February 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

KULT OV AZAZEL Finish Recording New Album

Floridian black metallers KULT OV AZAZEL have finished recording their new album, "The World, The Flesh & The Devil", at Mana studio in Tampa, FL for a May release. The complete track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. The World is Full of Violence 02. As Temples Burn 03. An Eternity With Satan ...

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MINDGRINDER Part Ways With Drummer, Announce Replacement

Norwegian extreme metal band MINDGRINDER, featuring ex-SOURCE OF TIDE drummer/keyboardist Cosmocrator (on bass/vocals), have parted ways with drummer Dan. "His leaving has a mutual understanding within the band and is from the given circumstances the best solution for MINDGRINDER," reads a posting on the group's web site. "At the same time we are proud to ...

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STATIC-X Part Ways With Guitarist TRIPP EISEN

STATIC-X have split with guitarist Tripp Eisen following reports that Eisen was arrested by authorities in two states on charges that include kidnapping, sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child. The charges stem from two separate incidents involving sexual relations with minors. The group's official statement reads, in part, "STATIC-X has parted ways ...

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OZZFEST 2005: Offical Press Conference To Be Held Mid-March

An Ozzfest representative has told BLABBERMOUTH.NET that the lineup and schedule for this year's travelling festival will be announced at a press conference "mid-March." Although there has been no official confirmation on the matter, the 10th edition of Ozzfest is expected to be headlined by BLACK SABBATH and IRON MAIDEN. Also believed to be in ...

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MEGADETH Mainman Refused Ex-PISTOLS Guitarist's Sexual Demands

ContactMusic.com is reporting that MEGADETH frontman Dave Mustaine was horrified when former SEX PISTOLS guitarist Steve Jones demanded sexual favours in return for his performance on the band's cover of "Anarchy In the U.K.". Jones originally demanded $100 and some "suction" (slang term for fellatio) to play at the recording session for 1988 album "So ...

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HELENA MICHAELSEN's ANGEL Begin Recording Full-Length Debut

ANGEL, the new band led by IMPERIA/ex-TRAIL OF TEARS singer Helena Michaelsen, have completed work on a four-song promotional single, "Don't Wanna Run", tentatively due this spring through Black Lotus Records. The single will be available through the Black Lotus Records online CD shop and through Helena's official web site. A rough video of "Don't ...

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