November 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

KATAKLYSM Bassist Welcomes Addition To Family

On November 22, KATAKLYSM bassist Stéphane Barbe and girlfriend Vicky welcomed a baby girl by the name of Lilia Barbe at a healthy 7 1/2 pounds. Stéphane will rejoin KATAKLYSM's current tour with CHIMAIRA for the last four dates starting in Montreal. Francois Mongrain from MARTYR is currently filling in on bass. On Monday, December ...

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THE SWORD To Kick Off U.S. Headlining Tour Tonight

Critically acclaimed, Austin, TX-based quartet THE SWORD has announced a U.S. headlining tour, its first in nearly a year. The scheduled 17-city trek will launch tonight in Shreveport, LA and will see the dynamic metal band perform many of the brand new songs that will comprise the bulk of its highly anticipated new album, due ...

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COUNCIL OF THE FALLEN Joined By AGHORA Guitarist

St. Petersburg, Florida-based death/black metallers COUNCIL OF THE FALLEN — whose current lineup includes DEICIDE drummer Steve Asheim — have announced the addition of guitarist Santiago Dobles from the progressive metal band AGHORA. Commented the group: "The permanent line-up is now 100% solidified. One listen to the solo at the end of 'As If A ...

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ARCHITECT Pulls Out Of THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN Tour

Syracuse's ARCHITECT has issued the following update: "Due to some scheduling conflicts and some miscommunication with agents and promoters, we aren't going to be able to play the THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN tour. "We have only been home from tour for a week and this this fell into our laps, and though we all scrambled ...

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VIKING SKULL: UK Dates Announced

Corby, U.K.-based old-school metallers VIKING SKULL have lined up a few shows in Scotland, England and Wales in January. It will be their first batch of dates featuring the band's latest additions, guitar player Jules Cooper and drummer Jess Margera. Jan. 23 - Glasgow, Scotland @ Barfly Jan. 24 - York, England @ Fibbers Jan. ...

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RON KEEL To Perform With SIN CITY SINNERS In Las Vegas

SIN CITY SINNERS — the band featuring Brent Muscat (ex-FASTER PUSSYCAT), Todd Kerns (AGE OF ELECTRIC), D. (MARKY RAMONE BAND, METAL SHOP) and Troy Powell (MICHAEL BRUCE GROUP) — will be joined by legendary hard rock frontman Ron Keel during its performance next Tuesday (December 4) at The Dive Bar in Las Vegas, Nevada. Keel ...

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