May 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

IMMORTAL Confirmed For Germany's HELLFLAME FESTIVAL

Reunited Nowergian black metallers IMMORTAL have been confirmed for this year's edition of the Hellflame Festival, set to take place September 20 at Halle Gartlage (near Central Station) in Osnabrck, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: CRIMSON GHOSTS DESASTER DESTRUCTION IMMORTAL NACHTBLUT SETHERIAL TANKARD URGEHAL WATAIN For more information, click

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ASSASSIN: South American Tour Cancelled

Reactivated German thrashers ASSASSIN have cancelled their previously announced South American tour which was to take place in June. ASSASSIN recently announced the addition of bassist Michael Hambloch to the group's ranks. The band in February posted the song "Satan Dies In Pain" on the group's MySpace page. This track is taken from ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Schedules 'Rockline' Appearance

British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST will guest on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline", hosted by Bob Coburn, on Monday, July 21 at 11:30 p.m. EST/8:30 p.m. PST. Fans can talk live with JUDAS PRIEST by calling 800-344-ROCK (7625). To find a station near you or to listen to the show live via the ...

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BOLT THROWER Frontman To Guest On New BENEDICTION Album

Long-running UK extreme metallers BENEDICTION recently completed work on their new album, "Killing Music", due before the end of the year via Nuclear Blast Records. Commented the band: "We had Karl Willetts from BOLT THROWER come into Mick Kenney's Necrodeath Studio to lay down some vocals on the AMEBIX cover 'Largactyl' that we recorded. With ...

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OBITUARY: 'Evil Ways' Video Posted Online

MTV2's Headbanger's Blog is hosting the premiere of OBITUARY's video for "Evil Ways", a track off the band's latest album, "Xecutioner's Return". The clip, which was directed by renegade comic book publisher Hart Fisher at Dan's Three Corners Bar, a 70-year-old establishment in Gibsonton, Florida, can be viewed below. (Note: Video stream may ...

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LED ZEPPELIN Nominated For 'Best Live Act' Mojo Award

According to Gigwise.com, LED ZEPPELIN has been nominated for "Best Live Act" at this year's Mojo Awards. The veteran group picked up a nomination for its reunion show last December. The awards will be handed out a ceremony in London on June 16. In a recent issue of Uncut magazine, singer Robert Plant, who is ...

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Bassist JOACIM SANDIN Quits STEEVI JAIMZ BAND

Bassist Joacim Sandin has left the STEEVI JAIMZ BAND the group led by former TIGERTAILZ singer Steevi Jaimz in order to focus on his other project, BAI BANG. A replacement bassist has not yet been announced. As previously reported, STEEVI JAIMZ BAND also recently lost drummer Ace Finchum, who has joined UK flamenco sleaze rockers ...

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