December 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

SATAN'S HOST Seeks New Bassist

Long-running Colorado metal band SATAN'S HOST, whose classic 1986 debut, "Metal from Hell", featured lead vocals by JAG PANZER's Harry Conklin, entered Flatline Audio studio in October to record its new album, "Great American Scapegoat", for a February 2008 release via Moribund Records. Commented the group: "Now as the Winter Solstice is here, SATAN'S HOST ...

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JEFF SCOTT SOTO Offers UK Tour Recap

Legendary hard rock singer Jeff Scott Soto (TALISMAN, JOURNEY, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) has posted a recap of his recent UK tour on his MySpace page. An excerpt follows: "The UK dates were great. Well, [it] didn't start without drama. "The Glasgow show pulled out the week before we left the U.S. I guess they got scared ...

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MARDUK: Athens Show Cancelled

Swedish black metallers MARDUK have cancelled their previously announced January 15, 2008 concert at the Underworld Club in Athens, Greece. According to a statement released by the Athens-based booking agency Sold Out Promotion, "The reasons of the cancellation are due to the band. The management of the touring party informed us that the transportation of ...

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PITTS VS. PREPS: New Concert Footage Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of PITTS VS. PREPS — the Louisiana-based band featuring former EXHORDER/FLOODGATE and current ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY frontman Kyle Thomas — performing on December 29, 2007 at One Eyed Jack's in New Orleans can be viewed below. PITTS VS. PREPS has made its "Below and Beyond" CD available for purchase via CDBaby.com. ...

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JACOB'S DREAM, LEGACY Members Join Forces In HUMAN PARADOX

HUMAN PARADOX, the new project featuring JACOB'S DREAM vocalist Chaz Bond, CHOPS FROM HELL/LEGACY guitarist Darin Moore and LEGACY drummer Andy Hall, is currently recording its debut album at Refraze Studio in Dayton, Ohio for an early 2008 release. "HUMAN PARADOX will be much more heavy, progressive and technical than our previous projects with lots ...

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THE ABSENCE Guitarist Working On Solo Album

Peter Joseph, guitarist for Tampa, Florida-based melodic thrashers THE ABSENCE, has begun pre-production on his debut solo release, due out summer 2008. The album will be tracked at various studios in Florida and mixed at Black Lounge (Sweden) by Jonas Kjellgren (CARNAL FORGE, SCAR SYMMETRY). Studio reports and video diaries will be posted at

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DYING FETUS Confirmed For Germany's QUEENS OF METAL Festival

DYING FETUS has been confirmed for the Queens of Metal Open Air 2008 festival, set to take place June 19-21, 2008 in Kleinwenkheim, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: DELIRIOUS DYING FETUS ELENSIS END OF GREEN FLESHCRAWL FLESHLESS GOREFEST GRAILKNIGHTS HATRED KNORKATOR KRWTH LENG TCH'E MORT PERZONAL WAR RUNAMOK SABATON VAN ...

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