February 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

Former DRAIN STH Drummer Doesn't Rule Out Reunion

Autona magazine recently conducted an interview with former DRAIN STH drummer Martina Axén, who more recently spent time as the lead singer for SUPERFIX (the aborted project also featuring former DRAIN STH bassist Anna Kjellberg) and SNAKE RIVER CONSPIRACY. The question-and-answer session follows: Autona: You recorded two excellent albums [with DRAIN STH] and ...

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BACKYARD BABIES Working With RAMMSTEIN Producer

BACKYARD BABIES guitarist Dregen (real name: Andreas Tyrone Svensson) has issued the following update: "It's now about two weeks left until we will enter the recording studio for BACKYARD BABIES' still-untitled album number 6. This time we're gonna keep it Swedish style, as in producer, studio and mix. We are this time working with producer ...

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MESHUGGAH Explains 'obZen' Album Title And Cover: Audio Available

Swedish math-metal pioneers MESHUGGAH were recently interviewed by Paolo Bianco of the Italian magazine Metal Shock about the upcoming album "obZen". The band explained both the album title (described as a play on words "obscene" and "zen"), and the CD cover (depicting a man meditating in the "zen lotus" position while covered in blood, explained ...

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CORPORATION 187: First Live Show Since 2004 Announced

Swedish thrashers CORPORATION 187 will perform at L'orient in Linköping, Sweden on March 8. Also scheduled to appear is LOS SIN NOMBRE. The concert will mark CORPORATION 187's first live appearance since 2004. CORPORATION 187 will release its third album, "Newcomers of Sin", in March via Anticulture Records. The CD was recorded at the band's ...

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CRASHDIET To Play Brazil In June

Swedish/Finnish glam rockers CRASHDIET will perform at the Manifesto bar in São Paulo, Brazil on June 21. CRASHDIET's sophomore album, "The Unattractive Revolution", entered the Swedish chart at position No. 11. The CD was mixed in the States by Kevin Churko. A video for "In the Raw" was shot by Mikeadelica. "The Unattractive Revolution" features ...

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AT THE GATES Guitarist Discusses Reunion

Lucem Fero recently published an exclusive email interview with AT THE GATES/THE HAUNTED guitarist Anders Björler, conducted by Welsh interviewer Anthony Morgan. Topics of discussion included how the AT THE GATES reunion became possible, whether erstwhile guitarist Alf Svensson would feature in the group's reunion shows, and why the group originally split. Several ...

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ALL THAT REMAINS Frontman On FUSE TV's 'Uranium'; Video Available

Fuse TV's "Uranium" sat down with ALL THAT REMAINS frontman Phil Labonte to discuss such wonderful topics as problems making a live DVD and signing someone's penis. Watch the interview below. ALL THAT REMAINS is continuing to support its latest effort, "The Fall of Ideals", which saw a July 2006 release through Prosthetic Records. Also ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD On FUSE TV's 'The Sauce'; Video Available

AVENGED SEVENFOLD recently sat down with Steven on Fuse TV's "The Sauce" to talk about producing their latest record and more. Watch the interview below. AVENGED SEVENFOLD is making a previously unreleased track called "Crossroads" available for downloading to fans who bought the CD/MVI version of the band's self-titled fourth album. The song is one ...

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THE 69 EYES: Video Interview With JYRKI Available

A video interview with vocalist Jyrki 69 of the Finnish goth metallers THE 69 EYES conducted late last year by "Angel of Metal" can be viewed below in three parts. THE 69 EYES released its first-ever live album, "Hollywood Kills - Live At The Whisky A Go Go", on January 16 through Virgin Finland. THE ...

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