May 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

HELLOWEEN: Mexican Shows Cancelled

German power metallers HELLOWEEN have been forced to cancel two shows on the Mexican leg of their "Hellish Rock Tour" in Guadalajara (May 4) and Chihuahua (May 5) due to an acute inflammation of singer Andi Deris' vocal cords. Commented Deris: "I am deeply sorry for the fans in Guadalajara and Chihuahua, but we had ...

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MIDNATTSOL: More Dates Announced

MIDNATTSOL, the German-Norwegian band featuring vocalist Carmen Elise Espenaes (the younger sister of LEAVES' EYES singer Liv Kristine), has scheduled the following dates: Aug. 14-16 - Summer Breeze Festival - Dinkelsbhl, Germany Oct. 18 - Metal Female Voices Festival - Wieze, Belgium Jan. 23 - Treibsand - Lbeck, Germany Jan. 24 - Winternoise Festival - ...

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AGRYPNIE To Release 'Exit' In August

AGRYPNIE, the band formed by NOCTE OBDUCTA singer Torsten Hirsch, will release its second album, entitled "Exit", on August 8 via Supreme Chaos Records. According to a press release, fans can "expect a fascinating black metal-oriented album. This time the drum computer will be replaced by a real drummer." The new CD contains 11 tracks ...

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ANYTHING ON FIRE Drummer Killed In Car Accident

According to a press release issued by Forsaken Recordings, ANYTHING ON FIRE drummer Tripp Joye was killed last night (Friday, May 2) in an automobile accident in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Joye was 25 years old. ANYTHING ON FIRE recently released a split EP with post-hardcore North Carolina group DEAD EYES. The band's lineup was rounded ...

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ALL ENDS Recording 'Additional Tracks'

ALL ENDS the Swedish hard rock band featuring Emma Gelotte (sister of IN FLAMES guitarist Bjrn Gelotte) and Tinna Karlsdotter on vocals, Fredrik Johansson (DIMENSION ZERO, IN FLAMES' "The Jester Race" album) and Peter Mrdklint (EMBRACED, TENEBRE) on guitar, along with Josef Skans on drums is scheduled to enter the studio again this weekend to ...

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NOISE WITHIN Singer Injured In Car Wreck

NOISE WITHIN, the new Los Angeles-based project featuring singer Boris Bouma (EPIDEMIC), bass player John "Tumor" Fahnestock (SNOT, AMEN, LO-PRO), guitarist Aaron Slipp (PRONG) and drummer Tommy Sickles (NOTHINGFACE), has issued the following update: "NOISE WITHIN singer Boris Bouma was recently involved in a car wreck in Los Angeles. "An uninsured driver pulled in front ...

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