November 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

DIMMU BORGIR Accuses German Rapper Of 'Stealing' Band's Music

According to Bild.de, Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR are threatening to sue German rapper Bushido for allegedly using the melodies from DIMMU BORGIR's songs on his albums without permission. DIMMU BORGIR manager Yvette Uhlmann stated: "The band was contacted via the Internet and was told that Bushido had stolen the melody of their song ...

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BOBAFLEX: 'Home' Video Posted Online

West Virginian metal maniacs BOBAFLEX have released their video for the song "Home". The clip, which was shot by director Dan Dobi on October 12 before and during the band's concert at Alrosa Villa in Columbus, Ohio, can be viewed below. "Tales from Dirt Town", BOBAFLEX's follow-up its acclaimed "Apologize for Nothing" CD (2005), came ...

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AUTUMN Forced To Cancel This Weekend's Concert

Dutch female-fronted gothic metal band AUTUMN was recently forced to cancel its previously announced German headlining tour and appearance at the Metal Female Voices Fest in Wieze, Belgium due to "serious health problems" suffered by the group's lead singer, Nienke De Jong. Nienke De Jong has since issued the following update on the matter: "The ...

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WITCHCRAFT: Live Video Posted Online

MetalKult.com has posted a new live video of Swedish doom rockers WITCHCRAFT playing "Witchcraft", from their 2004 debut of the same name. The video was shot on October 18, 2007, when WITCHCRAFT played the Luna Lounge in Brooklyn for the Kemado Records CMJ showcase. The heavy, neo-psychedelic band's latest record, "The Alchemist", was released on ...

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FACE DOWN Parts Ways With Guitarist

FACE DOWN, the reactivated Swedish outfit featuring former THE HAUNTED singer Marco Aro, has parted ways with guitarist Joacim Carlsson. Joacim's statement on the matter reads as follows: "So, all things must come to an end and this is the end of the FACE DOWN road for me. "For the past months my interest and ...

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OBITUARY Confirmed For Germany's BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival

Legendary Florida death metallers OBITUARY have been confirmed for next year's Bang Your Head!!! festival, set to take place June 27-28, 2008 at Messegelände in Balingen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AGE OF EVIL AGENT STEEL BREAKER CONTRACRASH ENSIFERUM FORBIDDEN GRAVE DIGGER GREAT WHITE KORPIKLAANI LIZZY BORDEN OBITUARY ONSLAUGHT RAGE SAXON ...

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TAROT To Perform At Finland's 'Heavy Metal On Ice' Event

TAROT — the Finnish group led by NIGHTWISH/ex-SINERGY bassist Marco Hietala — will perform at the "Heavy Metal On Ice" charity event benefitting the Kuopio University children's hospital cancer department. TAROT will be joined by singer Johanna Rusanen at the concert, which will take place at the Kuopio Icehall on January 6, 2008. For more ...

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