December 2004 - Blabbermouth Archive

CANDLEMASS: Studio Report Posted Online

Reunited Swedish doomsters CANDLEMASS have entered Polar studios (ABBA, GENESIS, LED ZEPPELIN) in Stockholm to begin recording their new album, tentatively due in early 2005 via an as-yet-undetermined label. Read a studio report and check out photos from the recording sessions at Candlemass.net. CANDLEMASS have just released a compilation CD, entitled "Essential Doom", ...

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Report: CBS Dropped From GREAT WHITE Nightclub Fire Lawsuit

The Associated Press is reporting that attorneys representing families of some of the 100 people killed in the West Warwick nightclub fire as well a number who were injured have agreed to drop CBS Broadcasting Inc. as a defendant in one of the lawsuits filed in the aftermath. Lawyers for both sides signed a stipulation ...

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MICHAEL ANTHONY's Jack Daniel's Bass Goes To Cleveland

VAN HALEN bassist Michael Anthony's original Jack Daniel's bass, made infamous in the "Panama" video and live throughout the worldwide 1984 tour, will soon be making a special appearance at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, OH. By special arrangement, the legendary bass will be on loan to the Rock and Roll ...

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WOLF: Early Albums To Be Reissued

Massacre Records will be reissuing the first two albums from Sweden's WOLF: 2000's self-titled effort and 2002's "Black Wings". Both CDs, which were originally released through the No Fashion label, have been remastered and will feature new cover artwork and bonus material. An early 2005 release is expected. WOLF's third full-length album, "Evil Star", was ...

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TAPROOT Drummer: The New Album Is Worth The Wait

TAPROOT drummer Jarrod Montague has posted the following update on the group's official web site: "I thought it was about time for a bit of an update on our progress since we are all getting anxious waiting for this record! "As you may know, I've been done with drums for about a month. Steve [vocalist ...

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DEVILDRIVER: Recording Update

DEVILDRIVER, the Santa Barbara, California-based band featuring former COAL CHAMBER singer Dez Fafara, are currently at Sonic Ranch studio in Tornillo, Texas recording the follow-up to their self-titled debut, tentatively due in April/May 2005 via Roadrunner Records. Commented Fafara: "First of all, DEVILDRIVER would like to thank you all for a great year — anyone ...

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PARADISE LOST: New Album Track Listing Revealed

PARADISE LOST have set the tentative track listing for their new album, "Paradise Lost", due on February 21, 2005 release date through G.U.N. Records. A single, entitled "Grey", will precede the album on February 7, 2005. "Paradise Lost" — named in celebration of the group's 10th studio album since their full-length debut, "Lost Paradise", was ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH Comment On Denver Neck-Breaking Incident

British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH have commented on the crowd-surfing incident at the group's Denver concert last week that resulted in a 28-year-old New Mexico woman being critically injured. As previously reported, Valarie Markle (photo), a waitress from Farmington, N.M., suffered a broken neck and was in intensive care at Denver Health ...

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