December 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

BLOODSHOTEYE Finish Recording 'An Unrelenting Assault'

Canadian metallers BLOODSHOTEYE have finished recording their sophomore album, entitled "An Unrelenting Assault", with producer JF Dagenais (KATAKLYSM, MISERY INDEX, MALEVOLENT CREATION). The vocal production was handled by D. Randall Blythe (LAMB OF GOD), with guest vocalist Alex Erian (DESPISED ICON) appearing on a track titled "The Last Laugh". The CD will be mastered early ...

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SLIPKNOT's Soundman Talks To MIX Magazine

SLIPKNOT's front-of-house engineer Dave "Shirt" Nicholls recently spoke to Mix magazine about the group's most recent North American leg of the Subliminal Verses Tour. Taylor, Mich.-based Thunder Audio have been providing the audio rig, which is based around a Meyer Sound MILO line array system (24 high-power curvilinear array loudspeakers and four UPJ-1P ...

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SUIDAKRA Announce New Album Title

German melodic black/death metallers SUIDAKRA have set "Caledonia" as the title of their eighth album, tentatively due next fall. The follow-up to this year's "Command to Charge" will be a concept album dealing with Scotland's ancient history. "At the moment, the band are working on the album's eighth song, and it is fair to say ...

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PARAGON: In Writing Mode

Bassist Jan Bünning of the German power metallers PARAGON has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "We already have written about five songs for the next album, have ideas for about five more and I can assure You it's the most heavy shit we have ever done. As far as it ...

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BLACKMORE'S NIGHT Enter Billboard Adult Contemporary Chart At No. 38

According to a posting on BLACKMORE'S NIGHT's official web site, the group have just entered the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart at position No. 38 with their newest single, "Christmas Eve". The track comes off BLACKMORE'S NIGHT's "Beyond the Sunset - The Romantic Collection", which came out in September 2004. "Christmas Eve" was one of three ...

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BELPHEGOR Complete Second Recording Session For New CD

Austrian death/black metal act BELPHEGOR have completed the second recording session for their sixth album at producer Andy Classen's Stage One studios in Germany. Commented guitarist/vocalist Helmuth: "Well, the first two sessions are finished and let me tell you working with Andy Classen is just awesome, never before recorded on better equipment in my life. ...

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DAWN OF DEFIANCE Sign With MYTHIC SILENCE RECORDS

South American death/thrash metal act DAWN OF DEFIANCE have signed with Mythic Silence Records. DAWN OF DEFIANCE is the solo effort of multi-talented musician Diego Sendra, who has independently released two demo CDs before finally completing the band's debut effort, "The Obscure Awakening", in 2005. The album will be available directly through Mythic Silence Records ...

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