March 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

GOD FORBID Launches Studio Blog

New Jersey metal titans GOD FORBID are currently in the studio with Eric Rachel (ATREYU, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN) recording the follow-up to "IV: The Constitution of Treason". The band has launched a studio blog at Revolution-Music.dk where they will be offering regular updates on the progress of the recording sessions. GOD FORBID ...

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BEHEMOTH Announces Summer Festival Appearances

Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH have lined up a number of European festival appearances this summer to complete "The Apostasy" touring cycle. Commented the group's mainan Nergal: "We are stoked beyond belief! We've just confirmed a number of best summer festivals across Europe and I can't think of a better way to end the promotional campaign ...

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SACRIFICE: Manitoba Metalfest Setlist Revealed

Canadian thrashers SACRIFICE performed this past Saturday (March 29) for the first time since their reunion show in 2006. The band's original lineup of Rob Urbinati (guitar, vocals), Joe Rico (guitar), Gus Pynn (drums) and Scott Watts (bass) headlined the second night of the Manitoba Metalfest 2008 at the Zoo in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Commented Urbinati: ...

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ABYSMAL DAWN: 'Making-Of Video Available

Los Angeles, California's ABYSMAL DAWN has posted a "Making Of Programmed To Consume" video, featuring footage of the recording sessions for the band's forthcoming Relapse Records debut. Watch the nine-minute clip below. "Programmed To Consume" was recorded last November with producer John Haddad (INTRONAUT, PHOBIA, EYES OF FIRE) and is scheduled for a May 13 ...

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BACKYARD BABIES: Video Interview Posted Online

Austria's Mulatschag.TV has posted a three-minute interview with BACKYARD BABIES members Dregen (real name: Andreas Tyrone Svensson; lead guitar, backing vocals) and Nicke Borg (vocals, guitar). Watch the footage below. BACKYARD BABIES is currently recording its sixth album with producer Jacob Hellner, who has previously worked with RAMMSTEIN, among other bands. According to Dregen, "We ...

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UK's SUMMER'S END FESTIVAL: More Bands Confirmed

More artists have been confirmed for the Summer's End Festival 2008, set to take place September 26 28 at The Hall in Lydney, Gloucestershire, England. The bill is shaping up as follows (with one more band to be announced for the final day): Friday, September 26: THRESHOLD SEASON'S END Saturday, September 27: IQ MAGENTA QUIDAM ...

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METALLICA Confirmed For KFMA DAY In Tucson

METALLICA has been confirmed for the the annual KFMA Day music festival on Friday, May 16 at the Pima County Fairgrounds in Tucson, Arizona. KFMA Day is an annual, multi-act music festival thrown by local radio station KFMA (92.1 and 101.3 FM). Also scheduled to appear are APOCALYPTICA, SCARS ON BROADWAY, and FLOBOTS. Tickets go ...

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