January 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

GODHEAD: 'Push' Video Posted Online

GODHEAD's video for the song "Push" — featuring guest appearances by former EVANESCENCE guitarist Ben Moody and the "Queen of the Internet" Jeffree Star — has been posted online at YouTube.com. The track comes off the group's new release, "The Shadow Line", which came out in August 2006 through new label Cement Shoes ...

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INTRUDER: 'Escape From Pain' EP Reissued

Lost and Found Records has reissued a limited (500 copies), one-time pressing of the rare INTRUDER "Escape from Pain" EP, which has been completely remixed and remastered by original producer Tom Harding. Recorded in 1990 as a way for the Tennessee-based metal group to get back on the road to play live, the original Metal ...

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ATHEIST Schedules U.S., European Dates

Vocalist Kelly Shaefer of the reactivated seminal technical metal pioneers ATHEIST has issued the following update: "We have confirmed a number of new shows. First and foremost, the Los Angeles Murderfest on March 24th in Hollywood [California] at the Knitting Factory. Also play[ing] that night with us are our old friends in OBITUARY. It's gonna ...

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CRY OF THE AFFLICTED Signs With SOLID STATE RECORDS

Canadian post-hardcore band CRY OF THE AFFLICTED has inked a deal with Solid State Records. The group's sophomore full-length album will be recorded in Chico, California with producer Jeff Schneeweis (NUMBER ONE GUN) and will be mixed by Tue Madsen (HIMSA, THE HAUNTED, SICK OF IT ALL) at Antfarm studios in Denmark. A summer release ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD Guitarist Issues Post-NAMM Update

STRAPPING YOUNG LAD guitarist Jed Simon has posted the following message on the group's MySpace page: "Well, it's been a week since NAMM [National Association of Music Merchants, Jan 18-21 in Anaheim, California]. It's taken awhile to digest that whole experience. There is so much to see, and if you're unprepared, it can wear you ...

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DREAM THEATER: 'String Quartet Tribute' Due Next Month

Vitamin Records has set a February 20 release date for "The String Quartet Tribute to Dream Theater". A press release for the effort reads as follows; For over 20 years, DREAM THEATER has consistently challenged and engaged critics and fans alike with their unique brand of progressive metal. They've sold millions of records worldwide, released ...

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