April 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

STRIKER Signs With NAPALM RECORDS

Classic heavy metal band STRIKER has inked a worldwide deal with Napalm Records. The Canadians' new album, "Armed To The Teeth", will be released at the end of July. In addition, the CD "Eyes In The Night" and the "Road Warrior" EP will be re-released the same month. "The enthusiasm we received right from the ...

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MORS PRINCIPIUM EST Signs With AFM RECORDS

Finnish melodic death metallers MORS PRINCIPIUM EST have inked a deal with AFM Records. Singer Ville Viljanen states, "We talked to some other labels, too, but AFM seemed the right choice for us. We can't wait to get to the studio in the summer and release the new album at the end of 2012. And ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY Re-Signs With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY have re-signed with Century Media Records. The influential band from Gothenburg released its first album on Century Media in 1999, and has since issued six full-length CDs, two DVDs and a handful of special releases. Commented Jens PrĂ¼ter, head of A&R at Century Media in Europe: "I start to ...

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A LIFE ONCE LOST Checks In From The Studio

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's A LIFE ONCE LOST recently entered Planet Red studios in Richmond, Virginia with producer Andreas Magnusson (THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, IMPENDING DOOM) to begin recording its new album for a late 20120 release via Season Of Mist. "We are hustling along here with this album," states vocalist Bob Meadows. "It's going to be ...

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THE CULT To Guest On 'Rockline'

THE CULT will guest on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" with host Bob Coburn on Wednesday, May 23 at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET. Fans are encouraged to speak with THE CULT by calling 1-800-344-ROCK (7625). The show will be streamed on the "Rockline" web site for two weeks beginning the afternoon ...

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DYING FETUS: New Audio Interview Posted Online

Lisa Kart of the Tampa Metal Music Examiner conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist John Gallagher of Maryland extreme metallers DYING FETUS before the band's March 17 concert at State Theater in St. Petersburg, Florida as part of the Metal Alliance Tour with DEVILDRIVER, THE FACELESS, JOB FOR A COWBOY, 3 INCHES OF BLOOD and IMPENDING ...

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DELAIN: Rehearsal Footage Posted Online

Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers DELAIN have posted video footage from the rehearsal sessions for their upcoming European headlining tour. You can check out the three-minute clip below. DELAIN will release its long-awaited third album, "We Are The Others", on June 1 in the Benelux and Germany; and on June 4 in the U.K. and France ...

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Is A KURT COBAIN Hologram A Possibility?

The Pulse Of Radio reports: Following the debut of a holographic image of late rapper Tupac Shakur "performing" at the Coachella Festival in California earlier this month, Sanj Surati of Musion Technology, the company that created the Shakur hologram, now has other dead artists in his sights. Surati gave NME his wishlist, saying, "Jimi Hendrix, ...

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