August 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

KULT OV AZAZEL: New Album Recordings Delayed

Floridian black metallers KULT OV AZAZEL have issued the following update: "We were originally asked and prepared to do the HORNA tour that many have been emailing about. There have been numerous bulletins and news sources on the Internet stating we are on the tour. However, this is not the case. "We had to reschedule ...

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ENSIFERUM Live At WACKEN 2008: Video Available

Professionally filmed video footage of the Finnish folk-influenced melodic death metal act ENSIFERUM performing the song "Iron" live at this year's Wacken Open Air festival — which is being held July 31 - August 2, 2008 in Wacken, Germany — can be viewed below. ENSIFERUM's latest album, "Victory Songs", was released in the UK on ...

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Former SOILWORK Guitarist Offering Private Lessons

Former SOILWORK guitarist-turned-producer Peter Wichers is offering private guitar lessons in the Nashville, Tennessee area. Interested parties can contact Peter via his MySpace page. In an August 2007 interview with Bulgaria's Tangra Mega Rock, Wichers stated about his decision to move to Nashville, "[My wife and I] tried a lot of cities. We ...

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METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD Turning 45 On Sunday

The Pulse of Radio reports: METALLICA frontman James Hetfield turns 45 on Sunday (August 3). One of the most influential figures in hard rock and heavy metal of the past 25 years, Hetfield was born in Los Angeles, California to parents who were devout Christian Scientists. A strict religious upbringing, which included seeing his mother ...

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