December 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

BLAZE BAYLEY's Guitarist Says UNDERTHREAT Is On Hiatus

Guitarist Nicolas Bermudez of the Colombian metal band UNDERTHREAT as well as Blaze Bayley's (ex-IRON MAIDEN, WOLFSBANE) solo project has issued the following update: "We want to let all of our fans know that UNDERTHREAT is currently inactive as a band due to circumstances of time and space. We are all currently living in different ...

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MAYHEM Joined By PANTHEON I Cellist In France; Video Available

Fan-filmed video footage of Norwegian black metallers MAYHEM performing the song "My Death" on December 21, 2007 at Centre Culturel in Eloyes, France, with a special guest appearance by PANTHEON I's Live Julianne on cello, can be viewed below. Back In June, MAYHEM cancelled its "Deconsecrate the States" 2007 U.S. tour as a result of ...

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CIRCUS MAXIMUS Apologizes For North American Tour Cancellation

Vocalist Michael Eriksen of the Norwegian progressive metal band CIRCUS MAXIMUS has issued the following statement regarding the cancellation of the group's North American tour: "To all fans and friends in the States, we are sorry to say that we have to cancel the upcoming tour due to some major turn of events. The reason ...

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OCEANS OF SADNESS Frontman To Guest On New HEAVENWOOD Album

Singer Tijs Vanneste of Belgian progressive metallers OCEANS OF SADNESS will record guest vocals on one of the tracks ("Obsolete") on the upcoming album by the Portugese metal/goth rock band HEAVENWOOD. "I'm incredibly excited about this since HEAVENWOOD is one of those few bands who formed my taste in metal when I started listening to ...

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ANONYMUS Schedules Montreal Date

Quebec metallers ANONYMUS will perform at Club Soda in Montreal, Quebec on January 19, 2008 alongside ACCROPHONE, MICLIFE, BMC, 2E MONDE, CEA, MC LASAUCE and OB.SCENE.KIDZ. Tickets are available at www.ticketpro.ca and Soundcentral. ANONYMUS recently released the video for the song "Terremoto". The clip, which was premiered prior to the band's November 10 performance at ...

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Former EMPEROR Frontman Putting Finishing Touches On New Solo Album

Former EMPEROR vocalist/guitarist Ihsahn has set "angL" as the title of his second solo album, tentatively due mid-spring via Candlelight Records. The follow-up to 2006's "The Adversary" is "in its final completion stages now," according to a Candlelight press release. "The Adversary" entered the Norwegian album chart at position No. 33. The CD was written ...

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