October 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

OTEP Frontwoman Reveals Power Of Poetry

Otep Shamaya, outspoken frontwoman of Los Angeles-based metal quartet OTEP, has written a guest blog for Headbanger's Blog expressing her obsession with poetry and the connection between finely honed words and bludgeoning rock. Check it out at this location. OTEP is currently gearing up for the long-awaited release of the band's new album, ...

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BYZANTINE: Two New Songs Posted Online

West Virginia's forward-thinking thrashers BYZANTINE have unveiled two tracks from their upcoming album, "Oblivion Beckons", on the band's MySpace page. According to a press release, the tracks "Nadir" and "Expansion and Collapse" showcase "the wider range" that BYZANTINE has pursued on its newest release. The album's cover artwork was created by Donnie Searls, ...

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INVITRO: New Audio Interview Available

Joe's Podhole recently conducted an interview with the band INVITRO — featuring Mikey Doling of SNOT and SOULFLY fame — about the group's new album, "When I Was a Planet". During the interview, which was recorded in the dressing room at Chicago's House Of Blues, Joe and Paul The Neighbor try to dig deep and ...

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DINO CAZARES Says DIVINE HERESY Album 'Will Get That FEAR FACTORY Taste Out Of Your Mouth'

Blasting-Zone.com recently conducted an in-depth interview with DIVINE HERESY guitarist Dino Cazares (also of ASESINO, ex-FEAR FACTORY). Several excerpts follow: Blasting-Zone.com: Once you began assembling DIVINE HERESY, did you find it difficult locating musicians you felt were genuinely "up to the challenge?" Dino: "Bass player-wise, yes. That was a little bit difficult. ...

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MEGADETH: DAVE MUSTAINE's Assistant In Milwaukee Tells Her Story

A member of the official MEGADETH fan club, MegaFanClub, has described her day of being Dave Mustaine's personal assistant while in Milwaukee this past September 19. Jamie Kaufmann earned the spot by taking part in the backstage pass membership drive that the fan club offered to its members throughout the U.S. tour. Read Jamie's story ...

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DIMMU BORGIR, SATYRICON Nominated For Norway's ALARMPRISEN

DIMMU BORGIR and SATYRICON are among the nominees in the "Metal" category of the Alarmprisen 2007 (Alarm Awards), set to be held on October 27 at Sentrum Scene in Oslo, Norway. The complete list of nominees in the "Metal" category is as follows: DIMMU BORGIR - "In Sorte Diaboli" SATYRICON - "Now Diabolical" AUDREY HORNE ...

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TME Announces New Guitarist

TME, the Swedish project featuring Mattias Marklund (VINTERSORG, CASKET CASEY) on lead guitar and Benny Hägglund (FISSION) on drums, has issued the following update: "Andreas [Stenlund] has decided to focus entirely on the vocals. So, Christoffer Rörland has joined as second guitarist in TME. Christoffer haved rehearsed with us for some weeks now and everything ...

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