July 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

KALMAH To Enter Studio In October

Finnish metallers KALMAH are currently writing material for their fifth studio album, tentatively due next spring. "Right now we have about seven songs ready and will enter studios in October to record the next swamp metal masterpiece. I guess the new material will represent heavier and even more riff-oriented KALMAH but the melodies and basic ...

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Legendary MAIDA VALE Studios To Close

According to NME.com, the BBC is planning to close its famous Maida Vale studios in west London — where such rock heavyweights as LED ZEPPELIN, IRON MAIDEN and NIRVANA have laid down sessions — explaining it's not suitable for the "21st-century digital age." The closure of the studio, which was home to John Peel's classic ...

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STREAM OF PASSION Announces Second Guitarist

STREAM OF PASSION members Johan van Stratum (bass), Davy Mickers (drums) and Marcela Bovio (vocals, lyrics, violin) have announced the addition of guitarist Stephan Schultz to the group's ranks. More information on Stephan is available at this location. STREAM OF PASSION parted ways with founding members Arjen Lucassen (guitar), Lori Linstruth (guitar) and ...

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SLAYER Fan Dies After Bridge Dive At Swedish Festival

A 22-year-old man who jumped off a bridge during SLAYER's headlining show at the Metaltown festival in Gothenburg, Sweden died at a local hospital late Sunday night, reports GT. When paramedics found him unconscious after almost 15 minutes in the water, he was bleeding from his nose, mouth and ears. The Göta Älv bridge (

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