March 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

DEFTONES Confirmed For Denmark's ROSKILDE Festival

DEFTONES have been confirmed for this year's Roskilde Festival, set to take place June 29 – July 2 in Roskilde, Denmark. Also scheduled to appear are TOOL, OPETH, HATESPHERE and VOLBEAT, among others. More acts will be announced soon. DEFTONES drummer Abe Cunningham recently confirmed to Billboard.com that the band have finally finished recording their ...

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KORN, OPETH, DEICIDE Confirmed For France's HELLFEST

According to festival organizers, KORN, OPETH, DEICIDE, AGNOSTIC FRONT and ENTOMBED are among the confirmed bands for the European edition of the Hellfest festival, set to take place June 24-26 at Clisson in France. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AGNOSTIC FRONT AMENRA APOCALYPTICA CONVERGE CORTEZ DAMNATION AD DEICIDE DEMENTED ARE GO ENTOMBED ...

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UFO Prepare To Record New Album

Legendary hard rockers UFO have posted the following message on their official web site: "Phil [Mogg, vocals] has just returned from Vinnie's [Moore, guitar] house in Delaware where he and Vinnie have been working on songs for the new album. In mid-March, all the bandmembers are due to arrive in Hannover, Germany to start rehearsing ...

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HATEBREED Film 'To The Threshold' Video: Photos Available

HATEBREED shot a video for their new song "To the Threshold" on Saturday, February 25. "The video tells a story of young kid who uses our music to escape the abuse of a man his mother is seeing," says HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta. "We shot our performance stuff at a really cool place called Fastlane ...

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OSI To Release Double-CD Version Of New Album

InsideOut Music has pushed back the projected release date of the new OSI (OFFICE OF STRATEGIC INFLUENCE) album, entitled "Free", to April 21 from the previously announced March 31. The CD will once again feature FATES WARNING guitarist Jim Matheos, ex-DREAM THEATER keyboardist Kevin Moore and DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy, with FATES WARNING/ARMORED SAINT ...

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AC/DC's Entire Output Played In 15-Hour Marathon

Finland's Helsingin Sanomat has published a review of the AC/DC Marathon — trumpeted by its Finnish organizers as the first and grandest event of its kind in the world — which was held on Saturday, February 25 at at Club Teatria in Oulu, Finland. The charity concert, which saw the Australian heavy rock band's entire ...

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NOMINON Working On Limited-Edition Split 7" Single

Swedish death metallers NOMINON are currently working on a split seven-inch EP/single with another "pretty well-known Swedish death metal band," to be issued via Dutch label later in the year. Both groups will contribute one live song each to the single, which will be made available as a special limited-edition release. As previously reported, NOMINON ...

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CANCER Split Up Once Again

U.K. death metallers CANCER have once again called it a day. The following is the official statement on the matter from the group's drummer, Carl Stokes: "Due to the lack of comitment to the band from John Walker [guitar, vocals], CANCER is no more. Carl Stokes wishes to thank every one who has supported the ...

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ANDROMEDA: Release Date Announced For 'Chimera'

Acclaimed Swedish prog-metal band ANDROMEDA will release their third album, "Chimera", on June 23 via Massacre Records. Several audio samples from the CD, which was released in Japan on January 21 via Marquee/Avalon, can be heard online at this location. "Chimera" track listing: 01. Periscope 02. In the End 03. The Hidden Riddle ...

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