March 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

ASTRAL DOORS Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish metallers ASTRAL DOORS have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 5-7, 2010 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 1349 ALICE COOPER ARCH ENEMY AMORPHIS ASTRAL DOORS ATROCITY BROILERS CALIBAN CANDLEMASS CANNIBAL CORPSE CORVUS CORAX CRUCIFIED BARBARA DEBAUCHERY DEGRADEAD ...

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EQUILIBRIUM Announces New Singer

German pagan metallers EQUILIBRIUM have announced the addition of vocalist Robse to the group's ranks. Commented mainman/guitarist René Berthiaume: “We know Robse for quite some time now, so for us it was a just a logical decision having him as the new singer of EQUILIBRIUM. "The recordings are on and with his stunning voice we ...

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DIABLO: In Writing Mode

Guitarist/vocalist Rainer Nygård of Finnish metallers DIABLO has issued the following update: "Late autumn last year we thought that we needed some time off from rock 'n' roll business. It was a good choice because now that our mental and physical batteries are full again, it's easier to think about future. So in the beginning ...

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BAD RELIGION Preparing To Enter Studio

BAD RELIGION vocalist Greg Graffin tells Spinner that his band will return to the studio later this year to record its 15th album, tentatively due this fall. The band has written 16 songs for the LP, which Graffin says is "as personal as [1993 album] 'Recipe for Hate'," and plans to support the ...

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ACCEPT, EXHORDER Confirmed For Germany's ROCK HARD Festival

ACCEPT and EXHORDER have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Rock Hard festival, set to take place May 21-23, 2010 at the Amphitheater in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ACCEPT ARTILLERY BLOODBATH BULLDOZER EVILE EXHORDER KATATONIA KEEP OF KALESSIN KREATOR NECROS CHRISTOS NEVERMORE ORPHANED LAND SABATON SONATA ARCTICA ...

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WOLFTRAP: Two New Songs Posted Online

WOLFTRAP, the brand new Finnish "old-school hard rock boogie" band featuring members of OMNIUM GATHERUM, MANITOU, MALPRACTICE and KAIHORO, has posted two new songs, "Man's Addiction" and "As Long As You Love", on its MySpace page. According to a press release, "WOLFTRAP was born during the autumn of 2009 rising from the ashes ...

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NEGATIVE To Release 'Neon' In June

Finnish rock band NEGATIVE will release its fifth album, "Neon", on June 2. The CD was recorded at the Broken Wave studios in Los Angeles with Warren Riker as the engineer/assistant producer and Jimmy Westerlund as the producer. According to a press release, "Neon" is "a milestone in NEGATIVE's career. A lot has been invested ...

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KALMAH: '12 Gauge' Video Released

Finnish metallers KALMAH filmed a video for the song "12 Gauge" on February 20 in the band's hometown of Pudasjärvi. The group states, "The thermometer was pretty low, -37 Celsius as we started. By the end of the day it was -27. It was freezing, but anyways we managed to pull it out." The clip ...

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