February 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

AVENGER Changes Name, Announces New Members

The Newcastle, U.K.-based NWOBHM band formerly performing as AVENGER has changed its name to AVENGER UK. "This is due to confusion over the number of the several other European 'AVENGERs' and also because of conflict over the band’s name with former bass player Mick Moore," the group writes in a statement. In other news, AVENGER ...

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CAGE: 'Hell Destroyer' Covr Artwork Revealed

San Diego, California-based heavy metal band CAGE has posted the cover artwork for its upcoming fourth album, entitled "Hell Destroyer", on its official web site. The cover artwork was created, once again, by Marc Sasso, who did the cover for CAGE's third CD, "Darker Than Black", and who has also worked with HALFORD, ...

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Former MEGADETH Guitarist Announces Internet-Only Release Of YOUNG/HOLIDAY Project

Guitarist Jeff Young (MEGADETH, BADI ASSAD, ROKTOPUSS) has announced the Internet-only release of his 1992 post-MEGADETH project featuring cult vocal sensation Debby Holiday. The official release date is Jeff's birthday, March 31, 2007. This limited Internet event features four never-before-released songs from the YOUNG/HOLIDAY project. The four "heavy-blues-infused-rock" tracks were written and recorded against the ...

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GOAT THE HEAD Signs With TABU RECORDINGS

Tabu Recordings has announced the signing of "primal caveman' death metal act GOAT THE HEAD. Hailing from the muddy areas surrounding the river Nidelva in the Norwegian wilderness, GOAT THE HEAD are "a barbaric four-piece that strip 'raw' of its archaic meaning," according to a press release. "Musically brutal, uncouth and coarse in appearance, the ...

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ANAAL NATHRAKH: More Tour Dates Announced

British extreme metallers ANAAL NATHRAKH have lined up the following dates: Apr. 07 - Oslo, NOR - Inferno Festival Apr. 08 - Antwerp, BEL - No Mercy Festivals Apr. 09 - Tilburg, NET - No Mercy Festivals Apr. 20 - Birmingham, UK - Barfly Apr. 21 - London, UK - Purple Turtle (Infernal Damnation Fest ...

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