August 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

VADER Parts Ways With Drummer, Guitarist

Polish portal Interia.pl reports that drummer Dariusz "Daray" Brzozowski and guitarist Maurycy "Mauser" Stefanowicz have left the veteran Polish death metal band VADER. According to the Meinl Cymbals web site, Daray will join the Norwegian black metal group DIMMU BORGIR while Mauser will reportedly concentrate on his UNSUN project, which will ...

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SKYFIRE: 'Esoteric' Artwork Unveiled; Studio Video Footage Available

Swedish progressive death metallers SKYFIRE have unveiled the cover artwork (see below) for their fourth album, "Esoteric", due in early 2009 via Pivotal Rockordings. The cover art, which can only be described as "epic," was created by Pär Olofsson, who has previously worked with BRAIN DRILL, PSYCROPTIC, SPAWN OF POSSESSION, and PERSUADER. The recording process ...

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PANTHEIST, SKEPTICISM, OPHIS To Team Up For European Dates

Firedoom Music recording artist PANTHEIST (UK) will team up with SKEPTICISM (Finland) and OPHIS (Germany) for another round of live funerealism under the banner of "Exorcising The Funereal". The dates are as follows: Oct. 25 - Logo Hamburg, Germany Oct. 26 - Baroeg Rotterdam, The Netherlands Oct. 27 - Kunstverein Nurnberg, Germany Oct. 28 - ...

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TYGERS OF PAN TANG To Tour UK With STEVE GRIMMETT

NWOBHM legends TYGERS OF PAN TANG have issued the following update: "Although we are awaiting some more confirmed dates, we wanted to let you all know as soon as possible about the upcoming UK tour. This will be a three-band bill with the TYGERS OF PAN TANG as headliners and the fantastic Steve Grimmett of ...

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13 Arrested At JOURNEY Concert In Hershey

According to The Patriot-News, thirteen people were arrested Thursday night (August 28) during the JOURNEY concert at Hersheypark Stadium in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Police said eight of the arrests were for underage drinking, and five were for disorderly conduct. Police said one person was charged with trespassing. Township police were assisted by the state ...

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SLIPKNOT: New York City 'Maggots' Needed

SLIPKNOT has issued the following update: "If you live in the New York City area and can meet up [Saturday] morning [August 30] around 6:00 a.m., we are going to be having a gathering of maggots that will descend on 'Good Morning America' and 'The Today Show'. If you can definitely make it, please send ...

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MINISTRY Mainman To Sign Copies Of 'Wicked Lake' DVD In Hollywood

MINISTRY frontman Al Jourgensen will be signing DVD copies of the horror feature film "Wicked Lake" on Thursday, September 25 at the Virgin Megastore in Hollywood, California beginning at 7:00 p.m. Purchase "Wicked Lake" on DVD at Virgin Megastore Hollywood to receive a wristband to have your DVD signed. Al Jourgensen scored, music-supervise and created ...

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SHADE EMPIRE Added To UNLEASHED's Hammer Battalion' Tour

Finnish metallers SHADE EMPIRE have been added to the UNLEASHED-headlined "Hammer Battalion" tour, alos featuring KRISIUN (Brazil) and ONE MAN ARMY AND THE UNDEAD QUARTET (Sweden). The dates are as follows: Nov. 25 - (CH) Geneve @ L'Usine Nov. 26 - (GER) Stuttgart @ LKA-Longhorn Nov. 27 - (A) Worgl @ Komma Nov. 28 - ...

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