March 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

KIUAS Tops Finnish Single Chart

"Of Sacrifice, Loss and Reward", the new single from the Finnish power metallers KIUAS, has entered the single chart in the band's home country at position No. 1. The track comes off the group's third album, "The New Dark Age", which is scheduled for release in Finland on March 5. "The New Dark ...

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ASSAILANT: Two New Songs Posted Online

ASSAILANT, the Umeå, Sweden-based band featuring guitarist Oscar Norberg ("little brother" of Emil of PERSUADER/SAVAGE CIRCUS fame and Nils Norberg of NOCTURNAL RITES), has posted two songs from its sophomore album, "Wicked Dream", on the group's MySpace page. Check out the tracks "A Day Tomorrow" and "Wicked Dream" at this location. Due on ...

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TEXTURES: 'Silhouettes' Artwork Revealed

The cover artwork of "Silhouettes", the third album from the Dutch progressive metallers TEXTURES, can be viewed at this location. Due on April 21 via Listenable Records, the CD was recorded at Split Second Sound studio with the group's guitarist Jochem Jacobs in the producer's chair. Jacobs previously oversaw the recording process for ...

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TESTAMENT: 'First Strike Still Deadly' To Be Reissued

Prosthetic Records will re-release TESTAMENT's "First Strike Still Deadly" album on March 18. Originally issued in 2001 on Spitfire Records, the updated version features new artwork. "First Strike Still Deadly" is a compilation of early tracks re-recorded in 2001 by Chuck Billy (vocals), Alex Skolnick (guitar), Eric Peterson (guitar), Steve DiGiorgio (bass) and ...

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DYING FETUS Confirmed For NEW ENGLAND DEATHFEST

DYING FETUS, ATROCIOUS ABNORMALITY, DETERIORATION and INHUMAN DISSILIENCY are among the newly confirmed bands for the first annual New England Deathfest, set to take place August 9-10 at the Jeep Shop (206 Chalkstone Avenue) in Providence, Rhode Island. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ABNORMALITY ATROCIOUS ABNORMALITY COMPOSTED DETERIORATION DYING FETUS DYSENTERY GOREALITY ...

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THE BATALLION: New Song Posted Online

THE BATALLION, the Norwegian band whose members have played in such acclaimed acts as OLD FUNERAL, GRIMFIST, TAAKE, BORKNAGAR, DEATHCON and BOMBERS, has posted a new song, entitled "Last Dawn", on its MySpace page. The track comes off the group's forthcoming debut album, "Stronghold of Men", which is scheduled for release on March ...

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CAGE: More Tour Dates Announced

San Diego, California's CAGE has scheduled the following dates: Mar. 07 - Soma - San Diego, California Mar. 08 - Racers Sports Bar - Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico Mar. 14 - Hellstorm Metal Music Festival - Tempe, Arizona Mar. 21 - Nightmare Metal Fest - New Port Richey, Florida Mar. 22 - Boricua Metal Fest ...

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