February 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

GARY MOORE To Release New Studio Album In May

Legendary guitarist GARY MOORE will release his new studio album, "Old New Ballads Blues", on May 2 via Eagle Records (April 24 in the U.K.). The CD features five new original songs, including the uptempo "Ain't Nobody", the poignant ballad "Gonna Rain Today", the country-influenced "No Reason to Cry" and the driving instrumental "Cut it ...

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Ex-HAMMERFALL Bassist To Record Demo With SHOT INJECTION

Former HAMMERFALL bassist and founding member Fredrik "Loppan" Larsson will join SHOT INJECTION for the recording of their upcoming demo. The recordings will be completed at Division One Studios in Gothenburg, Sweden and will be mixed and engineered by Arnold Lindberg (EVERGREY, DIMMU BORGIR, IN FLAMES) and co-produced by Tom S Englund (EVERGREY). Fredrik is ...

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DUSKMACHINE: Live Shows Announced

DUSKMACHINE, the German thrash metallers featuring PRIMAL FEAR/ex-ANNIHILATOR drummer Randy Black and former ANNIHILATOR bassist Russell Bergquist, have lined up the following dates in May/June: May 13 - Joch'n'Roll-Fest – Regenbogen/Hameln, GER Jun. 02 – TBA - Reichenbach, GER DUSKMACHINE's debut album, "The Final Fall", was released last November through Twilight in Germany. For more ...

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MERCENARY: First Two Albums To Be Re-Released

Danish metallers MERCENARY will have their first two albums re-released through Karmageddon Media. "First Breath" (1998) and "Everblack" (2002) were both remastered to keep up with today's sound standard and the reissue of "Everblack" also includes the bonus track "Nothing's What It Seems" (which was previously available on the digipack version only). MERCENARY's as-yet-untitled fifth ...

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ENSLAVED Finish Filming Two New Videos

Norwegian extreme metallers ENSLAVED have posted the following message on their official web site: "ENSLAVED has just returned to base in Bergen, after a hectic weekend in the wilderness. They recorded material for two videos to support their coming 'Ruun' album (album due to be released May 8th, 2006). The first video, 'Path to Vanir', ...

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ORANGE GOBLIN: U.K. Schedule Revised

British doomsters ORANGE GOBLIN have lined up the following U.K. dates in April: Apr. 08 - Kingston, UK @ The Peel Apr. 14 - Birmingham, UK @ Edwards No.8 Apr. 15 - Nottingham, UK @ Rock City Apr. 29 - Brighton, UK @ Concorde II Apr. 30 - London, UK @ Camden Underworld As previously ...

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DIMEBAG Art Tribute To Be Displayed At SXSW

The "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott art tribute "Six-String Masterpieces", which debuted late last month at Winter NAMM in Anaheim, California, will be on display as a featured attraction in the "93.7 KLBJ Rock Lounge" during SXSW (South by Southwest) Mar. 15-18 at The Hilton Austin, the official SXSW hotel. KLBJ, the sponsoring radio station of SXSW, ...

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