February 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

RELAPSE RECORDS Announces Its 2007 SXSW Showcase

Relapse Records has announced the details for its 2007 South by Southwest (SXSW) label showcase. This showcase, the label's sixth consecutive at SXSW, will be held at Room 710 (710 Red River Street) on Thursday, March 15, and will be open to the public as well as SXSW badge-holders. This year's lineup includes ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY ...

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CHIMAIRA: 'Resurrection' Video To Debut Next Week

On February 5, CHIMAIRA will premiere "Resurrection", the video for the title cut off the band's forthcoming release on Ferret Music (Nuclear Blast in Europe). The "Resurrection" clip was directed by Todd Bell and features an appearance by Mixed Martial Arts fighter Mavrick. The next day, February 6, CHIMAIRA will launch the single for purchase. ...

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ORIGIN Rejoined By Drummer JOHN LONGSTRETH

Kansas-based death metallers ORIGIN have been rejoined by drummer John Longstreth. The group will embark on a European tour with NECROPHAGIST and MISERY INDEX beginning on February 8 in Trier, Germany. Credited with having created some of the most challenging and devastating death metal in its three-album career, ORIGIN was a late addition to this ...

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DEEP PURPLE Singer IAN GILLAN: Solo Albums To Be Reissued

Edsel Records (through Demon) will release a selection of seven GILLAN and IAN GILLAN BAND albums in March and April. These will comprise of five chart albums, which were originally released between 1979 and 1982, including "Glory Road", which debuted at No. 3 and "Future Shock" at No. 2 on the U.K. chart. Together the ...

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KEEP OF KALESSIN Cancels SUMMER BREEZE Appearance

Norwegian black metallers KEEP OF KALESSIN have cancelled their previously announced appearance at Germany's Summer Breeze festival (set to take place August 16-18, 2007 in Dinkelsbühl) due to circumstances beyond their control, according to a posting on the group's official web site. KEEP OF KALESSIN will team up with MARDUK, ENSLAVED, MELECHESH, GOATWHORE and PANTHEON ...

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IN FLAMES: Swedish, Norwegian Tour Dates Announced

Sweden's IN FLAMES has lined up the following dates in Sweden/Norway during March: Mar. 16 - Trondheim, Norway - Samfundet Mar. 17 - Haugesund, Norway - Byscenen Mar. 18 - Bergen, Norway - Verftet Mar. 19 - Stavanger, Norway - Folken Mar. 22 - Karlskrona, Sweden - Kino Mar. 23 - Linköping, Sweden - Cupolen ...

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BEHEMOTH's NERGAL Auctioning Axe From 'Conquer All' Video

BEHEMOTH's Nergal is auctioning on eBay his six-string Flame guitar, model Signum Gothic Custom. Commented Nergal: "There's some history behind this guitar. I used it on 'Conquer All' video as well as during several shows on the Demigod tour (South American leg). Even though it was used in battle several times, this axe is in ...

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