December 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

STONER KINGS Frontman Is New European Heavyweight Wrestling Champion

On December 2, 2006 in Vantaa, Finland at Fight Club Finland's Winter War 2006 event, "The Canadian Rebel" StarBuck — frontman of heavy rock band STONER KINGS — defeated Bernard Vandamme of Belgium to become the new European heavyweight wrestling champion. In a grueling bout lasting over 27 minutes, StarBuck finally hit a devastating superkick ...

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'Metal Queens', 'Metal Queens' Books Due Via CARNIFEX PRESS

2007 will see the release of another Carnifex Press imprint, Carnifex Metal, this time a (mostly) non-fiction series of books about heavy metal music. Besides the very personal book by Armand Rosamilia ("Growing Up Heavy Metal") that will see the light of day in mid-2007, there are other books being planned: * "Metal Queens", which ...

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MASSIVE ASSAULT Parts Ways With Drummer, Seeks Replacement

Dutch old-school death metallers MASSIVE ASSAULT have parted ways with drummer Gideon. "Although Gideon will help out the band with some future shows, we are of course looking for a worthy replacement," the band writes on its web site. "Anyone who thinks he/she is capable of replacing him, contact us at hashkoning at hotmail dot ...

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WHERE ANGELS FALL Seeks New Label Home

Norwegian goth-inspired symphonic metal band WHERE ANGELS FALL has issued the following update: "This year has been exciting, but also frustrating for us in the band. The first half of the year was a blast with a lot of gigs here in Norway, but also a period where we learned a lot about the music ...

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THE SCOURGER To Enter Studio This Week

Finnish thrashers THE SCOURGER — who scored a sensational No. 1 single in their home country with "Hatehead" last year — have issued the following update: "Only three days to go and we start recording the drums for the new studio album at Seawolf Studios in Helsinki. There are currently 11 songs to choose from ...

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REVEREND Pays Tribute to U.S. Troops

REVEREND has uploaded its 1992 live version of "B.O.B. - Butcher of Baghdad" (from the "Reverend Live" EP, released through Charisma Records) to its MySpace page as a show of support for U.S. troops and recent events in Iraq. "We have recieved quite a few requests for us to do this and with ...

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