February 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

HELSTAR: European Dates Announced

Reactivated Texas heavy metal legends HELSTAR will embark on a European tour, dubbed "Hell Over Europe 2009", in May. Support on the trek will come from the Swedish metal band LOCH VOSTOK, apart from the first three dates, where Germany's LANFEAR will be carrying out the duty. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: May ...

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WORLD WAR III: Band Lineup For Key Club Performance Revealed

WORLD WAR III, the band led by singer Mandy Lion, is scheduled to perform at the Key Club in West Hollywood, California on Saturday, February 28. The group's lineup for the show will consist of the following musicians: Mandy Lion - Vocals Kurt James (STEELER, BLACK SHEEP, BLACK BART) - Guitar Jimmy Bain (RAINBOW, DIO) ...

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DIR EN GREY: 'A Knot Of' DVD Delayed

Due to a "manufacturing error," the North American release date of the "A Knot Of" DVD from Japan's DIR EN GREY has been pushed back to February 24 from the previously announced February 3 (via The End Records). The DVD follows the band through three long mettle-testing years on the road, giving fans a window ...

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DEATH ANGEL: West Coast Dates Scheduled

San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL will play two West Coast dates in early March prior to the strart of their Australian tour with ARMORED SAINT: Mar. 01 - Kennel Club - Sacramento, CA (matinee show starting at 3:00 p.m.) Mar. 06 - Key Club - West Hollywood, CA DEATH ANGEL's Australian tour is ...

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SOILWORK Checks In From The Road

Swedish metallers SOILWORK kicked off their North American tour with DARKANE, WARBRINGER and SWALLOW THE SUN on January 30 in Rochester, New York. (Note: DAYLIGHT DIES appears on the first 10 shows instead of WARBRINGER.) SOILWORK has checked in with the following update from the road: "We're currently cruisin' on the East Coast enjoying the ...

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IN THIS MOMENT: U.K., Japanese Tour Dates Announced

Southern California's IN THIS MOMENT has announced new tour dates for the U.K. and Japan in April/May. They are as follows: Apr. 09 - Islington Academy - London, UK Apr. 10 - Clwb Hor Bach - Cardiff, UK Apr. 11 - Academy 2 - Sheffield, UK Apr. 13 - King Tut's - Glasgow, UK Apr. ...

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BLACK MAJESTY Begins Work On New Album

Australian melodic power metal band BLACK MAJESTY has commenced work on its fourth CD, due later in the year via Limb Music Products. In other news, BLACK MAJESTY will support former IRON MAIDEN singer Paul Di'Anno on two of his forthcoming Australian shows: May 30 - Hifi Bar & Ballroom, Melbourne, Australia (w/ KILLRAZER) Jun. ...

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