March 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

SIGHT OF EMPTINESS Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

Costa Rica-based melodic extreme metal band SIGHT OF EMPTINESS is putting the finishing touches on its second album, "Absolution of Humanity", tentatively due later in the year via an as-yet-undetermined record label. Singer Eduardo Chacón (a.k.a "fILTHY") states, "Last week, we listened to the final mix and let me tell ya, fellows, we are so ...

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Former NECROPHOBIC/DARK FUNERAL Guitarist Resurrects INFERNAL

Swedish guitarist David Parland (NECROPHOBIC, DARK FUNERAL, INFERNAL) recently joined forces with drummer Tomas Asklund (ex-DARK FUNERAL, DISSECTION, INFERNAL) and guitarist Martin Halfdan (ex-NECROPHOBIC) in a brand new project called INFERNAL (which was also the name of Parland's last group that split up in 2003). Commented David, "When we started up again, we initially wanted ...

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TESTAMENT, AMON AMARTH, DRAGONFORCE Confirmed For Finland's ANKKAROCK

TESTAMENT, AMON AMARTH, AMORPHIS, DRAGONFORCE and SONATA ARCTICA are among the confirmed bands for the Ankkarock festival, set to take place August 1-2, 2009 in Korso, Vantaa, Finland. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Saturday, August 1, 2009: DRAGONFORCE TEHOSEKOITIN HARDCORE SUPERSTAR CMX EGOTRIPPI LE CORPS MINCE DE FRANCOISE MAIJA VILKKUMAA SCANDINAVIAN MUSIC ...

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MEGADETH Mainman Schedules MUSIKMESSE Signing Session

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine will take part in a signing session at Marshall Amps' main stand at the Musikmesse Frankfurt 2009 fair in Frankfurt, Germany from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 1. The Musikmesse in Frankfurt am Main is the world's leading trade fair for musical-instruments, music software, computer hardware, sheet music ...

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