February 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

QUEENSRŸCHE, WITHIN TEMPTATION, EUROPE Confirmed For Switzerland's ROCKSOUND FESTIVAL

QUEENSRŸCHE, WITHIN TEMPTATION and EUROPE are among the confirmed bands for this year's Rocksound Festival, set to take place June 6-7 in Huttwil, Switzerland. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: WITHIN TEMPTATION EUROPE QUEENSRŸCHE EPICA SUBWAY TO SALLY ALTER BRIDGE SHAKRA ELUVEITIE LUNATICA THE ORDER HELL'S BELLES (AC/DC all-female tribute) For more information, ...

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HIM: 'Digital Versatile Doom' DVD Sneak Peek

Finnish "love metallers" HIM will release their new CD/DVD, "Digital Versatile Doom: Live at the Orpheum Theatre", on April 1 through Warner. The live portion of the DVD was recorded/filmed at the band's November 14-15, 2007 concerts at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles. According to the HIM newsletter, "you'll go on stage and behind ...

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Former SOILWORK Drummer Joins 5TH SONIC BRIGADE

5TH SONIC BRIGADE, the new Sweden-based band featuring former ALICE COOPER guitarist Ryan Roxie, has been joined by Henry Ranta (ex-SOILWORK) on drums and Richard Evenlind (ex-NOICE, CRISS '99) on guitar. A new single, "Kiss of Death", is available for streaming on the group's MySpace page. 5TH SONIC BRIGADE's first single, "If You ...

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MAYHEM: Birmingham Footage Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of Norwegian black metallers MAYHEM performing the song "Ancient Skin" Tuesday night (February 26) at the Barfly in Birmingham, England can be viewed below (courtesy of "daveingham"). Revolution-Music.dk conducted an interview with MAYHEM singer Attila Csihar at the Royal Metal Fest, which took place earlier in the month in ...

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CEPHALIC CARNAGE, DESPISED ICON, AGATHOCLES Confirmed For Switzerland's MOUNTAINS OF DEATH

CEPHALIC CARNAGE, DESPISED ICON and AGATHOCLES are among the confirmed bands for this year's Mountains Of Death festival, set to take place August 22-23 in Muotathal, Switzerland. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AGATHOCLES BEHEADED BLACK SEPTEMBER CRANIOTOMY CENSORED CEPHALIC CARNAGE DESPISED ICON INFECTED DISARRAY INHERIT DISEASE INSIDIOUS DECREPANCY INVERACITY KRONOS SICKENING SUFFOCATE ...

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TED NUGENT To Speak At Western Michigan University

Legendary rocker Ted Nugent will speak at Western Michigan University on Monday, March 31 at WMU's Miller auditorium. "We are excited and honored to host Ted Nugent," says Megan Buwalda, Chairman of the WMU College Republicans. "Mr. Nugent is cultural icon. Gun rights have been a very hot topic on campus recently and we feel ...

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DAATH Announces New Singer

Georgia-based, forward-thinking metal band DAATH, who spent the summer of 2007 kicking up dirt on Ozzfest's side stage, has completed its search for a new vocalist. DAATH is pleased to announce Sean Z. as the group's new frontman. The band, who parted ways with Sean Faber after Ozzfest, spent the autumn season holding open auditions ...

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FIREWIND: 'Mercenary Man' Single Available

Greek melodic metallers FIREWIND have just released their brand new single, "Mercenary Man", in their home country. All other European customers can purchase a copy via the Nuclear Blast mailorder for a fan-friendly price of 3.99 euros. Click here to order it directly. The first single from FIREWIND's upcoming album, "The Premonition", "Mercenary ...

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