August 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

JUDAS PRIEST: New Video Message From K.K. DOWNING Available

Guitarist K.K. Downing of the British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST has posted a video message from the band's August 13, 2008 stop in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Watch the three-minute clip below. JUDAS PRIEST will perform a free outdoor mini-concert on ABC-TV's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" on September 2 in Hollywood, California, with two songs set ...

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CODE Announces Final Performance Of 2008

British/Norwegian black metal project CODE, featuring vocalist Simen Hestnaes (a.k.a. ICS Vortex; DIMMU BORGIR, ex-ARCTURUS), bassist/backing vocalist Viper (a.k.a. Vicotnik from DHG), guitarist/songwriter Aort, and drummer Adrian Erlandsson (AT THE GATES, CRADLE OF FILTH), has issued the following update: "We will be playing live at club Willemeen in Arnhem, the Netherlands on the 17th October ...

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END OF GREEN: 'The Sick's Sense' Lands On German Chart

"The Sick's Sense", the sixth album from South German melancholics END OF GREEN, has entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 21. "Killhoney", the new video from END OF GREEN, can be viewed below. The track comes off, "The Sick's Sense", which was released on August 15. The record was made available in ...

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TIGERTAILZ To Support VINCE NEIL In UK

UK glam rockers TIGERTAILZ will support MÖTLEY CRÜE frontman Vince Neil on both his solo UK shows this coming December. The dates are as follows: Dec. 17 - London, UK - Shepherds Bush Empire Dec. 18 - Wolverhampton, UK - Civic Hall TIGERTAILZ will also play a headlining show on Saturday, November 1 at the ...

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DAWN OF AZAZEL To Enter Studio In September

New Zealand-based extreme metallers DAWN OF AZAZEL will enter Mana Recording Studios in St. Petersburg, Florida mid-September to begin recording their third album for an early 2009 release. The band says, "We have been extremely busy working on this project for the last few months and are expecting some amazing results before the end of ...

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BLOODSHOT To Release New Album In October

Belgian hardcore-metal masters BLOODSHOT will release their third full-length effort, "Murder The World", on October 20 via Scarlet Records. According to a press release, the follow-up to "Ultimate Hatred" is "more vicious and agressive than ever before, redefining brutality and combining the best elements of metal and hardcore to a perfect war machine crushing everything ...

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AUSTRIAN DEATH MACHINE To Play KUPD's 'End Of Summer Scorcher'

AUSTRIAN DEATH MACHINE — the side project of AS I LAY DYING singer Tim Lambesis — has been confirmed to play KUPD's End of Summer Scorcher on Saturday, September 20 at the Peoria Sports Complex in Peoria, Arizona. This all-day music festival will feature two stages with performances by ALICE IN CHAINS, DEFTONES, FIVE FINGER ...

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WARGASM To Perform Acoustic Set On WAAF's 'Bay State Rock'

Boston's legendary thrashers WARGASM will take part in a four-song acoustic performance on Sunday, August 31 on WAAF's "Bay State Rock" show with Carmelita. The performance will also include members of STEEL ASSASSIN and GOZU and will feature original WARGASM songs as well as NWOBHM classics. The program runs from 11:00 p.m. to midnight and ...

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ZIMMERS HOLE: U.S. Tour Cancelled

ZIMMERS HOLE — the Vancouver-based project featuring guitarist Jed Simon and bassist Byron Stroud of STRAPPING YOUNG LAD alongside legendary drummer Gene Hoglan (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, TESTAMENT, DEATH, DARK ANGEL) — has issued the following update: "It is with deep regret and totally un-metal sorrow that we must cancel our upcoming U.S. tour with SIGH. ...

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