February 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

SWORN ENEMY Kicks Off North American Tour With EARTH CRISIS

Queens, New York-based hardcore/metal act SWORN ENEMY kicks off the North American touring cycle for "Maniacal", co-produced by Tim Lambesis (AS I LAY DYING) and Joey Z (LIFE OF AGONY), tonight as part of the much-anticipated EARTH CRISIS reunion tour, a month-long trek which also features TERROR, SHAI HULUD, DOWN TO NOTHING and RECON. Lorenzo ...

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EVILE To Support EXODUS In Europe

Still tearing up venues around Europe opening for MEGADETH, fast-rising UK thrashers EVILE have announced a tour with Bay Area legends EXODUS in April. The band will play the following shows in Europe: April 08 - London, England - The Underworld April 09 - Leeds, England - Rio's April 10 - Dublin, Ireland - Voodoo ...

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ENGEL Guitarist Comments On Video Shoot

ENGEL — the Gothenburg, Sweden-based quintet featuring guitarists Marcus Sunesson (ex-THE CROWN) and Niclas Engelin (PASSENGER, ex-GARDENIAN, IN FLAMES), drummer Mojjo (RELEVANT FEW, DRACENA), vocalist Mangan Klavborn, and bassist Michael Håkansson (ex-EVERGREY) — recently completed work on the promo videos for the songs "Casket Closing" and "Next Closed Door". After a storming set at the ...

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EPICA: Mexican/Colombian Tour Cancelled

EPICA — whose lead singer, Simone Simons, was recently infected with Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA), also known as the hospital bacteria — has issued the following update: "After having had a couple of weeks of rest we were very much hoping that Simone's situation would have improved already. Unfortunately the last MRSA test was still ...

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DEF LEPPARD: More New Album Details Revealed

DEF LEPPARD, Great Britain's premiere arena rock band, is back with a bang-kicking off 2008 with the release of their 14th studio album and a U.S. arena concert tour scheduled for this spring. Entitled "Songs From The Sparkle Lounge" (Bludgeon Riffola/Island/UMe), the album set for release on April 29, contains 11 new songs including the ...

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PAUL STANLEY: More Art Exhibitions Announced

Wentworth Gallery, one of the nation’s leading fine art retailers, will present two more art exhibitions by artist and rock icon Paul Stanley. The KISS frontman will present his work at two special appearances at the Wentworth Gallery in the Mall at Chestnut Hill on Friday, April 25 and Saturday, April 26. His appearance will ...

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TARJA TURUNEN: More European Dates Announced

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen has scheduled the following dates: May 07 - Live Music Hall - Cologne, Germany May 09 - Wave Gothic Treffen Festival - Leipzig, Germany May 11 - Hala Novesta - Zlin, Czech May 12 - Klub Stodola - Warsaw, Poland May 14 - Schlachthof - Wiesbaden, Germany May 17 - ...

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