February 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

AMORAL To Support AMORPHIS In Finland

Finnish metallers AMORAL will support AMORPHIS on three dates in their home country during March. The group's schedule is now shaping up as follows: With AMORPHIS: Mar. 06 - Lutakko - Jyväskylä, Finland Mar. 07 - Puijonsarvi - Kuopio, Finland Mar. 08 - Teatria - Oulu, Finland Other AMORAL dates: Mar. 01 - Finlandiaklubi - ...

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EMBRACE THE END Announces New Album Details

Sacramento, California's EMBRACE THE END have returned with their sophomore album, "Ley Lines", which was produced by Zach Ohren (AS BLOOD RUNS BLACK, ARSONISTS GET ALL THE GIRLS) with artwork courtesy of Paul Romano (MASTODON, TRIVIUM). Once subjected to the apocalyptic abandon these Sacramento natives churn forth, it's clear they're going to be annihilating ...

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HATESPHERE: More Dates Announced

Danish thrashers HATESPHERE have scheduled the following dates: Feb. 29 - Schützenhaus - Oelsnitz, Germany (w/ DISMEMBER, FALL OF SERENITY) Mar. 01 - East Club - Bischofswerda, Germany (w/ DISMEMBER, FALL OF SERENITY) Mar. 02 - K17 - Berlin, Germany (w/ DISMEMBER, FALL OF SERENITY) Apr. 25 - Club Teatria - Oulu, Finland Apr. 26 ...

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SWORN ENEMY Kicks Off North American Tour With EARTH CRISIS

Queens, New York-based hardcore/metal act SWORN ENEMY kicks off the North American touring cycle for "Maniacal", co-produced by Tim Lambesis (AS I LAY DYING) and Joey Z (LIFE OF AGONY), tonight as part of the much-anticipated EARTH CRISIS reunion tour, a month-long trek which also features TERROR, SHAI HULUD, DOWN TO NOTHING and RECON. Lorenzo ...

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EVILE To Support EXODUS In Europe

Still tearing up venues around Europe opening for MEGADETH, fast-rising UK thrashers EVILE have announced a tour with Bay Area legends EXODUS in April. The band will play the following shows in Europe: April 08 - London, England - The Underworld April 09 - Leeds, England - Rio's April 10 - Dublin, Ireland - Voodoo ...

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ENGEL Guitarist Comments On Video Shoot

ENGEL — the Gothenburg, Sweden-based quintet featuring guitarists Marcus Sunesson (ex-THE CROWN) and Niclas Engelin (PASSENGER, ex-GARDENIAN, IN FLAMES), drummer Mojjo (RELEVANT FEW, DRACENA), vocalist Mangan Klavborn, and bassist Michael Håkansson (ex-EVERGREY) — recently completed work on the promo videos for the songs "Casket Closing" and "Next Closed Door". After a storming set at the ...

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EPICA: Mexican/Colombian Tour Cancelled

EPICA — whose lead singer, Simone Simons, was recently infected with Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA), also known as the hospital bacteria — has issued the following update: "After having had a couple of weeks of rest we were very much hoping that Simone's situation would have improved already. Unfortunately the last MRSA test was still ...

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