August 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

SHARON OSBOURNE Opens Up About Father's Death

According to ContactMusic.com, Sharon Osbourne has described her "relief" that her father Don Arden's long and harrowing battle with Alzheimer's Disease is over. Music mogul Arden passed away at a nursing home in Los Angeles last month. He was 81. Osbourne was estranged from her father for 20 years, and revealed his violent ways in ...

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SILENTIUM: 'Dead Silent' Single Release Date Announced

Finnish atmospheric doom metallers SILENTIUM will release the second single from their "Seducia" album, "Dead Silent", on September 12. SILENTIUM released "Seducia" in January 2006 via Dynamic Arts Records. The CD was the sequel to the "Frostnight" single, which came out in October 2005. According to a Dynamic Arts press release, the album "delivers bombastical, ...

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OM To Release 'Pilgrimage' In October

OM, the duo formed by Al Cisneros (bass, vocals) and Chris Hakius (drums), both founding members of legendary doom pioneers SLEEP, will release its third full-length album, "Pilgrimage", on October 2 via Southern Lord Recordings. The CD was recorded at Electrical Audio in Chicago, Illinois by Steve Albini and is currently being mastered by Bob ...

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THE HIDDEN HAND: Tour Dates Announced

THE HIDDEN HAND, the band featuring hard rock guitar legend Scott "Wino" Weinrich (ST. VITUS, THE OBSESSED, SPIRIT CARAVAN), has scheduled the following dates: Aug. 30 - The Ottobar - Baltimore, MD (w/ CHOWDER, FILTHY ROTTEN SEX MACHINE) Aug. 31 - Bowery Ballroom (Royal Flush Release Party) - New York, NY (w/ CLUTCH, BEATALLICA) Sep. ...

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AFTER FOREVER Guitarist Answers Fans' Questions

AFTER FOREVER guitarist Sander Gommans has answered several fan questions via the band's official web site. The brief question-and-answer session follows: Q: How probable it is to see AFTER FOREVER one day in Serbia? I've heard some rumours about certain promoters here having some issues about your management, but don't know if they are true. ...

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PUTRID PILE, OMNICIDAL INTENT Confirmed For SHEBOYGAN DEATHFEST II

PUTRID PILE and OMNICIDAL INTENT have been confirmed for the Sheboygan Deathfest II, set to take place August 24 at Kiwanis Park in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: XXX MANIAK SIKFUK OF THIS BLOOD METHADONE ABORTION CLINIC PUTRID PILE CEMETERY RAPIST MORTUUS REPEATED TRAUMA CHRODH MARA LORD BLASPHEMER 3 LITTLE ...

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INCINERATION To Record New Material

St. Louis, Missouri-based extreme metal band INCINERATION (formerly UNBURIED) has issued the following update: "We've been re-working some old songs and writing new ones, with our new guitarist, Olin. He adds a whole new thing to the music. We're going to get back into the studio at the end of this month and record a ...

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