February 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

PREY: New Album Title Revealed

Swedish metallers PREY have set "Knights of the Revolution" as the title of their sophomore album, tentatively due this summer. More information will be made available soon. PREY released its debut album, "The Hunter", in September 2005 via Mausoleum Records. Production duties on the effort were handled by Anders "Theo" Theander, who has previously worked ...

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AXAMENTA Parts Ways With Singer

Belgium's AXAMENTA, the former band of current EPICA bassist Yves Huts, has parted ways with longtime singer Peter Meynckens. Commented Peter in a statement: "After more than nine and a half years, it has come to pass that I say goodbye to AXA. This has been a tough decision but alas it is a decision ...

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COSMOSQUAD To Play Japan For First Time

Acclaimed Southern California metal fusioneers COSMOSQUAD, featuring guitarist Jeff Kollman (GLENN HUGHES, MOGG/WAY), bassist Christopher Maloney (DWEEZIL ZAPPA, HARDLINE), and drummer Shane Gaalaas (B'Z, DIESEL MACHINE), have announced their first-ever Japanese shows. The band will be playing a pair of double headers (showtime: 7pm and 9pm, respectively) in Osaka and Tokyo and also appear at ...

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WINDS OF PLAGUE Joined By Ex-ABIGAIL WILLIAMS Keyboardist

WINDS OF PLAGUE are currently annihilating the masses across the U.S. as part the "Arthropodan Eroticism Tour" with DEAD TO FALL, IMPENDING DOOM and BELAY MY LAST. This month-long trek kicked off their worldwide touring cycle for their much-anticipated debut Century Media offering, "Decimate The Weak", which is set for a February 5 release. The ...

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SOILWORK Working On 'Sworn To A Great Divide' Video

Swedish heavyweight titans SOILWORK will return to North America as direct support to THROWDOWN this February/March. Joining them on what has been dubbed "The Scum Of The Earth" tour are THROUGH THE EYES OF THE DEAD and WAR OF AGES. These Swedes have been touring tirelessly (aside from a little holiday gluttony) since the release ...

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TNT Singer To Host Charity Event

TNT frontman Tony Mills has sent MelodicRock.com the following update: "As we are in the planning stages of the coming year with concerts, events and the recording of a new album, it's a good time to release the following information. "During late spring / early summer (I shall of course announce the exact ...

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Former SPREAD EAGLE Frontman Launches HOSTEL INC.

Former SPREAD EAGLE frontman Ray West has launched his new band HOSTEL INC. Rounded out with members from two of New Jersey's more popular bands — guitarist Ladd, bassist Chigger (both formerly of SMOKE STAR) and drummer Jeff Hardee (formerly of SYNDROME 8) — the group has a clear intention of making a massive impact ...

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