August 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

BLACK TIDE To Play OZZFEST's Main Stage Beginning This Friday

Although no official announcement has yet been made, Miami, Florida-based hard rock band BLACK TIDE (formerly RADIO) appears to have been granted a main-stage slot at this year's Ozzfest beginning on August 10 in Tinley Park, Illinois. As you may recall, BLACK TIDE was originally tapped to replace CIRCUS DIABLO on Ozzfest's second stage, but ...

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POSSESSED: Video Footage From WACKEN OPEN AIR Posted Online

Fan-filmed video footage of POSSESSED performing the track "Confessions" at this year's Wacken Open Air festival, which took place August 2-4 in Wacken, Germany, has been posted on YouTube. Watch the clip below. POSSESSED's lineup for the Wacken concert consisted of sole original member Jeff Becerra (vocals) backed by members of California's SADISTIC INTENT. Some ...

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DOWN: New Album Title Revealed?

DOWN — the acclaimed New Orleans band featuring CORROSION OF CONFORMITY guitarist/vocalist Pepper Keenan, drummer Jimmy Bower (EYEHATEGOD, SUPERJOINT RITUAL guitarist), bassist Rex Brown (ex-PANTERA), guitarist Kirk Windstein (CROWBAR), and vocalist Philip Anselmo (SUPERJOINT RITUAL, ex-PANTERA) — has set "Over the Under" as the title of its third album, according to several fans who have ...

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NILE: New Video Interview With KARL SANDERS Available

A video interview with NILE mainman Karl Sanders conducted in Paris by the Spirit of Metal webzine has been posted on YouTube. Watch the seven-minute clip below. NILE's new album, "Ithyphallic", has entered the Finnish national chart at position No. 13. As previously reported, the CD also landed on the German Media Control chart at ...

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ATREYU: New 'Lead Sails Paper Anchor' Webisode Posted Online

ATREYU has filmed a five-part video series documenting the recording process of the group's new album, "Lead Sails Paper Anchor", due out August 28. The band teamed with producer John Feldmann (THE USED, GOOD CHARLOTTE) on the follow-up to "A Death-Grip on Yesterday". This next installment of the video series opens ATREYU's book of guitar ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: New Video Interview Available

My Damn Channel, which went online last week, has posted a brand new, wide-ranging interview with Ozzy Osbourne in which he talks about his early days with BLACK SABBATH, the songwriting process and his latest solo album, "Black Rain". Watch the interview, which was conducted by music producer Don Was, in four parts below. According ...

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ELDRITCH Parts Ways With Drummer, Announces Replacement

Italian progressive-aggressive metal band ELDRITCH has issued the following update: "Due to personal problems and to other different point of views, ELDRITCH decided to replace the drummer Dave Simeone with the young and talented Raffahell Dridge. This is another important loss in the band's history, but sometimes it's necessary to take different roads. Dave is ...

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RAMMSTEIN: 'Völkerball' DVD Preview Available

German industrial metallers RAMMSTEIN are well known for their explosive live performances and amazing light and pyrotechnics. With the September 18 North American release of "Völkerball", the band captures their one of a kind performance on DVD. Shot in Nimes, France, "Ich Will" is our first look at what is to come from the "Völkerball" ...

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