December 2001 - Blabbermouth Archive

Hughes, Turner Embark On "Devil's Road"

Former DEEP PURPLE/BLACK SABBATH vocalist Glenn Hughes, former RAINBOW/DEEP PURPLE singer Joe Lynn Turner, and the rest of the “Voices Of Classic Rock” team will be joined by guitarists Pat Travers and Leslie West on the syndicated radio show Rockline on January 9th. In other news, a two-minute clip of the track “Devil's Road”, ...

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Arizona's VEHEMENCE Sign With Metal Blade Records

VEHEMENCE, a self-proclaimed “chaotic melodic death metal” band from Phoenix, Arizona, have inked a deal with Metal Blade Records and have entered The Salt Mine Studio in Mesa, Arizona to begin recording their debut album for the label, tentatively entitled God Was Created. The follow-up to 2000's The Thoughts From Which I Hide will contain ...

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COMPOS MENTIS Complete Work On Debut CD

Danish "melodic death metal" band COMPOS MENTIS (with influences from old DARK TRANQUILITY, EUCHARIST and ABLAZE MY SORROW) have finished recording their as-yet-untitled debut album for an early 2002 release through Lost Disciple Records. The full track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Drained 02. Temptation 03. My Inner Beast 04. Within Me ...

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STABBING WESTWARD Split With Koch, Begin Work On New CD!

STABBING WESTWARD have confirmed that they have parted ways with Koch Records after a one-album collaboration with the label, which resulted in the release of the group's self-titled CD in May. According to an official statement from the band, things did not work out as well as expected on both sides, so this departure was ...

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MARILYN MANSON Faces Reduced Charges In Michigan!

A Michigan judge on Friday dropped criminal sexual misconduct chargesa fourth-degree felony that carries a maximum penalty of two years in prisonas well as a misdemeanor count of assault and battery charges against MARILYN MANSON for his concert antics during the July 30th stop of Ozzfest at the DTE Energy Music Theater in suburban Detroit. ...

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