April 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

NORTHER: New Live Video Posted Online

A video clip of Finnish metallers NORTHER performing the song "C.U.S." at Gloria in Helsinki last month is available at this location (Windows Media). "C.U.S." comes off NORTHER's latest release, the "No Way Back" EP, which entered the national single chart in the band's home country at position No. 1. A teaser medley ...

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COLDWORKER To Take Part In Three-Way Split With ANTIGAMA, PIG DESTROYER

COLDWORKER, the Örebro, Sweden-based band consisting of current and former/current members of such bands as NASUM, RELENTLESS, CARNAL GRIEF, RUIN and PHOBOS, will participate in a three-way split with ANTIGAMA and PIG DESTROYER, to be released exclusively through Relapse mailorder. COLDWORKER's contribution will consist of the Japanese bonus track from their "The Contaminated Void" sessions, ...

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THRESHOLD To Headline First-Ever PROGPOWER SCANDINAVIA Festival

Following the success of the ProgPower brand in Europe, the U.K. and U.S., the first-ever ProgPower Scandinavia will be staged on November 9-10 with U.K. progressive metallers THRESHOLD co-headlining the first night. The festival will take place in Denmark, with other confirmed bands so far including MERCENARY, CIRCUS MAXIMUS and ANDROMEDA. THRESHOLD will also perform ...

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HEAVEN AND HELL: Radio City 'Talking Metal' Podcast Available

TalkingMetal.com has posted episode 139 of their "Talking Metal" podcast. In this HEAVEN AND HELL concert special, hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy broadcast from pre- and post-show parties outside HEAVEN AND HELL's sold-out show at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Topics include the upcoming HEAVEN AND HELL DVD, 3 LEGGED DOGG, ...

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HATE ETERNAL Parts Ways With Bassist

Acclaimed death metal act HATE ETERNAL has parted ways with bassist Randy Piro. "I am at a crossroads in my life and I feel the need to change direction," Randy writes in a statement. "I will be devoting my creativity to GIGAN and my schooling. "From the deepest pits of my heart I thank Erik ...

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CATAMENIA: 'Location: COLD' Video Posted Online

Finnish melodic black metallers CATAMENIA have posted the video for the title track from their latest album, "Location: COLD", at YouTube. "Location: COLD" was released last August via Massacre Records. The CD was recorded, mixed and mastered at Mastervox Studios by Kakke Vähäkuopus and Immu Ilmarinen. The cover artwork was created by Anthony ...

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METALLICA: Five Albums In Finnish Top 40

Heavy metal/hard rock music continues to thrive in Finland, where bands like CHILDREN OF BODOM regularly top the chart with their single and full-length releases. Following the recent announcement that METALLICA will play at the Olympic Stadium in Helsinki, Finland on July 15, no less than five of the band's albums have placed in the ...

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