February 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

AEON Officially Welcomes Back Drummer NILS FJELLSTRÖM

Swedish metallers AEON have issued the following update: "It feels like its time to make up our minds about our drummer situation. We have now decided to give Nils [Fjellström] a real second chance. We have been playing together with him for about seven weeks now since he got back home and he is showing ...

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AUTUMN Announces New Singer

Holland's AUTUMN has announced the addition of singer Marjan Welman to the group's ranks. She replaces Nienke de Jong, who recently announced her departure from the band. Within the Dutch rock scene, Marjan is considered to be a promising talent with her warm voice and perfect timing. Her recent vocal contribution on the AYREON album ...

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ARSIS Mainman: We Are 'Not Breaking Up'

ARSIS guitarist/lead vocalist James Malone has shot down Internet reports that the group has broken up. "While is it true that we had to leave the EXODUS tour early to take care of some personal business at home, ARSIS is NOT breaking up," he says/ "We will be meeting up with SKELETONWITCH in Dallas this ...

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MINSK Announces Spring Tour

Chicago/Peoria, IL quartet MINSK has announced a spring tour in support of its "The Ritual Fires of Abandonment" album. The band will begin this two-week run of dates on March 18 in Columbus, OH, working their way to meet up with Atlanta’s ZOROASTER in Wilmington, NC. From there, the two groups will tour together through ...

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IMMORTAL Confirmed For Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

Norwegian black metallers IMMORTAL have been confirmed for this year's Graspop Metal Meeting, set to take place June 27-29, 2008 at De Boeretand in Dessel, Belgium. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 36 CRAZYFISTS ALCHEMIST APOCALYPTICA AT THE GATES AVENGED SEVENFOLD BEHEMOTH BLEEDING THROUGH BRING ME THE HORIZON BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE CAVALERA ...

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PATHOSRAY Confirmed For PROGPOWER EUROPE Festival

Italy's PATHOSRAY has been confirmed for the ProgPower Europe 2008 festival. The festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary and will be a full three-day event with three bands on Friday, October 3 and six on Saturday, October 4 and Sunday, October 5 at JC Sjiwa in Baarlo, The Netherlands. Headlining the festival will be THRESHOLD ...

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