May 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

CHIMAIRA's 'The Infection' Lands On German Chart

CHIMAIRA's new album, "The Infection", has entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 85. The CD sold 15,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at No. 30 on The Billboard 200 chart. CHIMAIRA's previous album, "Resurrection", opened with 16,000 copies back in March 2007 to land ...

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FAITH NO MORE Announces London Show

Influential '90s alt-metal act FAITH NO MORE will play a London warm-up show prior to the group's appearance at this year's Download festival. The band will headline London's O2 Academy Brixton on Wednesday, June 10. Tickets go on general sale this Friday, May 8. FAITH NO MORE will release "The Very Best Definitive Ultimate Greatest ...

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SLIPKNOT Side Projects To Make U.K. Debut At SONISPHERE Festival

DIRTY LITTLE RABBITS (featuring SLIPKNOT's Shawn "Clown" Crahan), SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor and CANCER BATS are among the newly confirmed artists for the METALLICA-headlined inaugural Sonisphere festival, set to take place on August 1-2 at the legendary Knebworth Park, United Kingdom. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: METALLICA LINKIN PARK AIRBOURNE ALICE IN ...

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FREAKSHOW Members To Guest On 'Metal Crypt'

FREAKSHOW members Markus Allen Christopher (guitar/vocals; M!SS CRAZY) and Jeff LaBar (guitar; CINDERELLA) will be interviewed separately on the "Metal Crypt" show this Wednesday, May 6. The interviews will air at the following times: 3:30 p.m. EST - Markus Allen Christopher 5:00 p.m. EST - Jeff LaBar You can listen to the program live via ...

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INTO ETERNITY: In Full-Blown Rehearsal Mode

Founding guitarist/principal songwriter Tim Roth of Canadian extreme progressive metallers INTO ETERNITY has issued the following update: "INTO ETERNITY is in full-blown rehearsal mode now [for upcoming shows in Canada, Japan, Hong Kong and Taiwan]. The jams have been going very smooth and they sound very tight already.We are about 10 hours in and we ...

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STRYPER: New Song Posted Online

Christian hard rockers STRYPER have posted a new song, "Eclipse Of The Son", on their MySpace page. STRYPER fans will have limited time to purchase the band's new album, "Murder By Pride" song by song up until July 21 when the full LP will be released. Beginning today (Tuesday, May 5), fans can ...

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CONSTANCIA To Release 'Lost And Gone' In July

Frontiers Records has set a July 3 European release date (August 11 in the U.S.) for CONSTANCIA's debut album, entitled "Lost and Gone". CONSTANCIA started out as the brainchild of former SCUDIERO/TOKEN keyboard player Mikael Rosengren. He had written a bunch of songs that were just screaming to be completed, recorded and released. He got ...

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