April 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

FINNTROLL Confirmed For EARTHSHAKER FEST Opening Night Concert

Finland's FINNTROLL have been confirmed for the special opening night of this year's Earthshaker Fest on Thursday, July 21 in Geiselwind, Germany. Other groups scheduled to perform on the opening night are TURISAS, JUSTICE, HOLY HELL and one other "surprise" act. Fans who have purchased a two-day combination ticket will have free entry to the ...

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LIVING LOUD To Release Live CD In July

LIVING LOUD — the new "supergroup" consisting of Bob Daisley (OZZY OSBOURNE, RAINBOW, URIAH HEEP) on bass, Steve Morse (DEEP PURPLE, KANSAS, DIXIE DREGS) on guitar, Don Airey (DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW) on keyboards, Lee Kerslake (URIAH HEEP, OZZY OSBOURNE) on drums and Jimmy Barnes (COLD CHISEL) on vocals — will release a live recording of ...

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DRAGONLORD To Release New Album In September

DRAGONLORD, the San Francisco Bay Area "black" metal band featuring current and former members of TESTAMENT, have posted the following message on their official web site: "We just returned from Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden, where we nearly completed our recording for our upcoming release entitled 'Black Wings of Destiny'. "We thought we'd be able ...

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ANTHRAX: Detroit Setlist Revealed

ANTHRAX performed the first show of their "reunion" tour Friday night (April 29) at Harpo's in Detroit, Michigan. The group's setlist for the gig was as follows: 01. Blues Brothers Intro 02. Among the Living 03. Got the Time 04. Metal Thrashing Mad 05. Caught in a Mosh 06. AIR 07. Keep It in the ...

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ANTHRAX: Reunion With A 'Serious Purpose'

The following press release was issued by ANTHRAX's publicist, Maria Ferrero of Adrenaline PR: The news is spreading; not the disease. ANTHRAX, the heavy metal band has reunited with a serious purpose. Having had a very well-attended press conference at Sirius Satellite in New York City April 1, 2005, ANTHRAX continues to lead the heavy ...

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SYMPHONY X: Building Up Excitement For New Album

The following message has been posted at SYMPHONY X's official web site: "MJR [guitarist Michael Romeo] has written almost two hours worth of music, and is now taking the time to find the right song title and lyrical content for each song. Each song has a certain feel to it, so it's important to make ...

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NILE Announce 'Annihilation Of The Wicked' Advance Listening Parties

NILE have announced a number of pre-release listening parties in support of their much-anticipated forthcoming release, "Annihilation of the Wicked". NILE's "Annihilation of the Wicked" will be released in the U.S. on May 24 via Relapse. Special NILE "Annihilation of the Wicked" listening parties have been confirmed to take place in New York City, Philadelphia, ...

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