November 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

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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HELLOWEEN: New Video Interview Available

Holland's FaceCulture recently spoke to Sascha Gerstner and Michael Weikath from the German metal band HELLOWEEN. Watch the interview at this location. HELLOWEEN's twelfth studio album, "Gambling with the Devil", has entered the International Album Chart in Japan at position No. 3. A six-minute EPK (Electronic Press Kit) for "Gambling with the Devil" ...

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BATTLELORE: Finnish Gigs With AFTER FOREVER Cancelled

BATTLELORE's previously announced Finnish gigs with AFTER FOREVER — November 19 at Nosturi in Helsinki and November 20 at Klubi in Tampere — have been cancelled by the promoter. No further information is currently available. BATTLELORE is currently working on material for its fifth album, tentatively due next summer. "At the moment it seems that ...

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WAYSTED Will Not Perform At Next Year's Z ROCK Festival

WAYSTED, the reunited mid-'80s British heavy metal outfit led by UFO bassist Pete Way (hence the spelling of the group's name), has issued the following statement: "After yesterday's announcement by Z Records that WAYSTED would be appearing at next year's Z Rock [festival], WAYSTED management would like to set the record straight that the announcement, ...

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DECAPITATED Singer 'Showing Some Progress' Following Accident

Two members of the Polish extreme metal band DECAPITATEDVitek (real name: Witold Kieltykaand; drums) and Covan (real name: Adrian Kowanek; vocals) — were seriously injured in a road accident earlier in the week involving DECAPITATED's tour bus and a truck carrying wood in Gomel, on the Russia/Belarus border. Both musicians reportedly sustained serious ...

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