October 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

KEEP OF KALESSIN Set Release Date For New Album

Norwegian black metallers KEEP OF KALESSIN, featuring Obsidian C. (a.k.a. Arnt Grønbech, also a touring guitarist for SATYRICON) on guitars/bass/synth, have set a March 27, 2006 release date for their new album, entitled "Armada". "KEEP OF KALESSIN has currently picked up working on the album and will finish it by 1st December," the band write ...

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IRON SAVIOR To Play One-Off Gig In Austria

German metallers IRON SAVIOR have announced a one-off appearance at Planet Music in Vienna, Austria on December 16. IRON SAVIOR are currently writing material for their new album, tentatively due in early 2006. The follow-up to 2004's "Battering Ram" will be released via Dockyard 1, the new German company/record label formed by Dirk Putzke, Christine ...

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CONTEMPT: 'In Venom' Video Posted Online

Danish power thrashers CONTEMPT have uploaded a video for the track "In Venom", from their forthcoming album "Death from Below", at this location. CONTEMPT are currently negotiating a new record deal, having parted ways with Diamond Records (founded by longtime KING DIAMOND/MERCYFUL FATE manager Ole Bang), the company that released the group's debut ...

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A PRESENT DAY NIGHTMARE Sign With RESOUND GRIND RECORDS

Cincinnati, Ohio's A PRESENT DAY NIGHTMARE have signed a European deal with Resound Grind Records for the release of their new EP, entitled "Still Monologue". The CD, which was recorded and produced by Ken Susi from UNEARTH, will be issued in January 2006. A hometown release of the disc will take place on November 3 ...

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AUDIOSLAVE Finish Writing Third Album

MTV.com reports: During Saturday's (Oct. 29) performance at New York's Madison Square Garden, AUDIOSLAVE frontman Chris Cornell told the crowd the band is finished writing all of the material for its third album. The group then played, for the first time, one of the tracks that'll make the LP. Cornell said the song was still ...

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FLESHGRIND Call It Quits

Illinois-based death metallers FLESHGRIND have officially split up. The group's statement on the matter reads as follows: "We regretfully wish to inform everyone that FLESHGRIND has officially called it quits. For some that's good news, for others it's gonna suck. The reasoning behind this decision was not an easy one after 13 years, but we ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH To Guest On New LIBERTY N' JUSTICE CD

Christian rockers LIBERTY N' JUSTICE have announced that former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach will be making a guest appearance on their new CD, entitled "Soundtrack of a Soul". Sebastian is featured on the track "Another Nail", which was co-written by Bach, Mike Layne, Justin Murr, and Keri Kelli (VINCE NEIL, SLASH'S SNAKEPIT, ADLER'S APPETITE). ...

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VIKING SKULL Get Thrown Off ALICE COOPER/TWISTED SISTER Tour

British hard rockers VIKING SKULL have been forced to drop off the upcoming ALICE COOPER/TWISTED SISTER U.K. tour. "Basically, despite being added to the advertising and having the tour confirmed for seven months, TWISTED SISTER decided that they had to play the same length of time as ALICE COOPER. So in order to not have ...

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