November 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

HOD: In Writing Mode

San Antonio's blackened thrashers HOD are hard at work on material for the follow-up to last year's well-received "Serpent". Tentatively titled "Book Of The Worm", the new CD will feature such tracks as "Walking Wounded", "Den Of Wolves", "Apocalyptic Death Whore" and "Under Tyranny's Hammer". In addition, the band will professionally film and record its ...

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RUSH Guitarist Talks Wine On 'Drink Bravely With Mark Oldman'

In episode 14 of "Drink Bravely With Mark Oldman", entitled "The Lifeson Ledge" (see clip below), Mark Oldman, lead judge in the PBS TV series "The Winemakers", takes off to the Great White North to visit with RUSH's Alex Lifeson, the legendary rock guitarist and one of the wine-passionate "Bravehearts" featured in the book "Oldman's ...

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ORPHANED LAND: North American Video Tour Diary Posted Online

A seven-minute video tour diary featuring impressions from ORPHANED LAND's recent North American tour with KATATONIA and SWALLOW THE SUN can be viewed below. The clip was filmed and edited by ORPHANED LAND's drummer, Matan Shmuely. ORPHANED LAND's December 9 and December 10 concerts at Reading 3 in Tel Aviv, Israel will be professionally filmed ...

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QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE: Reissue Of Debut Pushed Back To January

The release date for "Queens Of The Stone Age", a reissue of QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE's critically-lauded 1998 self-titled debut, has been pushed back to January 11, 2011 from the previously announced November 26 (via Joshua Homme's own Rekords Rekords). The effort will be made available as a special bundled package featuring the album ...

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TERÄSBETONI Working On 'Metalliolut' Video

Finnish metal group TERÄSBETONI — which represented Finland in the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest — is working on a video for the song "Metalliolut" in eastern Finland with director Antti "Hyrde" Hyyrynen (vocalist and guitarist of STAM1NA). The track comes off the band's fourth album, "Maailma Tarvitsee Sankareita" (English translation: "The World Needs Heroes"), which ...

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BETZEFER Signs With AFM RECORDS

Israeli metallers BETZEFER have inked a deal with Germany's AFM Records. The band's new album, "Freedom To The Slave Makers", was recorded with acclaimed producer Warren Riker (DOWN, CYNIC, LAURYN HILL, SANTANA) and is scheduled for release in February 2011. Shortly after completing work on "Freedom To The Slave Makers", the band's most aspiring effort ...

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KYLESA: 'Spiral Shadow' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Spiral Shadow", the fifth album from KYLESA, the psych-rock co-ed Georgians, sold around 1,500 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 11 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have ...

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NOVEMBERS DOOM Recording New Album; 'The Knowing' Reissue Announced

Chicago dark metallers NOVEMBERS DOOM have entered Belle City Sound in Racine, Wisconsin with longtime collaborator Chris Wisco to begin recording their eighth album, "Aphotic", for a spring release on The End Records. The CD will once again be mixed by Swedish producer/multi-instrumentalist Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, BLOODBATH, NIGHTINGALE). Commented frontman Paul Kuhr, "We ...

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