April 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Record DIO Cover For Upcoming Compilation

MTV.com is reporting that KILLSWITCH ENGAGE will begin writing fresh material in July for the follow-up to 2004's "The End of Heartache" — an album Roadrunner Records hopes to be able to release in November, the group's bassist Mike D'Antonio said. He added that the band's also just recorded a cover of DIO's "Holy Diver" ...

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DIAMOND HEAD: Live DVD Track Listing Revealed

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD, one of the most influential British rock bands of the past 25 years, have set the tentative track listing for their live DVD, filmed on November 4, 2005 at the London Astoria. It is as follows: 01. Am I Evil (intro) 02. It's Electric 03. ...

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LAKE OF TEARS To Tour Russia In September

Sweden's LAKE OF TEARS will embark on a mini-tour through Russia and Ukraine in early September, consisting of 8-9 dates, according to a posting on the band's web site. More information will be made available soon. Upcoming LAKE OF TEARS shows: Jul. 08 - Middle East Rock Bash - Battle for the Crown, Beirut, LEB ...

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ALTER BRIDGE Part Ways With WIND-UP RECORDS

ALTER BRIDGE have announced that they have terminated their recording, publishing, and merchandising agreements, effective immediately, thereby severing all of the ban's contractual relationships with Wind-Up. "We're very excited about concluding this chapter in our lives and focusing on the future,” explains Grammy Award-winning songwriter and guitarist Mark Tremonti. "We have been working on new ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Bassist Talks About OVERCAST Reunion

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE bassist Mike D'Antonio spoke to MTV.com about the reunion of OVERCAST — his influential, erstwhile Massachusetts metal band that counted among its members SHADOWS FALL frontman Brian Fair. The band originally split up a week or so after the band's first U.S. tour (with DISEMBODIED and SHAI HULUD) had concluded, and the guys ...

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BLACK SABBATH: Previously Unheard Track Posted Online

Rockdetector.com is hosting an entire chapter from Garry Sharpe-Young's new "Sabbath Bloody Sabbath" book at this location. The chapter in question deals with the mystery surrounding David Donato's term of duty with BLACK SABBATH in 1985. Speaking exclusively to Garry Sharpe-Young, Donato (together with comments from other band members) details exactly how long ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE: 'The Bleeding' Reissue To Feature Bonus Material

Metal Blade Records will re-issue the classic CANNIBAL CORPSE album "The Bleeding" on June 16 in G/A/S (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) and June 19 in the rest of Europe. This re-issue features the remastered version of the album (remastering by Brad Vance at Red Mastering) plus a cover version of POSSESSED's "The Exorcist" as well ...

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SHINING Begin Recording New Album

Mastering Kvarforth of the reactivated Swedish black metallers SHINING has issued the following update: "We have just returned from the Razors Across Europe tour we made throughout Europe. The ten ceremonies and three emergency hospital visits, were more or less successful and we will soon return better and even more determined of your demise soon. ...

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