April 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

UNLEASHED: 'Hammer Battalion' Audio Samples Available; Artwork Revealed

Swedish death metal veterans UNLEASHED will release their ninth full-length album, "Hammer Battalion", via SPV Records on the following dates: June 6: Germany June 9: Rest of Europe June 10: USA/Canada According to the band, "The new UNLEASHED CD will continue in the same victorious spirit as our previous album 'Midvinterblot'." Vocalist/bassist Johnny Hedlund and ...

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VOIVOD Drummer To Guest On 'The Metal File'

Drummer Michel "Away" Langevin of Canada's pioneering metal band VOIVOD will guest on this week's edition of "The Metal File" program on Montreal's CHOM-FM (commercial, 50,000 watts). "The Metal File" can be heard live from 12 midnight to 1 a.m. Friday nights on CHOM-FM. It is also available for listening via the Internet at

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SCOTT WEILAND Sentenced To Eight Days In Jail

According to TMZ.com, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS/ex-VELVET REVOLVER singer Scott Weiland has just been sentenced to 192 hours in county jail for his November DUI arrest. This is Weiland's second DUI offense. He has until May 28 to serve the sentence. Scott, who was not present in court today, entered a no-contest plea through ...

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HELION: New Album Details Revealed

Finnish melodic metallers HELION have issued the following update: "We're pleased to announce that the next HELION album will be known as 'Bad Dreams and Broken Shadows'. Mastering will take place soon and the projected release date has been set to end of the week: May 2nd." "Bad Dreams and Broken Shadows" track listing: 01. ...

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GODYVA, 3RD ROOM To Team Up For UK Tour

Italian gothic metal band GODYVA will team up with the Rome-based, female-fronted act 3RD ROOM for a UK tour in October/November. The dates are as follows: Oct. 24 - The Tubman - Hastings, England Oct. 25 - Black Horse - Birmingham, England Oct. 26 - Mercury Flux - Preston, England Oct. 27 - Rockers - ...

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