July 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

OLYMPOS MONS: New Song Posted Online

Finnish metallers OLYMPOS MONS have posted the title track of their upcoming album, "Medievil", on their MySpace page. Due on July 16 via Scarlet Records, the CD was mixed by Janne Saksa at Sound Supreme Studios in Hämeenlinna and mastered at Finnvox Studios in Helsinki. According to a press release, the album is ...

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THE GATHERING Drummer Discusses Band's Future

THE GATHERING drummer Hans Rutten has answered several fan questions regarding the future of the band in the wake of vocalist Anneke van Giersbergen's decision to leave the band: Q: Why no farewell tour or even one gig at Paradiso in Amsterdam? Hans: "The original idea was to tour until the Ankkarock festival [the last ...

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MEGADETH Performs In Israel; Video Available

MEGADETH performed in Tel Aviv, Israel earlier tonight (Monday, July 2). The show marked the band's first appearance in Israel since June 2005 when the group's performance at the Metalist Festival was stopped after only four songs due to the crowd's rowdy behavior (see previous BLABBERMOUTH.NET stories: Story#1, Story#2). Watch video ...

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W.A.S.P.: European Dates Postponed

W.A.S.P. has rescheduled the shows that have been announced for Europe this week due to "a family illness occurring in the U.S. that need immediate attention," according to a posting on the group's web site. "This forced the band to return to Los Angeles right away. W.A.S.P. would like to apologize to the fans and ...

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EXODUS 'Almost Done' Recording New Album

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area metallers EXODUS entered Sharkbite Studios in Oakland, California on June 10 with producer Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, MACHINE HEAD, NEVERMORE, ARCH ENEMY) to begin recording their new album for a late 2007 release via Nuclear Blast Records. According to guitarist Lee Altus (also of HEATHEN), "Things are going really well! And ...

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