February 2015 - Blabbermouth Archive

HAMMERFALL: Fifth Video Blog From '(r)Evolution' Tour

The fifth in a series of video blogs featuring behind-the-scenes footage from HAMMERFAL's "(r)Evolution" tour can be seen below. HAMMERFALL's new album, "(r)Evolution", sold around 1,900 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The band's previous CD, "Infected", opened with around 1,700 units back in 2011. The CD debuted at No. ...

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DRAGONFORCE To Release 'In The Line Of Fire' Concert DVD

British epic power metallers DRAGONFORCE will release their debut DVD, "In The Line Of Fire", on July 10. Shot in high definition during the band's show at 2014’s Loud Park festival at the Saitama Super Arena in Tokyo, Japan, the DVD was filmed using nine camera angles to capture the raw energy of DRAGONFORCE's show ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Inducted Into SWEDISH MUSIC HALL OF FAME

Legendary Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen has been inducted into the Swedish Music Hall Of Fame. For an artist to be elected to the Swedish Music Hall Of Fame, 20 years must have passed since their debut album in order to "guarantee an enduring historical value." The Swedish Music Hall Of Fame is situated on Djurgården ...

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METALLICA Launches Line Of Skis

METALLICA has teamed up with Armada, a manufacturer of skis, poles, technical outerwear and skiing-related softgoods, to create the band's own line of skis. Says the group in a statement: "It's no secret that three quarters of the band enjoy our snow sports ([guitarist] Kirk [Hammett] is sticking to the water for now!) so we're ...

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THE AGONIST: 'A Gentle Disease' Video Released

"A Gentle Disease", the new video from Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based melodic death metallers THE AGONIST, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "Eye Of Providence", which will be released on February 24 in North America (one day earlier internationally) via Century Media. The band's first CD with singer Vicky ...

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METALLICA Plays Corporate Salesforce.com Concert In San Francisco; Video Footage, Photos Available

On Monday night (February 9), METALLICA played a corporate gig at Pier 48 in San Francisco at a party hosted by Salesforce.com, a cloud computing company that provides cloud-based applications and solutions for businesses to enhance their sales and customer service capabilities. METALLICA, who previously played at Salesforce.com's annual convention called Dreamforce in 2011, got ...

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ELEVEN SEVEN MUSIC GROUP Launches BETTER NOISE Imprint

Eleven Seven Music Group, which has been a force to be reckoned with in rock with five artists in the Mediabase Active Rock charts at the end of 2014, multiple artists in the Billboard year-end charts, mainstream rock songs, hard rock albums and rock airplay songs and a Pollstar top-grossing rock tour of 2014, has ...

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