May 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

Reunited HITTMAN To Co-Headline Germany's KEEP IT TRUE XII Festival

HITTMAN, the hard rock/heavy metal band from Long Island, New York that released two moderately successful albums between 1989 and 1993, will reunite in its original formation for a co-headlining appearance at the the Keep It True XII festival, set to take place April 24-25, 2009 at Tauberfrankenhalle in Lauda-Knigshofen, Germany. According to a press ...

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DARKANE: Studio Video Diary Part 7 Available

Guitarist Christofer Malmstrm of the Swedish thrashers DARKANE has issued the following update on the recording sessions for the group's new studio album, "Demonic Art", due later in the year via Nuclear Blast Records: "We still have some mixing to do before we can send away the finished album to Nuclear Blast... about three more ...

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THE CLEANSING To Mix Debut Album This Month

THE CLEANSING, the new Danish band featuring former members of USIPIAN, has issued the following update: "Just a short update regarding our forthcoming album: All the vocals are now finished except for some minor backing vocals which we plan to record next weekend. Unfortunately, Jacob Hansen [producer] had to reschedule our mix session, so the ...

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THE BERZERKER Launching Record Label

Vocalist Luke Kenny of the Australian grind deviants THE BERZERKER has issued the following update: "I'm very excited to tell you that we will be launching our brand new record label Berzerker Industries within the next few months. The first release will be our new studio album. (I can't fucking wait!) The only way you'll ...

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MOONSORROW Confirmed For Norway's SCREAMFEST

Finnish folk/pagan metal band MOONSORROW has been confirmed for this year's Screamfest, set to take place November 7-8, 2008 on three different stages in Oslo, Norway. Four more acts will be announced soon. According to the festival organizers, Screamfest will also host the first-ever Norwegian Metal Awards. "On Saturday, November 8, we will celebrate our ...

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ZYKLON/EMPEROR Guitarist Welcomes Addition To Family

ZYKLON/EMPEROR guitarist Samoth (real name: Tomas Haugen) and his Canadian wife Erin welcomed their first child on April 23. Erin says, "Her name is Lily and she was 10 lbs (!!!), with tons of cute dark hair, and is officially the cutest baby on the planet (not that I'm biased or anything)." Samoth and Erin ...

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RIOT Mainman Resurrects 'Thundersteel' Lineup

RIOT mainman/guitarist Mark Reale has issued the following update: "I'm in the process of working with all the members from the original 1988 lineup (Reale, singer Tony Moore, bassist Don Van Staven and drummer Bobby Jarzombek) and have begun writing material for a new record with them. Although some members do have prior commitments, hopefully ...

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