March 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

Finland Sends Another Heavy Metal Band To EUROVISION SONG CONTEST

Finnish metallers TERÄSBETONI have been selected to represent Finland in this year's Eurovision Song Contest. TERÄSBETONI won the Finnish national selection with the song "Missä miehet ratsastaa" and will represent the country in the semifinal of the 53rd Eurovision Song Contest on May 20 in Belgrade, Serbia. The band scored a runaway victory in the ...

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NEBULA: 'BBC Sessions' To Be Released In June

Los Angeles rockers NEBULA will release a CD containing their performance on the November 2003 edition of BBC Radio 1's "Rock Show with Daniel P. Carter" in June via Sweet Nothing/Cargo in Europe. A U.S. release date has yet to be announced. Tracks expected to appear on the effort include "Strange Human", "Good Morning Lil ...

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MEMORY GARDEN Announces New Bassist

MEMORY GARDEN, the Sweden-based band featuring former ABSKTRAKT ALGEBRA guitarist Simon Johansson, has announced the addition of NECRODHALIA bassist Johan Fredrikson to the group's ranks. "Johan did a hell of a job at the Swordbrothers Festival in Germany [on December 22, 2007] and we have continued rehearsing with him after that," says the band. MEMORY ...

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KILPI To Release New Album In April

Finnish metallers KILPI will release their fourth studio album, "IV", on April 2 through the group's own label, Killbee Records. A new single, "Tuli, Vesi, Ilma Ja Maa" ("Fire, Water, Air And Earth"), has just been distributed to radio stations in Finland. It has also been made available for streaming on the band's

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AGAINST THE PLAGUES: Drum-Cam Footage Available

Drum-cam footage of AGAINST THE PLAGUES' Varyen Chylynski (formerly of DAMNATION and FOREST OF IMPALED) playing during a band rehearsal can be viewed below. AGAINST THE PLAGUES, the mighty alliance featuring Swedish/Polish/American members of LOST HORIZON, LUCIFERION, FOREST OF IMPALED, and DAMNATION, is streaming its entire debut album, "Architecture of Oppression" on the band's

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THE SORROW Confirmed For Germany's CAT-ROCK Festival

Austrian metallers THE SORROW have been confirmed for this year's Cat-Rock festival, set to take place August 15-16 in Emlichheim, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: OVERKILL SABATON PRIMORDIAL VENGEANCE VENDETTA DARK AGE GURD FREI.WILD KNEIPENTERRORISTEN V8 WANKERS [DIE!] NON-DIVINE FACE THE FACT BLACK ROSIE HERZLEID THE SORROW For more information, ...

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DEATH ANGEL: Video Footage From CD-Release Party Posted Online

EMG Pickups has posted video footage of veteran Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL performing the song "Dethroned" at the group's new CD-release party on Thursday, February 28 at Slim's in San Francisco. Watch the clip below. DEATH ANGEL filmed a video for "Dethroned" on January 29 with director Robert Sexton (THE DWARVES, AMEN, MONDO GENERATOR) ...

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ROSE TATTOO Frontman Remembers BON SCOTT

DirtyRock.net conducted an interview with ROSE TATTOO front man Angry Anderson at the Australian Rock Celebration Concert to unveil the Bon Scott statue. A few excerpts follow: DirtyRock.net: How well did you know Bon? Angry: I didn't really know him well at all. We were carousing buddies. Were we great mates? Yeah, we ...

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WARRANT Members To Guest On 'Speed Freaks' Tomorrow

WARRANT's Joey Allen and Jerry Dixon will guest on the nationally syndicated radio program "Speed Freaks" tomorrow night (Sunday, March 2). The show can be heard between 10:00 p.m. and midnight EST on Sirius Satellite Radio Channel 122, live on the net and over 90 stations nationwide. The reunited WARRANT — featuring lead singer Jani ...

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