May 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

SACRED REICH: Winner Of YouTube Video Competition Revealed

Reactivated Arizona thrashers SACRED REICH have unveiled the winner of their recently announced YouTube video competition. Watch the winning clip below. Bassist/vocalist Phil Rind says, "Thanks to all those who posted. We especially like the SACRED REICH covers." He adds, "I think I might ask Wiley [Arnett, SACRED REICH guitarist] to post a video lesson ...

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XANDRIA Parts Ways With Singer LISA MIDDELHAUVE

Singer Lisa Middelhauve has left the German goth metal band XANDRIA for "personal reasons." "We thank Lisa for the good, successful and most of all the unforgettable time with her and wish her all the best for the future," says the group in a statement. "The musical journey of XANDRIA goes on, of course get ...

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LAMB OF GOD Signs With ROADRUNNER RECORDS

Roadrunner Records has announced the signing of LAMB OF GOD for all territories outside North America. "Having toured with countless Roadrunner bands both domestically and overseas LAMB OF GOD has had the chance to see the amount of promotion and support the label puts into their bands. The foreign territories seem a perfect place to ...

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BRUTALITY Announces New Drummer

Reactivated Floridian '90s death metallers BRUTALITY have announced the addition of drummer Angelo Duca (ex-CONTORTED) to the group's ranks. According to the band, BRUTALITY "is working on getting tight on their old songs and working on new ones. They will be in the studio and playing shows in a few months." BRUTALITY's current lineup is ...

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NECRONOMICON: Mixing Sessions Delayed

Montreal, Quebec, Canada-based black/death metallers NECRONOMICON recently finished recording their third album, entitled "Return of the Witch". The CD will feature guest appearances by Arianne Fleury (ex-AUGURY) and Roxanne Constantin (NEGATIVA, QUO VADIS), among others. According to the band, the mixing sessions for the album, which were originally scheduled to begin late last month, have ...

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BRUTUS: 'Teloorgang' Video Posted Online

"Teloorgang", the new video from the Dutch death metal band BRUTUS, can be viewed below. The clip features the group's late drummer Maarten "Ploegbaas" Luysterburg (ex-GODDESS OF DESIRE), who reportedly committed suicide in October 2006 at the age of 25. BRUTUS will take part in the Neurotic Deathfest 2008, set to take place May 30-31 ...

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ALMAH Begins Recording New Album

ALMAH, the side project of ANGRA members Edu Falaschi (vocals) and Felipe Andreoli (bass), recently announced the lineup for the recording sessions for the group's sophomore album: Edu Falaschi - Vocals Felipe Andreoli - Bass Marcelo Barbosa - Gutar Paulo Schroeber - Guitar Marcelo Moreira - Drums The band has since issued the following recording ...

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NIGHTWISH: Video Interview With TUOMAS, MARCO Posted Online

Australia's Undercover News recently conducted an interview with NIGHTWISH keyboardist/mainman Tuomas Holopainen and bassist/vocalist Marco Hietala. Watch the chat in three parts below. "The Islander", the new single from NIGHTWISH, will be released on May 21 and will include the following tracks: 01. The Islander 02. Escapist (instrumental version) 03. Meadows Of Heaven (orchestral version) ...

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