April 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

ENSLAVED Plan 15th Anniversary Celebration

Norwegian extreme metallers ENSLAVED will hold a joint celebration for the release of their new album, "Ruun", and their 15th anniversary, at a party to be held on Saturday, May 13 at Garage in their hometown of Bergen. Doors will open 7:00 p.m., and ENSLAVED will be on stage 9:00 p.m. sharp. The band will ...

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VINNIE PAUL: 'If PHILIP ANSELMO Really Wants To Place Any Blame, He Needs To Look In A Mirror'

Revolver magazine (web site) conducted an interview with former PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott for its June 2006 issue. An excerpt from the chat follows: Revolver: Before Dime ["Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN guitarist] was killed, there were rumors about a PANTERA reunion. Could that ever have happened? Vinnie: "Absolutely not. We loved PANTERA, ...

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DREAM EVIL Confirmed For Scotland's RAGNAROK UK METALFEST

Sweden's DREAM EVIL have been confirmed for the inaugural Ragnarok UK Metalfest, set to take place on November 4, 2006 at Perth Concert Hall in Central Scotland. According to a statement released by the festival organizers, DREAM EVIL or its management team will release a statement regarding the future plans for the band in due ...

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PAINMUSEUM Announce EAST COAST VIOLENCE TOUR

PAINMUSEUM, the new metal band featuring HALFORD duo of "Metal" Mike Chlasciak (guitar) and Bobby Jarzombek (drums), have announced their headlining East Coast Violence Tour 2006. Commented Mike in a statement: "We are happy as hell to announce the short but what we feel will be an extremely well-worth attack across the East Coast. We ...

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KORN Guitarist To Perform Acoustically At Bassist's Wedding

KORN guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer has told Launch Radio Networks that he will have another chance to play acoustically a little later this spring at the wedding of KORN bassist Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu. "I'm actually gonna play Spanish guitar," he said. "He asked me to play, so I'm gonna play nylon string Spanish guitar for ...

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10 YEARS Singer Not Ready To Go All-Digital

Launch Radio Networks has issued the following report: 10 YEARS recently made an EP of four acoustic tracks available exclusively through the iTunes online music store. While he likes the idea of selling music digitally, 10 YEARS singer Jesse Hasek told Launch that he doesn't see it replacing CDs. "I mean, that could very possibly ...

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