October 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

ENGEL 'Mockumentary' Posted Online

A four-minute ENGEL "mockumentary" featuring "some very familiar faces" offering their opinion of the band can be viewed below. Commented the group: "It's great to have such nice high-profile friends from our fellow Swedish bands as well as some special guests from across the ocean saying such wonderful things about ENGEL or are they really ...

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THE HAUNTED To Support SLAYER In Europe

According to Slayerized.com, Swedish metallers THE HAUNTED will support SLAYER on their upcoming European tour, which kicks off on November 18 in Nottingham, England. Commented THE HAUNTED frontman Peter Dolving: "This is great beyond words. Since the very first THE HAUNTED record we've enjoyed great support from SLAYER and we've talked many times ...

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ALICE COOPER Performs At Las Vegas Bar; Video Available

This past Saturday (October 24), legendary rocker Alice Cooper made an appearance at his guitarist Keri Kelli's new bar Aces & Ales in Las Vegas. Cooper and his band played a short set, including "No More Mr. Nice Guy", "I'm 18", "Under My Wheels" and "School's Out". Video footage of the performance can be viewed ...

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ASTRIAAL Completes Work On New Album

According to MetalObsession.net, Australian black metallers ASTRIAAL have completed work on their long-awaited follow-up to "Renascent Misanthropy" for an early 2010 release. The band is also planning its first live shows in over three years. Commented the group: "After tracking the as-yet-untitled new album at various studios throughout Australia, ASTRIAAL travelled to Molla ...

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PLANTERA Is Back!

PLANTERA — the Gothenburg, Sweden-based PANTERA tribute band featuring vocalist Tony Jelencovich (M.A.N, TRANSPORT LEAGUE, MNEMIC), bassist Robert Hakemo (M.A.N, RELEVANT FEW, ENGEL, GARDENIAN, KEROZENE, GOOSEFLESH) and guitarist Fredrik Olsson (LOST HORIZON, HEED) — will play an exclusive show in teh group's hometown on Saturday, October 31 at the metal club Belsepub. Also scheduled to ...

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DREAM THEATER Drummer Performs With BIGELF In Milan: Video Available

DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy made a surprise guest appearence during BIGELF's performance at the Progressive Nation show in Milan on Monday, October 26. The Los Angeles-based psychedelic/progressive metal band was halfway through its song "Blackball" when Portnoy joined them onstage disguised in a hat. He proceeded to sing the song's chorus, then revealed himself ...

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