February 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

ENTOMBED Confirmed For VADER's 25-Year Anniversary Concert In Poland

Long-running Swedish metallers ENTOMBED have been confirmed for VADER's 25-year anniversary gig, scheduled for August 30 at Stodola Club in Warsaw, Poland. Also scheduled to appear are GRAVE (Sweden), NILE (U.S.), ROTTING CHRIST (Greece), GOREFEST (the Netherlands) and KRISIUN (Brazil). Commented Mariusz Kmiolek of Massive Music, which is organizing the gig: "We wanted to keep ...

Read more

ANTAGONIST Signs With PROSTHETIC RECORDS

Prosthetic Records has announced the signing of Southern California metal band ANTAGONIST. The band's Prosthetic debut, entitled "Exist", will be recorded beginning on March 1 with producer Fred Archambault (AVENGED SEVENFOLD, THE CONFESSION, DEFTONES). The follow-up to 2006's "An Envy of Innocence" (Dwell Records) is tentatively due in the summer. "We're very happy and excited ...

Read more

ONSLAUGHT Guitarist ALAN JORDAN Quits

Guitarist Alan Jordan of the reactivated British thrashers ONSLAUGHT has released the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "It is with immediate effect that I will no longer be a part of ONSLAUGHT. I had the best part of three very happy years with the band and recorded what I considered to be a great album and ...

Read more

WITHIN Y: New Song Posted Online

A new WITHIN Y track, entitled "King Of Flies", has been posted on the group's MySpace page. The song comes off the Swedish melodic death metal band's third album, "The Cult", which is scheduled for release on February 27 via the Gothenburg-based label Gain. The CD artwork was created by Niklas Sundin of ...

Read more

SPARK IS A DIAMOND Signs With PLUTO RECORDS

Pluto Records has announced the signing of Philadelphia's SPARK IS A DIAMOND. Formed in the summer of 2006, the band mixes punk and hardcore, heavy dance beats, and alternating female/male vocals, resulting in a style somewhere between REFUSED and DEATH FROM ABOVE 1979. Featuring vocalist Alison Bellavance, guitarist/vocalist Matt Boylan, and drummer Joe Crawford, the ...

Read more