April 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

CANDLEMASS Bassist Says Singer MESSIAH Is Suffering From 'Severe Pre-Recording Psychosis'

CANDLEMASS bassist/songwriter Leif Edling has released a statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET regarding singer Messiah Marcolin's announcement that he was leaving the band. As previously reported, Marcolin contacted BLABBERMOUTH.NET earlier today (April 28) to reveal that he has parted ways with the Swedish doomsters and that it's 100 percent definite that he will not return. ...

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EYEHATEGOD Tribute Album Details Revealed

Emetic Records will release an EYEHATEGOD tribute album, entitled "For The Sick - A Tribute To Eyehategod", sometime in the fall. A statement from the label reads as follows: "All the artists involved in the release are friends or fans of the sludge legends and we are happy to have the best of the underground ...

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PRIMAL FEAR To Share Stage With SINNER In Germany

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR will be sharing the stage with SINNER — the band fronted by PRIMAL FEAR bassist Mat Sinner — on October 7, 2006 at the H2O in Reichenbach near Stuttgart, Germany. Theer will also be an opening act and a "big European fan meeting," according to a posting on PRIMAL FEAR's ...

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SLASH Reportedly To Divorce Second Wife

Australia's Undercover News (web site) is reporting that guitarist Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, ex-GUNS N' ROSES) has filed for divorce from his second wife, Perla. Slash allegedly filed for divorce in Los Angeles on Thursday, April 27. Slash met Perla after the divorce of his first wife Renee in 1997. The couple became engaged ...

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TOOL Singer Tells Fans To 'Relax' About Sold-Out Shows

Launch Radio Networks reports: TOOL singer Maynard James Keenan has posted a message at the band's official web site, Toolband.com, after fans began expressing disappointment over not being able to get tickets for the group's upcoming North American mini-tour. Keenan wrote, "Many people are complaining about the sold out shows. Relax. We're doing a full-on ...

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KORN: AOL's 'Acoustic Sessions' Performance Available Online

After 13 years of multi-platinum albums, sharing the stage with fellow rock titans from OZZY OSBOURNE to LINKIN PARK, hosting a Friday the 13th party at Hollywood cemetary, and even giving voice to their own South Park characters, KORN have done it all, right? Well, no, actually. Until today, they had never played acoustic. "We ...

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