January 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

AFTER FOREVER, KARKADAN Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

AFTER FOREVER and KARKADAN have been confirmed for the tenth-anniversary edition of Germany's Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 16-18, 2007 in Dinkelsbühl. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AFTER FOREVER AMON AMARTH THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER BOLT THROWER COMMUNIC CREMATORY DARK FORTRESS DARK FUNERAL DEADLOCK DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN ...

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TOXOCARA: New Music Posted Online

TOXOCARA, the Dutch death metal band featuring members of PROSTITUTE DISFIGUREMENT and THE MONOLITH DEATHCULT, has posted two new songs on its official web site. Check out the tracks "U-48" and "The Connate Conflict" at www.toxocara.com. These songs were completed as a pre-release for the group's second album, "Cold Stone Chaos", which will ...

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Former FAITH OR FEAR Guitarist Resurfaces In TRAGEDY IN PROGRESS

Former FAITH OR FEAR guitarist Chris Bombeke has teamed up with guitarist/vocalist Shane Gellert of ONE IN THE CHAMBER to form a new project called TRAGEDY IN PROGRESS. Bombeke will play bass in the group, which also features Gellert's CHAMBER bandmates Joey Mionie and Ted Vandermark. The Atlantic City, New Jersey-based act is currently writing ...

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RIDE THE SKY Lineup Complete

RIDE THE SKY, the new band featuring ex-HELLOWEEN drummer and MASTERPLAN founder Uli Kusch alongside ex-TEARS OF ANGER/BEYOND TWILIGHT singer Bjørn Jansson and Benny Jansson on guitar, has announced the addition of bassist Mathias Granås (XSAVIOR) and keyboardist Kaspar Dahlqvist (DIONYSUS, STORMWIND) to the group's ranks. RIDE THE SKY recently began recording its debut album ...

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DAM Putting Finishing Touches On Second Album

London extreme metallers DAM are putting the finishing touches on their second album, "The Difference Engine", due later this year via Candlelight Records. An advance version of the title track has been made available on the band's MySpace page . Commented guitarist/vocalist Nathan: "After several long months of writing, recording, mixing, re-recording, re-mixing, ...

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KAIHORO: New Album Due In March

KAIHORO, the Finnish "sludgy rock/metal band" featuring members of TOTAL DEVASTATION, OMNIUM GATHERUM and MANITOU, will release its second full-length album, "Boulder", in March via Playground Music distribution. The follow-up to 2004's "Mainheadskull" was recorded in February 2006 at Manu Audio Studio in the heart of Kouvola, the city of trains. Mixing was completed last ...

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WITH PASSION To Release New Album In May

Sacramento-based technical metalcore outfit WITH PASSION will release its new album, "What We See When We Shut Our Eyes", on May 8 via Earache Records. The CD clocks in at about 52 minutes and the track listing is as follows: 01. Pale Horse's Ride 02. Through the Smoke Lies a Path 03. What We See ...

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PIG DESTROYER Begins Recording New Album

PIG DESTROYER has entered Omega Studios (BAD BRAINS) in Rockville, MD to begin recording its new full-length album, titled "Phantom Limb". The follow-up to 2004's "Terrifyer" will feature 14 all-new songs from the heralded grindcore troupe and artwork by John Baizley (BARONESS, TORCHE). Advance songtitles include: "Cemetery Road", "Rotten Yellow", "Jupiter's Eye", "Heathen Temple" and ...

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