March 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

'Taste Of Chaos' Scam Hits Web

The Pulse of Radio reports that a scam centered around tickets to the Taste of Chaos tour has hit the Web. A person passing themselves off as "Jennifer Weds" at the email address promotions@tasteofchaos.com is sending out emails offering two VIP tickets for $95 each. The messages generally say in part, "You have been chosen ...

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HANOI ROCKS: 'Steppin' Out Acoustically' Tour Dates Announced

Finnish rock legends HANOI ROCKS will play a series of acoustic gigs in Finland in March/April. The acoustic tour, dubbed "Hanoi Rocks Steppin' Out Acoustically", was first proposed in the summer of 2007 in Borlänge, Sweden where HANOI ROCKS played an acoustic gig in addition to its regular festival appearance. The acoustic performance left the ...

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KORN Guitarist Launches FEAR AND THE NERVOUS SYSTEM Project

KORN guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer will release the debut album from his new project, dubbed FEAR AND THE NERVOUS SYSTEM, on August 8 via Munky's own label, Emotional Syphon Recordings. The band features Munky on guitar and vocals; Billy Gould (FAITH NO MORE) on bass; Wes Borland (BLACK LIGHT BURNS, LIMP BIZKIT) on guitar; Brooks ...

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NIGHTWISH Schedules London Signing Session

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH will take part in a signing session on Wednesday, March 26 at 6 p.m. at the Zavvi store on Oxford Street in London, England. For more information, click here. Warner Music Austria presented NIGHTWISH with gold-album awards for the band's latest CD, "Dark Passion Play", on February 28, 2008 ...

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LEAVES' EYES, ATROCITY Explain MANDRAGORA'S FEST Cancellation

LEAVES' EYES and ATROCITY have issued the following joint statement regarding the cancellation of their appearance at this past weekend's Mandragora's Fest in Mexico: "Last Saturday [March 1] LEAVES' EYES and ATROCITY were forced to cancel Mandragora's Fest in Mexico due to major technical problems and power issues that were out of the band's control. ...

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SOILENT GREEN Filming 'Antioxidant' Video Today

Southern sludge grind-metallers SOILENT GREEN will shoot a video for the song "Antioxidant" today with prolific director David Brodsky (GOATWHORE, THE RED CHORD, HATE ETERNAL). The track comes off the group's new album, "Inevitable Collapse in the Presence of Conviction", due on April 15 via Metal Blade Records. The CD was helmed by Erik Rutan ...

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WHITECHAPEL To Enter Studio Next Week

Knoxville, Tennessee-based death/grind metallers WHITECHAPEL have issued the following update: "We are back home from the 'Doomsayer' tour [with DARKEST HOUR, CEPHALIC CARNAGE and EMMURE] and it was fucking incredible! We had a blast and enjoyed every aspect about the tour! "In other news, we are entering the studio on March 12th to record our ...

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