February 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

AKERCOCKE: In Recording Mode

U.K. death metallers AKERCOCKE have commenced the recoridng sessions for their as-yet-untitled album at their own Goat of Mendes Studios in West London. Commented frontman Jason Mendonca: "The studio has recently undergone a refit following the recording of the previous album 'Words That Go Unspoken, Deeds That go Undone', and is now a fully digital ...

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BLACK SABBATH Guitarist's GIBSON On Display In London

A Gibson guitar owned by BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi is going on display at Harrods' central London store today (Thursday, February 1) in an exhibition called "Born to Rock" as part of the month-long "Harrods Rocks" series of events. The guitar in question is one of his black limited-edition Gibson Custom Shop SGs, as ...

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ANIMOSITY To Support CONVERGE On European Tour

San Francisco-based death metal/hardcore act ANIMOSITY will support CONVERGE on a European tour beginning mid-June. Also appearing on the bill is RISE AND FALL. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jun. 15 - Wiesbaden, Germany - Schlachthof Jun. 16 - Trier, Germany - Summer Blast Festival Jun. 18 - Copenhagen, Denmark - Loppen Jun. 19 - ...

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SABBAT: Remastered Early Albums Due In March

Sanctuary Records has set a March 26 U.K. release date for reissues of two classic SABBAT albums: "History of a Time to Come" (1988) and "Dreamweaver" (1989). The remastered CDs contain audio recordings from the band's 1990 concert in East Berlin, which was previously released as the official "The End of the Beginning" video. A ...

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NORTHER: New EP Track Listing Revealed, Teaser Clip Available

Finnish metallers NORTHER have revealed the track listing for the new EP, "No Way Back", to be released in Finland by Suomen Musiikki at the Finnish Metal Expo (held February 16-18 in Helsinki). Release dates for other territories will be announced soon. "No Way Back" track listing: 01. Frozen Angel 02. C.U.S. 03. No Way ...

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USIPIAN Calls It Quits

Danish "apocalyptic" old-school death metallers USIPIAN have issued the following update: "We are sorry to announce that USIPIAN no longer exists due to differences within the band in regard to musical direction. The final testament of USIPIAN will be a MCD/7-inch EP containing three tracks recently recorded in Sweet Silence Studios with Flemming Rasmussen (METALLICA, ...

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THINE EYES BLEED To Enter Studio In March

Vocalist Justin Wolfe of the Canadian thrash/metalcore act THINE EYES BLEED — who feature in their ranks former KITTIE guitarist/technician Jeff Phillips and bassist Johnny Araya (brother of SLAYER's Tom Araya) — has issued the following update: "We have been working on some new material as much as possible through the holidays and so far ...

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UNLEASHED To Headline Germany's WALPURGIS METAL DAYS Festival

Veteran Swedish death metallers UNLEASHED will headline the seventh edition of the Walpurgis Metal Days festival, set to take place Saturday, April 28 in Hauzenberg, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): COCK AND BALL TORTURE COLD TRAGEDY DISBELIEF ENSIFERUM EPICEDIUM EXOTOXIN GJENFERDSEL GRIND INC. LEGION OF THE DAMNED LOST ...

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MARYSLIM To Tour With THE 69 EYES, WEDNESDAY 13

Stockholm, Sweden-based rock 'n' rollers MARYSLIM have confirmed 12 European dates as the support act for THE 69 EYES. Also appearing on the bill is WEDNESDAY 13. The trek will start only a few days after the release of MARYSLIM's third album, "A Perfect Mess", which is due in Sweden on February 21 (March 30 ...

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