June 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

JAG PANZER Guitarist Reports On BANG YOUR HEAD Festival, Talks About Internet Guitar Lessons

Having performed this weekend at Germany's sold-out Bang Your Head festival alongside metal legends DIO, TWISTED SISTER, MOTÖRHEAD, CANDLEMASS and more, JAG PANZER guitarist Chris Broderick reported on the festival, the amazing crowd response, and answered a few questions on his current guitar activities: "Sold out!!! Over 20,000 people; it was insane! The first thing ...

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THE PROJECT HATE: Release Date Set For 'Armageddon March Eternal'

THE PROJECT HATE, the Swedish band featuring Jörgen Sandström of ENTOMBED/GRAVE fame on lead vocals, will release their new album, "Armageddon March Eternal (Symphonies of Slit Wrists)", on October 5 via Threeman Recordings. The follow-up to 2003's "Hate, Dominate, Congregate, Eliminate" was produced by Dan Swanö and features a special guest appearance by EVERGREY bassist ...

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DEEP PURPLE Sign With EDEL RECORDS

DEEP PURPLE have inked a deal with Edel Records. The deal will reportedly cover the entire world outside the U.S. As previously reported, DEEP PURPLE have set "Rapture of the Deep" as the title of their new studio album, tentatively due in October. DEEP PURPLE recently spent five weeks at a Los Angeles studio recording ...

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WOLVERINE Finish Laying Down Drums For New Album

Sweden's WOLVERINE are currently recording the follow-up to 2003's "Cold Light of Monday", tentatively due later in the year through Elitist/Earache. The following recording update was posted on the band's official web site: "Yesterday the recording of the drums began and to our great delight Marcus managed to lay down all songs except one on ...

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ALTARIA Part Ways With Guitarist JANI LIIMATAINEN

Finnish melodic metallers ALTARIA have parted ways with guitarist Jani Liimatainen. "During the preproduction sessions of the upcoming album it became obvious to everybody including himself that things had developed to the point where it was impossible for him to combine ALTARIA's increasing demand for attention with the busy schedule of SONATA ARCTICA," the band ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION Sign With ROADRUNNER RECORDS

Roadrunner Records U.K. has announced the signing of critically acclaimed Dutch goth-metallers WITHIN TEMPTATION for the U.K., Australian, and Japanese territories. "We are very happy that our new album is being released by Roadrunner in the U.K., Australia, and Japan," the band said in a statement. "A lot of our fans from these countries send ...

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