May 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

STYGIA: New Lineup Announced

STYGIA mainman/guitarist Todd Seitz has announced the recording lineup for the band's forthcoming album which will be tracked this summer. It is as follows: Michael Vescera (ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, LOUDNESS) - Vocals Mats Olausson (ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) - Keyboards Chris McCarvill (HOUSE OF LORDS, ex-JEFF SCOTT SOTO) - Bass Todd Seitz - Guitar John Macaluso (ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, ...

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LAMB OF GOD: 'Walk With Me In Hell' DVD Trailer Available

A one-minute trailer for LAMB OF GOD's forthcoming "Walk With Me In Hell" two-DVD set can be viewed below. Due in Europe through Roadrunner on June 30 and in North America via Epic on July 1, "Walk With Me In Hell" features over five hours of incredible, all-access footage. Disc 1 contains the highly anticipated ...

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Do You Want To Be A HELLYEAH Calendar Girl?

If you think you've got the goods to represent in the HELLYEAH "Calendar Girl" contest, submit your best photo at HellYeahBand.com. A widget to help the group select the January "Calendar Girl" can be found below. HELLYEAH is the new band featuring members of MUDVAYNE, PANTERA and NOTHINGFACE HELLYEAH recently released the video for the ...

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Guitarist CHRISTIAN HECTOR Quits MIDNATTSOL

Guitarist Christian Hector has left MIDNATTSOL, the German-Norwegian band featuring vocalist Carmen Elise Espenaes (the younger sister of LEAVES' EYES singer Liv Kristine). His statement on the matter reads as follows: "It's been some years since Carmen and me started out forming Midnattsol. Now it's time for me to move on and experience new musical ...

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ECHOES OF ETERNITY: In Writing Mode

California-based, female-fronted progressive metallers ECHOES OF ETERNITY have issued the following update: "The last two months we've been off the road and writing songs for the next album. We think you'll like that they're faster, heavier, and darker than the 'Forgotten Goddess'. Also, we're bringing an absolutely killer producer on board who we think will ...

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FIREWIND: Budapest Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of Greek metallers FIREWIND performing the song "Falling to Pieces" on April 20, 2008 in Budapest, Hungary can be viewed below (courtesy of "buttmaki"). FIREWIND's fifth album, "The Premonition", came out on March 25. The group's "Mercenary Man" single recently entered the Greek chart at position No. 6. The special version of ...

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DARK INTENTIONS Signs With DEITY DOWN RECORDS

Breda, Netherlands-based metalcore outfit DARK INTENTIONS has inked a deal with Deity Down Records for the release of the band's debut full-length. Entitled "Destined To Burn", the album was recorded at the Artsounds Studio in Belgium with Stefan Van Neerven of BORN FROM PAIN fame in the producer's chair. The CD contains 11 tracks and ...

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ONSLAUGHT, CARNAL FORGE, SUICIDAL ANGELS: European Tour Cancelled Again?

Swedish thrashers CARNAL FORGE have issued the following statement regarding their participation in the previously announced "Horns Up Festival Tour 2008" featuring headliners ONSLAUGHT alongside SUICIDAL ANGELS and EUFOBIA: "CARNAL FORGE was asked by the Romanian promoter Metal Masters Management today [May 1] not to board the flight to Budapest later this evening due to ...

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BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE Talks To NGTV.com: Video Available

Welsh metallers BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE sat down at the bar with host Shark Firestone of NGTV.com for an in-depth chat about pertinent issues such as their music, the state of world affairs and the joys of writing on passed-out-drunk band members' faces with permanent marker. Watch the six-minute clip below. BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE ...

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