January 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

BEHEMOTH Dominates TERRORIZER Magazine's 2008 Readers' Poll

Polish extreme metal veterans BEHEMOTH were honored in three categories in Terrorizer magazine's 2008 readers' poll: "Best Live Band", "Best Vocalist" (Nergal) and "Best Drummer" (Inferno). Nergal also took second place in the "Personality Of The Year" category and BEHEMOTH was named the third "Best Band" of 2008. Nergal commented: "What the fuck!? I'm sitting ...

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Former THE STORYTELLER Members Launch CRYSTAL LIGHT

In the spring of 2008, Swedish guitarist/songwriter Marcus Backlund teamed up with guitarist Jacob Wennerqvist (THE STORYTELLER) to write some music in the melodic hard rock and heavy metal vein with roots in the 1980s. A handful of songs were written over the course of a few weeks, and soon L-G Persson (THE STORYTELLER) was ...

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D-A-D To Play Charity Concert In Reykjavik

On Saturday, January 24, Danish rockers D-A-D will play a charity concert at NASA in Reykjavik, Iceland. According to a posting on the group's web site, "The band and crew will work for free and the profit from this concert will go to Icelanders, who are in trouble because of the economic crisis. The band ...

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VOLBEAT: Support Acts Announced For Danish Tour

Danish metal rock 'n' rollers VOLBEAT have handpicked Sweden's MUSTASCH and Switzerland's THE PEACOCKS to act as special guests on the band's upcoming Danish tour: March 20 - Odense Idrætshal, Odense, DEN March 21 - KB Hallen, Copenhagen, DEN March 27 - Gigantium, Aalborg, DEN March 28 - NRGi Arena, Aarhus, DEN VOLBEAT's third studio ...

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UNEARTH: Audio Interview Available

Guitarists Buz McGrath and Ken Susi of Massachusetts metallers UNEARTH were the featured guest on the October 19, 2008 edition of Indie 103.1 FM's specialty metal program "Chaos with Full Metal Jackie". The interview is now available for streaming at this location. UNEARTH will headline the Massachusetts Winter Meltdown Fest on January 31, ...

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