June 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

SIEGES EVEN: 'Playgrounds' Track Listing Revealed

Reactivated cult German progressive metallers SIEGES EVEN will release their first-ever live album, "Playgrounds", in July via InsideOut Music. The CD will contain ten songs from the "A Sense Of Change", "The Art Of Navigating By The Stars" and "Paramount" albums recorded during the first leg of the band's "Paramount" tour 2007-2008. "Playgrounds" release dates: ...

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OBITUARY Checks In From Europe

Florida-based death metallers OBITUARY have issued the following update: "We have been doing a lot of travelling to make these [European] shows, but we are having a blast. It was great to finally get to Serbia for the fist time and have a awesome show. DESTRUCTION and TESTAMENT, who are both good friends, were also ...

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SOILWORK Frontman Interviewed In Malaysia; Video Available

Malaysia's HateTV conducted an interview with SOILWORK frontman Bjrn "Speed" Strid after the band's May 25, 2008 concert at Ruums Club in Kuala Lumpur. The three-minute clip, which includes footage of the group's show in Malaysia, can be viewed below. In other news, SOILWORK has posted the following message on its web site: "We just ...

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TARJA TURUNEN Checks In From Stockholm

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen has posted a new blog update from Stockholm, Sweden where she is completing the second leg of her European solo tour. A couple of excerpts follow. "Second to last concert on this tour is ahead of us tonight. I am already getting a bit sad that this leg of my ...

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DEF LEPPARD Frontman On Touring

UK's The Observer recently conducted an interview with DEF LEPPARD frontman Joe Elliott for the publication's "Travel" section. A fewe excerpts from the chat follow. To get around on tour "We used to have our own plane with the band's name on the side. It was a dream come true. You drive to ...

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FINNTROLL Pulls Out Of Serbia's LEGACY FESTIVAL

According to a posting on FINNTROLL's official web site, the Finnish band's appearance at Belgrade, Serbia's Legacy Festival which was scheduled for Saturday night (May 31) was cancelled at the last minute "due to some 'unfortunate events.'" The group writes, "We're freaking sorry, and next time... heh, well, what did your mother say? Don't trust ...

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CALIBAN To Tour Australia In August

German metalcore act CALIBAN will embark on a headlining tour of Australia in August. Confirmed dates are as follows: Aug. 13 - Princess Theatre - Brisbane, Australia Aug. 14 - Club 299 - Brisbane, Australia Aug. 15 - Manning Bar - Sydney, Australia Aug. 16 - The Corner Hotel (afternoon show) - Melbourne, Australia Aug. ...

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