March 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

VAN HALEN Tour Cancelled?

TMZ.com reports that the VAN HALEN tour has just been cancelled. Sources tell TMZ.com that arrangements are being made right now to cancel hotel stays for the tour — which was scheduled to continue through April 19. According to the site, the reason for the cancellation is guitarist Eddie Van Halen, who is ...

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Norway's JACK IN THE BOX Is Back

Acclaimed Norwegian '90s melodic heavy rock band JACK IN THE BOX has reunited and is said to be working new material. The group's current lineup is as follows: Eric Si (a.k.a. Lars Eric Si, Lars Eikind) (WINDS, BEFORE THE DAWN) - Vocals Rune Lamøy - Guitar Frode Lamøy - Drums Victor Borge - Bass The ...

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BRUTALLY BEATEN To Release 'Exile Of Enemies'

BRUTALLY BEATEN, the new Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based band featuring former members of SHATTERED SOUL, WAR BETWEEN ONE and OUTBREAK, is preparing to release a new CD, entitled "Exile of Enemies". The group, which is currently unsigned, has posted several audio samples on its MySpace page. BRUTALLY BEATEN is: Tom Reilly - Vocals Steve Shansky ...

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EPICA Singer Thanks Fans For Their Support

EPICA lead singer, Simone Simons — who was recently infected with Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA), also known as the hospital bacteria — has issued the following update: "I want to express my gratitude to the EPICA fans who have been supporting me through this difficult period. I have received numerous emails and presents. They really ...

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Former ACCEPT Singer Bringing BANGALORE CHOIR Back To Life

Former ACCEPT and current GYPSY ROSE/BANGALORE CHOIR singer David Reece has issued the following update: "Well, for srarters, the [new GYPSY ROSE] record is finished and wow!!! We're scheduled for a May 19 release [via Escape Music]. I really feel that this record has it all: Killer songs, great melodies, crunching rhythms and screamin' vocals. ...

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MALPRACTICE: New Song Posted Online

MALPRACTICE, the Finnish band featuring members of TO/DIE/FOR, MANITOU, OMNIUM GATHERUM and REVERSION, has uploaded a new song, "Maze of Inequity", from their forthcoming third album, "Triangular", to the group's MySpace page. "Triangular" is scheduled for release on March 19 through Spinefarm Records. The CD was recorded at Astia studio with producer Anssi ...

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