December 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

ANGTORIA To Begin Recording Vocals Next Week

ANGTORIA, the new Swedish/British orchestral/metal band formed by female singer Sarah Jezebel Deva (CRADLE OF FILTH, THERION, MORTIIS), composer Chris Rehn (ABYSSOS) and Tommy Rehn (MOAHNI MOAHNA), are currently working on their debut album, "God Has A Plan For Us All", for a tentative April 24, 2006 release via Listenable Records. Drums, bass and guitars ...

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TODESBONDEN To Begin Recording New Album In February

TODESBONDEN, the atmospheric doom band founded by Laurie Ann Haus (AUTUMN TEARS, EPHEMERAL SUN, NEST, RAIN FELL WITHIN, GARDEN OF SHADOWS), have completed the songwriting process for their new album, "Ghost of a Crescent Moon". The drum recordings will begin in early February with producer Markus Stock (EMPYRIUM, NOEKK, THE VISION BLEAK, SUN OF THE ...

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NEVERMORE To Replace HIMSA ON 'Metal's Dark Side' DVD

A NEVERMORE interview and music video has been added to the contents of the upcoming "Metal's Dark Side – Hard and the Furious Volume 1" DVD, due on February 21, 2006 via Music Video Distributors. As a result of NEVERMORE's last-minute inclusion, the previously planned HIMSA segment will now be utilized at a later time. ...

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STATUS QUO: Broken Guitar Auction Raises $5,000 For Charity

According to a posting on veteran U.K. rockers STATUS QUO's official web site, the eBay auction of bassist John "Rhino" Edwards' broken guitar, unplayable and signed by all members of the band, raised £2,910 (approximately $5,000) in aid of the Shona Smile Foundation (aimed at helping children, and their parents, that are suffering from cancer). ...

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MOONSPELL: New Album Tentatively Due In April

MOONSPELL frontman Fernando Ribeiro has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Now that the enemy is born and that everyone got their new socks to wear, I feel it is time to address you the few usual words and vows, and to let you know that I trust that 2006 will ...

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DEATHBOUND: 'Doomsday Comfort' Video Posted Online

Finnish/Swedish grinding death metal act DEATHBOUND, featuring members of ...AND OCEANS, THE DUSKFALL and ROTTEN SOUND, have uploaded their video for the song "Doomsday Comfort" at this location (Windows Media). The track is the title cut of the band's sophomore album, available now on Dynamic Arts Records. The CD was recorded at Soundlab ...

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THE CULT Sign Management Deal With RIDERS ON THE STORM's VITORINO

THE CULT principals Billy Duffy (guitar) and Ian Astbury (vocals) have inked a management deal with Tom Vitorino, who also represents RIDERS ON THE STORM (formerly THE DOORS 21ST CENTURY), the band featuring Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger of THE DOORS with Astbury as Jim Morrison. As previously reported, THE CULT are planning special product ...

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