August 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

KORPIKLAANI Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

Finnish folk metallers KORPIKLAANI have inked a new worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The band has issued the following statement on the matter: "Once upon a time were the merry men of KORPIKLAANI on a tour somewhere in Europe, drinking beer in the bus on the road from here to there. Between the beers ...

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BODY OF SCARS: Debut CD Artwork Unveiled

BODY OF SCARS, the new Phoenix, Arizona-based band featuring JAG PANZER drummer Rikard Stjernquist and former 40 GRIT vocalist/guitarist James Santiago, has unveiled the cover artwork of its upcoming debut CD. Check it out at this location. BODY OF SCARS recently completed work on 10 tracks for its upcoming album. Three one-minute snippets ...

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DREAM EVIL: Video Footage From Holland's ELSROCK FESTIVAL Available

Fan-filmed video footage of DREAM EVIL's performance at this year's installment of the Elsrock Festival, which was held August 25 in Rijssen, The Netherlands, can be viewed below. DREAM EVIL has announced plans to release a CD containing several new cuts and songs that were previously only available in Japan as bonus tracks, combined with ...

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COMPOS MENTIS Parts Ways With Bassist, Announces Replacement

Danish death metal band COMPOS MENTIS — whose second album, "Gehennesis", was released in March via Mighty Music — has issued the following update: "Recently we parted ways with our bassist through more than ten years, Dan Damgaard, due to the fact that we had different priorities in the band as regards the necessary dedication ...

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Ex-FATES WARNING Drummer Issues SLAVIOR Japan Tour Report

SLAVIOR drummer Mark Zonder (ex-FATES WARNING) has issued the following update: "Finally the day had come and we [SLAVIOR] were off to Japan. Something I had wanted to do my entire musical career, and let me tell you this was better than I could have ever imagined. "Our label in Japan, Dingwall, did an exceptional ...

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HATESPHERE: Video Footage From Holland's ELSROCK FESTIVAL Available

Fan-filmed video footage of Danish thrashers HATESPHERE performing the song "Lies and Deceit" at this year's installment of the Elsrock Festival, which was held August 25 in Rijssen, The Netherlands, can be viewed below. HATESPHERE recently parted ways with drummer Anders Gyldenøh and bassist Mikael Ehlert. Replacing them in the group's current lineup are Dennis ...

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AT ALL COST: Video Report Available

Austin, Texas-based quintet AT ALL COST continues to take its unique brand of metallic madness across the U.S. and wraps up its lengthy trek alongside VANNA this week. The group's highly acclaimed new album, "Circle of Demons", is now available and was met with massive acclaim from press worldwide. Trey Ramirez (guitars, vocals) recently issued ...

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