March 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

ABEYANCE Sign With CRASH MUSIC

Crash Music, Inc. has announced the signing of "metalcore" act ABEYANCE to a five-album deal. Hailing from eastern Long Island, New York, ABEYANCE caught the eye of Crash Music's Mark Nawara after becoming the most-viewed artist in the "hardcore" category on the popular web site PureVolume.com. The band has also received over 20,000 plays of ...

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Jury Awards $100,000 In Damages To TED NUGENT For Canceled Concert

The Associated Press is reporting that a Muskegon County jury ruled Thursday (March 31) that a music festival must pay $100,000 in damages to rock star Ted Nugent. The guitarist-singer, perhaps best known for his 1977 hit "Cat Scratch Fever", had sued Muskegon Summer Celebration over the cancellation of his June 2003 show. Nugent said ...

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VIO-LENCE Debut To Be Reissued In June

Megaforce Records will reissue VIO-LENCE's classic debut album, "Eternal Nightmare", on CD on June 28, 2005. Produced by John Cuniberti between February and April 1988 at Music Grinder and Alpha & Omega studios in Los Angeles and San Francisco, respectively, "Eternal Nightmare" sees brutal, speed-thrash riffage collide with a lightning-fast barrage of lyrics. The result: ...

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Former SMASHING PUMPKINS Leader To Release Debut Solo Album

Billy Corgan, one of alternative modern rock's most compelling artists, is set to release his debut solo album "TheFutureEmbrace" June 21 on Warner Bros. Records. Over shadowy guitar lines and beautifully lush cascades of sound, Corgan warmly and vividly delivers pure expressions of love and devotion in the face of uncertainty, doubt and sorrow. He'll ...

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DIVINE EMPIRE: 'Method Of Execution' Details Revealed

Century Media Records has set an April 25 European release date for the new album from Florida's death metal outfit DIVINE EMPIRE, entitled "Method of Execution". Produced once again by Jeremy Staska (MALEVOLENT CREATION, HATEPLOW, REMEMBERING NEVER, NONPOINT, POISON THE WELL), "Method of Execution" sees the band moving away from their straight-ahead death metal origins ...

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Reunited EDEN To Play Free Show In California

Reunited '80s metal band EDEN will be playing a free show at The Boogie in Anaheim, California on Friday, April 8. The concert is being filmed with four 3CCD cameras for future DVD release. EDEN has been around since the early '80s when their hard-hitting anthems like "Pound it Out" and "Judgment Day" received regular ...

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