March 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

THE QUILL To Perform With Swedish String Orchestra

On May 20, THE QUILL will put on a one-night-only show in Mönsterås, Sweden. The band will perform together with Camerata Nordica, a 11-piece powerful string orchestra. The show will consist of THE QUILL songs flavored with string arrangements. THE QUILL, who feature in their ranks current SPIRITUAL BEGGARS/ex-FIREBIRD bassist Roger Nilsson and ex-FIREBIRD drummer ...

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MANIFEST Sign With EDGERUNNER MUSIC

Norwegian noise-thrashers MANIFEST have signed a licencing deal with Edgerunner Music. The group's recently completed debut album, "Half Past Violence", is scheduled for a May release. A video for the song "Dead End Spiral" was shot in Trondheim, Norway last year and has already received airplay on Norwegian national TV on the program "Metal Blender". ...

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SEBASTIAN BACH Joins Forces With 'METAL' MIKE CHLASCIAK

Guitarist "Metal" Mike Chlasciak (HALFORD, TESTAMENT, PAINMUSEUM) has officially joined Sebastian Bach's (ex-SKID ROW) solo band. Bach's statement on the matter reads as follows: "For the past 20 years, it has always been my goal, and pleasure, to share the stage with the most incredible musicians I can find — to give you, the rock ...

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KITTIE 'Released' From ARTEMIS RECORDS

Canadian metal band KITTIE have posted the following message on their official web site: "We are pleased to announce that Artemis Records has released us from our recording contract. We have amicably parted ways due to a proposed amendment to the recording budget for the pending fourth KITTIE album. "We wish to thank Daniel Glass, ...

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KISS Frontman PAUL STANLEY To Sing On New MONTROSE Album

KISS frontman Paul Stanley has confirmed a MelodicRock.com report that he will be featured on the upcoming MONTROSE album as one of the guest lead vocalists. MONTROSE's current recording lineup include Ronnie Montrose on guitar, Ricky Philips on bass and Eric Singer on drums. Guest singers lined up to do a track each include Stanley, ...

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TEAM SLEEP Finalize Track Listing For Long-Awaited Debut

Billboard.com is reporting that TEAM SLEEP, the group led by DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno, will release their self-titled debut album on May 10 via Maverick. The group, also featuring Moreno's childhood friend Todd Wilkenson on guitar, DJ Crook, bassist Rick Verrett and drummer Zach Hill, has been working on the material since 2001. A North ...

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