June 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

NIGHTRAGE Members Launch DEAD BY APRIL Project

NIGHTRAGE members Jimmie Strimell (vocals), Henric Carlsson (bass) and Alex Sveningsson (drums) have launched a "pop/metal" band called DEAD BY APRIL. According to the group's official bio, "DEAD BY APRIL is a collaboration between some free-spirited, likeminded musicians. It has evolved from just being a project to a fulltime band, in a very short amount ...

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CRIONICS: 'Humanmeat Cargo' Video Posted Online

Poland's CRIONICS has posted its video for the track "Humanmeat Cargo" at YouTube. The song comes off the group's new album, "NeuThrone", which will be released on the following dates: July 16 - Europe (Candlelight Records) July 23 - Poland (Mystic Productions) July 31 - USA (Candlelight Records USA) The recording session took ...

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SWALLOW THE SUN Announces Spanish, Portuguese Dates

Finnish doomsters SWALLOW THE SUN will embark on a tour of Spain and Portugal in October/November. Support at the shows will come from Spanish metallers HELEVORN. The dates are as follows: Oct. 31 - Ritmo y Compas, Madrid, Spain Nov. 01 - Nautico - Valladolid, Spain Nov. 02 - Sala Culto Bar - Lisbon, Portugal ...

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Ex-RAINBOW/DEEP PURPLE Vocalist Embraces Digital Download Technology

During stints with DEEP PURPLE, Ritchie Blackmore's RAINBOW and Yngwie Malmsteen's RISING FORCE, singer Joe Lynn Turner was credited with helping these legendary rock bands redefine their sound, diversify their repertoire and achieve even more commercial success. On "Second Hand Life", his first USA solo release (Friday Music) in nearly five years and tenth solo ...

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WEDNESDAY 13 announces 'Fan Bang' Tour

WEDNESDAY 13, who recently returned home from a seven-week overseas tour and is currently touring the U.S., will be returning to the U.K. and Germany this November in support of his latest release "Fang Bang". However this time he is doing something different. As venues get bigger and bigger, the shows lose a little of ...

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VREID Added To MARDUK, UNLEASHED European Tour

VREID, the Norwegian band formed by former WINDIR members Hváll (bass), Steingrim (drums) and Sture (vocals, guitar), has been confirmed as the opening act on the upcoming co-headlining European tour featuring Swedish black metallers MARDUK and Swedish death metal legends UNLEASHED. The dates are as follows: Nov. 23 - SWE Stockholm @ Klubben Nov. 24 ...

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Ex-TNT Singer TONY HARNELL Begins Work On New STARBREAKER Album

Frontiers Records has announced that former TNT vocalist Tony Harnell has agreed to record a second album with the STARBREAKER project. The band's lineup for the upcoming CD, tentatively dubbed "Starbreaker II", will include Harnell, guitarist Magnus Karlsson (LAST TRIBE, ALLEN/LANDE, BOB CATLEY), and drummer John Macaluso (UNION RADIO, ARK, TNT, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) alongside new ...

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ROBERT PLANT Shoots Down LED ZEPPELIN Reunion Rumors

Robert Plant has shot down reports that LED ZEPPELIN will reunite for a one-off memorial concert in honor of their late record company boss. A report was published earlier in the week suggesting that Robert Plant, guitarist Jimmy Page and bassist John Paul Jones will re-group alongside John Bonham's son Jason for a special concert ...

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