March 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

CHAOSWAVE Sign With DVS RECORDS

Italian metallers CHAOSWAVE have inked a deal with Holland's DVS Records. The band will enter the studio in July to record their debut album, tentatively due in November. "We are obviously very happy about these news, and we are looking very much forward to work together with Rene and DVS Records — a label that ...

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F5: Former MEGADETH Bassist's New Band Sign With JVC

F5, the new Phoenix-based band featuring former MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson, ex-SICK SPEED vocalist Dale Steele, drummer David Small, and guitarists Steve Conley and John Davis, have inked a deal with JVC Records for the Asian release of their debut album. "We are in discussions with other labels now for release throughout the rest of ...

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THE HAUNTED Guitarist Leaves Tour, Band Carries On

Swedish thrashers THE HAUNTED have posted the following message on their official web site: "Guitarist Jensen has unfortunately been forced to leave the [group's current European] tour after the Lisboa show, due to urgent familiy matters back home in Sweden. THE HAUNTED will however continue to do the remaining dates of the tour. "THE HAUNTED ...

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POPULATION 1: European Appearances Announced

POPULATION 1, the new band featuring former EXTREME guitarist Nuno Bettencourt, will be appearing in several cities throughout Europe and Asia as Washburn signature artist Bettencourt promotes the new N5 and N6 series guitars. POPULATION 1 will perform several songs, followed by a Q&A with the audience and autograph session. Note: the April 15 appearance ...

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NIGHTFALL Part Ways With Drummer, Postpone Greek Tour

Greek metallers NIGHTFALL have been forced to postpone their previously announced Greek tour due to the departure of drummer George Kollias. The band are currently auditioning potential replacements prior to their next scheduled performance on May 14 in Romania. NIGHTFALL's seventh full-length album since 1990, "Lyssa: Rural Gods and Astonishing Punishments" was released earlier this ...

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KATAKLYSM: European Tour Dates Announced

Canadian death metallers KATAKLYSM have announced the details of their upcoming European tour. The band will be premiering a new song from the upcoming album "In the Arms of Devastation" at all summer shows. Support will come from GRAVEWORM and EMINENCE. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jun. 25 – Tolmin, SLO @ Metal Camp Jun. ...

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NINE INCH NAILS' REZNOR Sells New Orleans Mansion

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that NINE INCH NAILS mastermind Trent Reznor has sold the New Orleans mansion that he lived in for 10 years for $1.8 million, according to the Associated Press. Reznor put the Garden District house up for sale last September and moved to Los Angeles after a contentious split with longtime ...

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