July 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

CONTRA: New Video, Album Samples Posted Online

California-based metallers CONTRA have posted their video for the track "This Machine Kills" at their official web site. Check it out at this location. "This Machine Kills" is the title track from their forthcoming debut album, due on August 30 via Mediaskare Records. The CD was recorded at Undercity Studios with producer Logan ...

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SONATA ARCTICA To Tour North America In January

Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA are apparently in the process of booking a headlining tour of North America beginning in mid-January 2006. Two dates have been released so far: Jan. 17 - Jaxx Nightclub - West Springfield, VA Jan. 18 - BB Kings Blues Club - New York, NY More information will be made available ...

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Police File 116 Charges Against SOUNDS OF THE UNDERGROUND Concert-Goers

According to the Winston-Salem Journal, an undercover police operation at the Sounds of the Underground concert Thursday (June 30) outside the Joel Coliseum Annex led to charges against 60 people, Winston-Salem police said yesterday. Most of the charges were for drug possession. Officers and agents from Forsyth Municipal ABC Law Enforcement issued 116 charges. Most ...

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STRYPER: New York City Show Announced

Reunited Christian hard rockers STRYPER will be touring nationally and internationally following the release of their new album, "Reborn". Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Aug. 13 - Neoskweskau Memorial Arena - Mistissini, P.Q., Quebec, CAN Aug. 19 - Roberto Clemente Coliseum – PR Sep. 24 – B.B. King's Blues Club - New York, ...

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TIGERTAILZ Confirmed For Italy's VENICE ROCK FESTIVAL

TIGERTAILZ, the Welsh band that would prove to be Britain's only real serious contenders in the '80s glam rock stakes, have been confirmed for the Venice Rock Festival, set to take place August 8 in Marghera (Venice), Italy. The concert will be a part of the Cheyenne Nights program. As previously reported, TIGERTAILZ are currently ...

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GBH: New Studio Album, Live DVD In The Works

Punk legends GBH are currently working on material for a new album and have about three-quarters of the writing completed. GBH also plan to release a DVD of their set at the Sonic Mania Festival in Tokyo from last year. GBH's last full studio album was 2002's "Ha Ha" on Go Kart Records and their ...

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ARMORED SAINT To Open For SCORPIONS In Phoenix

According to Ticketmaster, ARMORED SAINT will be the "special guest" for the SCORPIONS show at the Dodge Theater in Phoenix, Arizona on July 30. No further information is currently available. ARMORED SAINT — who feature in their ranks (former?) ANTHRAX frontman John Bush — released their last studio album, "Revelation", in 2000. A ...

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