November 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

THE HAUNTED Frontman Checks In From Chile

Vocalist Peter Dolving of the Swedish metal band THE HAUNTED has issued the following update: "I'm exhausted, it's a couple of hours after the show we just played in Santiago de Chile. How did the show go? It was insane. Really. "I want to thank everyone who have come out to the shows so far ...

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METALLICA: New Orleans Footage Available

Video footage of METALLICA performing the songs "Last Caress" and "Hit the Lights" on November 23, 2008 at the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana can be viewed below (Note: Clip features soundboard audio). METALLICA's new album, "Death Magnetic", was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) just six weeks after ...

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LAND OF TALES Films 'Silence' Video

Finnish melodic rock quartet LAND OF TALES has finished filming a video for the song "Silence". Photos from the video shoot can be found at this location. One of the pictures is available below. LAND OF TALES's self-titled debut album was released in July via Frontiers Records. According to a press release, "LAND ...

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MEMOIRA Parts Ways With Guitarist

Finnish female-fronted metal band MEMOIRA has issued the following update: "Unfortunately, we have to announce the departure of our guitarist Jani Haanpää. We wish Jani all the best in his future endeavours. Honkajoki [show on November 29] will be his going-away party. And hopefully we see you guys there having a great time and appreciate ...

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DANKO JONES: European Headlining Tour Announced

Canadian rockers DANKO JONES will embark on a European headlining tour in Febuary and March 2009. The dates are as follows: Feb. 25 - Copenhagen, Denmark - Lille Vega Feb. 26 - Stockholm, Sweden - Tyrol Feb. 07 - Sundsvall, Sweden - Pipeline Mar. 06 - Trondheim, Norway - Samfundet Mar. 07 - Oslo, Norway ...

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THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Guitarist Quits; Band To Tour As Four-Piece

Vocalist Trevor Strnad of the Michigan-based melodic death metal band THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER has issued the following update: "On the eve of our December tour with friends MISERY INDEX and SOILENT GREEN, we in THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER are faced with a heartbreaking dilemma: John [Kempainen; guitar] has abruptly left the fold and refuses ...

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HEAVEN AND HELL Begins Recording New Album

HEAVEN AND HELL — the band featuring BLACK SABBATH members Ronnie James Dio (vocals), Tony Iommi (guitar), Geezer Butler (bass) and Vinny Appice (drums) — has entered Rockfield studios in Wales, U.K. to begin recording its new album, the group's first since SABBATH's "Dehumanizer" (which was also recorded at Rockfield) in 1992. An early 2009 ...

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