July 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

FALCONER To Headline Germany's NIGHT OF POWER Festival

Swedish epic/power metallers FALCONER have been confirmed as the headliners of this year's edition of the Night of Power festival, set to be held on October 15 at I-Park Halle Klingholz in Giebelstadt (near Würzburg), Germany. The complete lineup for the festival so far is as follows (in alphabetical order): BARRITUS CIRCLE OF TYRANTS DISBELIEF ...

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CHIMAIRA: Three New Songs Posted Online

A CHIMAIRA e-card, containing three tracks from the group's upcoming self-titled effort ("Nothing Remains", "Save Ourselves" and "Inside the Horror") can be accessed at this location. The follow-up to 2003's "The Impossibility of Reason", "Chimaira" was recorded at Spider Studios in Ohio with producer Ben Schigel, who has described the new material as ...

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TAPROOT Singer On New Album: 'We Weren't Sure If We Could Finish Due To Finances'

TAPROOT have set the tentative track listing for their new album, "Blue-Sky Research", due on August 16 via Velvet Hammer Music/Atlantic. The follow-up to 2002's "Welcome", "Blue-Sky Research" was produced by Michael Beinhorn in Los Angeles and features guest appearances by Billy Corgan (ex-SMASHING PUMPKINS) and Stephen Carpenter (DEFTONES). Download the album track "Facepeeler" in ...

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MUSHROOMHEAD Rejoined By Former Vocalist At Cleveland Show

Ex-MUSHROOMHEAD singer Jason Popson (a.k.a. J-Mann) rejoined his former bandmates Saturday night (July 2) to sing a song at a packed Peabody's Down Under night club in Cleveland, Ohio. Jason, who is one of the singers for THE ALTER BOYS and the lead singer for (216), sang the song "Ego Tripp" to a surprised group ...

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SUFFOCATION To Film Long Island Show For Upcoming DVD

Reunited death metal legends SUFFOCATION will be filming their July 21 show at Club Loaded (at the Crazy Donkey) in Farmingdale, New York for an upcoming DVD. Also appearing on the bill will be CATACTROPHIC (featuring Trevor Peres from OBITUARY), TENSION, MORTICIAN, DESTROYED BY ANGER, STRAY FROM THE PATH, REVENANCE and WITHOUT REMORSE. Doors open ...

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MYSTIC PROPHECY Sign With MASSACRE RECORDS

MYSTIC PROPHECY, the melodic power metal band consisting of VALLEY'S EVE vocalist Roberto Dimitri Liapakis, ex-STORMWITCH bassist Martin Albrecht, FIREWIND/ex-DREAM EVIL guitarist Gus G., ex-PRIMAL FEAR drummer Klaus Sperling and SYMPHORCE guitarist Markus Pohl, have inked a new deal with Massacre Records. The group are expected to enter the studio later in October to record ...

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MOTÖRHEAD Cancel WITH FULL FORCE Appearance

MOTÖRHEAD were reportedly forced to cancel their scheduled appearance at Germany's With Full Force festival this past weekend after frontman Lemmy was hospitalized for "circulation problems." Lemmy has apparently been in a German hospital since Saturday (July 2). No further information is available at this time. As previously reported, MOTÖRHEAD filmed their 30th anniversary show ...

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SOILWORK To Play 'Perfect 20-Minute Set' At OZZFEST

SOILWORK vocalist Björn "Speed" Strid has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "I've just come home from Germany. Been very busy lately, first the recording of TERROR 2000, and then the recording with Thomen from BLIND GUARDIAN, and as you probably know, we have done festivals in between with SOILWORK at ...

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CELTIC FROST Working On 'Amazing' New Album

CELTIC FROST frontman Tom Gabriel Fischer has posted the following message on his official blog: "So many things are taking place here during the making of this album. Far too many things to list here, I often believe, even though this blog has been established to be utterly open and to provide a direct link ...

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