January 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

NECRONOMICON To Open For DIMMU BORGIR, BEHEMOTH

Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based black/death metallers NECRONOMICON will open for DIMMU BORGIR and BEHEMOTH on April 3 at the Metropolis in Montreal. In other news, NECRONOMICON is currently in the studio recording its third album for a late 2008 release. "The vocal sessions have been stopped for some days due to some throat injury that Rob ...

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SEPULTURA: Live Dates Announced

Brazilian thrashers SEPULTURA have scheduled the following dates: Feb. 23 - Fortaleza, Brazil @ Arena Mar. 13 - Lima, Peru @ [to be announced] Mar. 14 - Guayaquil, Equador @ [to be announced] Mar. 15 - Quito, Equador @ [to be announced] SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser is putting the finishing touches on his solo debut, ...

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THANATOSCHIZO: 'Zoom Code' Artwork Revealed

Portuguese avant-garde maniacs THANATOSCHIZO have posted the cover artwork for their fourth album, "Zoom Code", at this location. The CD was produced by Luis Barros (TARANTULA) and was mastered by Tommy Newton (CONCEPTION, HELLOWEEN) and features guest appearances by Timb Harris (ESTRADASPHERE) and Svein Egil Hatlevik (ZWEIZZ, FLEURETY, ex-DØDHEIMSGARD). A March 21 release ...

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TITAN FORCE Schedules Colorado Springs Concert

TITAN FORCE, the Colorado-based band fronted by JAG PANZER singer Harry Conklin, will play on Saturday, March 29 at the Union Station in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This will be TITAN FORCE's only North American appearance before playing the Keep It True X festival this April in Germany. Local metal acts SECTION 16 and HELLSTRUM will ...

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A THOUSAND TIMES REPENT Signs With TRIBUNAL RECORDS

Atlanta-based Christian metal/hardcore act A THOUSAND TIMES REPENT has inked adeal with Tribunal Records. The group's debut EP, "Virtue Has Few Friends", will be released on March 11. According to a press release, "A THOUSAND TIMES REPENT's credo is fairly simple: Their art is their diary. It's funny how such a small declaration can say ...

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DEREK SHERINIAN At NAMM; Video Available

Video footage of keyboardist Derek Sherinian (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, DREAM THEATER) playing the Korg M3 at this year's winter NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) show, which was held January 17-20 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California, can be viewed below. Derek has been locked up in his Beachwood Manor Studio writing and recording ...

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