February 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

NECROPHAGIST: U.S. Tour Dates Announced

German death metallers NECROPHAGIST will be teaming up with CATTLE DECAPITATION, ARSIS, NEURAXIS and ALARUM for the "Carving North America's Epitaph 2006" tour beginning in late April. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 28 – Worcester, MA @ New England Metal & Hardcore Festival* Apr. 29 - Cleveland, OH @ TBA* Apr. 30 - Detroit, ...

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SOILWORK Schedule European Festival Appearances

Sweden's SOILWORK have lined up the following European festival appearances this summer May 06 - Karmøygeddon Festival - Haugesund, DEN Jun. 03 - Rock Hard Festival - Gelsenkirchen, GER Jun. 9-10 - Sauna Festival - Tampere, FIN Jun. 9-11 - Download Festival - Donington, UK Jun. 15-17 - Hultsfred Festival - Hultsfred, SWE Jul. 07 ...

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DEATHSTARS: More European Tour Dates Announced

Sweden's DEATHSTARS have announced the following European dates during the coming months: Mar. 05 - London, UK - The Forum (w/ LACUNA COIL) May 01 - Wien, AUT - Prater Festival Jun. 02 - Leipzig, GER - Wave Gotik Treffen Jul. 21 - Tolmin, SLO - Metal Camp Festival Jul. 22 - Kreuth, GER - ...

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HAMMERFALL To Release New Album In October

HAMMERFALL guitarist Oscar Dronjak has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "The Winter Olympics 2006 are over, and it ended on a high note for us: Sweden beat Finland 3-2 in the ice-hockey final, in a very exciting and nerve-racking game. Actually, the Finns were the most impressive team in this ...

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RESPONSE NEGATIVE Revamp Lineup, Prepare To Record Album

Florida-based death/thrash metal act RESPONSE NEGATIVE have replaced former OVERKILL/GRIP INC. guitarist Bobby Gustafson with Claude Fernandez and have added bassist Ruben Trevino to the group's ranks. The band will make their live debut with the new lineup on Saturday, March 4 at The Factory in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Headlining the show will be Tampa's ...

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CIRCUS DIABLO: Debut Album Ready For Mastering

Former THE CULT touring bassist and current CAMP FREDDY guitarist Billy Morrison has posted the following update on CIRCUS DIABLO, his new project also featuring former THE ALMIGHTY frontman Ricky Warwick and THE CULT guitarist Billy Duffy, with help from VELVET REVOLVER drummer Matt Sorum: "Done. Finished. Put to bed. We actually finished the record ...

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GOJIRA Complete Work On 'To Sirius' Video

French extreme metallers GOJIRA have completed work on a video for the song "To Sirius", taken from their latest album, "From Mars to Sirius". According to a press relase, the video is "a technical wonder produced by famous French photographer Alain Duplantier: it was entirely made from photographs displayed at various speed, one after another. ...

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KAMELOT To Record New Album This Summer

American/Norwegian melodic metallers KAMELOT have posted the following message on their official web site: "We are pleased to announce that KAMELOT will be returning to Norway for the Ragnarock Festival (web site) in August 2006. "Work continues on KAMELOT's first DVD, 'One Cold Winter's Night'. The [disc] is tentatively [slated] for a fall/winter ...

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MOONSPELL Singer Guests On ASSEMBLENT Debut: Audio Available

Nemesis has announced the signing of Portugal's ASSEMBLENT, a melodic thrash/death/doom metal band influenced by such acts as CARCASS, MOONSPELL and MY DYING BRIDE, among others. The group's debut album, "Equilibrium", contains 10 songs and features a special guest appearance on the track "Silent Cries" by MOONSPELL frontman Fernando Ribeiro. The CD, which will come ...

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