February 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

xDEATHSTARx Sign With FACEDOWN RECORDS

Redlands, California-based hardcore/metal act xDEATHSTARx have inked a deal with Facedown Records. The band will enter Trax East Studios in South River, NJ in May with producer Eric Rachel (ATREYU, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, GOD FORBID) to begin recording their Facedown debut for an August release. xDEATHSTARx opened the floodgates in summer of 2002 after ...

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ROYAL HUNT: Swedish/Danish Dates Announced

Danish/American hard rockers ROYAL HUNT have announced two new Scandinavian dates to support their latest release, "Paper Blood". They are as follows: Mar. 23 - Jonkoping, SWE @ Sir Simons Mar. 25 - Copenhagen, DEN @ Amager Bio More dates will follow. ROYAL HUNT filmed a "live in concert" DVD on the historic stage of ...

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ONSLAUGHT To Support VENOM In The U.K.

Reformed classic British thrash outfit ONSLAUGHT will be special guests of VENOM on the following three U.K. dates in March: Mar. 23 – Glasgow, UK @ Garage Mar. 25 - London, UK @ Mean Fiddler Mar. 26 - Mamchester, UK @ Academy 2 ONSLAUGHT have also confirmed the following festival appearances: Jun. 8-10 – Sölvesborg, ...

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GRIM REAPER: New Touring Lineup Revealed

GRIM REAPER frontman Steve Grimmett has revealed the identities of the musicians that will be backing him during the group's upcoming performance at the Keep It True VI festival in Germany and subsequent headlining show in Greece. "[I've] been informed by a few people that the [Keep It True VI] promoters are advertising this as ...

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KORN: 'Coming Undone' Video Posted Online

KORN's video for their new single, "Coming Undone", has been posted online at Yahoo! Music. The song comes off the band's seventh studio album, "See You On The Other Side", which has sold 702,000 copies since its December 6 release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. KORN kicked off the North American leg of their ...

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MONSTER MAGNET: Asbury Park Show Cancelled

MONSTER MAGNET's previously announced March 1, 2006 warm-up show for their upcoming European tour at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park, New Jersey has been cancelled "due to unforeseen circumstances." No further information is available at this time. As previously reported, MONSTER MAGNET officially entered the recording phase for the follow-up to 2004's "Monolithic Baby", ...

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METALLICA Announce Japanese Tour Dates

METALLICA have added two festival appearances in Japan to their upcoming "Escape from the Studio '06" tour. The group's schedule is shaping up as follows: Jun. 03 - Nurburgring, GER - Rock Am Ring Festival Jun. 04 - Nurnberg, GER - Rock Im Park Festival Jun. 06 - Berlin, GER - Waldebuhne Jun. 08 - ...

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MANNTIS Prepare For Spring Dates; New Video Posted Online

Southern California quintet MANNTIS are currently preparing for a slew of spring touring activity, which kicks off with two shows supporting the legendary MOTÖRHEAD in early March. This will lead them into a short stint in early April alongside HIMSA, FULL BLOWN CHAOS and THE CLASSIC STRUGGLE that will ultimately be capped off with a ...

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