June 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

NIGHTWISH Finish Writing Material For New Album

Finland's NIGHTWISH have finished writing the material for their next album and are now preparing to record pre-production versions of the songs so that they can be edited and arranged. The band are currently seeking a replacement for departed singer Tarja Turunen before entering the studio in September 2006 to begin recording the follow-up to ...

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KAMELOT Complete Nine Songs For New Album

KAMELOT's official web site has been updated with a short interview the band's webmaster conducted with the group's guitarist/mainman Thomas Youngblood: Q: You have two shows this coming weekend, tell us more? Will there be some special guests? Thomas: "We are heading to Amsterdam for the Waldrock festival and a headliner show the Plato in ...

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ICED EARTH: New Guitarist Found?

Allentown, Pennsylvania's 91.7 FM WMUH radio station has announced that Ernie Carletti, formerly of SLIKHELVETIKA, has been added as the second guitarist for ICED EARTH. He was allegedly auditioned just over a week ago by ICED EARTH mainman Jon Schaffer and was accepted as a member. At press time, there has been no official confirmation ...

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R:I:P To Enter Studio Next Week

R:I:P (RAW:INTENSE:POWER), the new German band featuring Björn Daigger (MAJESTY) and drummer Chris Merzinsky (MIDNATTSOL), will enter the studio next Monday (July 3) to record the songs they've written over the last few months. "We decided to also re-record the songs [from] our promo CD as there was a little evolution going on during our ...

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METALLICA: 'The Simpsons' Guest Appearance To Air In September

According to a posting on METALLICA's official web site, METALLICA's much-anticipated appearance on "The Simpsons" will air as the program's season premiere on September 10, 2006 on the Fox network. Check local listings for channel and showtime in your area. The four members of METALLICA recorded their voices for the program last September. METALLICA joins ...

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