May 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

BARNEY FIFER To Open For GILBY CLARKE In California

BARNEY FIFER, the new band featuring bassist Rev Jones (MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP, FUEL, BLACK SYMPHONY), drummer Pete Holmes (MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP, BLACK 'N BLUE, BLACK SYMPHONY) and guitarist Rick Plester (BLACK SYMPHONY), will be performing on May 6 at Mr. Cues in Lancaster, California. Also appearing on the bill will be former GUNS N' ROSES ...

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SCARVE To Support MESHUGGAH In Europe

France's SCARVE have been confirmed as the support act for MESHUGGAH on their upcoming European tour. Confirmed SCARVE tour dates are as follows: May 14 - Bomal, BEL @ Le Sassin (Durbuy Rock Festival) May 24 - Mulhouse, FRA @ Noumatrouff * May 25 - Paris, FRA @ Trabendo * May 27 - Winterthur, SWI ...

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SICK OF IT ALL Part Ways With FAT WRECK CHORDS

New York hardcore legends SICK OF IT ALL have parted ways with Fat Wreck Chords and are currently seeking a new label home. In a posting on the group's official web site, drummer Armand Majidi writes, "We'll be making a move to another label that promises to support our releases with a new level of ...

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URKRAFT To Ink New Record Deal, Begin Work On Sophomore Album

Danish thrash/death metallers URKRAFT have posted the following message on their official web site: "We have been working hard through the last six months trying to come up with some new material for our next album. So far we have finished 10 tracks of very hard-hitting and more old-school metal. Expect somewhat the same style ...

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THORNS: New Album, New Band

According to Terrorizer.com, THORNS' driving force, Snorre Ruch, has been writing new material and recruiting the right personnel for the follow-up to the band's debut. Never the one to shy away from pushing boundaries, Snorre is more likely to surround himself with jazz musicians this time around. "I am trying to put together ...

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PRIMAL FEAR Complete Basic Tracks For New Album

German power metallers PRIMAL FEAR have completed the basic tracks and vocal tracks for five songs for their upcoming album, tentatively due in October via Nuclear Blast Records. A photo of guitarists Stefan Leibing and Tom Naumann, singer Ralf Scheepers, co-producer/engineer Charlie Bauerfeind and bassist Mat Sinner in the recording studio can be found at ...

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