July 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

AMORPHIS, TAROT Confirmed For ON A DARK WINTER'S NIGHT Festival

AMORPHIS, TAROT (featuring NIGHTWISH bassist/vocalist Marco Hietala), SAMSAS TRAUM, BLIND, DOPE STARS INC., JESUS ON EXSTASY, and VAN CANTO have been confirmed for the On A Dark Winter's Night festival, which is set to take place in two installments this year: in Salzburg, Austria on December 28 and Oberhausen, Germany on December 29. Headlining the ...

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GRIND INC. To Enter Studio In September

German death metallers GRIND INC. will enter Ezy Soundz Studio in Krefeld on September 22 to record their third album, tentatively due in early 2008. The as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2006's "Inhale the Violence" will include such tracks as "Hole in the Ground", "Sudden State of Hate" and "Collateral Body Count". GRIND INC. started out in ...

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BLACK MARKET HERO: More Music Posted Online

BLACK MARKET HERO, the band featuring members of FLAW and 40 BELOW SUMMER, has posted 10 more recent and previously unreleased tracks along with ringtones on their MySpace page. The full-length tracks have been appropriately titled the "Demo Collection." They are also available through www.isounds.com. BLACK MARKET HERO has been busy writing and ...

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CYPHER Parts Ways With Bassist, Announces Replacement

Dutch death/thrash metallers CYPHER have parted ways with bassist Jerry "Pioko" Orie. Jerry will be returning to his home country, Surinam, to pursue business opportunities and promote metal music. He served the CYPHER clan for three years. His last appearance with CYPHER will take place on Friday, September 7 at The Cave in Amsterdam. Jerry's ...

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OTEP: New Live Footage Available

Capital Chaos TV has posted a video clip of OTEP's June 7, 2007 performance at Fat Cat in Modesto, California. Watch it below. OTEP bassist Jason "Evil J" McGuire revealed during a recent interview that the band has worked out a split with Capitol Records and is shopping around for a new label. OTEP has ...

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Drummer MIKE TERRANA To Release 'The Rhythm Beast - In Session' DVD

To celebrate his 30th anniversary as a professional drummer, acclaimed hard rock/heavy metal drummer Mike Terrana (MASTERPLAN, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, AXEL RUDI PELL, METALIUM, RAGE) will release a new DVD, entitled "The Rhythm Beast - In Session", on September 24. Terrana explains: "My reason for making this latest DVD serves two purposes; the first was to ...

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MY FATE To Release 'MMVI' EP

Finnish metallers MY FATE are preparing to release a new EP called "MMVI". "MMVI" is MY FATE's first record to feature Jukka Ruostila following the departure of Antti Ojanen last year. The songs on the EP were mostly written when Ojanen was still a member, but the lyrics and final arrangements have been done with ...

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