July 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

DOPE Frontman Explains Absence From 'Pedal To The Metal Tour'

DOPE frontman Edsel Dope has released the following statement regarding the band's non-participation in the "Pedal To The Metal Tour" alongside MUDVAYNE, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY and STATIC-X: "We were specifically asked not to make any announcements about our departure from the 'Pedal To The Metal Tour' 'till after the tour got under way. "We apologize ...

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MELIAH RAGE: 'Masquerade' Pushed Back To Late August

"Masquerade", the new album from veteran Massachusetts metallers MELIAH RAGE, has had its release date pushed back to August 25 (via Screaming Ferret/Metro City Records) from the previously announced July 28. The CD was recorded at The Outpost in Stoughton, Massachusetts and was mastered at the end of November by producer Rich Spillberg (WARGASM), who ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP: European Tour Dates Announced

MSG (MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP) has scheduled the following European tour dates: Sep. 08 - Z7 - Prattein, Switzerland Sep. 09 - Spectrum - Augsburg, Germany Sep. 10 - Boerderij - Zoetermeer, Holland Sep. 11 - Hedon - Zwolle, Holland Sep. 12 - Raismes Festival - Raismes, France Sep. 13 - Spirit 66 - Verviers, Belgium ...

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KORN Added To SUNSET STRIP MUSIC FESTIVAL

The second annual Sunset Strip Music Festival (SSMF) — set for September 10-12, 2009 — has announced the addition of KORN to the lineup for their first Los Angeles performance in two years. Fresh off their sold-out European tour, the band will join CHRIS CORNELL at the Saturday, September 12 street festival where for the ...

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CHIMAIRA Announces Headlining Tour Of Australia, New Zealand

Cleveland, Ohio metallers CHIMAIRA will embark on a tour of Australia and New Zealand in January 2010. Support on the trek will come from DOUBLE DRAGON. This will be CHIMAIRA's first headlining Australian tour, having previously played the country as a support act for IN FLAMES, BIOHAZARD and KORN. The dates are as follows: Jan. ...

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EPICA: 'Design Your Universe' Track Listing Revealed

The complete track listing has been revealed for "Design Your Universe", the new album from Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers EPICA. Due in Europe on October 16 via Nuclear Blast Records, the follow-up to 2007's "The Divine Conspiracy" was recorded at Gate Studio in Wolfsburg, Germany with producer Sascha Paeth. "Design Your Universe" track listing: 01. ...

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SUICIDE SILENCE Performs At HOT TOPIC Headquarters; Video Available

Hot Topic-owned music site ShockHound.com has posted video footage of California deathcore masters SUICIDE SILENCE performing a four-song set at the Hot Topic headquarters. The 14-minute clip — which includes live renditions of the tracks "Lifted", "The Price Of Beauty", "Wake Up" and "No Pity For A Coward" — can be viewed below. SUICIDE SILENCE's ...

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