March 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

ARI KOIVUNEN Begins Recording Sophomore Album

The winner of the Finnish national TV talent competition "Idols", 23-year-old heavy metal singer Ari Koivunen, has commenced work on his sophomore solo album with producer Nino Laurenne of THUNDERSTONE. According to Nino, "So far we have recorded drums for five songs so there's still a long road to go. Like before, we will produce ...

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ABORTED: Studio Update

Belgian death/grind outfit ABORTED has issued the following update: "OK, first of all, we would like to thank everyone that sent in submissions for the songtitle, they were all appreciated and all of you guys rule! We had good fun going through all these and picking a winner. With over a few hundred submissions the ...

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PHOBIA To Hit The Road With IMPALED, MARUTA

Willowtip recording artists PHOBIA, IMPALED and MARUTA will team up for a summer tour in August and September. The dates are as follows (venue details to be announced): Aug. 22 - San Francisco, CA Aug. 23 - Los Angeles, Ca Aug. 24 - Corona, CA Aug. 25 - Phoenix, AZ Aug. 26 - Albuquerque, NM ...

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SUSPYRE Re-Releases 'The Silvery Image'

New Jersey-based progressive metallers SUSPYRE have just re-released their album "The Silvery Image" as a "bonus edition," featuring the extra track "Crimson Shade". The CD was originally released on October 24, 2005 and included the following members: * Gregg Rossetti - Guitars, orchestration, MIDI programming, tenor saxophone, tenor viola da gamba, Chapman Stick * Rich ...

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RUSH: New Single Details Revealed

RUSH will release its sixth live album, "Snakes & Arrows Live", on April 8 via Anthem/Atlantic. The 27-track, double-disc set was recorded in October 2007 at Ahoy in Rotterdam, Holland. The track "Workin' Them Angels" will be serviced to rock outlets on March 10. However, according to a posting on the RUSH fan site

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