April 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

GURD Confirmed For Switzerland's METAL DAYZ Festival

Switzerland's GURD, the band formed out of the ashes of the power-thrash metal legends POLTERGEIST, have been confirmed for this year's Metal Dayz Festival, set to take place August 4-6 in Pratteln, Switzerland. Also scheduled to appear the event are ANNIHILATOR, BLAZE, IN EXTREMO, NANOWAR, ILLDISPOSED, AFTER ALL and MOB RULES. GURD recently completed work ...

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DEKADENT To Release Debut Album This Summer

Slovenian atmospheric metallers DEKADENT will be releasing their debut album, "Manifestation of Seasonal Bleeding", this summer through the Swiss metal label SMP. The CD was produced last year by Artur Felicijan in Ljubljana. "Manifestation of Seasonal Bleeding" track listing: 01. Emanation 02. Dissident Dream 03. Utrip 04. Kres 05. The Divine Penalty 06. Vigred 07. ...

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EMPEROR Announce Oslo Signing Session

Norwegian black metal legends EMPEROR will be holding a signing session on Saturday, April 15 between 12:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. at Bodymap in Oslo, Norway. The in-store appearance will take place on day after the band's performance at the Inferno Festival, which is scheduled to take place April 13-15 at the Rockefeller Music Hall ...

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CYPHER Complete Work On Debut Album

Dutch death/thrash metallers CYPHER have completed work on their debut album, "Darkday Carnival", due later in the year. The CD was recorded at Excess Studios in Rotterdam and was mixed and mastered by Jochem Jacobs (TEXTURES). The album track "Rape the Willing" features additional vocals by Robbe K. (ARSEBREED, DISAVOWED). An e-card containing the song ...

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RUDRA Re-Recording 'Kurukshetra' Album

Singaporean metallers RUDRA are currently re-recording their third album, "Kurukshetra", at the Black Isle Studios with producers Joshua Nair and Sean Loo. "Kurukshetra" was originally released in 2003 on the Trishul label. Commented bassist/vocalist Kathir: "I think the 'Kurukshetra' album had a lot to [offer], but unfortunately it [did not] receive wide circulation and distribution. ...

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IMAGIKA Sign With CRASH MUSIC INC.

San Francisco power/thrash metallers IMAGIKA have signed a licensing deal with Crash Music Inc. for the North American release of the band's new CD, "My Bloodied Wings", due on July 11. A full-length MP3 of the song "Forever Darkened" has been made available for download at this location (6.1 MB). The follow-up to ...

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BUCKCHERRY To Perform 'Crazy Bitch' On 'The Tom Leykis Show'

BUCKCHERRY have scheduled a rare in-studio performance of "Crazy Bitch" on "The Tom Leykis Show" on Friday, April 7. "The Tom Leykis Show" is the #1 afternoon radio show in every male demographic in Los Angeles (KLSX). Nationally syndicated by Westwood One and airing in approximately 40 markets, including Dallas (KLLI), Detroit (WKRK), San Francisco ...

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