April 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

CRASHDIET Members Seek New Lead Singer

The surviving members of the Swedish band CRASHDIET — whose frontman, David Hellman (a.k.a. Dave Lepard) passed away in January — have posted the following message on their official web site: "We're now facing a new era in our lives, and we've decided that since we want to keep on playing, we need someone to ...

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SLASH Says That He Has Hasn't Quit VELVET REVOLVER

VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash spent time at a Los Angeles recording studio on Friday (March 31) laying down a guest guitar solo on an album from an up-and-coming female singer that is being produced by one-time GUNS N' ROSES producer Mike Clink, informed sources have told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. When asked about his current status ...

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TROUBLE: 'Simple Mind Condition' Tentative Track Listing Revealed

Chicago doomsters TROUBLE have set the tentative track listing for their new album, "Simple Mind Condition", due this summer via Escapi Music in Europe and Century Media in the U.S. The group's current lineup includes vocalist Eric Wagner, guitarists Rick Wartell and Bruce Franklin, drummer Jeff Olson and bassist Chuck Robinson (formerly of THIS TORTURED ...

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D-A-D To Play 'Top-Secret' Concert In Copenhagen

Danish hard rockers D-A-D have announced plans to play a special "top-secret" concert on May 3 at an as-yet-undisclosed location in Copenhagen. Tickets to the show, which will serve as a warm-up for the band's summer festival appearances, will only be available to members of the band's free online community (dubbed the "Net Pet Community"). ...

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BELPHEGOR Confirmed For New York's DEATH IN THE FOREST Festival

Austrian death/black metal act BELPHEGOR have been confirmed for the Death in the Forest festival, set to take place May 20 at the Orange County Fair Grounds in Middletown, New York. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: 1349 BELPHEGOR IMMOLATION VITAL REMAINS SKINLESS ANAL CUNT IMPALED BLOOD THRONE ENGORGE TYPHUS CALMSITE DIVINITY DESTROYED ...

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PROTOTYPE: 'Continuum' European Release Date Pushed Back

The European release date via MetalAxe Records of the sophomore album from the Los Angeles-based progressive thrash metal band PROTOTYPE, entitled "Continuum", has been pushed back to May 25. The follow-up to the band's full-length debut, "Trinity", which was issued in 2004 via Massacre Records, will still receive a U.S. release on April 25 through ...

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DOMAIN To Release New Album In October

Limb Music Products has set an October 20 European release date for the new album from the German melodic metal band DOMAIN. The 20th anniversary limited-edition version of the CD will be released in digipack format featuring plenty of visual bonus material, including TV show recordings, live performances, backstage footage, plus additional footage taken from ...

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