January 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

KISS: More Information Revealed About Comics-Group Venture

Platinum Studios, Inc., an entertainment company that controls the world's largest independent library of comic book characters, and Kiss Catalog Ltd., the billion-dollar merchandising empire created and managed by original members Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley, announced the creation of a new worldwide comic book entertainment company, the Kiss Comics Group. This is the first ...

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MITHRAS: New Track Posted Online

Psychedelic brutal death metal masters MITHRAS have posted a new song, entitled "To Where the Sun Never Leaves", at this location. The track comes off the group's new album, "Behind the Shadows Lie Madness", due on May 28 through Candlelight Records. The CD will feature cover art by Dan Seagrave, who is known ...

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ANONYMUS Announces New Guitarist

Quebec metallers ANONYMUS have announced the addition of guitarist Jef Fortin to the group's ranks. Commented Fortin: "We did about 40 shows together and when we came back from Quebec City on December 24, I realized I really wanted to stay. I just have too much fun with them to let go of this." ANONYMUS ...

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GOTTHARD Begins Recording New Album

Swiss hard rockers GOTTHARD entered the studio late last year with producers Leo Leoni and Ronald Prent (who worked with the band on their last effort, "Lipservice") to begin recording their new album, entitled "Domino Effect". An early summer release is expected. GOTTHARD last year scored its 10th consecutive No. 1 album in the band's ...

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KATAKLYSM: Australian, European Dates Postponed

Canadian death metallers KATAKLYSM have officially postponed their previously announced Australian tour and their Road to Devastation II trek, which also included a few dates with UNLEASHED scheduled for April/May. Comments vocalist Maurizio Iacono: "I know lots of our fans were looking forward to seeing us in Australia and in the U.K., Scandinavia and all ...

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ADRENALINE FACTOR Signs With PERRIS RECORDS

Perris Records has announced the signing of ADRENALINE FACTOR. The group's self-titled debut is tentatively scheduled for release on February 12. After kicking Austin's ass for many years with the likes of DANGEROUS TOYS and BROKEN TEETH, axeman Paul Lidel has teamed up with BIG BALLS' vivacious frontman Lee Scott to threaten the world with ...

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LAMB OF GOD To Perform On 'Late Night With Conan O'Brien'

LAMB OF GOD will perform live on NBC-TV's "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" on Friday, February 9. (Note: Show starts at 12:35 a.m. Friday night — technically Saturday morning). Commented drummer Chris Adler: "It's exciting to think that national television has come far enough in our direction to actually let a metal band like us ...

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WEDNESDAY 13: More European Tour Dates Announced

WEDNESDAY 13 (ex-MURDERDOLLS) will embark on a European headlining tour in late March. Support at the German dates will come from Finland's THE 69 EYES. The details are as follows: Mar. 20 - England Norwich Waterfront Mar. 21 - England Bristol Academy Mar. 22 - England Brighton Concorde 2 Mar. 23 - England Oxford Zodiac ...

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