July 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

BELAY MY LAST Signs With MEDIASKARE RECORDS

Mediaskare Records has announced the signing of Fullerton, California's BELAY MY LAST. The band's Mediaskare debut, "The Downfall", which was produced by Zack Ohren (AS BLOOD RUNS BLACK, ALL SHALL PERISH), will be released August 14. Two tracks from "The Downfall" can currently be heard on the group's MySpace page. A music video ...

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SKELETONWITCH Completes Work On New Album, Prepares To Hit The Road

Cleveland-based thrashers SKELETONWITCH have finished recording their Prosthetic Records debut, "Beyond the Permafrost", and are now gearing up to hit the road with Atlanta's WITHERED. SKELETONWITCH has also announced two regional dates supporting GWAR as well as a West Coast tour this fall alongside NACHTMYSTIUM. "Beyond the Permafrost" was recorded in June with producer Corey ...

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DREAM THEATER: Spanish Dates Announced

DREAM THEATER has announced two Spanish dates in November: Nov. 2 - Barcelona, Spain - Palau Olimpic De Badalona Nov. 03 - Barcelona, Spain - La Cubierta A complete list of DREAM THEATER's upcoming European shows can be found at this location. A 15-minute audio interview with DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy, conducted ...

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HANOI ROCKS: New Album Title Announced

Legendary Finnish rockers HANOI ROCKS have set "Street Poetry" as the title of their new album, due on September 5 in Finland by WolfGang Records and in Europe by U.K.-based Demolition Records. The Japanese pressing via Victor Entertainment/JVC Music will contain bonus tracks. The special edition will include a bonus skull bandana and three-fold box ...

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New 'World's Fastest Drummer' Contest Announced

NAMM International has announced its tenth outing to find the "World's Fastest Drummer." This highly charged interactive event is a feature at this year's summer NAMM Show in Austin, TX. The contest, which consists of two categories — "Fastest Hands" and "Fastest Feet" — will be held each day on The NAMM Fastest Drummer 4th. ...

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AFTER FOREVER: European Tour Dates Announced

Dutch female-fronted symphonic metal band AFTER FOREVER will embark on a European tour in September/October. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 09 - Raismes Fest, Raismes, France Sep. 10 - Bierkeller, Bristol, UK Sep. 12 - Rios, Leeds, UK Sep. 13 - Rock City, Nottingham, UK Sep. 14 - The Underworld, London, UK Sep. 15 ...

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Singapore's ABSENCE OF THE SACRED Releases Promotional EP

Singapore-based death metal band ABSENCE OF THE SACRED has just released a follow-up promotional EP for their upcoming sophomore effort. Simply titled "Promo 2007", it features three blistering tracks of raging death metal with a heavy apocalyptic overtone. The track listing is as follows: 01. United In Acrimony (Rough Mix) 02. Veneration Of The Swine ...

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