April 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

SKINLESS Announces European, North American Tour Dates

SKINLESS has announced a number of globe-spanning tour dates in support of its latest release, "Trample the Weak, Hurdle the Dead". The quartet will first embark on a month-long European tour with labelmates DYING FETUS along with CATTLE DECAPITATION starting this Friday, May 4. Also joining these bands on various dates of the tour are ...

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MINSK Announces West Coast Tour

MINSK has announced its first western U.S. run in support of its brand new album, "The Ritual Fires of Abandonment". MINSK will kick off the tour with an appearance at the annual Emissions from the Monolith Festival, being held for the first time in Austin, TX the weekend of May 26-27. From there the Chicago/Peoria ...

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STATUS QUO To Perform At 'Concert For Diana'

STATUS QUO has been confirmed to perform at "Concert for Diana" — a concert in being staged in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales. The gig will take place at London's Wembley stadium on July 1, which would have been Diana's 46th birthday. Also scheduled to appear are SIR ELTON JOHN, BRYAN FERRY, JOSS STONE, ...

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DEKAPITATOR: New Music Posted Online

San Francisco Bay Area's DEKAPITATOR has posted two songs from its upcoming album, "The Storm Before The Calm", on its MySpace page. Check out the tracks "Toxic Sanctuary" and "Run With The Pack" at this location. Relapse Records has set a July 24 release date for "The Storm Before The Calm". Other songtitles ...

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ALICE COOPER Adds New Guitarist

According to ALICE COOPER fan site SickthingsUK, Cooper has recruited new guitarist Jason Hook. Jason has worked with many acts over the years, including BULLETBOYS, STEPHEN PEARCY (RATT), and VINCE NEIL. He also has a solo album out, called "Safety Dunce", which recently won the L.A. Music Award for "Best Independent Instrumental Album." ...

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OCTAVIA SPERATI: Norwegian, U.K. Dates Announced

Norwegian metal band OCTAVIA SPERATI has scheduled the following dates: May 16 - Garage - Bergen, NOR (CD-release party) May 19 - Folken - Stavanger, NOR (with SIRENIA) May 24 - Astoria - London, UK (supporting FIELDS OF THE NEPHILIM) May 26 - The Night Owl - Cheltenham, UK May 28 - The Underworld - ...

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