November 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

SANCTUARY Fights U.S. Royalties Lawsuit

Nick Goodway of the Evening Standard is reporting that Sanctuary, the independent music group which handles artists such as GUNS N' ROSES, IRON MAIDEN, SLIPKNOT and SLAYER, today rebutted claims made by California's 5.1 Label in a $50 million lawsuit. London-based Sanctuary also said it had launched a countersuit, claiming Label failed to sell in ...

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CELTIC FROST: U.S. Tour To Kick Off In September 2006

Seminal avant-garde metal pioneers CELTIC FROST (photo) will be embarking on a U.S. tour beginning next September, BLABBERMOUTH.NET can exclusively reveal. So far, it appears that the trek will include a two-night stint (Sept. 12-13) at Jaxx in Springfield, Virginia, followed by two back-to-back shows at B.B. King's in New York City on ...

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MELECHESH Announce New Drummer

Israel's MELECHESH have announced the addition of drummer Xul (THANATOS, ABODE OF THE BLESSED, LIAR OF GOLGOTHA) to the group's ranks. "Xul is a tremendously talented drummer with outstanding technical ability," founding member Ashmedi said in a statement. MELECHESH have been working on new material with Xul for the last year. Prior to joining MELECHESH ...

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Guitarist RON MARKS: 'I'd Practically Swim To Switzerland To Be In CELTIC FROST Again'

Former CELTIC FROST guitarist Ron Marks, who is currently fronting his SUBSONIC project, has issued the following statement regarding his non-involvement in the upcoming FROST reunion album and tour: "In light of recent announcements regarding CELTIC FROST's new release and upcoming live performances, I've received many inquiries asking why my name isn't on their roster. ...

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EUROPE To Appear At SWEDEN ROCK Festival Kick-Off

Reunited Swedish hard rockers EUROPE will be making a non-musical appearance at the Sweden Rock festival kick-off on Saturday, December 3 at the Globen Annexet in Stockholm. Artists scheduled to perform at the event include EVERGREY, CLAWFINGER, KROKUS and SAXON. As previously reported, EUROPE are scheduled to perform live on the Swedish national TV show ...

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Classic ROTTING CHRIST Albums To Be Reissued With Bonus Tracks

ROTTING CHRIST's "Passage To Arcturo" and "Non Serviam" albums (both with bonus tracks) will be reissued on January 24, 2006 via the new The End Records sub-division Unruly Sounds, which focuses on uncompromising and unique sounds of metal music, from yesteryear to today. The details are as follows: "Passage to Arcturo" (with bonus) track listing: ...

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