February 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

MEGADETH: Brixton Photos Posted Online

High-quality photos of MEGADETH's February 24, 2008 headlining concert at the Brixton Academy in London, England have been posted online at Ross Halfin's web site. MEGADETH's February 4, 2008 concert in Helsinki, Finland marked the band's live debut with new guitarist Chris Broderick, who has previously played with JAG PANZER and NEVERMORE. The ...

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Classic MANIAC BUTCHER Titles Re-Released Through NEGATIVE EXISTENCE

Negative Existence has officially re-released two MANIAC BUTCHER CDs, "Barbarians" and "Cerna Krev". "Barbarians" was originally released in 1995 and was the band's first full-length album. This LP established MANIAC BUTCHER's "no keyboards, no female vocals, only pure black metal storm" slogan, which defines the group's raw and aggressive sound. "Cerna Krev", MANIAC BUTCHER's fourth ...

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SISTER SIN Wins SWEDEN ROCK's 'Nordic Challenge'

Swedish female-fronted band SISTER SIN beat out more than 2,500 groups to win the Nordic Challenge competition and land a slot at this year's Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 4-7 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. SISTER SIN recently released a well-received EP, "Smash The Silence". In addition, they toured Europe with W.A.S.P. during 2007. ...

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FLOTSAM AND JETSAM: Classic Albums To Be Reissued With Bonus Material

Poland's Metal Mind Productions will re-release three albums from Arizona metallers FLOTSAM AND JETSAM"When The Storm Comes Down" (1990), "Cuatro" (1992) and "Drift" (1995) — on March 17 in Europe (June 10 in the U.S. via MVD). Each remastered limited-edition digipack title (limited to 2,000 copies) will be made available on golden disc, ...

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PYRAMAZE Keyboardist Releases CD Of Piano-Based Instrumental Music

Pre-orders are currently being accepted for the debut CD of DANCE OF THE MOURNING CHILD, the piano-based instrumental music of PYRAMAZE and STRUCTURE OF INHUMANITY keyboardist Jonah Weingarten. Described by the listeners as "moving and beautiful," "epic," "full of emotion and melody" and even "inspirational," the CD contains eight tracks and is heavily influenced by ...

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