May 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

VERSAILLES RECORDS Seeking Bands For 'Skater Rock Vol. ½'

On the heels of the "Race Track Rock Vol. 1/2/3" CD, due in stores June 19, Versailles Records has announced plans for "Skater Rock Vol. ½", themed around and featuring the best in skateboarding rock and metal. The album will feature material from current/former members of EXODUS, DANGEROUS TOYS, SKID ROW, JETBOY, SALTY DOG, WATCHTOWER, ...

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METALLICA: Ten Albums In Finnish Top 40!

Heavy metal/hard rock music continues to thrive in Finland, where bands like CHILDREN OF BODOM regularly top the chart with their single and full-length releases. Following the recent announcement that METALLICA will play at the Olympic Stadium in Helsinki, Finland on July 15, no less than ten of the band's albums have placed in the ...

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TESLA: 'Real To Reel' Promotional Activities Detailed

TESLA will launch a summer U.S. headlining tour starting June 7 in Santa Rosa, CA at the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts in support of their "Real to Reel" album, which is due out June 5 on the band's Tesla Electric Company Recordings (Ryko Distribution). This marks the 20th consecutive year that TESLA has ...

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KRUGER: 'Queen Of The Meadow' Video Posted Online

Swiss metallers KRUGER have posted their video for the song "Queen of the Meadow" at YouTube. The track comes off their latest album, "Redemption through Looseness", which came out on April 10 (Europe) and May 8 (North America) in a limited-edition slipcase via Listenable Records. "Gloomy and dark, yet overwhelmingly powerful, this new ...

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FATAL SMILE Parts Ways With Bassist, Announces Replacement

Swedish "traditional" hard rock/heavy metal band FATAL SMILE has parted ways with bassist Markus Johansson and has replaced him with Alex Johnson. FATAL SMILE recently inked a deal with Locomotive Music. The group's sophomore album, "Neo Natural Freaks", was released in the U.S. on February 20. The follow-up to 2002's "Beyond Reality", "Neo Natural Freaks" ...

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IN THIS MOMENT Guitarist Comments On Upcoming European Tour, OZZFEST

The Southern California-based quintet IN THIS MOMENT will head overseas this week with DEVILDRIVER for its first European tour, which kicks off with a performance at the renowned Rock Im Park festival alongside such major artists as KORN and VELVET REVOLVER. The group recently completed a highly successful North American trek on the inaugural "Hottest ...

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