February 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

POISON Frontman Recording New Solo Material

POISON frontman Bret Michaels is currently in the studio recording new solo material. An exclusive clip of one of the new tracks will be posted next week on his official web site. To catch Bret and/or POISON on TV next week be sure to check out: * "The Tyra Banks Show" on Feb. 07 at ...

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SINCE THE FLOOD To Support MADBALL On East Coast Dates

New England hardcore powerhouse SINCE THE FLOOD has just released its newest full-length CD, "No Compromise", on Metal Blade Records. The band excels at raw, bare-knuckled hardcore with metallic toned guitars, Schwarzenegger-sized vocals and full velocity assault drumming. Among the group's admirers are Howard Jones from KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, who asked to manage the band soon ...

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UNLEASHED Preparing For North American Tour

Legendary Swedish death metallers UNLEASHED have posted the following message on their official web site: "UNLEASHED are now getting ready for the long awaited tour in Vinland/North America [with KRISIUN and BELPHEGOR supporting]. Just like on the 'Masters Of Death Tour' we will play songs from all our albums... 'Never Ending Hate', 'Across The Open ...

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ELECTRIC EARTH Confirmed For GOTHENBURG METAL FESTIVAL

Sweden's ELECTRIC EARTH has been confirmed for the Gothenburg Metal Festival 2007, set to take place April 29-30 at Musikens Hus in Gothenburg, Sweden. A total of 12 acts will perform at the event. The billing is shaping up as follows: ELECTRIC EARTH (grunge - Trollhättan) FAITH (doom metal - Karlshamn) SABBTAIL (classic rock - ...

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SMASHING PUMPKINS Confirmed For Austria's NOVA ROCK Festival

SMASHING PUMPKINS has been confirmed for the Nova Rock festival, set to take place June 15-17 on the Pannonia Fields in Burgenland, the easternmost federal state of Austria (near Nickelsdorf and the Hungarian and Slovak borders). The PUMPKINS will perform on June 15. Also scheduled to appear are SLAYER, LORDI, STONE SOUR, PAPA ROACH, PEARL ...

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THE HAUNTED Frontman: 'We've Become Stormtroopers Of Metal'

THE HAUNTED frontman Peter Dolving has posted the following message on the band's MySpace page: "Last night this was on my feeble little mind: "We've become stormtroopers of metal. Insane. Transformed. We will come in to town. Relentlessly set about preparing for an hours worth of sonic annihilation. Nothing in the human condition holds us ...

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ETERNITY BLACK, SIX MINUTE CENTURY Confirmed For TEXAS MADFEST

ETERNITY BLACK and SIX MINUTE CENTURY are the first two confirmed bands for Texas Madfest, set to take place July 13-14 at F.B.I. #1 in Houston, Texas. According to a press release, the event will feature eight premiere bands in the progressive, power, and thrash metal genres. ETERNITY BLACK, featuring ex-HELSTAR members Rob Trevino, Larry ...

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