May 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

SAXON: New Album Due In October

According to SPV, SAXON's follow-up to 2007's "The Inner Sanctum", which is currently being recorded, is scheduled for release in October. SAXON's latest video podcast, which was filmed on May 7, 2008 in Sydney, Australia, can be viewed below. Produced by Charlie Bauerfeind (HELLOWEEN, BLIND GUARDIAN, HALFORD, RAGE), "The Inner Sanctum" was released as a ...

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SINCE THE FLOOD: New Video Interview Available

HeavyMetalSource.com conducted an interview with the New Hampshire/Massachusetts hardcore powerhouse SINCE THE FLOOD at the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival, which took place last month in Worcester, Massachusetts. Watch the eight-minute chat below. SINCE THE FLOOD's latest full-length CD, "No Compromise", was released last year on Metal Blade Records. According to a press release, ...

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DISTURBED And DEEP ROCK DRIVE Make Online Concert History

Last night (May 29), something big happened at Deep Rock Drive. Really big. As part of the Pepsi Free Concert Series, Deep Rock Drive hosted their first multi-platinum artist, DISTURBED. During this first-of-its-kind event, some very interesting and exciting events came to pass. DISTURBED fans were treated to a full concert performance in High Definition, ...

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DESCENDING: 'The Trust' Video Posted Online

"The Trust", the new video from the Athens, Greece-based death/thrash metal band DESCENDING, can be viewed below. The track comes off the group's new album, "Enter Annihilation", due this summer via Massacre Records. According to a press release, DESCENDING combines "both bombastic aggressive metal riffage and melodic hook lines in their songs. Their debut album ...

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Former SENTENCED Guitarist's KYPCK Signs With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

KYPCK ("Kursk" in the western alphabet) the new Russian-singing Finnish doom metal band featuring former SENTENCED guitarist Sami Lopakka (a.k.a. S.S. Lopakka) has inked a deal with Century Media Records for the European release (outside Finland) of the group's debut album, "Cherno". KYPCK's lineup includes Lopakka, vocalist E. Seppnen, bassist J. T. Yl-Rautio and renowned ...

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GORGOROTH: 'Live In Grieghallen' Due In June

Norwegian black metallers GORGOROTH will release a new live album, entitled "Live in Grieghallen", in June via Regain Records. According to a press release, the CD was recorded live at Grieghallen in Bergen, Norway by Eirik "Pytten" Hundvin and features Infernus on bass and guitar, Gaahl on vocals, and Garghuf on drums. "Live in Grieghallen" ...

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HELHEIM Announces New Guitarist

Norwegian Viking metallers HELHEIM have announced the addition of SYRACH guitarist Noralf, who had filled in for HELHEIM's previous guitarist Thorbjrn during the band's recent European tour. Thorbjrn's decision to leave the band was taken after he felt that he wanted to concentrate more on other projects based on '70s metal/rock. In a statement issued ...

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ROCKLAHOMA Preview Special To Air On XM's Boneyard

XM Radio's Boneyard will air a Rocklahoma preview special mext week. Join host Kevin Kash for a song from each of the main-stage acts at this year's Rocklahoma festival. Kevin will go through each day of the lineup. Youll also hear from some of the bandmembers playing at Rocklahoma 2008. Debuts: Friday, June 6 at ...

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