December 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

ROYAL HUNT To Record New Album In The Summer

Danish/American hard rockers ROYAL HUNT have issued the following update: "A new album is in the works. Recordings will start during the summer, so we're expecting it to be released in October/November 2007. Fans of the 'large format bombastic soundscapes' — rejoice! "We've started to review the video footage for the future re-packaging/re-release of the ...

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ABRUPTUM: 'Evil Genius' Re-Release Due In January

ABRUPTUM, the Swedish black metal band founded in 1990 by IT (a.k.a. Tony Särkkä), will have its 1995 album, "Evil Genius", re-released on January 26, 2007 via Black Lodge Records. The remastered LP will be issued in a special digipack containing new cover artwork, a bonus track and a newly written letter/statement from IT. The ...

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AEROSMITH Donates Autographed Guitar For Charity

One of Boston's best loved bands, AEROSMITH, has donated an autographed guitar to raise money for The Angel Fund, an independent non-profit organization benefiting ALS research at the Cecil B. Day Neuromuscular Research Center run by Dr. Robert H. Brown, Jr. at the Massachusetts General Hospital. The guitar is up for auction on eBay until ...

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SAURON To Release 'The Channeling Void' In January

Dutch black metallers SAURON will release their third full-length album, "The Channeling Void", in January 2007 via the Swedish label Carnal Records (CRAFT, ARCKANUM, SHAARIMOTH). The CD was recorded at Double Noise studio and was mastered at the Necromorbus facility in Sweden. Cover art was handled by Manuel Tinnemans. "The Channeling Void" track listing: 01. ...

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SONS OF AZRAEL Signs With IRONCLAD RECORDINGS

Buffalo, NY metal band SONS OF AZRAEL has signed with Ironclad Recordings (the label formed by UNEARTH frontman Trevor Phipps). The group will enter the studio in January to record its full-length debut, tentatively due next summer. The tentative track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Trail of Flesh 02. Angel Dust 03. ...

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ANGER AS ART: West Coast Dates Announced

ANGER AS ART, the Los Angeles-based thrash metal band featuring Steve Gaines (ABATTOIR, BLOODLUST, PAGAN WAR MACHINE, DREAMS OF DAMNATION), has lined up the following dates: Jan. 05 - Lyrics Nightclub - San Bernardino, CA Feb. 17 - Knitting Factory - Hollywood, CA (w/ DESTRUCTION, SADUS) Feb. 23 - Cooler Lounge - Las Vegas, NV ...

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EMERALD SUN, DISTORTION OF PERCEPTION Confirmed For Greece's METAL HEALING Festival

EMERALD SUN and DISTORTION OF PERCEPTION have been confirmed for the Metal Healing festival, set to take place July 20-22 in Thessaloniki, Greece. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): COMMUNIC DEMENZIA DESTRUCTION DISTORTION OF PERCEPTION EKTOMORF EMERALD SUN FIREWIND L.O.S.T. LEAVES' EYES LUNARSEA MYSTIC PROPHECY NAER MATARON NIGHTRAGE ORPHANED LAND ...

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NIKKI SIXX Checks In From Aspen

MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx has posted the following message in his online diary: "Spent the last few days here in Aspen [Colorado] relaxing and hanging out. Aspen Peak magazine threw us [Royal Underground, Nikki's clothing line with former St. John CEO Kelly Gray] a really cool event at Tomorrow's Laundry, which is the sister ...

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