January 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

NIGHTSHADE Begin Work On Sophomore Album

Swiss "electro dark metal" band NIGHTSHADE have entered Soundlake Studios in Lausanne to begin work on their sophomore full-length effort, tentatively due in the spring. 10 songs are currently being produced by Patrick Aeby and Dom, who have previously worked with the legendary Swiss hard rock act KROKUS. Mixing will likely take place at Silvercloud ...

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NOMINON Name New Album

Swedish death metallers NOMINON have set "Recremation" as the title of their new album, tentatively due in March via Konqueror Records. The CD will be recorded between January 21 and January 30 at Necromorbus studio in Stockholm with engineer T. Stjerna. A limited edition (500 copies) 12" LP vinyl version will be made available through ...

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DIO To Open For TWISTED SISTER In Puerto Rico

DIO have been confirmed to open for TWISTED SISTER at Coliseo De Puerto Rico Jose M. Agrelot in Hato Rey, Puerto Rico on February 18. In other news, DIO's latest album, "Master of the Moon", is scheduled to receive a Japanese release on January 21 via Victor. Although several Internet reports indicate that the Japanese ...

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COMMUNIC: 'Conspiracy In Mind' Cover Artwork Posted Online

The cover artwork for COMMUNIC's debut album, "Conspiracy In Mind", has been posted online at ProgArt.com. COMMUNIC is the Norwegian progressive/power metal band featuring ex-SCARIOT members Oddleif Stensland (vocals) and Tor Atle Andersen (drums). "Conspiracy In Mind", was recorded at Hansen studio in Ribe, Denmark with producer Jacob Hansen (RAUNCHY, ILLDISPOSED, ANCIENT, MANTICORA, ...

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SILENT FORCE Guitarist Schedules Japanese Workshop Tour

SILENT FORCE guitarist Alex Beyrodt will be embarking on a Japanese workshop tour in February. Confirmed dates are as follows: Feb. 2-3 - Fukuoka, Kyushu Import Pro Audio Fair, Bayside Place, Hakata 2nd Floor Feb. 04 - Fukuoka-Fukuoka, Fukuoka Musicland Key Feb. 06 - Okinawa-Naha, Okinawa Takara Records Feb. 08 - Kagawa-Takamatsu, Kagawa Hits Feb. ...

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LUPARA: Lineup Revamped

LUPARA, the Illinois-based band featuring former BROKEN HOPE guitarist Jeremy Wagner, have been off the map since April of last year due to some significant lineup changes. Joining Wagner and singer Craig Gross in the group's new formation are drummer Scott Creekmore, bassist John and second guitarist Tom Brandner. Photos of the new lineup can ...

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