January 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

VISCERAL BLEEDING To Re-Release Debut On NEUROTIC RECORDS

Swedish death metallers VISCERAL BLEEDING will have their debut album, "Remnants of Deprivation", reissued under the title "Remnants Revived" on April 18 via Neurotic Records. The album will come in a sublime digipak and will be re-mastered by Scott Hull (NILE, SUFFOCATION, PIG DESTROYER). In addition, it will contain three extra tracks and four videos. ...

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DARK NEW DAY Will Not Make Their Live Debut Next Month

Contrary to an earlier announcement, DARK NEW DAY, the new "supergroup" featuring Brett Hestla (ex-CREED, VIRGOS MERLOT) on vocals, Will Hunt (ex-SKRAPE, TOMMY LEE) on drums, Clint Lowery (ex-SEVENDUST) on guitar, Clint's brother Corey Lowery (ex-STEREOMUD, STUCK MOJO) on bass, and Troy McLawhorn (ex-DOUBLE DRIVE) on guitar, will NOT be making their live debut on ...

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KATAKLYSM Honored At FIFTH ANNUAL CANADIAN INDEPENDENT MUSIC AWARDS

Canadian death metallers KATAKLYSM are among the nominees in the "Favorite Metal Artist/Group" category at the Canadian Independent Music Awards ("The Indies"), set to be held at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto on Wednesday, March 2 at 9:00 p.m. "The Indies" will serve as the official CMW (Canadian Music Week) 2005 Opening Night party, ...

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ZAKK WYLDE Hits Studio To Record LYNYRD SKYNYRD Cover

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY/OZZY OSBOURNE guitarist Zakk Wylde went into the studio on Tuesday, January 24 to lay down his version of a LYNYRD SKYNYRD classic for the upcoming tribute album, "Heavy Helping", due later in the year via Sanctuary Records. Other artists that have reportedly contributed to the CD include METALLICA, CORROSION OF CONFORMITY, SEBASTIAN ...

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KYLESA Complete Work On New Album; Audio Available

Savannah GA's crust-metal-punk hybrid KYLESA have completed work on "To Walk A Middle Course" with producer Alex Newport (MELVINS, AT THE DRIVE-IN, NAILBOMB, THE LOCUST). The album is set for release on March 22 through Prosthetic Records. You can sample the track "In Memory" here. The band will embark on a nationwide tour ...

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Ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN To Appear At Tsunami Relief Concert

Former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN and current RING OF FIRE singer Mark Boals will sing one song at a tsunami relief benefit concert at the Baked Potato in Los Angeles on February 3. Other artists scheduled to appear at the show include Bunny Brunel (bass), Steve Vai, Billy Sheehan (DAVID LEE ROTH, MR. BIG) and Frank Banali ...

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IRON MAIDEN Singer To Present At BBC RADIO 2 FOLK AWARDS

IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson has been confirmed as one of the presenters at this year's BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards ceremony on Monday, February 14 at The Brewery in London. The awards also feature live music from Martin Carthy, Northumbrian piper Kathryn Tickell and five times nominated Karine Polwart as well as Eddi Reader, ...

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