April 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

IRON MAIDEN: All Five Western Canada Dates Sold Out

IRON MAIDEN's official web site has been updated with the following message: "The IRON MAIDEN shows in Western Canada have now sold every available ticket in each market in just four days. The band encourages any non-ticket holders to check back in a couple weeks and just before the show as production releases may become ...

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KYPCK Performs BLACK SABBATH Cover In Russian; Video Available

Fan-filmed video footage of KYPCK ("Kursk" in the western alphabet) the new Russian-singing Finnish doom metal band featuring former SENTENCED guitarist Sami Lopakka (a.k.a. S.S. Lopakka) performing a cover of BLACK SABBATH's "Black Sabbath" in Russian at the group's first-ever concert on March 23, 2008 at at Teatria in Oulu, Finland can be viewed below. ...

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EPICA To Perform Debut Album In Its Entirety

Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers EPICA will celebrate the five-year anniversary of the release of their debut album, "The Phantom Agony", by performing the CD in its entirety at Tivoli in Utrecht, The Netherlands on May 16. EPICA is currently utilizing the services of singer-songwriter and vocal coach Amanda Somerville as the stand-in vocalist for the ...

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METAL CHURCH: New Album Artwork Unveiled

Long-running Seattle metallers METAL CHURCH have issued the following update: "After an overwhelming response to the album cover art [contest] for our new release, we have finally decided on a wining cover. The artist's name is Rainer Kalwitz from Germany who is amazingly talented. "Due to so many talented entries, we have decided ...

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POISON: More Tour Dates Announced

'80s rockers POISON have announced the following "Live Raw & Uncut Tour" dates: Jun. 07 - Slvesborg, Sweden - Sweden Rock Festival Jul. 03 - Salt Lake City, UT - Energy Solution Jul. 05 - Island Grove Park, CO - Independant Stampede Jul. 08 - Nashville, TN - Sommet Center Jul. 09 - Kansas City, ...

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