March 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

EWIGKEIT Mainman: 'It's Time To Move On'

Mainman James Fogarty of the British left-field metal band EWIGKEIT has announced the end of the group as an active project. Commented Fogarty: "It is almost 10 years to the day when I started to record the first EWIGKEIT album. Since then, I have experimented as much as is possible within the confines of metal ...

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Former SENTENCED Guitarist Launches Merchandising Company

Many have been wondering what happened to the individual members of SENTENCED after the band was buried in 2005. Singer Ville Laihiala is focusing on POISONBLACK, which released its second album, "Lust Stained Despair", in August 2006 and toured Europe with labelmates LACUNA COIL. In the meantime guitarist Sami Lopakka has started a merchandising company ...

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STRATOVARIUS Mainman Comments On New VISION DIVINE Album

Italian melodic power metallers VISION DIVINE, the brainchild of ex-LABYRINTH mastermind Olaf Thörsen, have completed work on their new album, "The 25th Hour", due on June 4 via Scarlet Records. The production was once again handled by Timo Tolkki (STRATOVARIUS) and Luigi Stefanini at the New Sin Studios. Commented Tolkki: "Just finished VISION DIVINE mix ...

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VULTURE INDUSTRIES Putting Finishing Touches On Debut Album

Norwegian avantgarde metallers VULTURE INDUSTRIES, who feature in their ranks current and former members of members from SULPHUR, MALICE IN WONDERLAND, BLACK HOLE GENERATOR and ENSLAVED, are putting the finishing touches on their debut album, "The Dystopia Journals". The CD was recorded at Conclave and Earshot studios (GORGOROTH, HELHEIM, SULPHUR, DEATHCON, OCTAVIA SPERATI, etc.) in ...

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WHITE LION Secures North American Management, Plans U.S. Tour

The 2007 version of WHITE LION (a.k.a. TRAMP'S WHITE LION), featuring original member Mike Tramp (vocals) alongside Claus Longwood (bass), Troy Patrick Farrell (drums), Jamie Law (guitar), and Henning Wanner (keyboards), has inked a North American management agreement with with the California-based Jeff Keller Management LLC (management home for STEPHEN PEARCY, HERMAN RAREBELL, AMERICAN HEARTBREAK, ...

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TYPE O NEGATIVE Schedules Signing Session at DECIBEL Magazine

TYPE O NEGATIVE will take part in a special signing session at Decibel magazine headquarters (located at 1032 Arch Street, across from the Trocadero Theater) in Philadelphia, PA on Thursday, March 29 at 5:00 p.m. TYPE O NEGATIVE's latest album, "Dead Again", has sold just over 22,000 copies in the United States in its first ...

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