March 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

Dutch Death Metallers SINISTER Rumored To Have Reformed

According to Rockezine, word has it that Dutch death metallers SINISTER have reformed with the following lineup: Aad Kloosterwaard (vocals), Paul Beltman (drums, ex-JUDGEMENT DAY) and Alex Paul (bass/guitar). The band are also rumored to be planning a new album for Nuclear Blast Records, with whom they re-signed back in 2002 (after a one-album stint ...

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GAIA EPICUS 'Break' Contract With SOUND RIOT RECORDS

Norwegian power metallers GAIA EPICUS have posted the following message on their official web site: "GAIA EPICUS has broken the contract with Sound Riot Records. After this last episode with the label we have decided to end the contract with them. SR has broken too many parts of the contract and we can't except it ...

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MACHINE HEAD: More Tour Dates Announced

MACHINE HEAD have lined up the following dates during the coming months: Apr. 28 - Lawrence, KS - Bottleneck Apr. 30 - Sauget, IL - Pop's May 02 - Grand Rapids, MI - Orbit Room (w/ LAMB OF GOD, TWELVE TRIBES) May 03 - Cincinnati, OH - Bogart's (w/ LAMB OF GOD, TWELVE TRIBES) May ...

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SUSPERIA Complete Work On New Video, Plan 'Special Edition' Album Release

SUSPERIA, the extreme melodic metal band from Norway, have completed work on a video for the track "Devil May Care" from their third full-length album, "Unlimited". It features highlights from SUSPERIA's recent and most successful tour of Europe, including footage from their impressive performance at 2004's Inferno Festival. SUSPERIA are expected to start work on ...

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GUARDIANS OF TIME Part Ways With Drummer

Norwegian power metal act GUARDIANS OF TIME have parted ways with longtime drummer Vidar Uleberg. A replacement drummer has yet to be announced. GUARDIANS OF TIME's sophomore album, "Machines of Mental Design", was released in Europe last August via Massacre Records. The band recently signed a management deal with Intromental Management and are currently writing ...

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AXEL RUDI PELL: More Tour Dates Announced

German guitarist AXEL RUDI PELL has lined up the following tour dates during the coming months: Jun. 02 - Z7 - Pratteln, Switzerland Jun. 03 - Tradate Iron Fest - Milano, ITA Jun. 25 - Bang Your Head Festival - Balingen, GER Jun. 26 - Graspop Metal Meeting - Dessel, BEL Aug. 05 - Hyde ...

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Former GLENN HUGHES Bass Player Joins LION'S SHARE

Former GLENN HUGHES/CRAWLEY bassist Sampo Axelsson has officially joined Swedish melodic heavy metal masters LION'S SHARE. Sampo co-wrote several songs with Hughes for his "Addiction" and "The Way It Is" CDs, besides being a touring member with Hughes during the late '90s. Axelsson and LION'S SHARE mainman Lars Chriss are currently writing material with an ...

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SOIL: New Demo Track Posted Online

Chicago's SOIL have revamped their official web site at Soil-Music.com. Included on the site is a demo version of the new song "Give It Up", recorded earlier this year at Glenwood Place studios in Burbank, California with producer Ulrich Wild (DEFTONES, STATIC-X, TAPROOT). The "Give It Up" demo recording is the fans' first ...

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