April 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

STRYPER To Release New Album In August

Reunited Christian hard rockers STRYPER will release their new album, "Reborn", on August 16 via Big3 Records. An audio clip of the album's projected title track, "Reborn", is available for download at this location. As previously reported, STRYPER have officially announced Tracy Ferrie as their new bass player. Ferrie is not entirely new ...

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HATESPHERE To Enter Studio In Early June

Danish thrashers HATESPHERE will enter Jailhouse Studios with producer Tommy Hansen (HELLOWEEN, PRETTY MAIDS) on June 5 to begin recording their next full-length album, tentatively due late September/early October via Steamhammer/SPV. Guitars and bass will be recorded at Hansen Studios in Ribe, Denmark, with producer Jacob Hansen (RAUNCHY, INVOCATOR). This dynamic duo was also responsible ...

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MINDGRINDER: New Song, Video Available For Download

Nocturnal Art Productions has set a May 9 release date for the sophomore album from Norwegian extreme metal band MINDGRINDER, entitled "Riot Detonator". MINDGRINDER, who feature in their ranks ex-SOURCE OF TIDE drummer/keyboardist Cosmocrator (on bass/vocals), recorded "Riot Detonator" at Akkerhaugen Lydstudio (EMPEROR, ZYKLON, WINDIR). The complete track listing for the CD is as follows: ...

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INSOMNIUM: U.K. Dates Announced

Finnish melodic death metallers INSOMNIUM have lined up a four-date U.K. tour in July. The details are as follows: Jul. 14 - Rock City – Nottingham, UK Jul. 15 - Bradford Rios - Bradford, UK Jul. 16 – Corporation - Sheffield, UK Jul. 17 - Camden Underworld - UK INSOMNIUM are currently writing material for ...

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PITTS VS. PREPS To Mix New Record In May

PITTS VS. PREPS, the Louisiana-based band featuring former EXHORDER frontman Kyle Thomas, have posted the following message on their official web site: "We are mixing the record in the middle of May for an early July release. Due to Jason and Scott traveling so much, there have not been many gigs lately. May 28th the ...

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