September 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

KATAKLYSM, BEHEMOTH, ABORTED: Pratteln Photos Available

Over 200 pictures of the KATAKLYSM, BEHEMOTH (including backstage pictures of the band getting ready for the gig), ABORTED (after a spontaneous hair-cutting session at the Z7 bathroom) and LYFTHRASYR performing at the Z7 in Pratteln, Switzerland on September 27, 2007 have been posted online at Metalpics.ch. KATAKLYSM has recruited producer Jason Suecof ...

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VAINGLORY Seeking 'Hard-Hitting Heavy Metal Drummer'

American power metal band VAINGLORY, fronted by vocalist Kate French (CHASTAIN) and featuring lead guitar virtuoso Corbin King, is now accepting submissions for a new hard-hitting heavy metal drummer. According to a press release, the group "is looking for a professional drummer with a great attitude; who can play to a click track; is willing ...

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BENEDICTUM To Headline BAJA METAL FEST

BENEDICTUM, RITUAL HABITS, SENTINEL, OSCURO DICIEMBRE and PCN (PAYASOS COME NINAS) have been confirmed for the Baja Metal Fest, set to take place Sunday, October 28 at Baja Sports Bar in Baja, California. BENEDICTUM's acclaimed Locomotive Music debut, "Uncreation", was produced by Jeff Pilson (DOKKEN, DIO, FOREIGNER) and features guest appearances by DIO axeman Craig ...

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WISHBONE ASH Confirmed For Fifth Annual ROSFEST

WISHBONE ASH, the pioneering British twin-lead guitar band that features founding guitarist Andy Powell, and BLIND EGO — the solo project of Karlheinz "Kalle" Wallner, the guitarist for the highly respected German rockers RPWL — are among the confirmed bands for the Rites Of Spring Festival (RoSfest), set to take palce May 2-4, 2008 at ...

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RUSH's NEIL PEART's Nominated For 'Drummer Of The Year' At DRUMMIES

Huliq reports: Neil Peart, who turned 55 on September 12, received some pretty cool belated birthday presents from Enter Music Publishing, publishers of hip/percussion magazine worldwide, such as DRUM! and Traps magazine. During this year's "Drummies", Peart was nominated "Drummer Of The Year" by 4,000 drummers, who participated in the readership survey conducted ...

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SENTIMENT Completes Work On Debut Album

Finnish melodic metallers SENTIMENT, whose current lineup includes ex-THUNDERSTONE keyboardist Kari Tornack, have completed work on their debut album, "From Here to Ever After". At the moment the group is searching for record and distribution deals with suitable labels. According to a press release, the CD was recorded with the help of Timo Kotipelto, Jens ...

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THE SICKENING: New Demo Available

THE SICKENING, the new Norwegian death metal band featuring former members of SLAGMARK and BLOOD RED THRONE, has released a five-song demo. Four of the tracks can be found on the group's MySpace page at this location. According to THE SICKENING's official bio, the band "came to life in 2003 first as a ...

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