August 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

ALESTORM: New Mailorder-Only EP Due Before The End Of The Year

Napalm Records will release a new mini-CD from the Scottish folk/power metal band ALESTORM before the end of the year. The four-song EP, which will be made available via mailorder only, will contain the tracks "Heavy Metal Pirates", "Weiber und Wein" (German version of "Wenches and Mead"), "Leviathan" and "Wolves of the Sea". ALESTORM recently ...

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SWORN ENEMY: New Video Interview Posted Online

Austrian heavy 'zine Stormbringer.at conducted an interview with SWORN ENEMY members Sal LoCoco (vocals), Jamin Hunt (guitar) and Sid Caballero (bass) after the Queens, New York-based hardcore/metal band's August 15, 2008 concert at the Brutal Assault festival in the Czech Republic. Watch the 11-minute chat below. SWORN ENEMY's latest CD, "Maniacal", was produced ...

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VADER Parts Ways With Drummer, Guitarist

Polish portal Interia.pl reports that drummer Dariusz "Daray" Brzozowski and guitarist Maurycy "Mauser" Stefanowicz have left the veteran Polish death metal band VADER. According to the Meinl Cymbals web site, Daray will join the Norwegian black metal group DIMMU BORGIR while Mauser will reportedly concentrate on his UNSUN project, which will ...

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SKYFIRE: 'Esoteric' Artwork Unveiled; Studio Video Footage Available

Swedish progressive death metallers SKYFIRE have unveiled the cover artwork (see below) for their fourth album, "Esoteric", due in early 2009 via Pivotal Rockordings. The cover art, which can only be described as "epic," was created by Pär Olofsson, who has previously worked with BRAIN DRILL, PSYCROPTIC, SPAWN OF POSSESSION, and PERSUADER. The recording process ...

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PANTHEIST, SKEPTICISM, OPHIS To Team Up For European Dates

Firedoom Music recording artist PANTHEIST (UK) will team up with SKEPTICISM (Finland) and OPHIS (Germany) for another round of live funerealism under the banner of "Exorcising The Funereal". The dates are as follows: Oct. 25 - Logo Hamburg, Germany Oct. 26 - Baroeg Rotterdam, The Netherlands Oct. 27 - Kunstverein Nurnberg, Germany Oct. 28 - ...

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