December 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

KATATONIA: U.K. Dates Announced

Having just supported PARADISE LOST across the U.K. and performed at the Hellfire festival, Sweden's KATATONIA has announced a series of headline U.K. gigs in March 2010 in addition to performing at Hammerfest II. The details are as follows: March 09 - Manchester - Academy 3 March 10 - Nottingham - Basement March 11 - ...

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DRAGGED INTO SUNLIGHT Signs With PROSTHETIC RECORDS

British metallers DRAGGED INTO SUNLIGHT have inked a worldwide deal with Prosthetic Records. This marks the first signing of a U.K. act for the label, which will re-release the band's "Hatred For Mankind" album in April 2010. The CD, recorded by Tom Dring and Billy Anderson (EYEHATEGOD, NEUROSIS, WEEDEATER), was originally made available earlier this ...

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New FEAR FACTORY Lineup To Make Its Live Debut This Friday

FEAR FACTORY — the newly revamped band featuring original FF members Dino Cazares (guitar) and Burton C. Bell (vocals) alongside bassist Byron Stroud (who was credited on the last two FEAR FACTORY albums in addition to touring and recording with STRAPPING YOUNG LAD and ZIMMERS HOLE) and legendary drummer Gene Hoglan (DETHKLOK, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, ...

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BËEHLER To Guest On CKCU's 'Pure Radio Kaos'

BËEHLER — the Canadian band featuring the former EXCITER drummer/vocalist Dan Beehler, former EXCITER bassist Allan Johnson and guitarists Sean Brophy and Scott Walsh — will be interviewed today (Wednesday, December 2) on the Ottawa, Ontario, Canada radio station CKCU on the "Pure Radio Kaos" program. The group will spin some of the tracks from ...

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JON OLIVA'S PAIN Schedules DVD Shoot In Holland

JON OLIVA'S PAIN, the band led by SAVATAGE mastermind Jon Oliva, will release its fourth album, "Festival", on February 19, 2010 via AFM Records. A March/April European tour will be confirmed soon, culminating with the filming of a live DVD consisting of music from the four JON OLIVA'S PAIN CDs and a healthy dose of ...

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E-FORCE: Toronto Footage Posted Online

Former VOIVOD bassist/vocalist Eric Forrest's France-based E-FORCE band played several shows in Canada at the end of November, including a support slot with SACRIFICE on November 21 at the Opera House in Toronto, Ontario. Fan-filmed video footage of the Toronto concert can be viewed below. E-FORCE's lineup for the Canadian dates consisted of Forrest, Dan ...

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