October 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

M.A.N Begins Recording New Album; Video Available

M.A.N, the band formed out of the ashes of Sweden's TRANSPORT LEAGUE (featuring former MNEMIC frontman Tony Jelencovich), entered Grand Recordings in Gothenburg, Sweden with producer/engineer Svein Jensen on October 19 to begin recording its new album, entitled "Swastika Sweetheart". Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Outnumbered", "Dead Universe", "Hacker Sapiens", "Kill It", ...

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SATARIEL Joined By MEMORY GARDEN Guitarist SIMON JOHANSSON

Swedish metallers SATARIEL have announced the addition of guitarist Simon Johansson to the group's ranks. "Simon is no stranger [to SATARIEL], as he did some fabulous guest guitar solos on SATARIEL's previous full-length album 'Hydra', released in 2005," the band writes in a press release. "He has since then remained a friend, and when Mikael ...

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EXMORTEM Signs With MIGHTY MUSIC

EXMORTEM, which is said to be "probably Denmark’s oldest and most loyal death metal band," has inked a two-album deal with Mighty Music. According to a press release, "after a two year period searching for their roots, EXMORTEM are now back and ready to record their sixth full-length album. The new material is nothing short ...

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WAYSTED Confirmed For UK's Z ROCK 08 Festival

WAYSTED, featuring bassist Pete Way of UFO fame, has been confirmed for Z Rock 08, set to take place April 20, 2008 at Maximes, Wigan, England. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BONFIRE VON GROOVE WAYSTED BURN More acts will be announced shortly. Z Rock 08 tickets are currently on sale

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PRIMAL FEAR Vocalist Signs Solo Deal With FRONTIERS RECORDS

Frontiers Records has announced the signing of Ralf Scheepers for the release of his first solo album. Best known as the singer of German power metal legends PRIMAL FEAR, Ralf cut his teeth with TYRAN PACE and GAMMA RAY, the latter of which he formed alongside former HELLOWEEN guitar player Kai Hansen. World renowned for ...

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NONPOINT: Another New Song Posted Online

Another new NONPOINT track, entitled "Wake Up World", has been posted on the group's MySpace page. The song comes off the Florida-based band's fifth studio album, "Vengeance", which is due on November 6 via Bieler Bros. Records. An e-card for the CD — which was recorded at Bieler Bros. Studios in Pompano Beach, ...

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SCORPIONS Interviewed By TV ANTENNA; Video Available

A nine-minute interview with SCORPIONS bassist Pawel Maciwoda and the rest of the band conducted by TV Antenna last month (September 2007) at Beacon Theater in New York City can be viewed below (Note: The Pawel portion of the interview was conducted in Maciwoda's mother tongue, Polish). As previously reported, SCORPIONS' concert at Wacken Open ...

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