February 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

CRIONICS Looks Back On 2007

Polish metallers CRIONICS have issued the following update: "Without doubt, year 2007 was the most hard-working and decisive period during band’s career. It was because of releasing new album — 'NeuThrone', intense promotional work – touring mainly, and our involving in other projects, focused on music obviously. "First term of last year was dedicated for ...

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STILL DEAD: New EP Out Now

STILL DEAD, the Salem, Oregon-based metal band featuring drummer Kyle Castronovo (son of JOURNEY's Deen Castronovo), has just released a new EP, entitled "Sharon the American Glory". Audio samples from the independently issued CD are available on the group's MySpace page. STILL DEAD will open for WEDNESDAY 13 at the Satyricon in Portland ...

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NOME: New Demo Posted Online

Finnish rock-edged metal band NOME has posted its entire fifth demo, entitled "Once Again", on the group's MySpace page. The CD was recorded over a four-day period at Studio Watercastle with Arttu Sarvanne, who has previously worked with ALGHAZANTH, ENTER MY SILENCE and SILENTIUM, among others. NOME last year recruited vocalist Jouni Koskela ...

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HACRIDE, DRONE Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

HACRIDE and DRONE have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 14-16 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: 3 INCHES OF BLOOD ABORTED AGRYPNIE AHAB ALL ENDS ARCH ENEMY AS I LAY DYING ASP AUTUMN BEHEMOTH BLOOD RED THRONE BORN ...

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AMORPHIS: More Tour Dates Announced

Finnish metal band AMORPHIS has scheduled the following dates: Feb. 09 - Bucharest, Romania - Sala Agronomia Mar. 05 - Tavastia - Helsinki, Finland Mar. 06 - Lutakko - Jyväskylä, Finland Mar. 07 - Puijonsarvi - Kuopio, Finland Mar. 08 - Club Teatria - Oulu, Finland Mar. 15 - Areena - Joensuu, Finland Apr. 19 ...

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TRANZAM Featuring ROB HALFORD's Brother: New Video Posted Online

A video clip for UK "classic rock" band TRANZAM's cover version of OZZY OSBOURNE's "Crazy Train" can be viewed below. TRANZAM features in its ranks drummer Nigel Halford, brother of JUDAS PRIEST frontman Rob Halford. The group's live setlist consists exclusively of classic rock covers from such artists as AC/DC, OZZY OSBOURNE, WHITESNAKE, JOURNEY and ...

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P.O.D. Guitarist Comments On MIKE MUIR Collaboration

Mitchell Peters of Billboard.com reports that P.O.D.'s new album, "When Angels & Serpents Dance" (due April 8 via INO/Columbia), features guest appearances from the MARLEY SISTERS, SUICIDAL TENDENCIES singer Mike Muir and HELMET guitarist Page Hamilton. The song "Kaliforn-Eye-A", which features vocals from Muir, allowed P.O.D. to collaborate with an "iconic punk rock ...

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