August 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

EXSECRATUS: New Song Posted Online

Finnish metal band EXSECRATUS has posted a new song, entitled Under the Winter Moon, on its MySpace page. The track, which features a guest appearance by NORTHER frontman Petri Lindroos, comes off the group's upcoming debut album, "Tainted Dreams", due on September 3 via Violent Journey Records. According to a press release, "These ...

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MASTER To Embark On 'Using And Abusing Europe' Tour In September

Legendary extreme metallers MASTER will embark on the "Using and Abusing Europe" tour in September. Support on the trek will come from Chicago's LIVIDITY and Los Angeles' IMPERIOUS REX. The dates are as follows: Sep. 08 - Baroeg-Rotterdam - Rotterdam, Netherlands Sep. 09 - Gigant - Apeldoom, Netherlands Sep. 13 - The Old Angel - ...

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EVERGREY To Announce New Bassist On Monday

Swedish metallers EVERGREY have issued the following update: "Just wanted to let you know that on Monday [August] 6th we will announce our new bass player! We are very excited and eager to let you know who it is and the Monday morning post will also consist of comments from him as well as a ...

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U.D.O. Recruits Temporary Bassist

U.D.O., the German band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, has tapped ex-VANIZE/MAJESTY bassist Marcus Bielenberg as the temporary replacement for Fitty Weinhold, who is currently unable to perform with the group "for private reasons." Bielenberg played with U.D.O. last weekend at the Granito Rock festival in Villalba, Spain and will do so again ...

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LORD: Another New Song Posted Online

Australian metallers LORD have made another new song, entitled "Legacy", available for streaming on their MySpace page. The track comes off the group's new album, "Ascendence", due in Japan on August 22 through Soundholic Records and in Australia sometime in mid-August via Modern Invasion Music. Release dates for other territories have not yet ...

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SOILWORK To Film 'Exile' Video

Swedish metallers SOILWORK will film a video for the song "Exile" in Gothenburg, Sweden. According to the group's vocalist Björn "Speed" Strid, the clip "has a pretty trippy script. I'm sure it's gonna turn out awesome!" "Exile" comes off SOILWORK's new album, "Sworn to a Great Divide", due on October 19 via Nuclear Blast Records. ...

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Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR: Live Stream Available

The organizers of this year's Wacken Open Air festival — which is taking place August 2-4 in Wacken, Germany — are streaming select performances and press conferences from the event live (and some pre-recorded) via the festival's official web site. The webcast schedule for today (Saturday, August 4) is as follows (all times ...

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