October 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

BORKNAGAR Announces New Drummer

Norway's BORKNAGAR has announced the addition of drummer Dave Kinkade (ARSIS, MALEVOLENT CREATION, DIVINE EMPIRE, COUNCIL OF THE FALLEN) to the group's ranks. Commented guitar player/main composer Øystein G. Brun: "We are excited to finally get a new drummer behind the kit. We have spent quite some time and effort to find suitable and highly ...

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LIVING COLOUR: 'The Paris Concert' DVD Preview Clip Available

Performance footage of the song "Go Away" taken from LIVING COLOUR's forthcoming DVD entitled "The Paris Concert" can be viewed below. Due on November 11 via MVD/Inakustik, "The Paris Concert" is described as follows: "For their millions of fans aroud the world, LIVING COLOUR needs no introductions: Vernon Reid, Will Calhoun, Doug Wimbish and Corey ...

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PAUL STANLEY: 'One Live Kiss' DVD First-Week Sales Revealed

KISS guitarist/vocalist Paul Stanley's new DVD, "One Live Kiss", has sold 6,200 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 3 on the Top Music Videos chart. Paul Stanley has scheduled the following radio interviews for tomorrow, October 31, in support of "One Live Kiss": October 31 ...

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SOILWORK: Early Albums To Be Reissued With Bonus Tracks

Listenable Records has announced plans to re-release the classic first albums from Swedish metallers SOILWORK. "Steelbath Suicide" (1998) and "The Chainheart Machine" (1999) will be reissued in deluxe super jewelcases with revamped artwork and contain various bonus tracks. Out of print for a while, these re-releases are a "must-have for any SOILWORK fan who missed ...

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PRO-PAIN Confirms Drummer's Departure

As BLABBERMOUTH.NET first reported yesterday, Florida-based hardcore/metal band PRO-PAIN has now officially confirmed that it has parted ways with drummer J.C. Dwyer. According to the group, Dwyer "was officially terminated from the band on the afternoon of Tuesday, October 28th. A full and in-depth band statement will be made and posted shortly regarding ...

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KREATOR To Film 'Hordes Of Chaos' Video This Weekend

German thrash metal veterans KREATOR will film a video for the title track of their forthcoming album, "Hordes Of Chaos", this Sunday, November 2 in Berlin, Germany. The clip will be directed by Jörn Heitmann (RAMMSTEIN), who has also worked on the band's video for the song "Enemy Of God". Commented KREATOR guitarist/vocalist Mille Petrozza: ...

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AC/DC's 'Black Ice' Dominates Euro Albums Chart

According to Billboard.biz, AC/DC has soared triumphantly on European Top 100 Albums, racing 67-1 with "Black Ice" (Columbia/Sony Music). The album claims 29 No.1 spots worldwide, according to Columbia, from an initial global shipment of five million copies. In Europe, they include winning starts in the United Kingdom, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Spain, ...

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OPPROBRIUM's 'Mandatory Evac' Due In December

Metairie, Louisiana-based band OPPROBRIUM will release its new album, "Mandatory Evac", via Metal Mind Productions on November 11 in Europe and January 20, 2009 in the U.S. (via MVD). The CD, which has thus far only been available via the Internet, contains the following track listing: 01. Dark Science 02. Never Found 03. No One ...

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PRIMAL FEAR Guitarist Checks In From The Road

PRIMAL FEAR/STARBREAKER/ALLEN/LANDE guitarist Magnus Karlsson has issued the following update: "We have two more shows with PRIMAL FEAR next weekend before we start the recording of our new album, Monsters of Mora in Sweden and at Sounddock 14 in Switzerland. The tour with PRIMAL FEAR has been a blast! I can't imagine a better and ...

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