February 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

TWISTED SISTER Confirmed For ROCKLAHOMA Festival

Eighties famed rock band TWISTED SISTER will be headlining Sunday, July12 at Rocklahoma. TWISTED SISTER is celebrating the twenty fifth anniversary of "Stay Hungry", which includes rock anthems "We're Not Going to Take It" and "I Wanna Rock". Dee Snider of TWISTED SISTER and host of the "House of Hair" had this to say about ...

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AGATHODAIMON: 'Phoenix' Track Listing Revealed

A sample of another new AGATHODAIMON song entitled "Alone In The Dark (Death Angel's Shadow)" is available for streaming on the band's MySpace. The song comes off the limited digipack edition of the German black/death/gothic metallers' long-awaited new album, "Phoenix", which is scheduled for release on March 20 via Massacre Records. The follow-up ...

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BACKYARD BABIES: Festival Appearances Announced

Swedish sleaze rockers BACKYARD BABIES have scheduled the following festival appearances: Jun. 06 - Kivenlahti Rock - Espoon, Finland Jun. 19 - Hellfest Open Air - Clisson, France Jun. 25 - Peace & Love - Borlänge, Sweden Jun. 27 - Gods of Metal - Milano, Italy Jul. 02 - Festival Töreboda - Töreboda, Sweden Jul. ...

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DORO To Embark On European Headlining Tour In October

According to Doro Pesch's new booking agent, ICS Festival Service Gmbh, the German "metal queen" will embark on a headlining tour of Europe in October 2009. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. "Fear No Evil", the new album from Doro Pesch, recently entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 11. This ...

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KORN, DOWN, KAMELOT, PENDULUM & THE SWORD For Holland's SONISPHERE Festival

KORN, DOWN, KAMELOT, PENDULUM and THE SWORD have been confirmed for the Holland installment of the METALLICA-headlined inaugural Sonisphere festival, set to take place June 20 at Goffertpark in Nijmegen. The festival billing is as follows: METALLICA SLIPKNOT KORN LAMB OF GOD DOWN KAMELOT PENDULUM MASTODON THE SWORD METALLICA frontman James Hetfield recently told Reuters ...

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AMORAL: New Song Posted Online

Finnish metallers AMORAL have posted a new song, "A Shade of Gray", on their MySpace page. The track comes off the band's as-yet-untitled new album, which was recorded at Sound Supreme Studios in Hämeenlinna, Finland and is tentatively due in May. "Year Of The Suckerpunch", the latest single from AMORAL, entered the national ...

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CORMORANT: New Song Posted Online

San Francisco Bay Area progressive extreme metallers CORMORANT have unveiled a new song off their upcoming full-length, "Metazoa", which was recorded with and produced by Billy Anderson (NEUROSIS, MELVINS, SLEEP, PRIMORDIAL). The song, entitled "Salt of the Earth", debuted on the band's MySpace page on February 24. According to bassist/vocalist Arthur von Nagel, ...

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