February 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

XANDRIA To Announce New Singer This Weekend

German goth metal band XANDRIA will announce its new lead singer this Sunday, February 8 via the group's official web site. Singer Lisa Middelhauve left XANDRIA in May 2008 for "personal reasons." She stated at the time, "My exit has nothing to do with dispute or controversy within the band. It was just time to ...

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RED RIVER REVIVAL Seeking New Bassist, Drummer

RED RIVER REVIVAL, the new band featuring former members of SUPERJOINT RITUAL and ARTIMUS PYLEDRIVER, is in need of a new bassist and drummer. The group previously stated: "[All applicants] need to be able to live in or near the Atlanta area. We are looking for a drummer who can tour. We need a drummer ...

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TOMBS: 'Gossamer' Video Posted Online

"Gossamer", the new video from Brooklyn, New York's TOMBS can be viewed below (courtesy of Pitchfork.TV). The clip was shot in Brooklyn with director Kevin Custer (KINGDOM OF SORROW, TESTAMENT, SOULJA BOY) for Toaster In The Tub. The song comes off the band's Relapse debut, "Winter Hours", which was recorded at the Etching Tin Studios ...

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HALFORD Titles Delayed Until March

JUDAS PRIEST singer Rob Halford's Metal God Entertainment company has rescheduled the release date for the HALFORD "Resurrection World Tour – Live At Rock In Rio III" 5.1 special-edition Blu-ray, "Resurrection – Remastered" and "Live Insurrection - Remastered" CD releases to week of March 10. Recent changes in the distribution and retail sectors of our ...

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KISS To Headline 'Halifax Rocks 2009'

KISS will headline the "Halifax Rocks 2009" concert on July 18 at Halifax Commons Park in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Tickets go on sale to the general public on February 6. A Kiss Army members-only ticket pre-sale will run from February 3 at 11:00 a.m. EST to February 5 at 6:00 p.m. EST on KissOnline.com. ...

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THE 69 EYES Schedules Warsaw Signing Session

Finnish goth metallers THE 69 EYES take part in a signing session at Empik Megastore in Warsaw, Poland on February 13. The event will begin at 3:00 p.m. THE 69 EYES recently entered the studio to begin recording its ninth studio album with the Grammy-winning producer Matt Hyde (SLAYER, MONSTER MAGNET, FU MANCHU). The recording ...

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EDDIE VAN HALEN Considering New Tunes With DAVID LEE ROTH

Eddie Van Halen will wed his fiancée (and publicist), Janie Liszweski, in June. Then, he'll attend the high school graduation of his son — and bass player — Wolfgang. But after that, Eddie hopes to release new music with the current incarnation of the legendary band that bears his name. And, as he tells

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RESURRECTURIS: 'The Fracture' Video Available

"The Fracture", the new video from Italian death metallers RESURRECTURIS, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's third full-length album, "Non Voglio Morire" (I Don't Want To Die), which will be released soon via Casket Music, a sub-label of Copro Productions. This release will come in a double digipack edition with an ...

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