February 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

METALLICA Receives Gold, Platinum In Brazil

This past weekend, METALLICA was presented with a gold plaque signifying Brazilian sales in excess of 45,000 copies of the band's 2008 album, "Death Magnetic". The band also received a platinum award recognizing sales in Brazil of more than 60,000 copies of the group's "Orgullo, Pasión Y Gloria - Tres Noches En La Ciudad De ...

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STIGMA: New Album Title, Track Listing Revealed

Italy's STIGMA has set "Concerto for the Undead" as the title for its follow-up to 2008's "When Midnight Strikes!", due on April 30 in Europe (except in the U.K., where it will arrive on May 3) and May 4 in North America via Pivotal Rockordings. "Concerto for the Undead" features lyrics centered on the cult-classic ...

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SUBSIGNAL To Support SAGA In Germany

SUBSIGNAL, the new German band featuring former SIEGES EVEN members Arno Menses (vocals) and Markus Steffen (guitar), will support Canadian rockers SAGA on a number of shows in March/April. SUBSIGNAL's schedule is now shaping up as follows: Mar. 27 - Osnabrück, Germany - Rosenhof * Mar. 29 - Hamburg, Germany - Logo * Mar. 30 ...

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HEAVEN & HELL To Headline U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK Festival

HEAVEN & HELL — the band featuring BLACK SABBATH members Tony Iommi (guitar), Ronnie James Dio (vocals), Geezer Butler (bass) and Vinny Appice (drums) — will headline the 10th-anniversary edition of the Bloodstock festival, set to take place August 13-15, 2010 at Catton Hall, Derbyshire, United Kingdom. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ...

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ABORTED To Tour Europe WIth THE RED CHORD And ROTTEN SOUND

Death metal psychopaths ABORTED are set to tour europe with THE RED CHORD and ROTTEN SOUND on the upcoming "Machines Of Grind/Terrorizer Tourture". All three bands will alternate positions nightly and opening guest band is THOSE WHO LIE BENEATH. This will be the first tour featuring the new lineup of ABORTED, which has just released ...

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CRYPTOPSY Guitarist To Play Japan With THE AGONIST

CRYPTOPSY guitarist Christian Donaldson will join Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based female-fronted metallers THE AGONIST for their upcoming two-date tour of Japan. The details are as follows: Feb. 11 - The Live House (Soma) - Osaka, JPN Feb. 12 - Daikanyama Unit - Tokyo, JPN Support on both shows will come from HEAD PHONES PRESIDENT. A video ...

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