April 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

SKEW SISKIN To Release 'Peace Breaker' In May

German female-fronted rockers SKEW SISKIN will release their new album, "Peace Breaker", on May 21. Commented SKEW SISKIN singer Nina C. Alice: "We are currently recording the last bits and pieces for this thirteen-track CD. At this very moment, I'm doing vocals for a song called 'We're An Institution (War Fighter)' and tomorrow I'll nail ...

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AS I LAY DYING: European Tour Dates Announced

San Diego wrecking crew AS I LAY DYING has lined up the following European tour dates: June 01 - Den Atelier, Luxembourg - Luxembourg (w/ KILLSWITCH ENGAGE) June 02 - Eifel/Nürnberg, Germany - Rock Am Ring / Rock Im Park June 03 - Eifel/Nürnberg, Germany - Rock Am Ring / Rock Im Park June 04 ...

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SCULPTURED: New Album To Feature Appearance By WINDS Keyboardist

SCULPTURED, the Seattle-based avant-garde progressive death metal project of guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Don Anderson, is continuing work on its third album, "Embodiment", due later in the year via The End Records. Commented Anderson, "I'm very happy to announce that Andy Winter (WINDS, AGE OF SILENCE) has already begun recording keyboards for 'Embodiment', due sometime ...

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Former CANDLEMASS Singer MESSIAH: 'I Never Compromise With My Music!'

Former CANDLEMASS frontman Messiah Marcolin has released the following statement regarding his departure from the group and his current activities: [UPDATE: This statement, which was posted on the official CANDLEMASS forum, has been confirmed to be fake and was not written by Messiah. An official statement from Messiah will be released to BLABBERMOUTH.NET in early ...

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TNT/Ex-SHY Singer TONY MILLS To Guest On LIBERTY N' JUSTICE CD

Christian rockers LIBERTY N' JUSTICE, whose most recent release, "Soundtrack of a Soul", featured an all-star cast of guest musicians — including Mark Slaughter (SLAUGHTER), Sebastian Bach (SKID ROW), Stephen Pearcy (RATT) and Tony Harnell (TNT) — are back in the studio working on their follow-up effort. Described as a "full-production acoustic rock record," "Independence ...

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STEVE VAI Holding Open Auditions This Week

Steve Vai has scheduled a tour of Europe for this June-July and the USA in September-October. Vai is putting a new band together and in addition to private invite-only auditions, Steve will be holding open auditions on May 2 and May 3 from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in Los Angeles. At this time Steve ...

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Reformed ALCATRAZZ Announces California Date, Plans To Release New Album

The reformed ALCATRAZZ, led by legendary vocalist Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP, IMPELLITTERI), has announced a headlining concert at Paladino's in Tarzana, California on Friday, May 25 at 11:00 p.m. Bonnet is joined in the new group by guitarist Howie Simon, drummer Glen Sobel and bassist Tim Luce. ALCATRAZZ is is currently writing material ...

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SPARZANZA Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Swedish hard rockers SPARZANZA have been confirmed for the 2007 edition of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 6-9 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AEROSMITH (US) AFTER FOREVER (NL) ALL ENDS (S) AMON AMARTH (S) ANDROMEDA (S) ANEKDOTEN (S) ANNIHILATOR (CAN) ARCHER (US) ...

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