May 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

WHITESNAKE Frontman Explains London Date Change

WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale has commented on the postponement of the band's May 30 concert at the London Hammersmith Apollo after he came down with a sudden illness. Said Coverdale: "I am sooo sorry that this has happened. Obviously, I can't help it. Some bloody, unsavoury viral thingy decided to take lodging in my otherwise ...

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ETERNAL OATH: Early Albums Re-Released On Single CD

Swedish melodic death metallers ETERNAL OATH have announced plans to release their first two albums on one CD. The set, entitled "Re-Released Hatred", includes the band's debut mini-CD, "So Silent" (1996), as well as its follow-up, "Through the Eyes of Hatred" (1998), both of which have been hard to come by for several years. In ...

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Legendary Baltimore Venue Hammerjacks Closes Its Doors

The Baltimore Sun is reporting that Hammerjacks, once a Baltimore icon of heavy metal and rock, closed Saturday (May 27) after the sale of its building to developers. The club never regained its legendary status after its reincarnation in 2000 in a two-story brick building on Guilford Avenue, where disc jockeys spinning dance club numbers ...

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CEPHALIC CARNAGE To Record New Album In November/December

Denver, Colorado's CEPHALIC CARNAGE have issued a lengthy update via their official web site. A couple of excerpts from the posting follow: "It's been a minute since we've updated, but we've been busy keeping the wheels of CEPHALIC running, writing new tunes, playing shows and dealing with the Jawsh situation [referring to the departure of ...

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DROWNING POOL Part Ways With WIND-UP RECORDS

DROWNING POOL have officially parted ways with their label Wind-Up Records, a source close to the band has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET. The Dallas, Texas-based act issued two albums through Wind-Up, each featuring a different lead singer: 2001's "Sinner" and 2004's "Desensitized". DROWNING POOL's original vocalist, Dave Williams, was found dead on the band's tour bus ...

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