April 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

ENSLAVED To Team Up With ZYKLON, 1349 For U.K. Tour

ENSLAVED will be teaming up with ZYKLON, 1349 and KEEP OF KALESSIN for a short U.K. tour in September. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 07 - Colchester Arts Centre - Colchester, UK Sep. 08 - Corporation - Sheffield, UK Sep. 09 - Garage - Glascow, UK ENSLAVED's new album, "Ruun", is set for U.S. ...

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ENDSTILLE Book Studio Time For Split LP

German black metallers ENDSTILLE will enter the studio late May/early June to record three songs for an upcoming split vinyl release with GRAUPEL. No further information is currently available. ENDSTILLE have been confirmed for the Up From The Ground festival, set to take place August 25-26 in Gemünden, Germany. Also scheduled to appear are OBITUARY, ...

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DIMEBAG's Longtime Girlfriend Talks About 'DimeVision' DVD

Revolver magazine (web site) recently conducted a short interview with Rita Haney, the longtime girlfriend of late PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. Haney is keeping Dimebag's name and legacy alive by handling his guitar and amplifier endorsements, overseeing the Dimebag Hardware clothing line (featuring apparel that Dime himself designed before his untimely death), ...

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LORDI Deny They Are Devil Worshippers

Reuters is reporting that Finnish band LORDI — who have been chosen to represent their country in the Eurovision Song Contest this year — have been forced to deny that they worship the devil after Christian groups in Finland and in Greece, which hosts the televised contest in May, denounced the band as ...

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NIGHTWISH Drummer: 'I'm Extremely Confident For The Future'

NIGHTWISH drummer Jukka "Julius" Nevalainen recently answered a number of fans' questions via the band's official web site. A few excerpts from the question-and-answer session follow: Q: NIGHTWISH has probably received hundreds or thousands of demos from vocalists. Who can listen to ALL the demos? Is there a hired person to throw worst demos away ...

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MEGADETH: Drum Tracks For New Album Completed

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine and drummer Shawn Drover have both posted separate messages in the "Forums" section of the band's official web site: Dave Mustaine: "Just checking in to say things are progressing, and I had the great pleasure of having Brian Tatler of DIAMOND HEAD and his family come to the studio for the ...

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REDEMPTION: New Album Update

REDEMPTION's primary songwriter and guitarist/keyboardist Nicolas van Dyk has issued the following update on the progress of the recording sessions for the band's new album, entitled "The Origins of Ruin": "We can see the light at the end of the tunnel and we're just about finished tracking, with only a few vocal parts, a couple ...

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