June 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

MEYVN Signs To KILLZONE RECORDS

KillZone Records has announced the signing of MEYVN from Austin, Texas. The band's debut album, "Splintered Skies", is due in September. According to a press release, "MEYVN delivers soaring, epic melodies and dazzling rhythms that are fluid and complex. The music has already earned them favorable comparisons to DREAM THEATER, WATCHTOWER and SYMPHONY X, combined ...

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POISONBLACK Frontman Talks About Upcoming CD

POISONBLACK was founded by Ville Laihiala, the voice of the legendary, but now sadly defunct SENTENCED, the founders of melancholy-driven Finnish rock that had a string of No. 1 singles and gold albums in Finland. POISONBLACK, however, was never meant to be just a project. "I have my heart and soul in POISONBLACK," Laihiala stated ...

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DESTRUCTION, PARAGON Confirmed For Sweden's GATES OF METAL Festival

DESTRUCTION and PARAGON have been confirmed for the Gates of Metal festival, set to take place August 4-5 at at Folkets Park in Hultsfred, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMORPHIS DEATHSTARS DESTRUCTION DISMEMBER HAMMERFALL HELLOWEEN LUMSK MACHINE MEN MAYHEM MINISTRY NAGLFAR NARNIA ONE MAN ARMY AND THE UNDEAD ...

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GODSMACK/ROB ZOMBIE Tour E-Card Available

An e-card for the upcoming GODSMACK/ROB ZOMBIE tour can be accessed at this location. The two-month trek, which is scheduled to start August 25 in Dallas, will feature Jacksonville, Florida's SHINEDOWN in the opening slot. GODSMACK's latest disc, "IV", has sold 488,000 copies in the United States since its April 25 release, according ...

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THIS ENDING Sign With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of THIS ENDING from Stockholm, Sweden. THIS ENDING were formerly known as THE PLAGUE, but had to change their name due to legal reasons. THIS ENDING started during the fall of 2005. 13 songs were created, three of which are featured on the downloadable demo recorded at Offbeat ...

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