February 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

THE STORYTELLER, KING DIAMOND Members Join Forces In KRYPTILLUSION

Fredrik Groth from the Swedish power/heavy metal act THE STORYTELLER has formed a brand new project called KRYPTILLUSION. According to Groth, KRYPTILLUSION is musically "pretty far" removed "from what I've done earlier," being "a melodic heavy/death metal band." The group's current lineup consists of Groth on guitars and bass, Mike Wead (KING DIAMOND, MERCYFUL FATE) ...

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THE OCEAN Hard At Work On New Album

Berlin, Germany's THE OCEAN has issued the following update: "We are working day and night on our upcoming album which is due for a summer/fall 2007 release. Configured as a conceptual 2xCD, the album will be divided into a full-length CD of roughly 50 minutes playing time and a mini-CD of roughly 20 minutes playing ...

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TYPE O NEGATIVE Remembers DIMEBAG DARRELL On 'Positive' New LP

TYPE O NEGATIVE frontman Peter Steele recently spoke to MTV.com about the songwriting/recording process for "Dead Again", the Brooklyn metallers' first collection of fresh material since 2003's "Life Is Killing Me". The delay, Steele explained, was partly fueled by the bandmembers' escalating ages and personal responsibilities. According to Steele, "Life happened," and sometimes ...

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TRISTANIA Parts Ways With Singer, Seeks Replacement

Norwegian symphonic metal band TRISTANIA has issued the following update: "TRISTANIA is sorry to announce that Vibeke [Stene, vocals] has decided to leave the band due to personal reasons. The band regrets this fact, but respect her decision and wish her all the best in the future. "TRISTANIA is now looking to find a new ...

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METALLICA: Finnish Concert Sells Out In Less Than 30 Minutes

Tickets for METALLICA's July 15 concert at the Olympic Stadium in Helsinki, Finland reportedly sold out less than 30 minutes after they went on sale this morning (Wednesday, February 28). As previously reported, METALLICA's July 12 concert at Stadion in Stockholm, Sweden and July 10 gig at Valle Hovin Stadion in Oslo, Norway took less ...

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