May 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

VH1's Broadband Channel VSPOT To Begin Airing Exclusive 'VH1 Rock Honors' Performances

Beginning tomorrow, VSPOTVH1's broadband channel — will offer exclusive performances from "VH1 Rock Honors" honorees and tribute bands that will not be seen during the show's television broadcast. Additional VSPOT content will include exclusive interviews with "VH1 Rock Honors" honorees, presenters and performers and "Air to the Throne" air guitar performances from the ...

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BENEATH THE MASSACRE Sign With PROSTHETIC RECORDS

Prosthetic Records has announced the addition of Montreal, Canada's BENEATH THE MASSACRE to the label's roster. Combining a heavy-handed technical death metal prowess, skillful guitar shrMedding, and a devastating and grinding guttural vocal delivery, BENEATH THE MASSACRE will release its Prosthetic debut in the fall of 2006. "We're excited and can't wait to start working ...

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SHADOWS FALL's BITTNER Lands Cover of DRUM! Magazine

SHADOWS FALL drummer Jason Bittner will be Drum! magazine’s July 2006 cover feature, which hits stands on June 12. The seven-page cover feature contains a sidebar with DREAM THEATER's Mike Portnoy's thoughts on Bittner, a "Locking The Low End" sidebar with SHADOWS FALL bassist Paul Romanko and transcriptions of the tracks "In Effigy" and "Seize ...

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PROGPOWER UK II Set For March 2007; Tickets To Go On Sale In July

The organizers of the the U.K. version of the ProgPower festival have announced that ProgPower UK will return for a second edition on Saturday, March 31, 2007 at the Centaur, Cheltenham, England. Commented the organizers in a statement: "After all the fantastic feedback we had, the positive reviews, the deluge of e-mails, and the massive ...

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WEDNESDAY 13 Enlists BOB MARLETTE To Mix New Solo CD

Wednesday 13 (MURDERDOLLS) has enlisted the talents of famed producer Bob Marlette to mix his sophomore solo CD, "Fang Bang". Marlette has previously worked with such artists as BLACK SABBATH, ALICE COOPER and KISS. An August 29, 2006 release via Rykodisc/Restless Records is expected. Wednesday 13 has just issued a limited-edition box set of recordings ...

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RAUNCHY To Embark On Danish Tour In October/November

Danish modern metallers RAUNCHY will be embarking on a five-date tour of Denmark in October/November. Upcoming RAUNCHY dates now include the following: Jun. 19 - Pumpehuset – Copenhagen, DEN (w/ HATEBREED, Cry Babies) Jul. 01 - With Full Force Festival - Flugplatz/Roitzschjora, GER Jul. 15 - Bloodstock Festival, Catton Hall, Birmingham, UK Aug. 03 - ...

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SCREAMS OF ERIDA Complete Work On 'The Red Testament'

Boston-based metalcore band SCREAMS OF ERIDA have completed work on their full-length debut, "The Red Testament". The album was recorded from January to March with the help of producer Ken Susi (UNEARTH), and was mixed by Eric Rachel (A LIFE ONCE LOST, EVERY TIME I DIE, ATREYU). An early summer release is expected. "The Red ...

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RED TIDE Confirmed For SOUTHERN ALBERTA HARDCORE & METAL FESTIVAL

Edmonton's RED TIDE have been confirmed for the Southern Alberta Hardcore & Metal Festival, set to take place Sunday, September 3 at at Heritage Hall, Exhibition Park in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. RED TIDE will be supporting their new album, "Para Bellum", which is available now through Witching Black Records. The festival billing I shaping up ...

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