January 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

HEATHEN Sign To SEASON OF MIST RECORDS

Season of Mist has announced the signing of veteran San Francisco Bay Area thrashers HEATHEN. As many fans will recall, HEATHEN were one of the most unique bands to rise from the Bay Area thrash explosion of the '80s/'90s, having released a groundbreaking debut album, "Breaking the Silence", in 1987 went on to sell close ...

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THRAM: New Album To Include Cover Of FIGHT's 'Into The Pit'

Brazilian metallers THRAM will enter Creative Studios (SHAAMAN, KRISIUN, ANGRA) in Sao Paulo, Brazil in April to begin recording their sophomore album, "Pictures of Reality", tentatively due later in the year. The follow-up to "Lost Mind" will be produced by Ricardo Nagata and will reportedly be "heavier and more aggressive than the [group's] previous work." ...

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FACTION ZERO: Original Lineup Reunites, New Music Planned

New Jersey hardcore band FACTION ZERO have reunited with their original lineup to "set the record straight in 2006," according to a press release. Formed in 1993 from a spawn of many different hardcore acts such as SUBZERO, 25 TA LIFE, SON OF SKAM, PUNKINUCLE and DERANGED, FACTION ZERO have played all over New York ...

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MANTICORA To Record Two New Albums

Danish power metallers MANTICORA will enter Jailhouse studios in Horsens, Denmark on April 7 to begin recording two new full-length albums with producer Tommy Hansen (HELLOWEEN, TNT, PRETTY MAIDS, FATE). More information about the month-long session will be made available soon. In other news, MANTICORA have announced that they have parted ways with guitarist Stefan ...

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ATARFE VEGA ROCK: Complete Schedule Announced

The complete schedule has been announced for this year's edition of the Atarfe Vega Rock festival, set to take place March 10-11 at Nave Medina Elvira in Atarfe, Granada, Spain. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, March 10: BRAINSTORM 17:00 VIRGIN STEELE 18:20 IMPALED NAZARENE 19:40 VICIOUS RUMORS 21:00 HYPOCRISY 22:20 W.A.S.P. ...

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