May 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

MINDGRINDER: Drummer NEX Returns To The Fold

MINDGRINDER, the Norwegian extreme metal band featuring ex-SOURCE OF TIDE drummer/keyboardist Cosmocrator (on bass/vocals), has announced the return of drummer Nex to the group's ranks. The band is currently in pre-production for its upcoming album and hopes to hit the studio as soon as all song arrangements and lyrics are ready. More information will be ...

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STEVE VAI: 'Sound Theories Vol 1 & 2' Double-Live CD Due In June

Epic Records has announced a June 26 release for "Sound Theories Vol 1 & 2", a double-live CD capturing legendary guitarist Steve Vai's electrifying collaboration with the Netherlands Metropole Orchestra. The two-disc set spotlights rare material culled from five European performances, a studio session and a soundcheck rehearsal recording, all of which took place between ...

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NIGHTWISH: U.S. Tour Kick-Off Officially Sold Out

NIGHTWISH's U.S. tour kick-off on October 15 at Jaxx in West Springfield, Virginia has officially sold out five and a half months in advance. Support at the show will come from PARADISE LOST. NIGHTWISH leader Tuomas Holopainen (keyboards) recently told Finland's Soundi magazine that the band has finished mixing four songs for the group's upcoming ...

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NEURAXIS: More Dates With MARTYR Announced

Montreal-based NEURAXIS has confirmed the final dates for its Canadian tour with MARTYR. The details are as follows: May 17 - Thunder Bay, ON @ The Office May 18 - Winnipeg, MB @ The Zoo May 19 - Saskatoon, SK @ The Bassment May 20 - Medecine Hat, AB @ Moose Lodge Social Room May ...

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VITAL REMAINS: U.S. Tour Cancelled?

According to a posting on the web site of the West Springfield, Virginia venue Jaxx, VITAL REMAINS' previously announced U.S. tour has been cancelled (including a Jaxx date on May 30). It should be noted, however, that this information has **NOT** yet been officially confirmed by the band. As previously reported, Metal Mind ...

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HAWKWIND/THE MEADS OF ASPHODEL Bassist Releases Solo Album

HAWKWIND/THE MEADS OF ASPHODEL bassist Alan Davey has released his new solo album, entitled "Human on the Outside". According to a press release, "this is a brand new studio release that builds on combinations of hard rock and atmospheric ambiance that takes the listener on a journey that transcends time and space. 'Human on the ...

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