February 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

OZZY OSBOURNE: New Audio Interview Posted Online

While chatting to the "Wil & Lehmo" afternoon show on Australian rock radio station Triple M, Ozzy Osbourne was asked how he enjoys himself now that he's off the drink and drugs. The answer? "I masturbate to AC/DC," he laughed. "Not really really — I don't have the energy anymore!" You can hear the full ...

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SKARHEAD To Record New Studio Album

HardTimes.ca conducted an interview with Danny Diablo prior to his Montreal performance with NECRO and PSYCHO REALM. During the chat, Diablo, a.k.a. Lord Ezec from '90s New York hardcore legends SKARHEAD and CROWN OF THORNZ, announces plans for a brand new SKARHEAD album — the group's first since 1999's Victory Records full-length, "Kings ...

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TERÄSBETONI Competing To Represent Finland In EUROVISION SONG CONTEST

Finnish metallers TERÄSBETONI are competing in the Finnish national pre-selection for the Eurovision Song Contest. Their chosen track is called "Missä miehet ratsastaa" and it was composed by the band's vocalist/bassist, Jarkko Ahola. In Finland there will be three semifinal rounds, including the third one on February 22, which will feature TERÄSBETONI. The songs to ...

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APOCALYPTICA To Headline Germany's ROCK AM HÄRTSFELDSEE Festival

Finnish metal cellists APOCALYPTICA have been confirmed as the headliners of the Rock am Härtsfeldsee 2008 festival, set to take place June 27-28 in Dischingen Lkr. Heidenheim, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: APOCALYPTICA DEADLOCK EKTOMORF MAMBO KURT MEGAHERZ SALTATIO MORTIS For more information, visit www.rockamhaertsfeldsee.de. As previously reported, APOCALYPTICA ...

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AVANTASIA: European First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

"The Scarecrow", the new album from AVANTASIA — the solo project of EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet — has registered the following first-week European chart positions: Germany: #8 Sweden: #10 Austria: #16 Switzerland: #17 Finland: #26 Belgium: #50 Netherlands: #65 "The Scarecrow" is being streamed in its entirety at MP3.com. An e-card for the ...

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