January 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

TESTAMENT: 'The Spitfire Collection' Due Next Month

TESTAMENT's classic late '80s/early '90s period has been well documented over the years by several compilations. However, the group's latter era has thus far slipped through the cracks as far as compilations go. On February 13, this will change, as "The Spitfire Collection" will be issued. Consisting of tracks from such Spitfire/Testament titles as "The ...

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BALTIMOORE Mainman Releases Song To Swedish Radio

Mainman Björn Lodin of Swedish melodic hard rockers BALTIMOORE has issued the following update: "Today [Tuesday, Jan. 2] I released another song in Swedish — for radio only! It's called 'Det Blir Bättre Sen', and is taken from my first Swedish album that I've been working on for a few years. This is the second ...

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LILLIAN AXE Signs With METRO CITY RECORDS

After an extended hiatus that left many fans wondering if they'd ever see the group up and running again, melodic metallists LILLIAN AXE have risen from the ashes and are preparing their first all-new studio album since 1993's highly regarded "Psychoschizophrenia". Led by founding guitarist Steve Blaze, LILLIAN AXE earned the respect of "Headbanger's Ball" ...

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QUEEN Named Greatest British Band Of All Time

BBC News reports that rockers QUEEN have beaten THE BEATLES to be crowned greatest British band of all time by BBC Radio 2 listeners. They pipped the Fab Four in a live contest, trouncing other finalists THE ROLLING STONES, OASIS and TAKE THAT. The bands were judged on songwriting, lyrics, live performances, originality ...

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IN FLAMES To Perform On Swedish 'Rockbjörnen' Awards Show

IN FLAMES' first performance of 2007 will take place on Thursday, January 11 on the awards show "Rockbjörnen" in Stockholm, Sweden, where IN FLAMES are nominated in three categories: Best Swedish Band, Best Song and Best Album. IN FLAMES' new single — for the new album's title track, "Come Clarity" — is seeing success at ...

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'The History Of South African Heavy Music' Book In The Works

Mike Gill and Marq Vas of the "The History of South African Heavy Music" project have issued the following press release: "There is currently a book being compiled on the history of South African heavy music. the publication was initially reserved exclusively for heavy metal acts, but has grown to encompass all sub genres and ...

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