March 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

MURDER 101: Pure Floridian Brutality

Several members of some of South Florida's heaviest bands have teamed up in a brand new project called MURDER 101. The line-up for the group includes Jason Blachowicz (DIVINE EMPIRE, ex-MALEVOLENT CREATION) on bass, Cesar Placeres (HIBERNUS MORTIS) on drums, Samuel Dean (CHRONZON) on guitar, and Rob Rosenzweig (CHRONZON) on vocals. The band are currently ...

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PLATITUDE Part Ways With Keyboardist

Swedish progressive power metal band PLATITUDE have parted ways with keyboardist Andreas Lindahl. "He is now fully concentrating on his other projects, mainly LOCH VOSTOK as well as his session work with WUTHERING HEIGHTS and MANTICORA," the band write on their web site. "We wish him all the best of luck with his endevours!" PLATITUDE's ...

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SERPENT LIGHT To Record Demo In Czech Republic

SERPENT LIGHT, the new "progressive black/power metal" band featuring Swedish guitarist Mika (Sadist) Leppänen (also in NIFELHEIM) and American metal vocalist Sheena Khan, will record a three-song demo at Studio Shaark in the Czech Republic. The demo songtitles are as follows: 01. The Flame 02. Rising 03. In Darkness A late spring/early summer release is ...

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BLACK SABBATH: Helsinki Show Confirmed

The original lineup of BLACK SABBATHOzzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward — have confimed a headlining date at the 12,000-capacity Hartwall Arena in Helsinki, Finland on Tuesday, July 5. Tickets go on sale March 7 and are priced at 51 and 56 euros. The group's European itinerary is now shaping ...

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Drummer STEFAN SCHWARZMANN To Rejoin ACCEPT For Summer Festival Appearances

Drummer Stefan Schwarzmann (HELLOWEEN, U.D.O., RUNNING WILD) has recently become available and will be rejoining legendary German metallers ACCEPT for the 2005 summer festivals. Stefan has performed with the band since the "good old days" when he replaced original drummer Stefan Kaufmann. This officially finalizes the group's summer touring lineup which includes original members Udo ...

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METALLICA: 'Metallimania' DVD Trailer Posted Online

Killing Time Productions have uploaded a two-minute trailer for the DVD release of the classic "Metallimania" documentary, filmed between 1994 to 1996, that humorously captured METALLICA and the outer limits of fan worship in a pre-Napster world. Like "Some Kind of Monster", "Metallimania" was also financed with METALLICA money for the band's own private amusement, ...

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