June 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

NASUM To Release Live Split CD With NAPALM DEATH

NASUM drummer Anders Jakobson has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "Today I got a very appreciated package from Denmark with NASUM's three shows from Japan January 2004 on CD. Our Danish sound engineer Bo Lund has really taken his time sending me these CDs but, boy, was it worth the ...

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RIBSPREADER Call It Quits?

Swedish "old-school death metal" band RIBSPREADER have posted the following message on their official web site: "Due to severe alcoholism, even severer (we know that's not a word) mental issues and the lack of a unemployed drummer, RIBSPREADER was shot six times in the head yesterday. There were hopes for only having to use one ...

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Former STATIC-X Guitarist Arraigned In California

According to RollingStone.com, former STATIC-X guitarist Tripp Eisen — born Tod Rex Salvador — was arraigned last Friday (June 24) and will spend his fortieth birthday today at the Intake Release Center for Men in Santa Ana, California, where he is being held without bail. He was arrested in Orange County on February 10 on ...

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THOR To Tour In Support Of New Album, DVD

Smog Veil Records has announced U.S. and Canadian tour dates for THOR. The band will tour in support of the new album, entitled "Thor against the World", and retrospective DVD, entitled "An-THOR-logy", both set for release on July 12, 2005. Jon Mikl Thor — a rock music, film and bodybuilding legend (Mr. America and Mr. ...

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MESHUGGAH: 'Shed' Video Posted Online

MESHUGGAH's video for the track "Shed" is available for streaming at MTV.com. "Shed" comes off the Swedish experimental extreme metallers' latest album, "Catch 33" which sold 6,954 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 170 on The Billboard 200 chart. The follow-up to 2002's ...

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