March 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

KILLING MACHINE Confirmed For U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK Festival

U.S. metallers KILLING MACHINE have been confirmed for the 10th-anniversary edition of the Bloodstock festival, set to take place August 13-15, 2010 at Catton Hall, Derbyshire, United Kingdom. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMORPHIS ANDROMEDA BEHEMOTH BLACK SPIDERS BLOODBATH CANNIBAL CORPSE CHILDREN OF BODOM DEVIN TOWNSEND DORO EDGUY ENSIFERUM ...

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MELIAH RAGE: 14 Songs Ready For New Album

Veteran Massachusetts metallers MELIAH RAGE have 14 new songs "ready to go" for a possible late 2010 release. In addition, the band will likely embark on a European tour in 2011. The group states, "It's been a long time since we've been overseas and we're very excited about this." "Masquerade", the new album from MELIAH ...

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MINDWARP CHAMBER Signs With DARK STAR RECORDS

Chicago progressive metal band MINDWARP CHAMBER, has inked a deal with Dark Star Records. According to a press release, Scott Huffman (TWELFTH GATE, SYRIS, LORDS OF MEAT), Ed "Shreddy" Bethishou (SCEPTER, DAVID SHANKLE GROUP), Paul Kilkenny (GENERAL PATTON, DARKER), Mike Cerna (AURAL ECSTACY, BEYOND SOVEREIGNTY) and Marc Malitz (IMPERIAL RAGE, THE HEART ATTACK) "have all ...

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TIGERTAILZ To Perform Entire 'Bezerk' Album In Newcastle

Long-running U.K. glam rockers TIGERTAILZ will perform their classic 1990 album "Bezerk" in its entirety on Friday, July 2 at Legends in Newcastle, England. Support at the gig will come from NEW GENERATION SUPERSTARS and BONE IDLE. TIGERTAILZ will make its live debut with new bassist Sarah Firebrand on Saturday, April 17 at the rock ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION Drummer Quits

Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers WITHIN TEMPTATION have issued the following update: "We are sorry to announce that [drummer] Stephen [van Haestregt] and WITHIN TEMPTATION will go their separate ways after the upcoming theatre tour. "It isn't easy to say goodbye after all we've been through together. In this period of time many dreams have become ...

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CRASHDIET: 'Generation Wild' Video Premiere Scheduled For Thursday

"Generation Wild", the new video from the Swedish glam-rock band CRASHDIET, will make its online debut this Thursday, April 1. The clip was filmed in Stockholm with director Marcus CF Tinnerholm (MUSTASCH, BABYLON BOMBS, THIS ENDING). "Generation Wild" is the title track of CRASHDIET's new album, which will be made available in Sweden on April ...

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SONATA ARCTICA: Video Message From Tour Rehearsals Available

A video message from keyboardist Henrik "Lance" Klingenberg of Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA filmed during the rehearsal sessions for the band's upcoming tour can be viewed below. SONATA ARCTICA will embark on a North American headlining tour in early April. Support will come from MUTINY WITHIN and POWERGLOVE. Tickets are on sale through

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CARNIFEX: 'Hell Chose Me' Video Released

"Hell Chose Me", the new video from the California-based deathcore band CARNIFEX, can be viewed below. The track is the title cut of the band's new album, which sold around 3,100 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at No. 4 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) ...

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