April 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

APOCALYPTICA: More European Tour Dates Announced

Finnish cello-rockers APOCALYPTICA have lined up the following European tour dates during the coming months: May 25 - Eskisehir, TUR @ 222 Park May 26 - Ankara, UR @ Cankaya May 27 - Izmir, UR @ Fuar May 28 - Istanbul, UR @ Yeni Melek May 30 - Skopje, MAC @ Ice Hockey Arena May ...

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GOAT HORN Part Ways With Drummer, Seek Replacement

Canadian metallers GOAT HORN have parted ways with drummer Steelrider. Commented bassist/vocalist Jason Decay: "Steelrider has left the band due to a leg condition that has been bothering him for a year and a half. We have a session drummer right now, but we are looking for a permanent replacement. We'll probably wait untill we ...

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India's KRYPTOS Sign With OSM RECORDS

Bangalore, India-based thrashers KRYPTOS have inked a deal with OSM Records. Formed in the winter of 1998 by founding members Ganesh K (bass, vocals) and Nolan Lewis (guitar) with the sole purpose of paying homage to the glorious '80s metal/thrash scene, KRYPTOS' debut album, "Spiral Ascent", came out in 2004 and featured cover artwork by ...

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BLUT AUS NORD Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

French metallers BLUT AUS NORD continue to work on their highly anticipated new album, "M.O.R.T." (Metamorphosis of Realistic Theories). Expected for release early fall, the album follows the band's critically-acclaimed "The Work Which Transforms God"; reissued mid-2005 in the U.S. with the value-added EP "Thematic Emanation of Archetypal Multiplicity" (a recording previously only available in ...

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GUNS N' ROSES: No Reunion With SLASH, DUFF

A representative for GUNS N' ROSES frontman Axl Rose has shot down persistent rumors that former GNR members Slash, Izzy Stradlin and Duff McKagan are in talks with Rose about taking part in a "reunion" tour this summer. The rumors gained strength a couple of days ago when unconfirmed reports surfaced that Slash had picked ...

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WET ANIMAL: European Tour Dates Announced

WET ANIMAL, the Illinois-based quartet featuring TROUBLE members Rick Wartell (guitar) and Jeff "Oly" Olson (drums), will be embarking on a European tour beginning in late May. The dates are as follows: May 30 - Glasgow, UK @ Cathouse May 31 - Aberdeen, UK @ Lemontree Jun. 01 - Edinburgh, UK @ Liquid Rooms Jun. ...

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SEPULTURA: 'Dante XXI' Enters German Chart At No. 64

SEPULTURA's latest album, "Dante XXI", has entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 64. The CD was recorded at Trama Studios in São Paulo, Brazil, where the group had previously laid down the "Revolusongs" EP, which contained cover versions of songs from such acts as MASSIVE ATTACK to HELLHAMMER to JANE'S ADDICTION (and ...

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