February 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

BËEHLER AT Norway's METAL MERCHANTS FESTIVAL; Video Available

A one-minute video clip featuring footage from BËEHLER's recent trip to Norway to perform at the the Metal Merchants Festival, which was held January 30-31, 2009 at Kanonhallen in Oslo, can be viewed below. BËEHLER is the Canadian band featuring the former EXCITER drummer/vocalist Dan Beehler, former EXCITER bassist Allan Johnson and guitarists Sean Brophy ...

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DEEP PURPLE Singer To Release 'One Eye To Morocco' In March

Eagle Rock Entertainment will release "One Eye To Morocco" — the first studio album with all-new material in 10 years from legendary DEEP PURPLE singer Ian Gillan — on March 31 through subsidiary Eagle Records (prebook date March 11, retail sales price $13.98). Produced and recorded in Canada with maestro Nick Blagona, the music was ...

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ALL THAT REMAINS, THE HAUNTED: Mid-Tour Video Report Posted Online

A nine-minute "mid-tour" video report from the European trek featuring Massachusetts metallers ALL THAT REMAINS and the Swedish metal band THE HAUNTED can be viewed below. "Two Weeks", the new video from ALL THAT REMAINS, was directed by Brian Thompson and it intersperses haunting performance footage with shots of a girl who sees the band ...

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LORDI Teams Up With UGO.com To Present 'Lordi HeroMachine'

Finnish monster rockers LORDI have teamed up with premier lifestyle site UGO.com to bring fans the Lordi HeroMachine, a highly-detailed and fully-customizable interactive character-building game. According to a press release, "Legions of fans from around the world have already sworn their allegiance and now is your chance to join their ravenous chorus. Create your own ...

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PROCESSION Confirmed For Germany's DOOM SHALL RISE Festival

Chile's PROCESSION has been confirmed for the Doom Shall Rise festival. The world's biggest event exclusively dedicated to doom metal, Doom Shall Rise is set to take place on April 17-18, 2009 at the Chapel in Göppingen (near Stuttgart), Germany. The final festival billing is as follows: BLACK SHAPE OF NEXUS EXTORIAN GRIFTEGÅRD LORD OF ...

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EDGUY: New Video Interview With TOBIAS SAMMET Available

Radio Metal conducted an interview with vocalist Tobias Sammet of the German melodic metal band EDGUY on January 20, 2009 in Lyon, France. Watch the chat in three parts below. "Tinnitus Sanctus", the new album from EDGUY, sold around 600 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. ...

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