February 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

DROWNING POOL To Release Live Album In March

DROWNING POOL has set a March 3 release date for its live album entitled "Loudest Common Denominator". The effort is expected to contain several bonus tracks, including an acoustic version of the song "37 Stitches". A short video message from the band announcing the live album release can be viewed below. DROWNING POOL recently completed ...

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MARIONETTE To Support DEATHSTARS On U.K. Tour

Gothenburg, Sweden-based metal sextet MARIONETTE will play direct support for DEATHSTARS on the upcoming "Electric Night UK Tour 2009". The dates are as follows: April 08 - O2 Academy 2, Oxford, UK April 09 - Corporation, Sheffield, UK April 10 - Rios, Leeds, UK April 11 - Spa Assembly, Leamington, UK April 12 - Cathouse, ...

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MESHUGGAH To Release Concert DVD

Joseph Suddreth of The Hornet recently conducted an interview with drummer Tomas Haake of Swedish experimental extreme metallers MESHUGGAH. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. The Hornet: How do you feel about big-name band like METALLICA, and TOOL coming out and referencing you guys as their inspiration? Tomas: It's a ...

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PRONG Mainman Talks Music Business

Cosmo Lee of Invisible Oranges recently conducted an interview with Tommy Victor (PRONG, MINISTRY, DANZIG). A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Invisible Oranges: You've had difficulties with the music industry. What happened? Tommy: Problems with management come to mind. We had two guys that completely disagreed on everything. That created ...

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CHAOSANCT Joined By Former AKERCOCKE Guitarist

CHAOSANCT, the band featuring James McIlroy (guitar; ex-CRADLE OF FILTH) and Matt C. (drums; ex-BIOMECHANICAL), has announced the addition of guitarist Paul Scanlan (SKALDIC CURSE, ex-AKERCOCKE) to the group's ranks. "We're all excited about Paul joining us, and bringing with him his own inimitable style, playing ability and infusing this into the CHAOSANCT sound as ...

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STRYPER Singer's Massachusetts Show Postponed

STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet's February 13 concert at Crowne Plaza Grand Ballroom in Pittsfield, Massachusetts will be postponed until further notice. A message on Sweet's web site reads as follows: "As many of our friends and fans know, Kyle Sweet [Michael's wife] has been battling cancer for some time now and after recent developments, and ...

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SLIPKNOT Interview To Air On WSOU 89.5 FM

SLIPKNOT will be interviewed today (Wednesday, February 4) on the WSOU 89.5 FM radio station in South Orange, New Jersey beginning at around 4:00 p.m. EST. The band will discuss its new album, "All Hope Is Gone", and tour with COHEED AND CAMBRIA and TRIVIUM. To listen to the program live via the Internet, go ...

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