June 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

YNGWIE MALMSTEEN: BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of legendary Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen and his band performing this past Saturday (June 28) at the Bang Your Head!!! festival in Balingen, Germany can be viewed below (clips uploaded by YouTube user "BensonMadame"). According to HMV Japan, Yngwie Malmsteen will release his new studio album in Japan on August 6. ...

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ALL THAT REMAINS: 'Overcome' Release Date Revealed

Prosthetic Records has set a September 16 release date for "Overcome", the new album from the Massachusetts metal band ALL THAT REMAINS. The CD was produced by Jason Suecof, who has previously worked with TRIVIUM, CHIMAIRA and THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, among others. A video blog featuring footage from the recording sessions for "Overcome" can ...

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TRIVIUM: Second 'Shogun' Webisode Available

The second webisode featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the new TRIVIUM album, "Shogun", can be viewed below. For "Shogun", TRIVIUM chose not to record in the familiar environs of their home state of Florida. Instead the band headed to Nashville, Tennessee to work with producer Nick Raskulinecz (RUSH, FOO FIGHTERS, STONE SOUR). The ...

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Former MORBID ANGEL Guitarist Released From Prison

According to the web site of the Florida Department of Corrections, former MORBID ANGEL guitarist Richard Brunelle was released from the Zephyrhills Correctional Institution, located just north of Tampa, on June 21, 2008 after serving 14 months for cocaine possession. The official Florida Department of Corrections photo of Brunelle can be viewed below. ...

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SEVENDUST Shipping Out To Throw Down For The Troops

Jump-started by the return of original guitar player Clint Lowery to the band, SEVENDUST has been on the road non-stop since the release of its new album, "Chapter VII: Hope & Sorrow", in April. The band's current live attack is as ferocious as ever and they'll continue to be road warriors this summer with performances ...

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OZZFEST 2008 VIP Ticket Packages Announced

Representatives for Ozzfest have announced special VIP ticket packages to enhance the Ozzfest experience on Saturday, August 9 at Pizza Hut Park in Dallas, TX. These packages are now available, along with the general tickets, ranging from $79.50 – $129.50, that recently went on sale. The VIP Packages include exclusive seating (Field - GA Front ...

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THE ACACIA STRAIN: New Song Posted Online

Massachusetts heavy hitters THE ACACIA STRAIN have posted a brand new song, "Skynet", on their MySpace page. The track comes off the group's new album, "Continent", which is scheduled for an August 19 release through Prosthetic Records. "'Skynet' is a band favorite," vocalist Vincent Bennett says of the track. "We figured we should ...

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