May 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

CRADLE TO GRAVE Part Ways With Bassist, Seek Replacement

CRADLE TO GRAVE, the Vancouver-based band featuring ex-AGGRESSION guitarist Denis "Sasquatch" Barthe, have parted ways with longtime bassist Eric Green due to "musical differences and irreparable conflicts," according to the band's official press release. CRADLE TO GRAVE are currently looking for a bass player who is ready to relocate to Vancouver. Interested parties should contact ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE To Guest On 'Headbanger's Ball' This Weekend

Paul Mazurkiewicz, George "Corpsegrinder" Fisher, and Rob Barrett of legendary death metal act CANNIBAL CORPSE will be guests on this weekend's (Saturday, June 3) episode of "Headbanger's Ball". They will discuss Barrett's recent return to the band, their new album "Kill" and their spot on this summer's Sounds of the Underground tour. "Headbanger's Ball" airs ...

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PURIFIED IN BLOOD Sign With ABACUS RECORDINGS

Abacus Recordings has announced the signing of PURIFIED IN BLOOD. The band's new album, "Reaper of Souls", will be released in the U.S. on June 27. Hailed by many as the most exciting act to emerge from Norway since TURBONEGRO, PURIFIED IN BLOOD combines blazing riffs and solos with controversially political lyrics. One might say ...

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Japan's MOI DIX MOIS Schedule U.S. Tour Dates

Japanese theatrical rock band MOI DIX MOIS has scheduled a U.S. summer showcase tour from July 1 to July 12 in five major cities. MOI DIX MOIS have played sold-out shows at 1,000-capacity venues in Paris, France and Berlin, Germany during the 2005 and 2006 spring seasons. Mana-sama, the creator, leader, and guitarist of MOI ...

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CELLADOR Guitarist To Guest On HARD ROCK RADIO LIVE

CELLADOR/THE SUPREMACY guitarist Bill Hudson will be interviewed on Hard Rock Radio Live this Friday (June 2) at 10 a.m. (Eastern Time). He will be talking about CELLADOR's upcoming album, "Enter Deception", as well as his other project, THE SUPREMACY, which features former HELLOWEEN drummer Mark Cross and AFTER FOREVER keyboard player Joost Van Den ...

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SUIDAKRA Prepare To Record New Album

German melodic black/death metallers SUIDAKRA have posted the following message on their official web site: "The writing process for [the new SUIDAKRA album] 'Caledonia' is now complete! Currently, the band are rehearsing, rehearsing and in between that, rehearsing, to perfect their technical skills so that they can give 100% in July, when the recording starts. ...

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Greece's X-FEST Cancelled

The previously announced X-Fest that was going to take place in Athens on June 6, featuring DIO, IN FLAMES, TRIVIUM, HATEBREED, DARKSTAR and INNERWISH has been cancelled. A press release published by the organizers, Aenima, reads as follows: "The Aenima team regrets to inform all fans that we re forced to proceed with the cancellation ...

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KOLDBORN Announce New Guitarist

Danish death metal band KOLDBORN have issued the following update: "We are proud to announce, that we have a new member in the KOLDBORN legion — Jakob Nyholm (also in DAWN OF DEMISE) is taking the place of Bjørn Bihlet on guitar. We are moving towards a more modern and aggressive style of metal, and ...

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THE STORYTELLER To Go On Hiatus

Swedish power metallers THE STORYTELLER have issued the following statement: "The members of the Swedish metal band THE STORYTELLER have decided to take a break as of August 2006. The final gig before the break will be at Gävle Cityfest the 9th of August. "This might come as a surprise to many of you, especially ...

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