December 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

AFTER FOREVER Confirms New Album Title

After four full-length albums and one mini-album, Dutch female-fronted symphonic metal outfit AFTER FOREVER has officially decided to make its upcoming album a self-titled affair. Commented guitarist Sander Gommans: "This album does not only show new elements of AFTER FOREVER, but it's also a reflection of the past. We wrote this album while negotiating with ...

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SOILWORK To Enter Studio In March

Sweden's SOILWORK has posted the following message on its official web site: "First of all, we wanna say thanks for a great 2006. We had a great year and a lot of great tours. It was fun to see you all out there. "Since the release of 'Stabbing the Drama' in 2005, we made about ...

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IGNITE: European Tour Dates Announced

West Coast conscious hardcore champions IGNITE will team up with DEATH BY STEREO and BURN THE 8 TRACK for a European tour beginning mid-February. Commented IGNITE bassist Brett: "We are really excited about our upcoming headlining club tour in February with our friends in DEATH BY STEREO. The tour will support the re-launch of our ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH: Mexican Dates Announced

British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH have scheduled the following Mexican tour dates in January: Jan. 20 - Cafe Iguana - Monterry, MEX Jan. 21 - Circo Volador - Mexico City, MEX CRADLE OF FILTH's new album, "Thornography", has sold more than 30,000 copies in the United States since its October 17 release, according to ...

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THE PROJECT HATE: Rhythm Guitar Tracks For New Album Completed

THE PROJECT HATE, the Swedish band featuring Lord K. Philipson (GOD AMONG INSECTS, ex-LEUKEMIA), Jörgen Sandström (ex-ENTOMBED, GRAVE), bassist Michael Håkansson (ENGEL, ex-EVERGREY), guitarist Petter S. Freed (2 TON PREDATOR) and singer Jo Enckell (IGNORANCE BLISS), has posted the following message on its official web site: "All the rhythm guitars are nailed for the coming ...

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ILLDISPOSED Confirmed For Germany's CHRONICAL MOSHERS OPEN AIR Festival

Danish metallers ILLDISPOSED have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Chronical Moshers Open Air festival, set to take place June 8-9, 2007 at Mühlteich in Hauptmannsgrün, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ILLDISPOSED OBSCENITY DISASTER KFW MOSHQUITO SARDONIC DEFLORATION GOLEM For more information, visit www.chronical-moshers.de. ILLDISPOSED's latest album, ...

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PAPA ROACH To Perform On 'Tonight Show With Jay Leno' Next Week

PAPA ROACH will be the musical guests on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" on Friday, January 5, 2007. The band will perform "Forever", the newest single from the group's fourth major label album, "The Paramour Sessions". "The Paramour Sessions" sold nearly 37,000 copies in the United States during its first week of release — ...

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TALISMAN: European 'Farewell' Tour Postponed Again

Long-running Swedish-American melodic hard rock band TALISMAN — which revolves around former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN members Jeff Scott Soto (vocals; now in JOURNEY) and Marcel Jacob (bass) — has once again postponed its previously announced European "farewell" tour (most recently scheduled to take place in April 2007). Commented Jeff Scott Soto: "The team had done everything ...

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MARDUK: Basic Tracks For 13 New Songs Recorded

Swedish black metallers MARDUK have begun recording their new album at Endarker studio for a tentative April 2007 release. "The basic material for 13 songs has been recorded," reads a posting on the group's web site. "The band will be entering the studio again in the very begining of January to continue the recording. Album ...

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