February 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

THROCULT Confirmed For MINNEAPOLIS MAYHEM 2 Festival

Denver, Colorado-based black/death metal band THROCULT have been confirmed for this year's Minneapolis Mayhem 2 festival, set to take place on May 6-7 at Star Central in Columbia Heights, Minnesota. Also scheduled to appear at the festival are German thrash pioneers SODOM, long-running San Francisco Bay Area metallers SADUS, Las Vegas, Nevada thrashers AVENGER OF ...

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GODIVA To Support VICIOUS RUMORS In Switzerland

Swiss heavy metallers GODIVA, who now feature in their ranks singer Fernando Garcia (ex-VICTORY, WICKED SENSATION), will support VICIOUS RUMORS at their only headlining show in Switzerland on June 23 at the Rock City Club in Uster. GODIVA are currently in the final mixing sessions for their upcoming album, "Call Me Under 666", tentatively due ...

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NIGHTWISH: 'Once' DVD-Audio Delayed

According to a posting on the group's official web site, the release date of NIGHTWISH's DVD-Audio version of their latest album, "Once", has been pushed back to February 21 from the previously announced February 7. No reason was given for the delay. The complete track listing for the disc is as follows: 01. Dark Chest ...

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SKYCLAD And FINNTROLL Confirmed For Germany's DONG OPEN AIR Festival

British folk-metal band SKYCLAD and Finland's FINNTROLL have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of Dong Open Air festival, set to take place July 15-16 in Neukirchen-Vluyn, near Krefeld, Germany. SKYCLAD will be Friday's main act, while FINNTROLL will be headlining both Saturday and the festival as a whole. Since SKYCLAD will be celebrating their ...

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VIXEN And GIRLSCHOOL To Team Up For U.K. Tour

Reunited female hard rockers VIXEN and U.K. legends GIRLSCHOOL will be teaming up for a small co-headline tour of the U.K. before VIXEN head to Sweden to play this year's Sweden Rock Festival. Kicking off on June 3 at The Mean Fiddler in London, these shows will continue the promotion of GIRLSCHOOL's first-ever live DVD, ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Recording Shows For Upcoming DVD

QUEENSRŸCHE frontman Geoff Tate recently spoke to The Saratogian about the group's current tour and their forthcoming CD, the next chapter to the 1988 ground-breaking concept album, "Operation: Mindcrime", tentatively titled "Operation: Mindcrime II". According to Tate, the band's current tour is an introduction to the new album — a 15-year later outlook. ...

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