June 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

PONAMERO SUNDOWN, DAWN OF SILENCE Confirmed For Sweden's KRIS! Festival

PONAMERO SUNDOWN, DAWN OF SILENCE, VEMOTH, GARM, INFUNERAL, WITHERSHIN and DIE HARD have been confirmed for this year's installment of the KRIS! open-air festival, set to take place August 7-8, 2009 at Loppholmarna in Lindesberg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: MIMIKRY LIPTONES THE PRICKS THE DETECTORS SISTA SEKUNDEN THE SPOOKSHOW GRETA ...

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STRYPER Guitarist To Marry Former High-Class Prostitute

Guitarist Oz Fox of reactivated Christian hard rockers STRYPER will marry Annie Lobért, a 41-year-old former call girl who founded the international Christian ministry Hookers for Jesus, on June 5 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Lobért (pictured below) worked for 11 years as a prostitute and escort in Las Vegas, which included catering to celebrities and ...

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DESTRUCTION Frontman Recaps Trip To Japan, China

German thrash metal veterans DESTRUCTION are currently putting together a double live album, to be released sometime this summer. More information will be made available soon. In other news, DESTRUCTION vocalist/bassist Marcel "Schmier" Schirmer has issued the following recap of the band's recent trip to Japan and China: "Worldwide economic crisis there or here — ...

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PAPA ROACH Frontman Discusses New Single

The Pulse of Radio reports: PAPA ROACH will follow up its chart-topping single "Lifeline" with another song from its recent "Metamorphosis" album called "I Almost Told You That I Loved You". The group just finished shooting a music video for the track and singer Jacoby Shaddix told The Pulse of Radio the story behind the ...

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VITAL REMAINS: Sofia Video Footage, Photos Available

Video footage of VITAL REMAINS' May 8, 2009 concert at Blue Box Club in Sofia, Bulgaria can be viewed below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Where Is Your God Now 02. Icons of Evil 03. Scorned 04. Born to Rape the World 05. Let the Killing Begin 06. Dechristianize 07. Saviour to None... ...

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BROKEN MELODY Completes Work On New Album

Italian melodic heavy metal band BROKEN MELODY has completed work on its new album at Real Sound Studios in Parma for a late 2009 release via Copro Records. The new CD, which will follow two self-released efforts, the "If You Want to Fly" EP and the "Face the World" full-length — will feature artwork by ...

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