October 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

SAVAGE CIRCUS: First Live Show Announced

SAVAGE CIRCUS, the new band featuring former BLIND GUARDIAN drummer Thomen Stauch and PERSUADER members Jens Karlsson (vocals, guitar) and Emil Norberg (lead guitar), will make their live debut on February 10, 2006 at Planet Music in Vienna, Austria. More dates will be announced soon. SAVAGE CIRCUS released their debut album, "Dreamland Manor", in September ...

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TOKYO DRAGONS To Support THE ALMIGHTY At Charity Shows

British hard rockers TOKYO DRAGONS have just been confirmed as the opening act for THE ALMIGHTY's forthcoming charity shows in January (Jan. 5 at Glasgow Garage and Jan. 6 at London Mean Fiddler). As previously reported, THE ALMIGHTY are reforming for two very special benefit shows to raise money for leukaemia research, following the announcement ...

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Halloween Wedding For HIRAX Member

HIRAX bassist Angelo Espino will marry his girlfriend of three years, Shannon Breshears, on October 31. The ceremony will take place in a graveyard setting and will be performed by former REVEREND drummer Jason Ian (brother of ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian). HIRAX are preparing for their first-ever tour of Japan in late November. The band ...

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ULI JON ROTH: Early Album Reissues Detailed

Legendary guitarist Uli Jon Roth's (SCORPIONS) European record company, SPV, is re-releasing two of his previous albums simultaneously. Both albums have not been available for a long time and have been digitally re-mastered by Uli himself. The first one is "Beyond the Astral Skies", which came out in 1985 and was the last-ever album of ...

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TURISAS Guitarist In Critical Condition Following Traffic Accident

Finnish "pagan battle metal" act TURISAS have posted the following message on their official web site: "To prevent any more rumours spreading, we need to make the following statement. "Early Friday morning Georg [Laakso, guitar] was injured severely in a motor accident outside Hämeenlinna. Due to the unfortunate actions of the authorities, he was found ...

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