December 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

BEHEMOTH Confirmed For Holland's NEUROTIC DEATHFEST

Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH have been confirmed for the Neurotic Deathfest 2008, set to take place May 30-31 at club 013 in Tilburg, Netherlands. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ASPHYX BEHEMOTH DEAD INFECTION DECREPIT BIRTH DESECRATION DYING FETUS EXTREME NOISE TERROR FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE FLESHLESS GRIND INC. HOUWITSER INCARNATED MALEVOLENT CREATION NAPALM DEATH ...

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Legendary Heavy Metal Record Store SLIPPED DISC RECORDS To Close

Legendary independent record store Slipped Disc Records of Valley Stream, New York has reportedly lost its lease and is doing a store-wide liquidation. Slipped Disc Records has been the top independent record store for heavy metal, hardcore, rock and alternative music in the New York area since 1982. The store was featured in the documentary ...

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ROBERT PLANT Awarded 'Beard Of The Year'

BBC News reports that LED ZEPPELIN singer Robert Plant has the beard of the year, according to the Beard Liberation Front, an informal network of beard wearers. Liverpool football manager Rafael Benitez came second, with third place shared by entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson and cricketer Monty Panesar. They were followed by comedian Russell ...

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SEVER To Enter Studio In January

After recently playing shows with SOILWORK and PRONG, to name a few, Pennsylvania-based melodic death metal act SEVER will head into Cleveland's Spider Studios (CHIMAIRA, DROWNING POOL, WALLS OF JERICHO) in January with producer Ben Schigel to begin recording its new album. The group expects to have some of its new songs up on the ...

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HATEBREED: Rochester Performance To Be Filmed By MTV Europe

MTV Europe will film HATEBREED's performance at the Stillborn Fest in Rochester, New York on December 30. The footage will air on "MTV Live" and the Norwegian edition of "Headbanger's Ball" in February. The performance will also be available for streaming (worldwide) by the end of February. As previously reported, HATEBREED will film its February ...

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THE GATES OF SLUMBER's Debut Album To Be Reissued

THE GATES OF SLUMBER's debut album, "The Awakening", will finally be reissued in the spring via Emissary Records. The LP, which was originally released in February 2004 on Belgium's now-defunct Final Chapter Records, has been out of print for the last two years. The album features the live favorites "Broken on the Wheel" and "The ...

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PAUL STANLEY: 'When I Paint, The Options Are Limitless'

Richard Clough of the Los Angeles Business Journal recently spoke to KISS frontman Paul Stanley about Paul's new career as a painter, putting acrylic on canvas in a private studio next to the pool behind his posh Beverly Hills home. Since exhibiting his work through the Wentworth Gallery chain in February, Stanley has sold roughly ...

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