February 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

ECHOES OF ETERNITY Forced To Cancel Remainder Of North American Tour

California-based, female-fronted progressive metallers ECHOES OF ETERNITY have been forced to cancel the remainder of their North American tour with TRAIL OF TEARS and UNEXPECT. According to the band, "Francine [Boucher, vocals] has come down with bronchitis, she has lost her voice and is severely ill. Unfortunately these circumstances are beyond our control. TRAIL OF ...

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Ex-DIMMU BORGIR Drummer Records With Venezuela's NOCTIS IMPERIUM

Legendary British drummer Nicholas Barker (DIMMU BORGIR, CRADLE OF FILTH, LEAVES' EYES, ATROCITY, BRUJERIA) has laid down the drum tracks for the debut album from the Venezuelan black/death metal band NOCTIS IMPERIUM. Barker arrived in Caracas on January 18 to record his parts for "Glorification of Evil: The Age of the Golden Down", which will ...

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CARACH ANGREN To Release 'Lammendam' In April

Dutch symphonic black metal act CARACH ANGREN has completed work on its new concept album, "Lammendam", due on April 18 via Maddening Media, the label run by LE GRAND GUIGNOL singer Philip Breuer. Check out the cover artwork at this location. "Lammendam" track listing: 01. Het Spook Van De Leiffartshof (intro) 02. A ...

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POWER QUEST Completes Mastering 'Master Of Illusion'

UK melodic power metallers POWER QUEST have finished mixing their new album, "Master of Illusion", for a March 26 Japanese release. The CD, which will be mastered on February 13, will feature a guest appearance by keyboardist Richard West from the UK progressive metal band THRESHOLD on the track "Human Machine". Other songtitles set to ...

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ANONYMUS: Canadian Tour Dates Announced

Quebec metallers ANONYMUS have scheduled the following dates: March 01 - Riviere-du-Loup, QC - Maison Des Jeunes March 02 - Quebec, QC - Bar Le Monkey March 08 - Joliette, QC - l'Azile March 19 - Thunder Bay, ON - The Killoys March 21 - Prince Albert, SK - The Union Center (with INTO ETERNITY) ...

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DÉTENTE: 1986 Concert Footage Posted Online

Classic footage of the original "Recognize No Authority"-era lineup of the California band DÉTENTEDawn Crosby, Steve Hochheiser, Dennis Butler, Ross Robinson and Caleb Quinn — performing the song "Blood I Bleed" in 1986 at the Country Club in Reseda, California can be viewed below. As previously reported, vocalist Ann Boleyn (HELLION) and guitarist ...

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Reunited BRUTALITY Working On New Material

Tampa, Florida-based death metallers BRUTALITY have reformed and are working on material for a new album. The band's current lineup consists of Jeff Acres (bass, vocals), Scott Reigel (vocals), Jay Fernandez (guitar) and Demian Heftel (guitar). A new drummer is currently being sought. You can contact the group at [email protected] or go to the BRUTALITY ...

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