April 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

POISON: 'Live Raw & Uncut Tour' Dates Announced

According to POISON guitarist CC DeVille's MySpace page, POISON has scheduled the following "Live Raw & Uncut Tour" dates during the summer: Jul. 05 - Independant Stampede - Island Grove Park, Colorado Jul. 09 - Starlight Theatre - Kansas City, Missouri Jul. 11 - Moondance Jam - Walker, Minnesota Jul. 13 - Jerome Schottstein Center ...

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PARANOIZ: New Songs Posted Online

German metallers PARANOIZ have posted samples from their new "Promo '08" CD on their MySpace page. The effort was produced by Sascha Risseler (STORMGARDE, NINNGHIZHIDDA) and features the following track listing: 01. Hidden Beauty 02. Myself Unleashed 03. Gridlocked In addition, the band recorded a cover of "Dawn of Eternity" by the Florida ...

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BURST Begins Recording New Album

Swedish progressive metal outfit BURST has entered Bohus Sound Studio in Kunglv, Sweden to begin recording its new album for a late 2008 release via Relapse Records. BURST's second video from its acclaimed "Origo" album (2005), for the track "The Immateria", can be viewed below. The clip was shot in Stockholm, Sweden with director Robinovich ...

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AUGURY: Footage Of Drum-Recording Sessions Available

Canadian progressive death metallers AUGURY have posted video footage of the group's original drummer Etienne Gallo laying down the drum tracks for the band's second album. Watch the three-minute clip below. Says AUGURY in a statement: "Since he fulfilled this last crucial task for us, Etienne Gallo sadly decided to leave the band. So while ...

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CULT OF LUNA Completes Recording New Album

Swedish art-rock behemoth CULT OF LUNA has finished recording its fifth full-length album at Tonteknik Studios in the band's hometown of Ume. Eight songs were reportedly laid down for the effort, which "will see the band attempt to adapt its sound, welcoming a harsher and more primal element to its already complex approach," according to ...

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GUS OF SWEDEN: First Video Posted Online

"Our Wheels are in Rotation", the first video from GUS OF SWEDEN the Swedish project featuring former/current members of DEFLESHED, MISERY LOVES CO. and F.K.. can be viewed below. The clip was "shot and cut" by Simon Wettervik and Dennis Ohlsson. GUS OF SWEDEN will make its live debut on April 5 at Tantogrden in ...

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DIO: European Support Acts Announced

DIO, the band fronted by the legendary heavy metal vocalist Ronnie James Dio (HEAVEN AND HELL, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW), has scheduled the following dates: May 27 - Academy Birmingham, UK (w/ GIRLSCHOOL) May 28 - Astoria London, UK (w/ GIRLSCHOOL) May 30 - Sentrum Scene Oslo, NOR May 31 - Kopervik Festival Karmoy, NOR Jun. ...

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