November 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

CANDLEMASS Confirmed For UK's BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish doom legends CANDLEMASS have been confirmed for next year's Bloodstock Open Air festival, set to take place August 14-16, 2009 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: CANDLEMASS DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER KATATONIA SABATON THE HAUNTED TURISAS WINTERSUN Tickets went on sale on September 1 at this ...

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BLOODBATH: 'The Fathomless Mastery' First-Week Sales Revealed

"The Fathomless Mastery", the new studio album from the Swedish death metal "supergroup" BLOODBATH, sold around 1,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The CD debuted at No. 45 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing ...

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CRYSTAL EYES: New Songs Posted Online

Swedish/Danish metallers CRYSTAL EYES have posted four new songs — "The Fire Of Hades", "Waves Of War", "Shadow Rider" and "Dying In The Rain" — on their MySpace page. The tracks come off the band's new album, "Chained", which is scheduled for release on November 21 via Metal Heaven. The CD's cover artwork, ...

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SLIPKNOT In Russia: Photos Available

Russia's Darkside e-zine has posted quality photos of SLIPKNOT's November 5, 2008 concert at Olympijskiy Stadium in Moscow. The group's setlist was as follows: 01. Surfacing 02. The Blister Exists 03. Get This 04. Before I Forget 05. Disasterpiece 06. Dead Memories 07. Eyeless 08. Psychosocial 09. The Heretic Anthem 10. Prosthetics 11. ...

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CULT OF LUNA To Tour Australia In February

Swedish art-rockers CULT OF LUNA will embark on a tour of Australia in February. Confirmed dates are as follows: Feb. 12 - Brisbane, AUS - The Tivoli Feb. 14 - Sydney, AUS - Manning Bar Feb. 15 - Melbourne, AUS - The Hi-Fi Feb. 17 - Adelaide, AUS - HQ Feb. 18 - Perth, AUS ...

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GRAHAM BONNET Featured On 'Lyraka - Music From a Mermaid Empire'

Legendary rock singer Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, MSG, ALCATRAZZ, IMPELLITTERI) is scheduled to appear on "Lyraka - Music From a Mermaid Empire", a highlights CD featuring songs from the "Lyraka" movie. According to the filmmakers, Bonnet will be the voice of the musical narrator throughout the 3D animation movie (projected release date 2011), as well as ...

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DEADLOCK: 'The Brave / Agony Applause' Video Available

"The Brave / Agony Applause", the new video from German melodic death metal hopefuls DEADLOCK, can be viewed below. The clip was filmed with director Philipp Hirsch (HEAVEN SHALL BURN, AMON AMARTH, DISILLUSION). The track comes off the group's new album, "Manifesto", which is scheduled for release on November 17 and in the U.S. on ...

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