October 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

EDENBRIDGE: New Dates Announced

Austrian female-fronted symphonic metal band EDENBRIDGE has scheduled the following dates: Oct. 17 - Enschede, Netherlands - Atak (w/ MIDNATTSOL) Oct. 18 - Wieze, Belgium - Oktoberhallen (Metal Female Voices Fest) Oct. 19 - Kerkrade, Netherlands - The Rock Temple Oct. 25 - Trondheim, Norway - Rosendal Theater EDENBRIDGE's sixth studio album, "MyEarthDream", was released ...

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IWRESTLEDABEARONCE Announces Lineup Changes

IWRESTLEDABEARONCE, the band from Shreveport, Louisiana which mashes up elements of electro, grind and jazz, has announced the departures of John Ganey (guitar, programming), Brian Dozier (bass) and Ryan Pearson (drums). Commented the group: "Being on tour and signing to a label and being poor and living in a van for all of eternity and ...

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AMORAL Hard At Work On New Material

Finnish metallers AMORAL have issued the following update: "We're hard at work on the material for the fourth album, with a few songs ready and a bunch more in the works. So far so good! The songs are coming to us pretty easily and we're very happy with them, hopefully you guys will be too. ...

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CLASSIC ROCK Magazine Launches POWERAGE RECORDS

UK's Classic Rock magazine has launched Powerage, a record label imprint dedicated to championing high-voltage rock music from around the world. Powerage is a joint venture with leading music distributor and online retailer Plastic Head Distribution. The remit of the new label is to promote upcoming acts that Classic Rock magazine champions to its readers. ...

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DROWNING POOL Revamps Fan Experience

Texas hard rock band DROWNING POOL will, for the first time, offer interactive VIP packages that elevate the fans' concert-going experiences. VIP packages include meet-and-greets and photo opportunities with band members, early entry passes, special merchandise, autographed collectibles and more. VIP packages are available at DrowningPool.com. PAID, Inc. makes this announcement as the band readies ...

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APOCALYPTICA To Perform At Finland's GREEN FINGERPRINT FESTIVAL

Finnish cello quartet APOCALYPTICA will perform at the Green Fingerprint Festival on October 11 at Jäähalli (Icehall) in Helsinki, Finland. Also scheduled to appear are THE SOUNDS and DON JOHNSON BIG BAND. The festival is part of a nationwide Green Fingerprint campaign to raise awareness of conserving energy and combating climate change. You can award ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY Confirmed For Germany's WINERFIRE Festival

Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY have been confirmed for the Winterfire festival, set to take place February 21, 2009 in Geissen, Germany. Also scheduled to appear are ENSIFERUM and MOONSORROW. DARK TRANQUILLITY recently recruited Daniel Antonsson (DIMENSION ZERO, ex-SOILWORK) to handle the bass duties for the band's upcoming tour. The group says, "We welcome ...

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