June 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

DESTRUCTION Confirmed For Israel's METALIST FESTIVAL

German thrashers DESTRUCTION have been confirmed for Israel's annual Metalist Festival, set to take place on June 22 at the Hangar 11 club in Tel Aviv. Also scheduled to appear at the festival are headliners MEGADETH alongside homegrown metallers ETERNAL GRAY, CROSSFIRE, DISTORTED, LEHAVOTH and STELLA MARIS. As previously reported, DESTRUCTION have tapped several world-renowned ...

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THE BLACK LEAGUE Begin Recording New Album

THE BLACK LEAGUE, the Finnish band fronted by former SENTENCED vocalist Taneli Jarva, have entered Seawolf Studios in Suomenlinna (just outside Helsinki) to begin recording their fourth full-length album, tentatively entitled "A Place Called Bad". The band have undergone several major lineup changes in the last few months, resulting in the departure of both drummer ...

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BYZANTINE: New Album Track Posted Online

BYZANTINE's track "Jeremiad" is available for preview on the Prosthetic Records MySpace.com page at this location. "Jeremiad" comes off the West Virginia-based "tech-metal" band's upcoming sophomore album, "...And They Shall Take Up Serpents", due on July 12 via Prosthetic Records. The follow-up to "The Fundamental Component" was once again produced by the band ...

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ASHES FROM ASHES Become A NEW REVOLUTION

Due to "legal issues," ASHES FROM ASHES (formerly ASHES II ASHES) — the new Austin, Texas-based band featuring former SLAVES ON DOPE members Frank "Frankie" Salvaggio (bass) and Rob Urbani (drums), along with ex-UNLOCO singer Joey Duenas — have changed their name to A NEW REVOLUTION. "Let's hope this one sticks," the band write in ...

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HENRY ROLLINS To Embark On New USO Tour

According to MTV.com, punk rock icon Henry Rollins is going on yet another USO tour to bolster the morale of the troops, this time to the Pacific. He's heading to stations in Japan, Korea and Guam between June 13 and June 23, where he will meet with service members, tour a variety of job posts ...

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E-RACE Complete Work On Debut EP

California-based metal act E-RACE have completed work on their debut EP, "The Omen", produced and mixed by Roman Marisek (PROFESSIONAL MURDER MUSIC, GODFLESH). Two songs from the CD — "The Breakup Massacre" and "Astoria Is Dying" — are currently available for listening at PureVolume.com. Rising from the barren wastelands north of Los Angeles, ...

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TOMMY LEE's Reality Show, Solo Album Delayed By A Week

MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee's reality show, "Tommy Lee Goes to College", has had its premiere date pushed back a week to August 16, with two back-to-back episodes scheduled to air on NBC starting at 9 p.m. ET, according to MTV.com. The six-episode show follows Lee's studies and extracurricular activities at the University of Nebraska ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: Fall 2005 Headlining Tour Announced

QUEENSRŸCHE have announced the details of their fall 2005 North American headlining tour. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Sep. 13 - Royal Theater – Victoria, B.C., Canada Sep. 14 - Vancouver PAC – Vancouver, B.C., Canada Sep. 16 - Sport Mart Place – Kamloops, Canada Sep. 17 - PG Civic Center - Prince ...

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