December 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

APRIL WINE Frontman Hospitalized

According to ChartAttack.com, APRIL WINE had to cancel a Halifax performance when frontman Myles Goodwin was hospitalized on Friday (November 28). The 60-year-old collapsed and hit his head shortly after he arrived at the airport in Montreal. Guitarist Brian Greenway, who was travelling with Goodwin, told CBC News that his colleague seemed to ...

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SICKENING HORROR: New Album Title, Track Listing Revealed

Greek extreme metallers SICKENING HORROR have issued the following update: "After four-and-a-half months of relentlessly hard work in the studio, our new album is ready! We tried to work thoroughly every single detail as the production / mixing / mastering was held solely by ourselves. "The new album is entitled 'The Dead End Experiment' and ...

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EVOCATION, KATRA Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

Swedish death metal band EVOCATION and Finland's KATRA (the gothic metal band named after its charismatric frontwoman Katra Solopuro) have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 13-15, 2009 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMON AMARTH BRAINSTORM CORVUS CORAX EVOCATION ...

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STREAM OF PASSION Begins Recording New Album

Netherlands-based gothic/progressive metal band STREAM OF PASSION, which is fronted by Mexican female vocalist Marcela Bovio (AYREON), has entered the studio to begin recording its sophomore album, due in early 2009 via Napalm Records. According to a posting on the group's MySpace page, "To stick to their traditional distributed and de-centralized way of working, the ...

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MAROON: More Footage From The Studio Posted Online

German modern metal machine MAROON is hard at work on the follow-up to last year's "The Cold Heart Of The Sun", due in early 2009 via Century Media Records. The second and third video clips featuring footage from the studio can be viewed below. Commented the band: "We have launched a little 'In The Studio' ...

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PERSONA NON GRATA Signs With SENSORY RECORDS

Sensory Records has announced the signing of Greek progressive metallers PERSONA NON GRATA. The group's debut CD, "Shade In The Light", is scheduled for release on February 24, 2009. According to a press release, "Greece has always had some of the most fervent metal fans in the world. Although the main interest has been so ...

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