February 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

NACHTMYSTIUM Forced To Pull Out Of SCION ROCK FEST

Blake Judd of the Chicago-area psychedelic black metal group NACHTMYSTIUM has released the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "NACHTMYSTIUM has sad news today with a once-again recurring issue surfacing from the wake of our past. We've been forced, at the request of the promoters and the folks at Scion / Toyota, to pull out of the ...

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STATIC-X: 'Stingwray' Video Released

"Stingwray", the new video from the Los Angeles-based metal band STATIC-X, can be viewed below. (Note: Video stream may not be available to some non-U.S. residents.) The track was inspired by frontman Wayne Static's wife, former adult film star Tera Wray, and the Corvette Stingray she drives. "Stingwray" comes off STATIC-X's new album, "Cult of ...

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DREAM THEATER: More European Tour Dates Announced

Progressive metal giants DREAM THEATER have scheduled the following European dates: Jun. 06 - Sölvesborg, Sweden - Sweden Rock festival Jun. 12 - Leeds, UK - 02 Academy Jun. 13 - Southhampton, UK - Guildhall Jun. 14 - Castle Donington, UK - Download Festival Jun. 16 - Tel Aviv, Israel - Exhibition Grounds Jun. 18 ...

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ABSCESS, DESPISE YOU, WARTORN Confirmed For LOS ANGELES MURDERFEST

ABSCESS, DESPISE YOU, WARTORN and CALL THE PARAMEDICS have been confirmed for the fifth annual Los Angeles Murderfest, set to take place on May 9-10 at the Knitting Factory in Hollywood, California. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 16 ABSCESS ABYSMAL DAWN AGENDA OF SWINE ALDEBARAN BEOWULF BLOWUPNIHILIST BRAINDRILL CALL THE PARAMEDICS CHOOSE ...

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SKELETONWITCH Unveils New Video

"Sacrifice For The Slaughtergod", the new music video from Ohio quintet SKELETONWITCH, can be viewed below. The track comes from the group's acclaimed Prosthetic Records debut, "Beyond The Permafrost". "It's killer that the video [has finally been released]," says guitarist Scott Hedrick. "It's also good to know that Mullet Chad, our drummer, and I didn't ...

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BLEEDING THROUGH: Video Interview Available

Ryan Wombacher and Brandan Schieppatti of Orange County, California's BLEEDING THROUGH were recently interviewed by ShockHound. They talk about the band's latest album, "Declaration", the genius of PANTERA and NEIL DIAMOND, and the number of bands out there that totally suck. Watch the four-minute chat below. "Declaration" sold around 6,000 copies in the United States ...

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BLISS OF FLESH: Three New Songs Available For Streaming

French black/death metallers BLISS OF FLESH released their new album, "Emaciated Deity", on February 20 via Twilight-Vertrieb. According to a press release, the CD is a must-have "for all fans of BELPHEGOR, BEHEMOTH, MERRIMACK and ARKHON INFAUSTUS!" "Emaciated Deity" track listing: 01. Book Of Enoch: Imprecation 02. Perversion / Domination 03. Cursed Bodies 04. Apokalyptic ...

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LITA FORD Confirmed For Italy's GODS OF METAL Festival

LITA FORD has been confirmed for this year's Gods of Metal festival, set to take place June 27-28 at Brianteo Stadium, Monza, Italy. She will play on the Crüe Fest stage on Saturday, June 27. The performances will begin each day at 10:45 a.m. and end at 12:30 a.m. Each of the two main stages ...

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