October 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

LECHEROUS NOCTURNE Part Ways With Bassist

LECHEROUS NOCTURNE, the Greenville, South Carolina-based extreme metal band featuring NILE guitarist Dallas Toler-Wade on drums, have parted ways with bassist Joe Payne due to "lack of experience and enthusiasm," according to a statement released by the group's guitarist, Chris Lollis. "The slot has already been [filled] in a matter of minutes by a name ...

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UNION: More European Tour Dates Announced

Former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick will be touring Europe with his band UNION in November/December. The band's lineup for the trek will consist of Kulick, John Corabi (guitar, vocals; MÖTLEY CRÜE, RATT), Chuck Garric (bass; ALICE COOPER, DIO) and Fred Coury (drums; CINDERELLA). Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Nov. 23 - Alpenrock - ...

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DARKTHRONE: Boxed Edition Of 'Preparing For War' Anthology To Include Extra Material

Peaceville Records will shortly release a boxed special edition of DARKTHRONE's "Preparing for War" anthology (originally issued in 2000), which covers more rare tracks and includes a DVD of rare interview and live footage. DARKTHRONE recently completed work on their twelfth album, their first under the group's newly rekindled partnership with Peaceville Records. Songtitles set ...

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STARWOOD Bassist Checks In From Japan

Los Angeles-based rock outfit STARWOOD, featuring members of the Eighties heavy metal band LIZZY BORDEN, have scheduled several shows in Japan, including a November 1 party in Tokyo for the hair product Manic Panic. The group's bassist, Marten Andersson, has posted the following update on his official web site: "Greetings from Japan!! We are in ...

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AUTOPSY: 'Dark Crusades' DVD Due In April 2006

Legendary death metallers AUTOPSY have been forced to push back the projected release date of their long-awaited posthumous double-DVD, "Dark Crusades", to April 2006. "Unfortunately, due to length problems, we have had to trim some of the content," reads a Peaceville press release. "It still runs at 3 hours and is filled to bursting with ...

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DAVE NAVARRO Says THE PANIC CHANNEL Album Is 'Really Starting To Sound Cohesive And Finished'

THE PANIC CHANNEL, the new band featuring three quarters of the most recent lineup of JANE'S ADDICTION (guitarist Dave Navarro, drummer Stephen Perkins, and bassist Chris Chaney) and former SKYCYCLE vocalist Steve Isaacs, are continuing work on their debut album with producer Josh Abraham (KORN, COURTNEY LOVE, LIMP BIZKIT, VELVET REVOLVER) for a tentative early ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD: New Tour Report Posted Online

STRAPPING YOUNG LAD drummer Gene Hoglan has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Here we are at Pop's in Sauget, Illinois. The town of Sauget is basically a giant parking lot, housing Pop's Niteclub, and 4 strip bars. Legend has it that Pop owns Sauget, strip bars included, and is not ...

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