January 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

Pre-Order JUDAS PRIEST Album And Get Free Collectors Postcards

JUDAS PRIEST unleash their outstanding new studio album "Angel of Retribution" on March 1 (one day earlier internationally). In addition to the standard CD album, a limited edition version will also be made available. This limited edition version will be packaged in deluxe "Hard Back Book" packaging and includes a second DVD disc featuring a ...

Read more

THE DUSKFALL To Use Session Bassist For Upcoming Shows

Swedish metallers THE DUSKFALL have finished writing seven out of 10 songs for their new album, tentatively due later in the year via Nuclear Blast Records. The band are expected to enter Dug-Out studio in Uppsala, Sweden in April with producer Daniel Bergstrand (IN FLAMES, MESHUGGAH, STUCK MOJO) to begin recording the follow-up to 2003's ...

Read more

BLITZKRIEG To Enter Studio In March

Legendary NWOBHM outfit BLITZKRIEG will enter the studio on March 19 to record the follow-up to 2002's "Absolute Power" album. Songs set to appear on the as-yet-untitled CD include "Rise", "Desolation Angel", "Excessive Force", "Standing Still" and "Hell Express". A summer release is expected. More information will be made available soon. ...

Read more

IRON MAIDEN Singer To Guest DJ At ARTHUR BROWN Performance

IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson will be a special guest DJ at Arthur Brown's Crazy World Fire Suite Kingdom Come Reunion performance on Saturday, March 12 at the Astoria in London. Bruce, besides being a good friend of Arthur (the latter attended the Earl's Court gig in 2003), compiled a BBC documentary to show Arthur ...

Read more

TRAMP'S WHITE LION: Touring Lineup Revealed

According to MelodicRock.com, former WHITE LION singer Mike Tramp has announced the lineup for TRAMP'S WHITE LION, the band that will concentrate on playing nothing but WHITE LION classics. Joining Tramp in the group will be Jamie Law (guitar) from Australia, Claus Langeskov (bass) from Denmark, Troy P. Farrell (drums) from USA, and ...

Read more

DEBRIS INC. To Release Debut Album In April

Candlelight Records has set an April 5 release date for the debut album from DEBRIS INC. The record is the first release through the new U.S. arrangement between Rise Above Records and Candlelight, announced earlier this year. DEBRIS INC. is a new band featuring SAINT VITUS alumni Dave Chandler with longtime TROUBLE bassist Ron Holzner. ...

Read more

MEGADETH Mainman Checks In From Dublin

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has posted the following message in the "Forums" section of the band's official web site: "Well, we made it here [to Dublin for European tour rehearsals] without a hitch and Shawn [Drover, drums] got delayed for hours because he shot his mouth off about how he had a direct flight and ...

Read more