November 2004 - Blabbermouth Archive

MASTODON's 'Leviathan' Named Revolver Magazine's 'Album Of The Year'

MASTODON's latest release, "Leviathan", has been named Revolver magazine's 2004 "Album of the Year". The year-end Revolver list was determined via a poll of the magazine's editors and contributing writers. "Leviathan" was released on August 31, 2004 to exceptional fan and critical acclaim. The follow up to the band's heralded "Remission" album, "Leviathan" entered the ...

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KROKUS Frontman To Sing On New BISS Album

KROKUS frontman Marc Storace has been tapped to sing on the upcoming album from German hard rockers BISS, tentatively due next year via AOR Heaven. The group's as-yet-untitled third effort will feature an "even more '80s-orientated sound" that will satisfy "any fan of [music from] that era," according to a press release. Production duties will ...

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KULT OV AZAZEL Enter Studio

Floridian black metallers KULT OV AZAZEL have entered the studio to begin re-recording the tracks for their upcoming split releases with VROLOK and HORN OF VALERE. The split with HORN OF VALERE, titled "Through War or Suicide", will feature a new song from the upcoming album, titled "Blood, Death & Damnation", along with a cover ...

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DELIRIOUS Confirmed For Germany's DONG OPEN AIR Festival

German thrash metal act DELIRIOUS is the first band confirmed for the 2005 edition of Dong Open Air festival, set to take place July 15-16 in Neukirchen-Vluyn, near Krefeld, Germany. DELIRIOUS were booked as one of the co-headliners of this year's Dong Open Air but had to withdraw from the event due to a thunderstorm ...

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ELEGY Singer IAN PARRY Working On New Solo CD

ELEGY singer Ian Parry is currently working on his fourth solo CD, tentatively due in early 2005. A posting on Parry's web site reads as follows: "After spending the past two months putting the finishing touches to his lead vocals and recording guitars with newcomer Mario Zapata (whom Ian discovered via a music academy in ...

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URKRAFT To Support DEICIDE In Denmark

Danish thrash/death metallers URKRAFT have been confirmed as the support act for DEICIDE on December 19 at The Rock in Copenhagen, Denmark. URKRAFT's debut album, "Eternal Cosmic Slaughter", was released in March through Germany's Cartel Media. The CD was recorded at Antfarm Studios in Århus, Denmark with producer Tue Madsen (MNEMIC, RAUNCHY, 2TON PREDATOR). ...

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NIRVANA Spreading The Wealth With New Box Set

VELVET REVOLVER's Duff McKagan, who watched the formation of NIRVANA as a Seattle native, told Launch Radio Networks that the new NIRVANA box set, "With The Lights Out", is going to provide a payday for more than just the members of the band. According to McKagan, other musicians who are on the box set — ...

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