February 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

SINISTHRA Featuring AMORPHIS Singer Sign With ARISE RECORDS

SINISTHRA (formerly NEVERGREEN), the Finnish band featuring current AMORPHIS frontman Tomi Joutsen, have set "Last of the Stories of Long Past Glories" as the title of their full-length debut, tentatively due in May via Arise Records. The CD was recorded last summer at Sonic Pump studios and features a sound best described as "metal with ...

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ANVIL: Upcoming Reissues To Include Bonus Live Recordings

Joe Kleon of G4orce Studios is currently mixing live ANVIL tracks recorded at Classic Metal Fest II in Lakewood, Ohio, USA on July 12, 2002. Some of the final mixes will be used for for bonus tracks on the Screaming Ferret Wreckords, LLC reissues of the band's early catalog. Downloadable mixes in MP3 format will ...

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EDGUY To Release New EP In September

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "We are working full-steam on our new EP that is estimated to be released in September. A full length album is to follow early next year. I liked the concept of delivering a big value-for-money thing as the official single ...

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MCBRAIN DAMAGE Featuring MAIDEN's MCBRAIN Announce One-Off Show

MCBRAIN DAMAGE, the Florida-based band featuring IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain and ex-BLACK SABBATH/GREAT WHITE bassist Dave "The Beast" Spitz, along with members of DEEPSET and FAILSAFE, have announced a one-off show at the Factory in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on April 1. MCBRAIN DAMAGE's live show concentrates on an IRON MAIDEN format, playing a set ...

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EPICA: New Album Details Revealed

EPICA, the Dutch group formed by ex-AFTER FOREVER guitarist Mark Jansen, ex-CASSIOPEIA guitarist Ad Sluijter and keyboardist Coen Janssen, will release their new album, "Consign to Oblivion", on April 21 via Transmission Records. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Hunab K’u "A New Age Dawns" ~ Prologue 02. Dance of Fate ...

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PHILIP ANSELMO Working On BODY IN BLOOD Project

In an interview with SMNnews.com conducted last Thursday (Feb. 24), CROWBAR frontman Kirk Windstein was asked about the current whereabouts of his DOWN bandmate and SUPERJOINT RITUAL/ex-PANTERA frontman Philip Anselmo following the recent death of ex-PANTERA guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. An excerpt from the interview follows: SMNnews.com: If you don't mind me asking, ...

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RAMMSTEIN: 'Keine Lust' Video Posted Online

RAMMSTEIN's video for "Keine Lust", the fourth single from their latest CD, "Reise Reise", has been posted online at VideoPimp.com. The "Keine Lust" clip was shot in January with director Jörn Heitman, who had previously helmed the group's videos for "Amerika" and "Ohne Dich", among others. RAMMSTEIN's "Keine Lust" single is scheduled for ...

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DECEIVER To Open For DEVIL LEE ROT In Europe

DECEIVER, the Swedish metal band featuring former members of MAZE OF TORMENT and XENOFANES, have been confirmed as the opening act for DEVIL LEE ROT on their European tour beginning in early May. DECEIVER will be touring in support of their upcoming full-length debut, entitled "Riding with the Reaper". The CD will be recorded in ...

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