October 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

JON OLIVA'S PAIN Begins Recording New Album

Drummer Christopher Kinder of JON OLIVA'S PAIN, the band led by SAVATAGE mastermind Jon Oliva, has issued the following update: "Last Monday we arrived at the world-famous Morrissound studios [in Tampa, Florida] to begin loading in drums and bass. The atmosphere here is relaxed and inspiring... and we needed as much of that as humanly ...

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BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME: Baltimore Footage Posted Online

Raleigh, North Carolina-based progressive metalcore quintet BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME performed its new album, "Colors", in entirety on October 29, 2007 at The Ottobar in Baltimore, Maryland. The first two songs of the performance can be viewed below (video footage shot by Metal Nick). Released on September 18 via Victory Records, "Colors" was previously ...

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TAPROOT Begins Mixing New Album

Bassist Phil Lipscomb of the Ann Arbor, Michigan hard rock band TAPROOT has issued the following update: "As far as the [new TAPROOT] album goes, we found the right guy to mix it. He's already mixed one song for us and it sounds great. He really brought out the best in the song, made it ...

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RINGWORM Added To PERSISTENCE TOUR

Cleveland-based metal/hardcore band RINGWORM has been added to the Persistence Tour 2007, which is set to kick off November 29 in Wiesbaden, Germany. The lineup for the trek is now as follows: HATEBREED AGNOSTIC FRONT IGNITE EVERGREEN TERRACE SWORN ENEMY DEATH BEFORE DISHONOR RINGWORM For more information, visit www.myspace.com/persistencetour. RINGWORM's new LP, "The ...

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DORO: U.S. Release Date Announced For 'All We Are: The Fight'

Locomotive Records will release German metal goddess Doro Pesch's "All We Are: The Fight" on November 20. The specially-priced CD/DVD contains a remixed and remastered version of the song "All We Are", which Doro wrote and recorded with her first band, WARLOCK, and performed live March 30, 2006, on Pro 7 TV, as the entrance ...

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OPETH To Begin Recording New Album Tomorrow

OPETH mainman Mikael Åkerfeldt has issued the following update: "On October 28 at 9:20 AM my wife gave birth to our second daughter, Mirjam Ebba Maria Åkerfeldt. She is so beautiful, just looking at her brings me to tears! Who'd known that I, a bum from the Stockholm suburbs would be the father of two ...

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SKUMLOVE Signs Canadian Deal With MISFORTUNE RECORDS

Los Angeles-based industrial metal band SKUMLOVE has signed a licensing agrement with Canada's Misfortune Records for the release of the group's new album, "Songs of Lust and Corrosion". According to a press relase, the CD will contain 10 songs, including remixes and two videos. The Canadian version of the album will also feature two extra ...

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Swedish Black Metallers PEST Sign With SEASON OF MIST

Swedish black metallers PEST have inked a deal with Season of Mist for the release of their new album, "Rest in Morbid Darkness". Due in Europe on January 21 (February 5 in the U.S.), the CD contains "nine tracks of violent sickness, lurking horror and triumphant bloodshed, all in the true spirit of blackend demo ...

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