SLIPKNOT show in two-and-half years — DJ Sid Wilson reportedly leapt from a riser stationed at the back of the stage and landed hard, breaking both his heels. The UK branch of Roadrunner Records grabbed him ...

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Ex-ANGRA Singer ANDRÉ MATOS: Video History Available

André Matos (ex-ANGRA, SHAAMAN) has posted a 22-minute video history of his music career. Watch it below. Matos recently inked a deal with SPV for the European release of his solo debut, "Time to be Free". The CD — which came out in Japan on August 22, 2007 via Avalon/Marquee Inc. — was produced by ...

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