March 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

STATIC-X: Entire New Album Available For Streaming

STATIC-X's new album, "Cannibal", is available for streaming in its entirety at Ultimate-Guitar.com. Comprising 12 of the harshest, most stripped-down tracks STATIC-X have ever recorded, "Cannibal" finds frontman Wayne Static and Co. sounding leaner and meaner than they have in years — a change the vertical-haired guitarist, vocalist and chief songwriter attributes to ...

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BEHEMOTH Added To OZZFEST 2007 Second-Stage Lineup

Polish extreme metal titans BEHEMOTH have been added to the Ozzfest 2007 lineup. The band has landed the direct-support, non-rotating slot right before second-stage headliners HATEBREED. This is the first time a Polish act has ever participated in Ozzfest. The Ozzfest billing is now shaping up as follows: Main Stage: OZZY OSBOURNE LAMB OF GOD ...

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'Murder Music': Black Metal Documentary To Debut Via Online Pay-Per-View

Rockworld.TV, the U.K.'s most innovative and inventive rock music and lifestyle channel, has produced an in-depth documentary about the history of black metal, the most controversial and misunderstood arm of heavy metal's complex genealogy. Titled "Murder Music: A History of Black Metal", the 64-minute documentary eschews much of the tabloid sensationalism that shrouded the genre ...

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KEEN OF THE CROW Members Vow To Carry On

KEEN OF THE CROW members Rhett Davis (drums; ex-MORGION), Justin Christian (bass; ex-MORGION) and Dan Ochoa (vocals) have vowed to carry on with the band despite the departure of Ron Slater (guitar) and Seth Arthur (guitar). The group's statement on the matter reads a follows: "The [previous announcement regarding the band's breakup] was not made ...

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EDENBRIDGE Parts Ways With Drummer

Austrian symphonic metal band EDENBRIDGE has parted ways with drummer Roland Navratil due to "personal, musical and financial differences." A replacement drummer has yet to be announced. EDENBRIDGE will issue a rarities/"best of" compilation, entitled "The Chronicles of Eden", as a double-CD and limited double-digipack on May 25. Disc One will contain three new, previously ...

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THRESHOLD Vocalist MAC Sings To 8,000 Ice Hockey Fans

THRESHOLD singer Andrew "Mac" McDermott sang in front of 8,000 ice hockey fans yesterday (Wednesday, March 28) at the Hannover Scorpions Arena, where he performed the song "Dream On" from the official Hannover Scorpions CD. Unfortunately Mac's performance wasn't enough to turn the result around, with Hannover Scorpions eventually losing 2-3 to the Sinupret Ice ...

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CHOKEHOLD To Support SAXON In U.K., Ireland

U.K. metallers CHOKEHOLD have announced their participation in the forthcoming U.K./Irish tour of metal legends SAXON. Drummer Lawrence Paterson comments: "F***king YEEESSSS! To share the stage night after night with such a renowned and ultimately respected band as SAXON is an honour, but to be personally invited is truly special. We can't thank SAXON and ...

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YEARNING Finishes Recording New Album

Finnish dark metal band YEARNING has just finished the recordings of its fifth album, entitled "Merging into Landscapes", at D-Studio, Klaukkala, Finland. The CD features guest vocals by T.K. of SAATTUE and LET ME DREAM and female vocals by Tiina Sitomaniemi, who also sang on YEARNING's second album, "Plaintive Scenes". According to a press release, ...

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