February 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

L.A. GUNS Featuring TRACII GUNS Confirmed For ROCKLAHOMA

The L.A. GUNS version featuring Tracii Guns on guitar, Jeremy Guns on bass, Chad Stewart on drums and Paul Black on vocals has been confirmed for this year's Rocklahoma festival, which will be held July 10-13, 2008 at the Catch The Fever Festival Grounds, four miles north of Pryor, Oklahoma. L.A. GUNS will perform on ...

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TERMINAL FUNCTION Signs With WILLOWTIP

Willowtip has announced the signing of progressive metal band TERMINAL FUNCTION. The Swedish four-piece is currently putting the finishing touches on its full-length debut, "Measuring the Abstract", for a spring release. The band comments: "We are really happy to be working with Willowtip and we're looking forward to releasing 'Measuring the Abstract' in 2008." The ...

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BAD BRAINS Focus Of MTV's '52/52' Campaign

Legendary punk act the BAD BRAINS will be the featured artist on MTV starting on Monday, February 4 as part of the channel's "52/52" campaign. Performances, interviews, and behind-the-scenes footage will air throughout the week. MTV's "52/52" is a brand new way for the channel to give unprecedented exposure to unsigned artists, indie bands, and ...

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ISIS: Gear-Focused Interview Posted Online

MetalKult.com has posted a gear-focused video interview with ISIS' guitarist/singer Aaron Turner and guitarist Mike Gallagher. The footage was captured when the L.A.-based outfit ISIS came to New York's Irving Plaza to play a show on its 10th-anniversary mini-tour (with OXBOW and 27 supporting). Go to MetalKult.com to check out Turner and Gallagher ...

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MÖRKER To Release 'Höstmakter' In May/June

Swedish black metallers MÖRKER will release their second full-length album, "Höstmakter", in May/June via the German label Northern Silence Productions. The CD was mastered by Tore Stjerna (a.k.a Necromorbus) and contains the following songs: 01. I Flodens Forsande Brus 02. Segertåg 03. Mitt Arv 04. Dödsångest 05. Dödens Visa 06. Djupa Spår Av Tvivel 07. ...

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FAIR TO MIDLAND: New Tour Dates Announced

Genre-bending Dallas progressive rock band FAIR TO MIDLAND has announced a nationwide headline tour starting in February that will hit major cities across the U.S., as well as two strings of tour dates as sole support for Serj Tankian around the U.S. and Canada. The tour kicks off on February 11 in Atlanta at the ...

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ONSLAUGHT Announces New Guitarist

Reactivated British thrashers ONSLAUGHT have confirmed the departure of guitarist Alan Jordan. A replacement axeman has already been recruited in the shape of "awesome new shredder" Andy Rosser-Davies. Commented ONSLAUGHT guitarist Nige Rockett: "Unfortunately, Al was unable to commit to any touring with the band as from late last year due to personal circumstances. Live ...

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