July 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

ZOROASTER Completes Work On New Album

Thundering power-doom trio ZOROASTER has completed work on its debut full-length, entitled "Dog Magic". The album is set for a September 11, 2007 release date via Terminal Doom / Battle Kommand Records (by way of Southern Lord). Summoned by the mighty sludge of MELVINS, the mysticism of CELTIC FROST and the nihilistic blues of EYEHATEGOD, ...

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ATREYU Announces Headlining Shows

Acclaimed metallic rock act ATREYU has announced plans for a headlining tour in support of its upcoming Hollywood Records debut, "Lead Sails Paper Anchor". The much-buzzed-about album arrives in stores on August 28 and the tour begins September 9 at the Big Easy in Boise, ID, with openers HASTE THE DAY, IT DIES TODAY plus ...

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KHYMERA Putting Finishing Touches On Third Album

The third chapter of the KHYMERA project is about to be completed. The lineup this time is identical to the one that appeared on the second album, with Daniele Liverani on keyboards, Tommy Ermolli on guitars, Dario Ciccioni on drums and Dennis Ward of PINK CREAM 69 handling all lead vocals. The bulk of the ...

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KREATOR, SOILWORK, CHIMAIRA Confirmed For Denmark's AALBORG METAL FESTIVAL

SOILWORK, CHIMAIRA and KREATOR are among the confirmed bands for the sixth edition of the Aalborg Metal Festival, set to take place November 2-3, 2007 in Aalborg, Denmark. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: SOILWORK CHIMAIRA KREATOR DREAM EVIL CALIBAN BELPHEGOR SIRENIA SONIC SYNDICATE NIGHTRAGE DAWN OF DEMISE DEW-SCENTED SPECRAL MORTUARY BROADMOOR THORIUM ...

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KORN Evolves Environmentally On FAMILY VALUES Tour

KORN announced today that they will be joining the effort to tour green by fueling all their vehicles with bio-diesel. This effort will lessen their environmental impact on this year's Family Values Tour by using domestically produced bio-fuels in all 16 of their touring vehicles. The band is working with Music Matters' SMART (Sustainable Minded ...

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KILLING MIRANDA: End Of An Era

Britain's KILLING MIRANDA has issued the following statement: "It is with great regret that after nearly ten years together, and three albums, we have agreed to go on indefinate hiatus. "We want to start by thanking all the many people that have supported us over those ten years. All the hundreds of great gigs we ...

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KORN Frontman: 'Our Hats Are Off To DEVO'

Launch Radio Networks reports: KORN issues its untitled eighth studio album on Tuesday (July 31), marking the group's first release as a trio. The band has also hinted that the new CD represents a major musical progression for the band, just as 2005's "See You on the Other Side" did. Guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer described ...

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NINE INCH NAILS Books First U.S. Show Of 2007

Launch Radio Networks reports: NINE INCH NAILS has announced its first U.S. show in support of the band's latest album, "Year Zero". The group's web site has just added a September 18 show in Honolulu, Hawaii to its summer itinerary, which is filled through August and the first half of September with shows in Europe, ...

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