March 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

BEHEMOTH Announces Summer Festival Appearances

Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH have lined up a number of European festival appearances this summer to complete "The Apostasy" touring cycle. Commented the group's mainan Nergal: "We are stoked beyond belief! We've just confirmed a number of best summer festivals across Europe and I can't think of a better way to end the promotional campaign ...

Read more

SACRIFICE: Manitoba Metalfest Setlist Revealed

Canadian thrashers SACRIFICE performed this past Saturday (March 29) for the first time since their reunion show in 2006. The band's original lineup of Rob Urbinati (guitar, vocals), Joe Rico (guitar), Gus Pynn (drums) and Scott Watts (bass) headlined the second night of the Manitoba Metalfest 2008 at the Zoo in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Commented Urbinati: ...

Read more

ABYSMAL DAWN: 'Making-Of Video Available

Los Angeles, California's ABYSMAL DAWN has posted a "Making Of Programmed To Consume" video, featuring footage of the recording sessions for the band's forthcoming Relapse Records debut. Watch the nine-minute clip below. "Programmed To Consume" was recorded last November with producer John Haddad (INTRONAUT, PHOBIA, EYES OF FIRE) and is scheduled for a May 13 ...

Read more

BACKYARD BABIES: Video Interview Posted Online

Austria's Mulatschag.TV has posted a three-minute interview with BACKYARD BABIES members Dregen (real name: Andreas Tyrone Svensson; lead guitar, backing vocals) and Nicke Borg (vocals, guitar). Watch the footage below. BACKYARD BABIES is currently recording its sixth album with producer Jacob Hellner, who has previously worked with RAMMSTEIN, among other bands. According to Dregen, "We ...

Read more

UK's SUMMER'S END FESTIVAL: More Bands Confirmed

More artists have been confirmed for the Summer's End Festival 2008, set to take place September 26 28 at The Hall in Lydney, Gloucestershire, England. The bill is shaping up as follows (with one more band to be announced for the final day): Friday, September 26: THRESHOLD SEASON'S END Saturday, September 27: IQ MAGENTA QUIDAM ...

Read more

METALLICA Confirmed For KFMA DAY In Tucson

METALLICA has been confirmed for the the annual KFMA Day music festival on Friday, May 16 at the Pima County Fairgrounds in Tucson, Arizona. KFMA Day is an annual, multi-act music festival thrown by local radio station KFMA (92.1 and 101.3 FM). Also scheduled to appear are APOCALYPTICA, SCARS ON BROADWAY, and FLOBOTS. Tickets go ...

Read more

ACE FREHLEY: Dutch Date Announced

According to a posting on the KISS fan site KissNews.de, original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley will perform at 013 in Tilburg, Holland on June 11. Frehley will also reportedly make an appearance at this year's Download festival, which will be held the weekend of June 13-15 at Donington Park, Leicestershire, UK. Also scheduled ...

Read more

BLACKWINDS: 'Flesh Inferno' Trailer Available

Swedish cult black metallers BLACKWINDS, who feature in their ranks members of SETHERIAL, will release their new album, "Flesh Inferno", on May 19 via Regain Records. A one-minute trailer for the CD can be viewed below. According to the band's bio, "BLACKWINDS was Lord Mysteriis' little project which he did during SETHERIAL's 'downtime.' The debut ...

Read more

MACHINE HEAD: New Video Interview Posted Online

Metal juggernauts MACHINE HEAD were interviewed by Johnny Orlando, Jr. in Chicago during the band's recently completed More Balls, More Volume, More Strength tour alongside HELLYEAH and NONPOINT. Robb Flynn and Phil Demmel talk about the Grammys, salmon and facing their demons. The entire clip can be viewed below. MACHINE HEAD garnered the first Grammy ...

Read more