December 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

CANDLEMASS Completes Work On New Album

Legendary Swedish doom metallers CANDLEMASS have completed work on their new album for an early 2009 release. Commented bassist/songwriter Leif Edling: "We've worked on [the CD] all autumn and it feels really good that it is completed. The sound is superfat, heavy as hell, and very organic/dynamic at the same time. Our friend Chris [Laney; ...

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POWERMAN 5000: More Tour Dates Announced

POWERMAN 5000 has scheduled the following dates: Jan. 17 - Mesa Theater - Grand Junction, Colorado Jan. 19 - Bluebird Theater - Denver, Colorado Jan. 21 - The Hub - Edelstein, Illinois Jan. 22 - The Rock - Maplewood, Minnesota Jan. 23 - The Pearl Room - Mokena, Illinois Jan. 24 - Peabodys - Cleveland, ...

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CORNERSTONE Hoping To Release New Album Next Year

CORNERSTONE, the Danish/British melodic metal band featuring YNGWIE MALMSTEEN/ex-RAINBOW frontman Doogie White and ex-ROYAL HUNT bassist Steen Mogensen, has issued the following update: "Once again we want to thank you for your continued support, patience and good humour. The lack of information about what the band is doing is because until recently we were not ...

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SIXX: A.M.'s 'Life Is Beautiful' Named 'Rock' Song Of The Year

SIXX: A.M.'s hit single "Life is Beautiful" has been named the No. 1 "rock" song of 2008 by Mediabase, which is said to be Nielsen BDS' prime competitor in the field of electronic airplay monitoring. Each year, Mediabase releases its year-end charts featuring the most played songs, artists and record labels of the past twelve ...

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