May 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

THY MAJESTIE Announce New Singer

Italy's THY MAJESTIE have announced the addition of singer Matt Aub (TIMELORD) to the group's ranks. "Matt sent us a demo of 'Maiden of Steel' sung by him and... WOW, brilliant! Great 'heavy metal' voice," the band write on their web site. "So we decided to accept him, even if he lives thousand miles from ...

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VITAL REMAINS Issue Post-Tour Update

VITAL REMAINS have posted the following message on their official web site: "We would like to thank all the fans who came out and supported us on The God Killers Return tour! We had the best time hanging out with everyone and it was very successful tour. DEICIDE were awesome and we want to thank ...

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SPEED\KILL/HATE Sign With ESCAPI MUSIC

Escapi Music has announced the signing of SPEED\KILL/HATE to their already supercharged roster, which also includes the likes of TOKYO DRAGONS, DRAGONLORD, EIDOLON, MAHAVATAR and BODY COUNT, just to name a few. SPEED\KILL/HATE's debut album, "Acts of Insanity", which is scheduled for release on June 6, features current OVERKILL axeman Dave Linsk and Mario Frasca ...

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LIZZY BORDEN Schedule Greek Date

According to the Greek promoters High Voltage Productions, reactivated U.S. heavy metal band LIZZY BORDEN will perform in Athens, Greece on October 1 at the Underworld Club. Support at the show will come from SCELERATA (Brazil) and ENDANGERED SPECIES (USA). LIZZY BORDEN will be supporting W.A.S.P. on select U.S. dates beginning mid-May. LIZZY BORDEN recently ...

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THE HAUNTED: More Festival Appearances Announced

Swedish thrashers THE HAUNTED have lined up the following gigs during the coming months: Jun. 16 - Fett Me Kärlek - Uppsala, SWE Jun. 23 - Hellfest - Clisson, FRA Jun. 25 - Pressure Fest - Herne, GER Jun. 30 - With Full Force - Leipzig, GER Jul. 4-8 - Peace & Love Festival - ...

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THE PANIC CHANNEL To Release Music Via iTunes

THE PANIC CHANNEL, the new band featuring three quarters of the most recent lineup of JANE'S ADDICTION (guitarist Dave Navarro, drummer Stephen Perkins, and bassist Chris Chaney) and former SKYCYCLE vocalist Steve Isaacs, have posted the following message on their official web site: "Here is what's up in the world of PANIC: We started up ...

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BENEDICTION Pull Out Of Germany's F*CK THE COMMERCE Festival, Prepare To Record New Album

Long-running U.K. extreme metallers BENEDICTION have released the following statement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "BENEDICTION will not be appearing at this year's Fuck The Commerce festival [taking place May 25-27 at MZA (Mehrzweckhalle) in Luckau, Germany]. The reasons for this are personal between the band and promoters Bruchstein Booking and will remain private unless Bruchstein wish to ...

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UFO's PAUL RAYMOND Offers Studio Update: Photos Available

UFO keyboardist/rhythm guitarist Paul Raymond has posted the following message on his official web site: "As you know, I've been in Germany in March for rehearsals and back in April recording the new [UFO] album. Much has progressed since then according to our manager and producer. Everyone is really excited about the way this album ...

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