August 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

ODERUS URUNGUS On LORDI: 'We Love All GWAR Tribute Bands'

Nikki of Bay Area Backstage interviewed GWAR right before they went on stage as part of the Sounds of the Underground tour on August 3 at the Events Center in San Jose, California. During the interview, the band confirmed that it will take part in the the "Rockstar Viva La Bands 2007 Tour" alongside CRADLE ...

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LACUNA COIL: Video Footage From WACKEN OPEN AIR Available

Professionally filmed video footage of LACUNA COIL performing the song "Our Truth" 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. Fan-filmed video footage of LACUNA COIL's July 14, 2007 performance at the first edition of the Frozen Rock Open ...

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OCEANS OF SADNESS, KAMELOT, SILENT FORCE Members Join Forces In SEASONS OF MAN

Vocalist Tijs Vanneste of Belgian progressive metallers OCEANS OF SADNESS has joined forces with German/Hungarian guitarist Oliver Palotai (KAMELOT, DORO, BLAZE), Italian guitarist Luca Princiotta (DORO, JORN), German drummer Daniel Schild and bassist Jürgen Steinmetz (SILENT FORCE) in a brand new project called SEASONS OF MAN. "We're already in the stage of recording demos next ...

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DEATH ANGEL Guitarist Completes Work On Solo Album

DEATH ANGEL guitarist Rob Cavestany has issued the following update: "Just finished an awesome mastering session with Ken Lee at his studio in Oakland. He is a master masterer for damn sure! The disc sounds great! Scheduled for release on September 4, 2007. I'll keep ya posted as the date draws near. For now, let ...

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THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN Guitarist Explains Leave Of Absence

THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN guitarist Brian Benoit has posted a lengthy statement on the band's MySpace page explaining the circumstances that have forced him to take a leave of absence from the group. An excerpt from his statement follows: "April 28, 2005… Memphis, Tennessee... the Hi Tone. This is the show that will go down ...

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THE ETERNAL: 'Pre-Production For New Album Is Almost Complete'

Acclaimed Australian atmospheric/gothic/doom metal band THE ETERNAL has issued the following update: "After an enjoyable and successful European tour we are back home! After the European tour, singer/guitarist Mark Kelson went on to do six weeks touring in the USA as a session guitarist for VIRGIN BLACK, so the rest of THE ETERNAL had a ...

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