January 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

New AUDIOSLAVE Album Coming In June

Launch Radio Networks reports: AUDIOSLAVE will release its third album this June, a spokesperson for the band's label has told Launch. An exact release date, title and track listing are not available yet, although it is known that the band began working on new music as early as last summer, with work picking up again ...

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JUDAS PRIEST: 'Essential' Two-CD Collection To Arrive In April

Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings will release the two-CD set "The Essential Judas Priest" on April 4. JUDAS PRIEST rocketed out of the tough steel town of Birmingham, England, more than three decades ago, and the 34 songs collected here form nothing less than the very backbone — the pure essence — of heavy metal. This uncompromising ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist FORTUS Lines Up Live Appearances

GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Richard Fortus has lined up the following live appearances during the coming weeks: Feb. 08 - Don Hills – New York, NY (w/ Michael H. and Andy Hilfiger) Feb. 09 - 41st St. - New York, NY (Victoria Secret Party) (w/ Angela McClusky, Rain Phoenix and others) w/ NENA: Mar. 18 ...

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FACE DOWN: Tour Dates Announced

FACE DOWN, the reunited Swedish outfit featuring former THE HAUNTED singer Marco Aro, have lined up the following dates during the coming months: Feb. 04 - Helsinki, FIN @ Gloria (Night öv Metalmördör: Part II) Apr. 27 - Stockholm, SWE @ Klubb Kol Jul. 14 - Arvika, SWE @ Arvikafestivalen As previously reported, FACE DOWN ...

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BIBLE OF THE DEVIL Sign With CRUZ DEL SUR MUSIC

Rome, Italy-based label Cruz Del Sur Music (SLOUGH FEG, WIDOW, PHARAOH) has announced the signing of Chicago rock 'n' roll/metal band BIBLE OF THE DEVIL. The group will record their as-yet-untitled Cruz Del Sur debut full-length in March with acclaimed engineer Sanford Parker (BURIED AT SEA, MINSK) for a summer U.S. release and fall European ...

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SCORPIONS Frontman To Talk Soccer On German TV

SCORPIONS frontman Klaus Meine will talk soccer on a German TV show which is scheduled to air on N-TV. According to the band's official web site, Klaus will be featured in the segments "My Soccer World Cup City Hannover" (presented by Meine) and "My Soccer World Cup Story" (featuring Meine talking about the Soccer World ...

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ELDRITCH: Hometown Showcase Announced

Italian progressive-aggressive metal band ELDRITCH have posted the following message on their official web site: "The official release date for [ELDRITCH's sixth album] 'Neighbourhell' will be February 24th in Europe and March 14th in U.S.A. For the other countries like Asia, South America, Australia and the other planets, we'll let you guys know... "Another big ...

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AS I LAY DYING: Early Recordings To Be Reissued

AS I LAY DYING will be re-releasing their first two recordings, previously out on Pluto Records. "Both 'Beneath The Encasing Of Ashes', which was recorded two months after the band started, and our split EP songs, which were recorded a year later, will both be on one CD (Metal Blade Records)," the band write. A ...

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