July 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

NEVERMORE Singer Discusses Solo Album

Jeffrey Easton of Metal Exiles recently conducted an interview with NEVERMORE frontman Warrel Dane. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow. Metal Exiles: Why a solo album now? Warrel Dane: Because I can. (laughter) The reason that this came about is that when we were touring for "The Godless Endeavor", I was ...

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CANDLEBOX: 'Into The Sun' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Into The Sun", the first new record in ten years from CANDLEBOX, has sold more than 14,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 32 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD was released on July 22 via Silent Majority Group in conjunction with Warner Music ...

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STIGMA: Tour Dates With TRIGGER THE BLOODSHED Cancelled

STIGMA's previously announced tour dates as the support act for TRIGGER THE BLOODSHED have been canceled due to the headliner "switching booking agencies." STIGMA is in the process of booking some replacement shows which will be announced shortly. An e-card for "When Midnight Strikes!", the debut album from STIGMA can be accessed at

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OUTLAW ORDER: Debut Album Release Date Set

OUTLAW ORDER, the band which features in its ranks several members of New Orleans conspiracists EYEHATEGOD, SOILENT GREEN and HAWGJAW, will release its debut album, "Dragging Down the Enforcer", in Europe on October 13 via Season of Mist. OUTLAW ORDER has united under one negative war banner to blast the system with a twist to ...

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ANIMA: 'The Daily Grind' Preview Page Launched

Metal Blade Records has launched a preview page for the upcoming debut album "The Daily Grind" by German deathcore outfit ANIMA. Click here to check out the two new songs, learn details about the band, all their upcoming live dates. A contest where you can win some ANIMA goodies will be announced shortly. ...

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AIRBOURNE To Perform At 'Maddenpalooza' In Pasadena

Australian hard rockers AIRBOURNE are among the scheduled performers at Maddenpalooza, a music, sports and gaming fan festival hosted at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California on August 11. To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the award-winning Madden NFL videogame franchise and the release of Madden NFL 09, Maddenpalooza will run from 2 p.m. to ...

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SWALLOW THE SUN Discusses New EP: Video Available

Finnish doom metallers SWALLOW THE SUN will release their new EP, "Plague of Butterflies", on September 17 in Finland, September 22 in the UK and September 23 in the U.S. via Spinefarm Records. A new video interview with singer Mikko Kotamäki and guitarist Juha Raivio regarding the EP can be viewed below. Commented the band: ...

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SEPULTURA Guitarist To Release Solo Album In October

SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser will release his long-awaited solo debut, entitled "Hubris I & II", on October 6 via Holland's Mascot Records. A two-disc set, the self-produced effort was recorded in part at A Voz do Brasil studio in São Paulo, Brazil. Kisser previously stated about the album, "I'm very pleased with the result and ...

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