May 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

Sacramento's FATE Signs With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of Sacramento, California-based metal quintet FATE. "We are very excited to be apart of the Metal Blade family and sharing our music with the masses," the members of FATE said in a statement. "FATE is grateful for this opportunity to share a label with some of our biggest ...

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SWORN To Release Debut Album In July

SWORN, the Norwegian black metal project led by Lars Jensen (MYRKGRAV), will release its debut album, "The Alleviation", on July 20 via Twilight Vertrieb. The CD was recorded and mixed at the Conclave Media Studio in the fall of 2006. The vocals were laid down at Koia Studios between September 2006 and April 2007. The ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: 'I Still Believe In Rock And Roll'

Details magazine recently conducted an interview with Ozzy Osbourne. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow: On filming "The Osbournes": "There were shitloads of cameras everywhere. But I told them I've got to have a safe room. I've got to have a room where I can go and scratch my balls or pick my ...

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CHRIS CORNELL To Guest On 'Rockline' On Monday

Former AUDIOSLAVE/SOUNDGARDEN singer Chris Cornell will be the featured guest on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" with host Bob Coburn on Monday, June 4. The show airs at 8:30 p.m. PT/ 11:30 p.m. ET and fans are encouraged to call in at 1-800-344-ROCK (7625). To find a station near you, check out

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KONKHRA: New Album Update

Danish extreme metallers KONKHRA recently begun re-recording their long-awaited new album after encountering technical difficulties which forced them to scrap some of the already completed early tracks. Commented guitarist/vocalist Anders Lundemark: "We are ready to leave the comforts of James' [Murphy; ex-TESTAMENT, DEATH, OBITUARY] studio, The Safehouse, in central Florida today. We finished six solos ...

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JORN LANDE: New Video Interview Available

A video interview with former MASTERPLAN/ARK frontman Jorn Lande, conducted by actionTV on May 22, 2007 at the release party for Ken Hensley's (URIAH HEEP) rock opera "Blood on the Highway" (which features a guest appearance by Lande) in Hamburg, Germany, has been posted online at this location. As previously reported, Jorn Lande ...

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VICIOUS ART Drummer Checks In From Recording Studio

VICIOUS ART, the Swedish death/thrash metal band featuring former DARK FUNERAL members Matias Mäkelä and Robert Lundin, along with Jörgen Sandström (THE PROJECT HATE, ex-ENTOMBED, GRAVE) on bass, entered Offbeat studio in Jakobsberg, Sweden on May 18 to begin recording its sophomore album, tentatively due this fall via Mighty Music. Commented VICIOUS ART drummer Robert ...

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