May 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

FALCONER Guitarist Welcomes Addition To Family

Congratulations are in order for FALCONER guitarist Stefan Weinerhall and his wife on the birth of their son Joar Esbjörn Weinerhall. FALCONER recently extended its deal with Metal Blade for another four albums. The group is currently writing material for its new CD, which will feature "slightly faster and with more unexpected turns," according to ...

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GOSPEL OF THE HORNS Planning European Tour

Invictus Productions has issued the following statement regarding the current status of Australia's renowned blackened death/thrash outfit GOSPEL OF THE HORNS: "Since the unfortunate situation earlier in 2007 where news was broken on [PyroMusic.net and then reported by BLABBERMOUTH.NET] that GOSPEL OF THE HORNS had split up and therefore wouldn’t be touring again, we've had ...

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GODSMACK To Release 10th Anniversary Box Set

Gary Graff of Billboard.com reports that GODSMACK will release a 10th anniversary box set later this year. The Boston band — currently on a theater run continuing to promote its 2006 release "IV" — plan to commemorate the 10-year celebration of their first album with a package that gathers together its four studio ...

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JOB FOR A COWBOY: 'Genesis' U.K. Chart Positions Revealed

Glendale, Arizona extreme metal band JOB FOR A COWBOY's debut album, "Genesis" has registered the following U.K. chart positions: Top 50 Indie Album Chart: #28 Top 40 Rock & Metal Album Chart: #26 Last week the CD entered the Billboard chart at No. 54 after shifting nearly 13,000 copies in the United States in its ...

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CULT OF LUNA Prepares For DOWNLOAD Festival

Swedish epic art-rock crushers CULT OF LUNA will descend upon Download on Sunday, June 10 to play their debut set at the famous festival. Download is the first U.K. festival CULT OF LUNA have been invited to play, and they are looking forward to engaging the crowd on the Tuborg stage with their special brand ...

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MINISTRY Mainman Comments On Signing PRONG

As BLABBERMOUTH.NET first reported yesterday, PRONG has now confirmed that it has inked a deal with MINISTRY mainman Al Jourgenson's 13th Planet Records label for the release of the group's new album, tentatively due in October. The band — whose lineup consists of Tommy Victor (vocals, guitar), Monte Pittman (bass) and Aaron Rossi (drums) — ...

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DEFTONES: Canadian Tour Dates Announced

DEFTONES have announced the Canadian leg of their ongoing world tour. Directly following the United States portion of the trek, DEFTONES will be heading out on a full cross-Canadian run beginning in Victoria, B.C. on July 9 and concluding on July 28 in Toronto as a headliner at this year's Wakestock Festival. This will be ...

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GODHEAD: 'Hey You' Video Posted Online

GODHEAD's video for the song "Hey You", directed by AJ Rickert-Epstein, has been posted at YouTube. The track comes off the group's latest CD, "The Shadow Line", which came out in August 2006 through new label Cement Shoes Records. "The Shadow Line", the fifth U.S. release from GODHEAD, was co-produced by the band ...

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TIGERTAILZ Completes Work On 'Thrill Pistol'

Reunited U.K. rockers TIGERTAILZ have completed work on their new album, "Thrill Pistol". Basist Pepsi Tate handled all artwork and a snapshot of the new album cover is shown here. "Thrill Pistol" will be released in August/September 2007 on Sanctuary Records. "Thrill Pistol" track listing (in no particular order): 01. Brain The Sucker ...

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