January 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

EDGUY Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK CRUISE

German melodic metallers EDGUY have been confirmed for the Sweden Rock Cruise. The 24-hour cruise, which departs from Stockholm on March 27, is organized to celebrate of the 50th issue of Sweden Rock magazine and also serves as a warm-up for the Sweden Rock Festival in June. On board there will be three metal bars/night ...

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CAULDRON BORN: 'Born Of The Cauldron' Being Reissued

Stormspell Records will re-release CAULDRON BORN's "Born of the Cauldron" LP on January 7. According to a press release "Born of the Cauldron" is "undoubtedly one of the best U.S. power metal gems from the mid-'90s! A honest, crunchy epic metal, with soaring high-pitched vocals, and sword and sorcery/fantasy lyrics based on Robert E. Howard ...

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MASTER: First Two Albums To Be Reissued This Month

Holland's Displeased Records will reissue MASTER's first two albums on January 25. The band's self-titled 1990 debut features the original mix and two full live shows on a bonus DVD while its follow-up, 1991's "On The 7th Day God Created ... Master", was remastered and features two full live shows on bonus DVD. "Master" reissue ...

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German Bassist/Producer JOCHEN MAYER Announces New Projects

German bass player/producer Jochen Mayer — best known for his work with BOYSVOICE, CASANOVA, CODE OF PERFECTION and DOMAIN — has issued the following update: "I am absolutely thrilled to be able to announce two new projects for 2008. Two exciting artists have asked me to handle production duties for their upcoming albums. Singer/songwriter Justin ...

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MARYSCREEK Begins Recording New Album

Swedish "traditional" hard rock/heavy metal band MARYSCREEK has entered the studio to begin recording its second album, tentatively titled "My Own Enemy", for a late spring release. The CD will contain the following tracks (not final order): 01. Feel The Panic 02. In The Shadows Of Reality 03. So Afraid (To Live) 04. Scared 05. ...

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AMON AMARTH Confirmed For Belgium's SANDSTORM Festival

Swedish metallers AMON AMARTH have been confirmed for the Sandstorm festival, set to take place February 2 at Hal Hippodroom in Kuurne, Belgium. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMON AMARTH ASPHYX AXAMENTA BATTALION DAYS OF DEMISE DEDICTED EMETH ENDSTILLE FATAL RECOIL GRAVE IMMACULATE KLUDDE Check out a poster for the concert at ...

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QUEEN Guitarist On ITV's 'This Morning'; Video Available

QUEEN guitarist Brian May was a guest on ITV's "This Morning" earlier today (Friday, January 4). Watch his appearance below. Having originally issued the track as a free download for World Aids Day (December 1) to support Nelson Mandela's 46664 HIV AIDS campaign, rock group QUEEN and Paul Rodgers responded to public demand to make ...

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NIGHTWISH: 'Dark Passion Play' Certified Gold In Germany

NIGHTWISH's latest album, "Dark Passsion Play", has been certified gold in Germany for sales in excess of 100,000 copies. The award presentation took place on December 29, 2007 at the On A Dark Winter's Night Festival in Oberhausen, Germany, where NIGHTWISH played in front of 6,000 fans. "Dark Passion Play" has been certified triple platinum ...

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