January 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

LORD, BEHIND CRIMSON EYES Confirmed For Australia's OVERCRANKED Festival

FRENZAL RHOMB, BEHIND CRIMSON EYES, THE HARD-ONS, LORD, DREAMKILLERS, THE AMITY AFFLICTION, 50 LIONS, ROLLERBALL, BEIJING TANK and RUINS have been confirmed for the fourth instalment of the Overcranked festival, set to take place Saturday, March 24 on the RNA Showgrounds in Brisbane, Australia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: HELMET THE BUTTERFLY ...

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BLOODSIMPLE To Begin Mixing New Album Next Week

BLOODSIMPLE vocalist Tim Williams (ex-VISION OF DISORDER) has issued the following update: "Well, friends, it's been quite a year looking back on '06. It's been a long haul for BLOODSIMPLE since we quit the road back in July. Although since we have been home, we've been very, very busy. Our new [second] record is pretty ...

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ROB ZOMBIE To Document Making Of 'Halloween' Remake

Rob Zombie has issued the following update on his upcoming remake of the 1978 horror classic "Halloween": "Many of you have been asking if I plan on making a 'making of Halloween' documentary similar to the '30 days in Hell' one on 'The Devil's Rejects' DVD. Well, the answer is yes. We started shooting on ...

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DRAGONFORCE Added To FINNISH METAL EXPO

U.K. extreme power metallers DRAGONFORCE and Helsinki's hardcore/thrash metal act RYTMIHÄIRIÖ have been added to the list of performers for the third annual Finnish Metal Expo, which will be held at Helsinki's Kaapelitehdas on February 16 and 17, 2007. Among the many events of this international music fair is the presentation of the Finnish Metal ...

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DIAMOND HEAD To Complete New Album Next Month

Guitarist Brian Tatler of the NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD has issued the following update: "So here we all are. 2007, what will it bring? Will the alcohol-fuelled promises we made on December 31st, 2006 be kept and followed religiously or are they already a now sober memory? Have your ...

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GREAT WHITE: Fire Marshal Who Inspected Nightclub Missed Foam

The Associated Press reports: A town fire marshal who inspected a nightclub months before a fire killed 100 people told a grand jury investigating the blaze that he didn't see flammable foam around the stage because his "fire-safety" inspection was focused on extinguishers, exit signs and emergency lighting — but not on the dangerous material ...

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MARSHALL LAW Confirmed For Germany's HEADBANGERS OPEN AIR Festival

Long-running U.K. metallers MARSHALL LAW have been confirmed for the the 2007 edition of the Headbangers Open Air festival, set to take place July 12-14, 2007 in Brande-Hörnerkirchen, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AVENGER BEYOND FALLEN THE BLACK BULLET HALLOWEEN HOLLOW GROUND KAOS KILLINGSWORTH KNIGHT ERRANT MARSHALL LAW ...

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