February 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

AMON AMARTH, LAUREN HARRIS Confirmed For Switzerland's SONISPHERE

AMON AMARTH and LAUREN HARRIS have been confirmed for the Swiss edition of the Sonisphere festival, set to take place on Friday, June 18, 2010 at Degenaupark in Wil/Jonschwil, Switzerland. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: METALLICA SLAYER MEGADETH ANTHRAX HEAVEN & HELL RISE AGAINST MOTÖRHEAD DEVILDRIVER MASTODON LAUREN HARRIS AMON AMARTH VOLBEAT ...

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ANVIL Interviewed By AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Austin American-Statesman conducted an interview with ANVIL members Steve "Lips" Kudlow (guitar, vocals) and Robb Reiner (drums) when the band played Emo's in Austin, Texas on January 25, 2010. The three-and-a-half-minute clip, which includes photos of the Austin concert, can be viewed below. ANVIL's acclaimed documentary, "Anvil! The Story of Anvil", has been named one ...

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EXODUS: New Video Interview With TOM HUNTING Available

Maryland Music Magazine and Hell Rayzor Media representatives Steve Lambie and Wally Reeves conducted an interview with drummer Tom Hunting of San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal veterans EXODUS on January 20, 2010 at the Recher Theater in Towson, Maryland. Watch the chat in two parts below. Nuclear Blast Records has set an April 23 ...

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WE ARE THE FALLEN To Release Debut Album In May

WE ARE THE FALLEN — the new band featuring original EVANESCENCE members Ben Moody (guitar) and John LeCompt (guitar) and Rocky Gray (drums) along with "American Idol" powerhouse vocalist Carly Smithson — will release its debut album on May 11 via Universal Republic Records. The group's first single, "Bury Me Alive", has just been made ...

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MANOWAR: German TV Report Available

A three-minute report on the just-completed German leg of MANOWAR's "Death To Infidels World Tour 2010" — the band's first world trek since 1998 — can be viewed below (courtesy of Germany's RTL). This marked the first time MANOWAR took part in an indoor tour of Germany since 2007. MANOWAR's new album, "Hammer Of The ...

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EMERGENCY GATE: New Album Title, Release Date Announced

German metallers EMERGENCY GATE will release their new album, "The Nemesis Construct", on April 30 via Twilight Zone Records. The CD was recorded at Dreamscape Studios in Munich and will feature artwork by Raf W., who has previously worked with METALLICA, SLAYER, IRON MAIDEN and SOULFLY, among others. EMERGENCY GATE last year parted ways with ...

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GRAVE DIGGER To Enter Studio In May

German power metallers GRAVE DIGGER have issued the following update: "Last weekend, we've been at the TLC studio, Cologne /Pulheim to put down the first song ideas of the upcoming album. "Holy shit, what a blast! Although we only got the first compositions on the list, you can imagine the direction of the songs. Let's ...

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DARKTHRONE To Release 'Circle The Wagons' In April

Norwegian black metallers DARKTHRONE will release their new album, "Circle The Wagons", on April 5 via Peaceville Records. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Those Treasures Will Never Befall You 02. Running For Borders 03. I Am The Graves Of The 80s 04. Stylized Corpse 05. Circle The Wagons 06. Black ...

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