February 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

Former MUSHROOMHEAD Singer Explains His Departure

Former MUSHROOMHEAD frontman J. Mann (a.k.a. Jason Popson) recently spoke to DomainCleveland.com about his departure from the group, about his Fractured Transmitter record label and his other projects. Several excerpts from the interview follow: DomainCleveland.com: I'll just cut right to the chase, First and foremost, many MUSHROOMHEAD fans have been asking, Why, J. ...

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MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP Confirmed For Mexico's 2005 MONTERREY METAL FEST

The MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP (MSG), featuring German guitar legend Michael Schenker (ex-SCORPIONS/UFO), have been confirmed for the 2005 Monterrey Metal Fest, set to be held on Saturday, May 28 at the Auditorio Coca Cola in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. The festival lineup is shaping up as follows: Main Stage: MOTÖRHEAD (Headliner) DANZIG (Co-Headliner) MSG WARCRY ...

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SOUL SIRKUS: U.S. Dates To Be Announced Next Week

SOUL SIRKUS, the new band featuring Neal Schon (JOURNEY) on guitar, Jeff Scott Soto (TALISMAN, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) on vocals, Marco Mendoza (WHITESNAKE, THIN LIZZY) on bass and Virgil Donati (STEVE VAI, RING OF FIRE) on drums, have posted the following message on their official web site: "Final confirmation on the spring leg of the World ...

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DREAM THEATER's New Album Ends A Music Industry Era

DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy has sent the following press release to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "On Friday, February 25th 2005, DREAM THEATER wrapped up recording on their latest album. Mixing will be begin on Monday, February 28th and the record will be delivered to the label in mid-March. A release is expected for sometime around May/June through ...

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ROB ZOMBIE's 'The Devil's Rejects' To Arrive In July

Rob Zombie's second project as a feature film director, "The Devil's Rejects", has had its release date moved up to July 22 from the previously announced August 12. The decision to change the release date was apparently made by Lion's Gate Films after a "killer test screening" on February 10 that established the movie as ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE: More Tour Dates Announced

MÖTLEY CRÜE have added the following dates to their "Red, White, and Crüe 2005...Better Live Than Dead" tour: Jul. 26 - Los Angeles, CA - Irvine Meadows Jul. 29 - Vancouver, BC - PC Coliseum Jul. 30 - Seattle, WA (Auburn) - White River Amp. Jul. 31 - Portland, OR - Clark County Amp. Aug. ...

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