March 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

CATHEDRAL: European Festival Appearances Announced

Mighty doom icons CATHEDRAL have confirmed the following European festival appearances: Apr. 15 - Oslo, NOR @ Inferno Festival Jun. 08 - Sölvesborg, SWE @ Sweden Rock Festival Jun. 09 - Donington, UK @ Download Festival Aug. 15 - Budapest, HUN @ Sziget Festival CATHEDRAL's new album, "The Garden of Unearthly Delights", was released in ...

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BLOODBOUND Confirmed For Sweden's GOTHENBURG METAL FESTIVAL

BLOODBOUND, the new Swedish metal band featuring Urban Breed (ex-TAD MOROSE; vocals), Fredrik Bergh (STREET TALK; bass, keyboards and backing vocals) and Tomas Olsson (lead and rhythm guitars), have been confirmed for the Gothenburg Metal Festival, set to take place April 29-30 at Musikens Hus in Gothenburg, Sweden. The two-day event will feature twelve Swedish ...

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GREEN CARNATION To Perform On Norwegian National Radio

Norway's prog-metal masters GREEN CARNATION have been invited to perform on the Norwegian national radio station P3 this coming Wednesday, April 5. The band will be the special guests of Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON, who will be performing live for the first time material from their new album, "Now, Diabolical". The show will kick off ...

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MOONSORROW Sign New Deal With SPIKEFARM RECORDS

Finnish epic/pagan metallers MOONSORROW have signed a new two-album deal with Spikefarm Records. The group's fifth CD will be recorded during the summer at Tico Tico studios in Kemi, Finland and will be released before the end of 2006. MOONSORROW's most recent LP, "Verisäkeet", was issued last year via Spikefarm. ...

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METALLICA: More South African Video Footage Posted Online

METALLICA have posted a second video clip from their recent trip to South Africa, where they headlined the country's biggest international music festival ever. The Coca-Cola Colab Massive Mix festival took place on March 18 in the city of Centurion, March 21 in Durban and March 25 in Cape Town. The new 14-minute clip contains ...

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TED NUGENT To Guest On 'Rockline'

Ted Nugent will be the featured guest on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Wednesday, May 17. The live show begins at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET, and fans are encouraged to call in with questions during the program at (800) 344-ROCK (7625). To find a station near you, check out

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Heavy Metal Album Covers That Rocked The World

The U.K.'s Guardian Unlimited has published a short interview with James Sherry, co-author of the book "Heavy Metal Thunder: Album Covers That Rocked the World", a collection of album covers from metal's golden age that began with BLACK SABBATH's 1970 eponymously titled debut. Heavy-metal album covers are a product of the typical obsessions of a ...

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BUCKCHERRY, LACUNA COIL Schedule 'Rockline' Appearances

BUCKCHERRY and LACUNA COIL will be the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Monday, April 10. The live show begins at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET, and fans are encouraged to call in with questions during the program at (800) 344-ROCK (7625). To find a station near you, check ...

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Autographed VAN HALEN, OZZY Items To be Auctioned For Charity

South Africa's Paarl Post is reporting that drumsticks signed by Alex Van Halen and an Osbourne family T-shirt signed by Ozzy are items that go under the hammer on Sunday, April 9 at the 2006 Nederburg Auction Rare South African Finds charity event. All proceeds will be shared by Hospice Palliative Care Association of South ...

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