March 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

Report: Satan Rules The Night At Virginia's Jaxx

Michelle Boorstein of the Washington Post reports: Self-described Satanist Emperor Magus Caligula, lead singer for the Swedish black-metal band DARK FUNERAL, is scream-growling at an internal-organ-rattling volume inside Jaxx's concert hall. Thrilled fans, many of them teenagers clad in black, shoot Devil-horn hand signs into the air. A horned, fang-toothed man-beast roars from ...

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PANZERCHRIST: New Drummer, Vocalist Announced

According to Metalzone.dk, Danish extreme metal band PANZERCHRIST has recruited Morten Løwe Sørensen (THE ARCANE ORDER, SUBMISSION, SLUGS) and a vocalist presently only known as "Johnny" to replace Reno Kiilerich (ex-DIMMU BORGIR, HATE ETERNAL) and Bo Summer (ILLDISPOSED), respectively. No further information is currently available. PANZERCHRIST 2008 is: Michael Enevoldsen: Guitar Johnny: Vocals ...

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BIG NOIZE: More Dates Announced

BIG NOIZE — the new supergroup featuring vocalist Joe Lynn Turner (RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN), guitarist Carlos Cavazo (QUIET RIOT), drummer Vinny Appice (DIO, BLACK SABBATH), bassist Phil Soussan (OZZY OSBOURNE, BILLY IDOL) and Teddy "Zig Zag" Andreadis (GUNS N' ROSES) — has scheduled the following dates: March 26 - Mulcahy's - Wantagh, NY ...

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MACHINERY: New Song Available For Streaming

Stockholm, Sweden-based extreme metallers MACHINERY will release their sophomore album, "The Passing", on April 28 via Regain Records. The CD was recorded in June 2007 at Black Lounge Studio with producer Jonas Kjellgren (SCAR SYMMETRY). A track from the album, "Cold", is available for streaming on the MACHINERY MySpace page. According to a ...

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RUDRA To Enter Studio Next Month

Singaporean metallers RUDRA have issued the following update: "RUDRA has finally completed the pre-production of their yet-to-be-titled album which will be the second instalment to the 'Brahmavidya' trilogy. The songs have so much of 'Brahmavidya: Primordial I' and 'Kurukshetra' in them. Shiva is still relentlessly pounding his drums as hell and Devan has contributed nasty ...

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MAHATMA Performs On Korean National TV; Video Available

Korea's premier thrash metal band MAHATMA made its first-ever appearance on Korean national TV, EBS, on February 12. Footage of the group performing the song "Violence", taken from MAHATMA's second album, "Perseverance", can be viewed below. As previously reported, "Perseverance" has been nominated in the "Best Rock Album" category at the fifth annual Korean Music ...

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AYREON: More '01011001' Chart Positions Revealed

"01011001", the new rock opera from AYREON — the brainchild of Dutch guitarist/composer Arjen Lucassen — has registered the following chart positions around the globe: The Netherlands: #2 Germany: #18 UK: #26 (Rock/Metal chart) Norway: #42 Hungary: #54 Sweden: #54 U.S.: #68 (Indie chart) Switzerland: #85 Canada: #86 (Hard Music chart) France: #90 "01011001" sold ...

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