February 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

ARSIS Mainman: We Are 'Not Breaking Up'

ARSIS guitarist/lead vocalist James Malone has shot down Internet reports that the group has broken up. "While is it true that we had to leave the EXODUS tour early to take care of some personal business at home, ARSIS is NOT breaking up," he says/ "We will be meeting up with SKELETONWITCH in Dallas this ...

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MINSK Announces Spring Tour

Chicago/Peoria, IL quartet MINSK has announced a spring tour in support of its "The Ritual Fires of Abandonment" album. The band will begin this two-week run of dates on March 18 in Columbus, OH, working their way to meet up with Atlanta’s ZOROASTER in Wilmington, NC. From there, the two groups will tour together through ...

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IMMORTAL Confirmed For Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

Norwegian black metallers IMMORTAL have been confirmed for this year's Graspop Metal Meeting, set to take place June 27-29, 2008 at De Boeretand in Dessel, Belgium. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 36 CRAZYFISTS ALCHEMIST APOCALYPTICA AT THE GATES AVENGED SEVENFOLD BEHEMOTH BLEEDING THROUGH BRING ME THE HORIZON BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE CAVALERA ...

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PATHOSRAY Confirmed For PROGPOWER EUROPE Festival

Italy's PATHOSRAY has been confirmed for the ProgPower Europe 2008 festival. The festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary and will be a full three-day event with three bands on Friday, October 3 and six on Saturday, October 4 and Sunday, October 5 at JC Sjiwa in Baarlo, The Netherlands. Headlining the festival will be THRESHOLD ...

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AMORAL To Support AMORPHIS In Finland

Finnish metallers AMORAL will support AMORPHIS on three dates in their home country during March. The group's schedule is now shaping up as follows: With AMORPHIS: Mar. 06 - Lutakko - Jyväskylä, Finland Mar. 07 - Puijonsarvi - Kuopio, Finland Mar. 08 - Teatria - Oulu, Finland Other AMORAL dates: Mar. 01 - Finlandiaklubi - ...

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EMBRACE THE END Announces New Album Details

Sacramento, California's EMBRACE THE END have returned with their sophomore album, "Ley Lines", which was produced by Zach Ohren (AS BLOOD RUNS BLACK, ARSONISTS GET ALL THE GIRLS) with artwork courtesy of Paul Romano (MASTODON, TRIVIUM). Once subjected to the apocalyptic abandon these Sacramento natives churn forth, it's clear they're going to be annihilating ...

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HATESPHERE: More Dates Announced

Danish thrashers HATESPHERE have scheduled the following dates: Feb. 29 - Schützenhaus - Oelsnitz, Germany (w/ DISMEMBER, FALL OF SERENITY) Mar. 01 - East Club - Bischofswerda, Germany (w/ DISMEMBER, FALL OF SERENITY) Mar. 02 - K17 - Berlin, Germany (w/ DISMEMBER, FALL OF SERENITY) Apr. 25 - Club Teatria - Oulu, Finland Apr. 26 ...

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