February 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

Play 'Call Of Duty: World At War' With LAMB OF GOD

Richmond, Virginia metallers LAMB OF GOD will play Call of Duty: World at War with Xbox LIVE Gold members February 14. If you're an Xbox LIVE Gold member (if not, upgrade now!), and you want a chance to play with LAMB OF GOD, send a friend request to the Gamertag below and be online half ...

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FATHER BEFOULED Announces Lineup Change

Guitarist/vocalist Ghoat of death metallers FATHER BEFOULED has issued the following update: "It is with humble reservation we announce the departure of founding FATHER BEFOULED member Wolxum. After helping me start this band, playing bass, and doing tons of mixing/mastering/programming to get our first recordings done, he has had enough of my shit and has ...

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MANNHAI On Hiatus

MANNHAI, the Finnish group whose lineup includes singer Pasi Koskinen (ex-AMORPHIS, AJATTARA), has issued the following update: "Maybe it's time to tell you what is going on in the MANNHAI camp... We've been quite passive for a long time, and right now it seems that we will remain that way for some time. How long ...

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BUCKCHERRY, ZZ TOP To Perform At Preakness InfieldFEST

BUCKCHERRY and ZZ TOP will perform at Preakness InfieldFEST on Preakness day, May 16, 2009, in Baltimore, Maryland. Preakness officials Thursday said the concert would be part of changes for the infield at the Pimlico Race Course ahead of the May 16 running of the second leg of U.S. horse racing's Triple Crown. "The Preakness ...

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LIFE OF AGONY: New European Dates Announced

Influential New York metal/hardcore band LIFE OF AGONY is currently booking a European tour that will take place this August. The following festival dates have been confirmed: Aug. 08 - Festivalgelande - Bildein, Austria Aug. 15 - Summer Breeze Festival - Dinkelsbühl, Germany Aug. 21 - Nirwana Tuinfeest Festival - Lierop, Holland Aug. 22 - ...

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VANDEN PLAS In Songwriting Mode

German progressive metal band VANDEN PLAS has issued the following update: "A new VANDEN PLAS album is on the horizon! Stephan [Lill, guitar] has already composed 12 new songs and Andy [Kuntz, vocals] is working on the lyrics and vocal lines. There will also be more songs coming from Günter [Werno, keyboards] and Andy. Which ...

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CHRIS CORNELL To Honor NEIL DIAMOND At MusiCares Gala

Former AUDIOSLAVE and SOUNDGARDEN singer Chris Cornell will perform at the MusicCares gala in Los Angeles this Friday, February 6, in honor of Neil Diamond, 2009's MusiCares Person of the Year. Other scheduled performers at the annual gala at Los Angeles Convention Center include COLDPLAY and the FOO FIGHTERS. Proceeds from the event provide essential ...

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