May 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

COMMUNIC Enter German Chart At No. 66

Norwegian progressive/power metal band COMMUNIC, who feature in their ranks ex-SCARIOT members Oddleif Stensland (vocals) and Tor Atle Andersen (drums), have entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 66 with their sophomore effort, "Waves of Visual Decay". The album, which is scheduled for release in North America on June 27 via Nuclear Blast, ...

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NECROPHOBIC: Spanish Tour Details Revealed

Swedish death metallers NECROPHOBIC have confirmed the details of their four-date Spanish tour, which is set to take place in June. The dates are as follows: Jun. 15 - Cabell Disc - Valencia, SPA Jun. 16 - El Doblon - Madrid, SPA Jun. 17 - Mogambo - Donosti, SPA Jun. 18 - Mephisto - Barcelona, ...

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MOONSORROW Begin Recording New Album

Finnish epic/pagan metallers MOONSORROW have commenced the recording sessions for their new album, tentatively due later in the year via Spikefarm Records. Guitarist Henri Sorvali and drummer Marko Tarvonen have entered Tico Tico studios in Kemi, Finland to begin recording the group's fifth CD. The group have launched a studio diary containing reports from the ...

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ENSLAVED On A Rampage Through The Official U.K. Indie Chart

Norwegian prog-metal band ENSLAVED have broken into the official U.K. Indie chart at No. 38 this week with new album "Ruun". Fond of doing things in style, the band entered not one but two charts. Sandwiched between NINA SIMONE and EVA CASSIDY in the Indie chart whilst perched rather comfortably between COHEED AND CAMBRIA and ...

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TESTAMENT Guitarist SKOLNICK To Perform At Tennessee's RIVERBEND FESTIVAL

ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO, the experimental band led by TESTAMENT/ex-SAVATAGE guitarist Alex Skolnick, will be featured at this year's annual Riverbend Festival, set to take place June 9-17 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Other performers this year include HANK WILLIAMS, JR., ANGIE STONE, KENNY ROGERS, AUDIO ADRENALINE, LOS LONELY BOYS, SUGARLAND, TRISHA YEARWOOD and THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND. ...

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KEEN OF THE CROW Sign With GRAU RECORDS

KEEN OF THE CROW, the new band featuring former MORGION members Rhett Davis and Justin Christian, along with NEPENTHEAN founder Ron Slater, have inked a deal with Grau Records. The group's debut album, "Hyborea", contains "nine hymns of reckoning, a collection or culmination of dark harmony… gathered under the watchful expertise of Shiva Industries' audio ...

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