March 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

Ex-CARCASS Guitarist To Guest On BLOOD ISLAND RAIDERS Debut

London, U.K.-based metallers BLOOD ISLAND RAIDERS have inked a deal with Invada Records. The band are currently working on their their full-length debut at the State of Art studios in Bristol. Ex-CARCASS guitarist and current FIREBIRD mainman Bill Steer has signed on to do a couple of guest solos on the CD, which is slated ...

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SUPREME MAJESTY Announce New Guitarist

Swedish melodic metallers SUPREME MAJESTY have announced the addition of guitarist Jimmy Hedlund (FALCONER) to the group's ranks. An audio sample of Hedlund's playing, also featuring SUPREME MAJESTY's other guitarist, Rille Svensson, can be downloaded at this location (.RAR file). SUPREME MAJESTY were recently joined by bassist Håkan Nyander (ex-ROAD, SERENADE, SANZIA, INBLACK) ...

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BILLY SHEEHAN To Tour With STU HAMM, JEFF BERLIN

Bassist extraordinaire Billy Sheehan (DAVID LEE ROTH, MR. BIG, TALAS) will be teaming up with Stu Hamm and Jeff Berlin for the BX3 tour beginning in early April. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 12 - Milwaukee, WI - Shank Hall Apr. 13 - Chicago, IL - Martyrs Apr. 14 - Ferndale, MI - Magic ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE At Center Of Bidding War

Digital Spy is reporting that Sharon Osbourne is apparently in the middle of a bidding war between the U.K.'s Channel 4 and the BBC for her presenting talents. Both of the media giants are trying to lure Osbourne away from her position at ITV with promises of ever-increasing pay raises. A source close ...

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Ex-GILLAN Guitarist BERNIE TORME To Tour U.S. This Fall

GUY-MCCOY-TORME (GMT), featuring Irish guitarist Bernie Torme (GILLAN, OZZY OSBOURNE), will be embaking on a U.S. tour this fall. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. Handling both guitar and vocals, Torme has partnered with his old compadre from GILLAN, bassist John McCoy — who has worked with Joey Belladonna, SAMSON, and the UK ...

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FALL OF SERENITY Complete Work On 'Bloodred Salvation'

German death metallers FALL OF SERENITY have completed work on their Lifeforce Records debut record, "Bloodred Salvation", due on May 12 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and on May 15 in the rest of Europe. According to a press release, "Bloodred Salvation" "combines brutal assaults, blistering guitar work, scathing vocal and pummeling percussive violence intertwined ...

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