December 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

BLOODBOUND To Support HAMMERFALL, SABATON

BLOODBOUND, the Swedish melodic, heavy metal band featuring members of STREET TALK, TAD MOROSE, MORGANA LEFAY and PYRAMAZE, will support HAMMERFALL and SABATON for the following shows: April 07 – Maribor, SLO - Stuk April 08 - Zagreb, CRO - Boogaloo April 10 - Sofia, BUL - Universiada Hall April 11 - Belgrade, SER - ...

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SACRED REICH: 'The American Way' To Be Reissued With Bonus Tracks

Displeased Records has set a February 16, 2009 European release date for the reissue of SACRED REICH's classic album "The American Way". With upgraded layout, to-the-point remastering plus unreleased pre-production demo bonus tracks and a video clip, this new and improved CD reissue will be an essential addition to every thrash metal collection! "The American ...

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MEMORY GARDEN Confirmed For Germany's HEADBANGERS OPEN AIR Festival

MEMORY GARDEN — the Sweden-based band featuring former ABSKTRAKT ALGEBRA guitarist Simon Johansson — has been confirmed for the Headbangers Open Air festival, set to take place July 23-25, 2009 in in Brande-Hörnerkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ANGEL WITCH BULLET DEATHRIDERS ENFORCER JACOBS DREAM KILLERS LONEWOLF MANILLA ROAD MEMORY GARDEN ...

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ALL THAT REMAINS Drops Off IN FLAMES Tour

After cancelling several shows last week due to singer Phil Labonte's throat issues, Massachusetts metallers ALL THAT REMAINS have now officially dropped off the U.S. tour with IN FLAMES, 36 CRAZYFISTS and GOJIRA. Commented the band: "Sorry, but we aren't gonna be at any more of the shows on the IN FLAMES tour. We'll have ...

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SATYRICON Drummer Discusses Band's Musical Progression

Spiritech of Australia's PyroMusic.net recently conducted an interview with drummer Frost (real name: Kjetil Vidar Haraldstad) of Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. PyroMusic.net: In what ways do you feel "The Age Of Nero" is an improvement upon "Now, Diabolical"? Frost: I think it's basically better ...

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VIOLENT DIVINE To Release New Album In January

Swedish rockers VIOLENT DIVINE will release their new album, "In Harm's Way", on January 31, 2009 via Misty Recordings. The CD was mixed and produced by Pontus Norgren, guitarist of Swedish metal act HAMMERFALL. It was a natural choice to work together with a highly acclaimed sound engineer and musician like Pontus Norgren, with his ...

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EUROPE Launches Studio Blog

Swedish hard rockers EUROPE will return to the studio this winter to begin recording their eighth studio album for an early 2009 release. The band says, "We invite YOU to visit the new Europetheband blog between December 8 and December 10, and enjoy direct updates, interviews, pics and video! It promises to provide ...

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