February 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

SONATA ARCTICA Confirmed For Finland's KUOPIO ROCKCOCK Festival

Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA have been confirmed for this year's Kuopio RockCock festival, set to take place July 31 - August 1 in Kuopio, Finland, The festival billing is shaping up as follows: SONATA ARCTICA EPPU NORMAALI APULANTA KLAMYDIA PMMP SONATA ARCTICA is currently writing material for the follow-up to 2007's "Unia", tentatively due ...

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IMPELLITTERI: 'Wicked Maiden' Video Posted Online

IMPELLITTERI's music video for the song "Wicked Maiden" can be viewed at this location. The clip was shot on February 4 with director John Logsdon, who has previously worked with DEF LEPPARD, ANTHRAX, RISE AGAINST, AUDIOSLAVE, SEETHER and DEFTONES, among many others. "Wicked Maiden" is the title track of IMPELLITTERI's long-awaited new album, ...

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NINE INCH NAILS: Sydney Performance Footage Available

Official NINE INCH NAILS footage of the band performing the song "1,000,000" live in Sydney, Australia on February 22, 2009 can be viewed below. NINE INCH NAILS frontman Trent Reznor recently confirmed that NIN will tour with JANE'S ADDICTION later this year, indicating that he has also been in the studio with the reunited band. ...

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SUN GODS IN EXILE Signs With SMALL STONE RECORDS

SUN GODS IN EXILE, a new "heavy Southern rawk" band featuring members of Boston's CORTEZ and Maine's doom giants OCEAN, has inked a deal with Detroit's Small Stone Records. The group's debut album, titled "Black Light, White Lines", was tracked at Mad Oak Studios in Allston, Massachusetts with engineer Benny Groto, who has previously worked ...

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THANATOSCHIZO To Play 'Semi-Acoustic' Hometown Show

Portuguese avant-garde maniacs THANATOSCHIZO will play a "semi-acoustic" gig in their hometown of Vila Real on Saturday, February 28. The band is preparing a special set with special guests and acoustic, ethnic and electronic remakes of songs from its four albums. The local theater will host THANATOSCHIZO's comeback gig in the city nine years after ...

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