January 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

ASSAILANT To Release 'Wicked Dream' In March

ASSAILANT, the Umeå, Sweden-based band featuring guitarist Oscar Norberg ("little brother" of Emil of PERSUADER/SAVAGE CIRCUS fame and Nils Norberg of NOCTURNAL RITES), has set "Wicked Dream" as the title of its sophomore album, due on March 21 via Dockyard 1. According to a press release, the new CD "is not only more mature than ...

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MEGADETH Mainman: 'This Is A New Chapter'

Headbanger's Blog recently conducted an interview with MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine. An excerpt from the chat follows: Headbanger's Blog: When did you start seeing signs that Glen Drover [former MEGADETH guitarist] might not be happy with what he was doing in the band? Mustaine: You know, out of respect for Glen, I'm not ...

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X JAPAN Founder Discusses Plans For Future

The Jrock Revolution web site has posted an English translation of the interview X JAPAN founder Yoshiki gave to MySpace regarding the band's upcoming reunion shows and future plans. An excerpt follows: Q: Can you tell us something about the Tokyo Dome live shows? Yoshiki: "There haven't been any concrete decisions made yet. ...

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COLDWORKER: Swedish Date Announced

COLDWORKER, the Örebro, Sweden-based "blasting" death metal band consisting of current and former/current members of such acts as NASUM, RELENTLESS, RUIN and PHOBOS, will support VOLTURYON (formerly CONTORTION) at the latter band's release party in Borlänge, Sweden on February 8 at The Rock House. COLDWORKER recently completed work on the follow-up to its debut album, ...

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