June 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

STRATOVARIUS Guitarist Is 'More Than Ready To Go Home'

STRATOVARIUS guitarist Timo Tolkki has posted the following message on his MySpace page: "Writing this at airport hotel 10 minutes from Osaka Kansai airport [in Japan where STRATOVARIUS just played several dates]. Had enough of eels, tempuras, octopus in suction cup sauce, temples, temples, temples, temp. Having been two weeks here, I am more than ...

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AGENT STEEL Finishes Mixing New Album

California-based metallers AGENT STEEL have issued the following update: "A big thanks to all the metalheads that showed up for the Jumping Turtle show (in San Marcos, CA) last week. The mixing of the new album, 'Alienigma', is finally complete and the scheduled release date this September will coincide with the AGENT STEEL/VICIOUS RUMORS tour ...

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BALTIMOORE: Illness Forces Concert Cancellation

Swedish melodic hard rockers BALTIMOORE have cancelled their previously announced June 1 concert at Central Corner in Gävle, Sweden due to a "bad cold" suffered by one of the group's members. The band will now make its live debut with its new lineup at the 2007 edition of the Sweden Rock Festival, which will be ...

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HOLYHELL Confirmed For Bulgaria's KALIAKRA ROCK FEST

HOLYHELL, the female-fronted newcomer band from MANOWAR's Magic Circle Music, has been confirmed for the the third day of the Kaliakra Rock Fest, set to take place June 30 at the Kaliakra Stadium in Kavarna, Bulgaria. Closing the day's festivities will be the headliners MANOWAR. During the first two days of the Kaliakra Rock Fest ...

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GREAT WHITE: New Album Samples Available

Frontiers Records has set an August 31 European release date ror the new album from the reunited original lineup of GREAT WHITE, entitled "Back to the Rhythm". The CD will be issued in a lavish digipack edition on with the following track listing: 01. Back to the Rhythm 02. Here Goes My Head Again 03. ...

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EVERGREY Seeking New Label Home

Justin Donnelly of Blistering.com recently conducted an interview with EVERGREY drummer Jonas Ekdahl. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow: On the band's last release, "Monday Morning Apocalypse": "Some of the old EVERGREY fans thought that we were too commercial-sounding on the album, but then there were the newer fans that really ...

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