June 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

VOYAGER Seeks New Guitarist

Australia's melodic metallers VOYAGER are looking for a new lead/rhythm guitarist who "has skills, melody, versatility and can entertain LIVE," according to a press release. "International touring, international album deals and massive fun await you. Become a part of the V! See www.voyager-australia.com and contact simone.dow@gmail.com for more info on how to apply." ...

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KISS Visits U.S. Troops In Germany

KISS' official web site has been updated with the following message from guitarist/vocalist Paul Stanley regarding the band's visit with U.S. troops yesterday: "We stopped at the Spangdahlem Air Base [United States Air Force base located near the small German town of Spangdahlem, near the city of Trier] today [Thursday, June 26] on our way ...

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GLOOMY GRIM Parts Ways With Guitarist, Announces Replacement

Finnish black metal project GLOOMY GRIM has parted ways with original guitarist Mrgth. His replacement is occultist Father Umbra Sol who has already played with GLOOMY GRIM in the past. Commented GLOOMY GRIM founder Agathon: "This has been there for a long time. Working with Mrgth has been more difficult in every day, these days ...

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LENG TCH'E Continuing Work On New Material

Belgian razorgrind warriors LENG TCH'E, who recently parted ways with vocalist Boris Cornelissen and replaced him with Serge Kasongo from southern Belgian band ACKROS, have issued the following update: "Live pictures of the new lineup taken at last week's Queens of Metal Open Air in Germany can be seen on our MySpace. "The ...

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CYNIC Wraps Up Work On New Studio Album, Announces European Tour Dates

Technical/progressive metal legends CYNIC are putting the finishing touches on their upcoming album, to be released later this year via Season of Mist Records. Returning from the "Focus" era are founding members Paul Masvidal (guitars/clean vocals) and Sean Reinert (drums) along with Sean Malone (bass), and joining the band in the studio is newcomer Tymon ...

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SEPULTURA Completes Recording New Album

Brazilian thrashers SEPULTURA entered the studio last month to begin recording their new album, which is based on the Anthony Burgess novel "A Clockwork Orange" (later turned into the classic film by Stanley Kubrick). Bassist Paulo Xisto Pinto Jr. has issued the following update: "Tonight [June 27] is basically our last day of recording of ...

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