March 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE Parts Ways With Drummer

Rome, Italy-based death metal band FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE has parted ways with drummer Francesco Struglia. Bassist/vocalist Paolo Rossi states, "Considering how important the presence of a stable drummer is instead of a just having one for sessions, we decided during the last month to move on and give a new shape to the band. Since Francesco ...

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DEATH ANGEL To Release 'Sonic German Beatdown' DVD

Five years after the release of the band's acclaimed comeback album, "The Art Of Dying", and the follow-up effort, "Killing Season", influential Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL will release a DVD with two full-length concerts filmed in Germany. Entitled "Sonic German Beatdown", the package — which is due on April 17 — includes footage from ...

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TOOL Co-Headlining Second 'All Points West'

According to The Pulse of Radio, TOOL, COLDPLAY and the BEASTIE BOYS will headline the second annual All Points West Music & Arts Festival, which will return to Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey on July 31, August 1 and August 2. Also among the more than 55 acts appearing at the event ...

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ANVIL To Perform At U.K.'s 'Metal Hammer Golden Gods'

Canadian metal legends ANVIL will appear at this year's Metal Hammer Golden Gods ceremony, which will be held June 15 at Indigo2 in London, England's O2 Arena . ANVIL will perform on the main stage of the annual awards bash, which is owned by Future's Metal Hammer magazine. The event celebrates the great and good ...

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EUROPE Confirmed For U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish hard rock veterans EUROPE will close this year's Bloodstock Open Air festival, set to take place August 14-16, 2009 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: AMON AMARTH APOCALYPTICA ARCH ENEMY BATTLELORE BEHOLDER BLIND GUARDIAN CANDLEMASS CARCASS CRADLE OF FILTH DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER ENSLAVED EQUILIBRIUM EUROPE ...

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