July 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

MOTÖRHEAD Frontman LEMMY Is NOT Bisexual

A fake MOTÖRHEAD story has been making the rounds on the Internet purportedly quoting the group's mainman, Ian "Lemmy" Kilmister, as finally admitting that he is "bisexual." The article, which credited VH1.com as its original source, is believed to have originated in a May 20, 2005 posting to the band's official forum, but ...

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MORTIFICATION Part Ways With Drummer

Australian Christian metallers MORTIFICATION have delayed the recording sessions for their next album, "Impailing the Goblin", following the departure of drummer Mike Forsberg. "Mike will be pursuing other projects and Steve and Mick Jelinic wish Mike all the best in his future endeavours," the band write in a press release. "All friendships are well intact. ...

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SILENTIUM To Master New Album This Month

Finnish atmospheric doom metallers SILENTIUM will be mastering their new album in late July at the Finnvox studios in Helsinki. A late 2005 release via Dynamic Arts Records is expected. SILENTIUM, who recently announced the addition of vocalist Riina Rinkinen and returning drummer Jari Ojala to the group's ranks, released their third album, "Sufferion - ...

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ANATA Prepare To Record New Album

Swedish technical death metallers ANATA will enter StudioMega in Varberg, Sweden later this month to begin recording the follow-up to last year's "Under a Stone with No Inscription". Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Complete Demise", "Downward Spiral Into Madness", "The Great Juggler", "I Would Dream Of Blood" and "Disobedience Pays". A late ...

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STRATOVARIUS: Bassist LAURI PORRA Joins The Fold

Finnish melodic metallers STRATOVARIUS have reportedly enlisted bassist Lauri Porra (SINERGY, KOTIPELTO, BEN GRANFELT, TUNNELVISION, WARMEN) as the replacement for longtime member Jari Kainulainen, who left the group a few weeks ago. In a recent interview with the Brazilian magazine Rock Brigade, STRATOVARIUS drummer Jörg Micheal spoke about the reasons behind Kainulainen's departure ...

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