March 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

1349 Vocalist: 'Satan Is Just About Rebellion Of Man'

The Washington Post's Express recently conducted an interview with 1349 vocalist Ravn. While black metal is often brutal, and the genre has had its own share of controversy (murders, church burnings), the music's favorite lyrical themes — pure evil, death, Satan — usually aren't meant literally; they are often metaphorical meditations on free ...

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AS I LAY DYING Confirmed For VANS WARPED TOUR

San Diego wrecking crew AS I LAY DYING has been confirmed for the Vans Warped Tour beginning in early August. The dates are as follows: Aug. 04 - Uniondale, NY @ Nassau Coliseum Aug. 05 - Englishtown, NJ @ Raceway Park Aug. 07 - Indianapolis, IN @ Verizon Wireless Music Center Aug. 08 - Pittsburgh, ...

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VICTORY RECORDS Expands Into Tour Booking

Victory Records, Inc. has established a tour booking department, adding to the company's current, forward-thinking structure. "With many record companies in a state of contraction, it is exciting for us to be continually building and adding new divisions," said Tony Brummel, Victory's founder. "This newly established department will book live performances, tours and events for ...

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CHEVELLE 'Ramping Up' On Tour With EVANESCENCE

Launch Radio Networks reports: CHEVELLE has been alternating between headlining its own shows and supporting EVANESCENCE for most of the past month as it gears up for the release of its fourth album, "Vena Sera". CHEVELLE drummer Sam Loeffler told Launch that his band has tried to make the most of the nights it's worked ...

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Taiwan's CHTHONIC Added To OZZFEST 2007's Second-Stage Lineup

Taiwan's CHTHONIC, the black metal band that has already broken down musical barriers in its homeland, will spend this summer on Ozzfest 2007 as a part of the second stage's rotating lineup alongside such acclaimed artists as HATEBREED, NILE, THE SHOWDOWN and 3 INCHES OF BLOOD, among others. The Ozzfest billing is now shaping up ...

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TYPE O NEGATIVE: 'Dead Again' Enters German Chart At No. 18

TYPE O NEGATIVE's latest album, "Dead Again", has entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 18. The CD sold just over 22,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 27 on The Billboard 200 chart, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album is the follow-up ...

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