November 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

FURY Track Featuring Former IGNITOR Singer Posted Online

The first collaboration between Austin, Texas guitar shredder Matt Fury and former IGNITOR vocalist Erika Tandy (ex-AUTUMN TEARS), a demo track titled "Unrequited", is available for streaming at this location. "Unrequited", a previously unreleased track from the "Betrayed" sessions, is "now fully realized with dynamic, emotional vocals of Erika complimenting some of Matt's ...

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SLASH To Headline Norway's QUART Festival

Former GUNS N' ROSES and current VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash will play his only European solo concert of 2009 at next year's edition of the Quart festival, set to take place June 30 - July 4 in Kristiansand, Norway. Slash will headline the event on the festival's opening day. He will be joined by a ...

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HOD Completes Work On Debut Album

San Antonio, Texas-based extreme metal band HOD has completed work on its debut album, "Serpent", for a Februry 2009 release via Ibex Moon Records. Commented guitarist Lord Necron: "We had Proscriptor of ABSU master the album at his studio Tarot Productions. He did a great job of making it all come together. Cover art was ...

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GRAND MAGUS: German Dates Cancelled

Swedish powerhouse GRAND MAGUS, which features in its ranks current SPIRITUAL BEGGARS frontman Janne Christoffersson, has issued the following update: "Due to unforeseen circumstances, GRAND MAGUS will not tour Germany on the announced dates in November. The band is very sorry about this, but promise to reschedule these dates and come back in 2009 instead. ...

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THE HAUNTED: Audio Interview With ANDERS BJÖRLER Available

Guitarist Anders Björler of Sweden's THE HAUNTED and reactivated thrashers AT THE GATES was interviewed by Andrew Haug of Triple J's "Full Metal Racket" (based in Australia) at this year's Wacken Open Air festival, which was held July 31 - August 2, 2008 in Wacken, Germany. Listen to the interview in streaming audio at the ...

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BENEDICTUM: Munich Footage Available

Video footage of BENEDICTUM's October 28, 2008 concert in Munich, Germany can be viewed below (courtesy of "eblinternational"). BENEDICTUM's sophomore album, "Seasons of Tragedy", was released in Europe on January 25 via Locomotive Records (March 4 in the U.S.). The follow-up to 2006's "Uncreation" contains 10 original songs plus a cover version of the ACCEPT ...

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