February 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

NATIONAL NAPALM SYNDICATE: New Album Due In March

Poison Arrow Records has announced a worldwide licensing deal with Trinity Records. The first release under this agreement will be the new album from the Finnish speed/thrash metal pioneers NATIONAL NAPALM SYNDICATE, entitled "Resurrection of the Wicked". Due in March, "Resurrection of the Wicked" was recorded at the new Helgate Studio and was mixed at ...

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MEGADETH Rehearsing For Dubai's DESERT ROCK Festival

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has posted the following message in the "Forum" section fo the band's official web site: "Wow, did the last four days of rehearsal fly by. I am pleased to say that we are going to be completely ready for business in Dubai, and can't wait to see what lies ahead in ...

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IRON MAIDEN: All Three Swedish Shows Sold Out

All 9,000 tickets to IRON MAIDEN's November 20, 2006 headlining concert at Scandinavium in Gothenburg, Sweden were sold within an hour of going on sale this morning (Feb. 27). The two shows at Stockholm's Globen (November 17-18, 2006; capacity believed to be around 14,000 per night) were completely sold out within two and a half ...

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ABORTED To Team Up With CRYPTOPSY, VESANIA For Scandinavian Tour

According to a posting on ABORTED's official web site, the Belgian death metallers will be teaming up with CRYPTOPSY and VESANIA for the Scandinavian leg of the The Domination Tour 2006 beginning in late August. Another full European tour is tentatively planned for September/October. More information will be made available soon. As previously reported, ABORTED ...

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STORMLORD Confirmed For Italy's GODS OF METAL Festival

Italian "extreme epic metal" act STORMLORD have been confirmed for the tenth edition of Gods Of Metal festival, set to take place June 1-4 at Idroscalo in Milan, Italy. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ALICE IN CHAINS ANGRA BENEDICTUM BLOODSIMPLE CRUCIFIED BARBARA DEF LEPPARD DEFTONES DIMMU BORGIR GAMMA ...

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EYES OF FIRE Explain Show Cancellations

Orange County-based quintet EYES OF FIRE have posted the following message on their official web site: "EYES OF FIRE would like to apologize to the fans in Kansas City, Denver, Ogden, and Boise, for not being able to perform those shows. EYES OF FIRE were unable to make those shows due to their trusty van ...

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NINE INCH NAILS: Tonight's Show Postponed 'Due To Illness'

According to a posting at NIN.com, NINE INCH NAILS' Feb. 27 performance at the Mullins Center in Amherst, MA has been postponed until Friday, March 10, due to illness. All tickets for tonight's show will be honored for the rescheduled concert. NINE INCH NAILS were supported by MOVING UNITS on the first leg of their ...

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VINNIE PAUL: 'DimeVision' DVD 'Will Put A Smile On Your Face'

Former PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN drummer Vinnie Paul spoke to Launch Radio Networks last week about "DimeVision - Vol 1: That's The Fun I Have", the upcoming DVD tribute to Vinnie's brother and bandmate "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. Due May 2 through Paul's newly founded label, Big Vin Records, the DVD will feature both performance footage and offstage antics ...

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WARRIOR SOUL Catalog To Be Reissued

Escapi Records will re-release all five albums from the acclaimed band WARRIOR SOUL. On March 14, Escapi will re-release the band's 1990 "Last Decade Dead Century" debut, the 1991 "Drugs God & The New Republic" follow-up, and 1992's "Salutations From The Ghetto Nation". Then, on April 4, WARRIOR SOUL's groundbreaking fourth album, "Chill Pill" (originally ...

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