June 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

TESTAMENT: HELLFEST Footage Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of San Francisco Bay Area metal veterans TESTAMENT performing the song "Over the Wall" on June 20, 2008 at the Hellfest in Clisson, France can be viewed below (clip uploaded by Dave Ingham a.k.a. YouTube user "triptykon"). TESTAMENT was honored with the "Album of the Year" Metal Hammer Golden Gods Award for ...

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ILLNATH Announces New Drummer

Danish symphonic black metallers ILLNATH have announced the addition of 19-year-old drummer Danni to the group's ranks. "Despite his young age, he has previously played with FAIRYTALE ABUSE and several non-metal projects," the band writes in a statement. "We are now looking forward to getting Danni involved in the vibe of ILLNATH and making new ...

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Reunited FORBIDDEN: HELLFEST Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of reactivated San Francisco Bay Area thrash metal veterans FORBIDDEN performing the song "Off the Edge" on June 22, 2008 at the Hellfest in Clisson, France can be viewed below (clip uploaded by Dave Ingham a.k.a. YouTube user "triptykon"). As previously reported, FORBIDDEN has tapped Mark Hernandez (HEATHEN, DEFIANCE, RE:IGNITION, VIO-LENCE, TORQUE, ...

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ROOT: 'Capturing Sweden - Live in Falkenberg' Released On CD

Legendary Czech dark/black metal band ROOT will make its "Capturing Sweden Live in Falkenberg" album available on CD via the group's indie label Lava Productions. According to a press release, the LP features a recording of ROOT's May 2001 performance at the 2 Heavy 4 You Open Air festival in Falkenberg, Sweden (the band's first-ever ...

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HEAVEN ABLAZE: New Album Artwork Revealed

London, Ontario-based melodic death metal band HEAVEN ABLAZE has revealed the artwork (by Tim Boughton of Dissonance studios) for its new album, "Proclamation Armageddon". The CD was recorded at Mindscape Studios in London, Ontario by Nigel Curly, vocalist/guitarist of EXCRUCIATING THOUGHTS and was mastered by by Colin Davis at Imperial Mastering in Pacheco, California. "Proclamation ...

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BELIEVER Completes Tracking Vocals For New Album

Guitarist/vocalist Kurt Bachman of the reactivated late '80s/early '90s technical-thrash metal band BELIEVER has posted the following message on the group's MySpace page: "The vocals [for the new BELIEVER album] are complete, and the lead guitars are now being tracked. 'The programmers' also have their nerdy little hands on the tunes. We are ...

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