April 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

CARNIVORE Reissues To Include Bonus Demo Tracks

Poland's Metal Mind Productions will re-release two albums from CARNIVORE the self-titled debut album (1986) and "Retaliation" (1987) on May 19 in Europe (July 8 in the USA via MVD). Each limited-edition digipack title (limited to 2,000 copies) will contain three bonus demo tracks and will be made available on golden disc, digitally remastered using ...

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TALAMYUS Featured On 'The Governor's Ball'

Guitarist/vocalist Benoit St-Jean of the Montreal-based thrash viking band TALAMYUS was interviewed for this week's edition of the "The Governor's Ball". You can download the program at this location. The new album from TALAMYUS, entitled "In These Days of Violence", is now out on Prodisk. "In These Days of Violence" is distributed across ...

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HIM: Two Songs From 'Digital Versatile Doom' DVD Posted Online

Finnish "love metallers" HIM have posted two preview videos from their forthcoming CD/DVD "Digital Versatile Doom: Live at the Orpheum Theatre". Due on April 29, the live portion of the DVD was recorded/filmed at the band's November 14-15, 2007 concerts at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles. According to the HIM newsletter, "you'll go on ...

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DARK AGE Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

Germany "modern melodic death metal" band DARK AGE has been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 14-16 in Dinkelsbhl, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: 3 INCHES OF BLOOD ABORTED AGRYPNIE AHAB ALL ENDS ANIMA ARCH ENEMY AS I LAY DYING ASP ...

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Custom KIRK HAMMETT Amp Available From RANDALL AMPLIFIERS

Randall Amplifiers has announced the RM100KH custom Kirk Hammett amp complete with three MTS preamp modules to enable musicians everywhere to capture the distinctive tones of METALLICA's legendary guitarist. The custom RM100KH Kirk Hammett amp offers the full array of tones that have been the staple of rock music for over three decades. The custom ...

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PAIN Re-Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

PAIN, the Swedish metal band fronted by HYPOCRISY's Peter Tgtgren, has re-signed with Nuclear Blast Records, the label that released the group's 1997 self-titled debut album. Peter is currently working on material for PAIN's next CD, which is tentatively due in October 2008. IN FLAMES bassist Peter Iwers makes a guest appearance on two songs ...

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WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM Pulls Out Of BORIS, TORCHE Tour

"Due to personal reasons," Pacific Northwestern black metal eco-terrorists WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM have pulled out of their previously announced North American tour with BORIS and TORCHE. The trek will still go ahead without WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM. WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM's sound is influenced by Scandinavian black metal, doom metal, dark ...

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MEGADETH: Maryland Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of MEGADETH's April 26, 2008 concert at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland can be viewed below (courtesy of "pashikorg"). The third installment of the U.S. Gigantour the acclaimed traveling heavy music festival launched in 2005 by MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine officially launched on April 12 in Denver, Colorado with headliner ...

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KAMELOT: More Antwerp Footage Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of American/Norwegian melodic metallers KAMELOT performing the song "Karma" on April 9, 2008 at Hof Ter Lo in Antwerp, Belgium can be viewed below (courtesy of "dtgerald"). KAMELOT recently reissued its classic "Ghost Opera" album under the title of "Ghost Opera - The Second Coming", enhanced with lots of interesting features. The ...

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