July 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Featured On 'Ryan's Rock Show'

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH — the Los Angeles-based band featuring ex-W.A.S.P. guitarist Darrell Roberts, former MOTOGRATER vocalist Ivan Moody (Ghost), ex-U.P.O. guitarist Zoltan Bathory, former DEADSETT bassist Matt Snell, and drummer Jeremy Spencer — is featured on this week's edition of "Ryan's Rock Show". Moody discusses the band's participation in the Family Values tour, his ...

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NEGATIVA Cancels Dates

NEGATIVA, the Quebec-based band featuring former GORGUTS members Steeve Hurdle (guitar, vocals) and Luc Lemay (guitar, vocals), along with Etienne Gallo (drums, AUGURY) and Miguel Valade (bass, ex-ION DISSONANCE), has issued the following update: "We're really disappointed to announce that we have to cancel the shows scheduled from August 1-3 in Toronto, Hamilton and London. ...

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FAREWELL TO FREEWAY Signs With VICTORY RECORDS

Guelph, Ontario, Canada's metalcore crew FAREWELL TO FREEWAY has inked a deal with Victory Records. The band has forged a loyal and diverse following having completed several full-fledged Canadian tours while playing numerous Southern Ontario shows in between. FAREWELL TO FREEWAY is often described as post-hardcore and even nu-metal, both labels the group is hesitant ...

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SUICIDE SILENCE Shoots New Video

Riverside, CA-based quintet SUICIDE SILENCE has lined up an extremely busy fall touring schedule. The band kicks off off its worldwide touring cycle for its upcoming debut album, "The Cleansing" (due on September 18 via Century Media) by joining up with UNEARTH, DARKEST HOUR and AUGUST BURNS RED for a month-long U.S. trek beginning on ...

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FAIRYLAND Members Quit

Keyboardist Philippe Giordana of the French symphonic metal band FAIRYLAND has issued the following update: "Anthony [Parker; guitar], Vincent [Kreyder; drums], Tom [Cesario; guitar, bass] and Max [Leclercq; vocals] have decided to leave FAIRYLAND and go on with their own project. The reasons for their departure have not been clearly expressed, and the way they ...

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ENTOMBED Aiming For 'Simpler' Approach On New Album

Antenna webzine recently conducted an interview with ENTOMBED frontman L.G. Petrov. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow: Antenna: You wrote and recorded "Serpent Saints" as a four piece. How did that change things compared to the albums, you've done as a five-piece? Did anything go smother? Petrov: Yeah, much smother. As ...

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AMORPHIS, TAROT Confirmed For ON A DARK WINTER'S NIGHT Festival

AMORPHIS, TAROT (featuring NIGHTWISH bassist/vocalist Marco Hietala), SAMSAS TRAUM, BLIND, DOPE STARS INC., JESUS ON EXSTASY, and VAN CANTO have been confirmed for the On A Dark Winter's Night festival, which is set to take place in two installments this year: in Salzburg, Austria on December 28 and Oberhausen, Germany on December 29. Headlining the ...

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