September 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

THERION Side-Project DEMONOID Working On New Material

DEMONOID, the Swedish old-school death/thrash metal project featuring THERION members Kristian Niemann (guitar) and Johan Niemann (bass) along with former SOILWORK/CHIMAIRA drummer Richard Evensand, is working on material for its second full-length CD, tentatively due next year. "The writing for the new album is going quite well....it will crush," says Kristian. "Of course. Imagine a ...

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CRYSTAL EYES Announces New Guitarist

Swedish/Danish metallers CRYSTAL EYES have announced the addition of guitarist Pål Petterson to the group's ranks. "Pål is 41 years old and lives just five minutes from our studio/rehearsal room in Borås," the band writes. "He's a great guitarist with the right attitude, personality and humor and fits perfect into the band's chemistry. It's somehow ...

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Former MAYHEM Stage Designer SPACEBRAIN Joins Forces With MANIAC

Sculptor Rene M. Hamel, whose extraordinary stage sets were a prominent feature of MAYHEM's performances, has joined their former vocalist Maniac in his new doom black metal project SKITLIV. Aside from designing SKITLIV's stage sets, Hamel, better known by his working name Spacebrain, will also be in charge of designing the band's videos, and, surprisingly, ...

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