February 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

FLOOD OF AGES: Live Footage Available

FLOOD OF AGES, the new German-Austrian band featuring former STYGMA IV guitarist Günter Maier, has posted footage from a recent live appearance. A clip of the group performing the song "Burning Down The Masses" in December 2007 can be viewed below. FLOOD OF AGES recently released a new demo CD, entitled "New Century Metal Power". ...

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ALL ENDS: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Video Shoot Posted Online

Swedish hard rock band ALL ENDS, which features in its ranks Emma Gelotte (sister of IN FLAMES guitarist Björn Gelotte) and Tinna Karlsdotter on vocals, Fredrik Johansson (DIMENSION ZERO, IN FLAMES' "The Jester Race" album) and Peter Mårdklint (EMBRACED, TENEBRE) on guitar, along with Josef Skanås on drums, recently travelled to Berlin, Germany to film ...

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THUNDERSTONE Announces New Lineup

Last August saw Finnish metallers THUNDERSTONE part ways with vocalist Pasi Rantanen and keyboard player Kari Tornack, leaving fans wondering about the future of the band. The group, however, did not rest on its heels and did a full European tour in October-December, recruiting vocalist Tommi "Tuple" Salmela from TAROT and keyboardist Jukka Karinen. The ...

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Former CONSTRUCDEAD Vocalist Joins CARNAL FORGE

Former CONSTRUCDEAD/current GODSIC frontman Peter Tuthill has issued the following update: "In November I got the opportunity to try out for the Swedish metal band CARNAL FORGE as singer! Having been a fan of their music since they released their debut, there was no hesitation from my part to try out. I went to Sala ...

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Former ONWARD Guitarist Issues Solo Album Update

Former ONWARD guitarist and solo instrumentalist Toby Knapp has issued the following update: "It seems to be taking forever, but the new [solo] album, 'Misanthropy Divine', is in its final stages. It will include five vocal tracks featuring Dean Sternberg (WITHINANOTHER and touring vocalist for INTO ETERNITY a few years back) and four instrumental tracks. ...

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UNIDA Announces Reunion Show

According to StonerRock.com, California-based stoner rockers UNIDA — featuring former KYUSS lead singer John Garcia, songwriter and guitarist Arthur Seay, drummer Mike Cancino, and bass player Eddie Plasciencia — have scheduled a reunion show on February 21 at Safari Sam's in Hollywood, California. Also scheduled to appear is MONDO GENERATOR, the band led ...

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MAHATMA: Japanese Version Of 'Perseverance' To Include TESTAMENT Cover

Korea's long-running '80s Bay Area-style thrash metal practitioners MAHATMA will have their latest, critically acclaimed opus, "Perseverance", released in Japan on May 21 through Soundholic Records. The Japanese version of the CD will contain two bonus tracks: "Nothing to Take" (taken from the band's first album) and a cover of TESTAMENT's "Practice What You Preach". ...

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