February 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE Guitarist Playing Solo Shows

Launch Radio Networks reports: RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE and AUDIOSLAVE guitarist Tom Morello will play several solo shows as the NIGHTWATCHMAN this spring to promote his debut album, "One Man Revolution". One of his performances, at the Coachella festival, will be in conjunction with a headlining appearance by the reunited RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE. Among ...

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AMORPHIS Finishes Recording New CD

AMORPHIS guitarist Esa Holopainen guitarist has issued the following update: "It's national celebration day. AMORPHIS has finished new album recordings and also today is the day of Kalevala. With the help of old and wise Väinämöinen, skilled smith Ilmarinen, adventurer-warrior Lemminkäinen, Louhi; the female ruler of Pohjola and the tragic hero Kullervo AMORPHIS aheads to ...

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KORN Recruits Former SEVENDUST Guitarist

Launch Radio Networks reports: KORN has recruited guitarist Clint Lowery, formerly of SEVENDUST and more recently with DARK NEW DAY, as the band's touring guitarist for 2007. The group had previously enlisted ex-OTEP axeman Rob Patterson for most of its live dates last year, but guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer said it was time to make ...

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SCARS: 'The Nether Hell' CD Available For Free Download

Brazilian thrashers SCARS are contuing to write material for their new CD, tentatively due later in the year. In the meantime, the band has decided to make its "The Nether Hell" EP (2005) available for free download via its official web site. The package includes the full album, four bonus tracks and complete artwork (by ...

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TONY IOMMI's Daughter To Support BREED 77 On U.K. Tour

LUNARMILE, the British band featuring frontwoman Toni-Marie Iommi (daughter of BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi) and bassist Alex Hill (son of JUDAS PRIEST bassist Ian Hill), will support BREED 77 on a U.K. tour starting on April 21 in Manchester at Academy 3. Also appearing on the bill is FOREVER NEVER. The dates are as ...

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FREEDOM CALL: 'Dimensions' Final Track Listing Revealed

German melodic metallers FREEDOM CALL have finalized the track listing for their new album, "Dimensions", due in Europe on April 23 (except Germany, where it will arrive on April 20) via SPV Records. According to a press release, "Dimensions" is a "successful liaison of the group's basic strengths and new, contemporary influences." Or, as drummer ...

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DEADLOCK: 'Wolves' Track Listing, Release Date Confirmed

German metalcore act DEADLOCK will release its third album, "Wolves", on April 16 in Europe and May 25 in the U.S. via Lifeforce Records. The CD was recorded during September-November by band's mastermind Sebastian Reichl. It was mixed by Jacob Hansen (MERCENARY, NIGHTRAGE, RAUNCHY) and Peter "Ziggy" Siegfredsen (MERCENARY, ILLDISPOSED, HATESPHERE). "Wolves" track listing: 01. ...

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SUICIDE SILENCE Signs With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Century Media Records has announced SUICIDE SILENCE as the newest addition to its worldwide family. This devastating quintet from Riverside, CA immediately separated themselves from the underground through an undying work ethic and undeniable live performance. The group will enter the studio in March with John Travis (KID ROCK, STATIC-X) to record their debut full-length, ...

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