July 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

IMPALED NAZARENE Re-Sign With OSMOSE, Prepare To Record New Album

Finnish extreme metallers IMPALED NAZARENE have re-signed with Osmose Productions for two more albums!! "We are more than happy to continue working with Osmose," the band write on their web site. IMPALED NAZARENE will enter Sonic Pump studios on November 21 to begin recording their next album. The follow-up to 2003's "All That You Fear" ...

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ENSLAVED: 'Return To Yggdrasil' Live DVD To Surface In September

Norwegian extreme metallers ENSLAVED will be releasing their "Return to Yggdrasil – Live In Bergen" DVD in September via Tabu Recordings. The disc will feature the band's May 4 live performance in Bergen and bonus material from the band's European tour, including a band interview. The sound was handled by Lars Klokkerhaug (who mixed "ISA") ...

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THE QUIET ROOM Lead Singer Passes Away

Glen "Pete" Jewell, former lead singer for late '90s prog rock band THE QUIET ROOM, passed away Saturday, June 25. Pete recorded "Reconceive" with the band in 2000, right before leaving the band permanently. THE QUIET ROOM was signed to Metal Blade Records and released two albums. Pete, who reportedly committed suicide at his home, ...

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KRISIUN To Tour Europe, Record New Album

Brazilian kings of killing KRISIUN are set to return to Europe for some more extreme death metal live mayhem this summer. Currently on an extensive tour all over North America with HATE ETERNAL, INCANTATION and INTO ETERNITY, the almighty KRISIUN will reappear on European stages between August 6 and August 20, performing at festivals like ...

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ASTRIAAL: On Hiatus

Australia's ASTRIAAL have issued the following update via their official web site: "In answer to the myriad of emails, and as highlighted in the previous news updates, ASTRIAAL is currently in the midst of an extended hiatus which we envisage will encompass most of 2005. It appears rumours are abounding that we have parted ways, ...

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ANTHRAX And ILL NINO To Team Up For Puerto Rico Concert

ANTHRAX and ILL NINO will be teaming up for a show in Puerto Rico at the end of the month. The concert will take place on July 30 at Anfiteatro in Tito Puente. As previously reported, ANTHRAX have set a September 27 release date for their brand-new live CD/DVD. The package is expected to include ...

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SKYLARK Part Ways With Drummer

Italian symphonic power metallers SKYLARK have parted ways with drummer Carlos Cantatore. "Former drummer Federico Ria played [with the band at the] Ragnarock Festival [in Holland] and he [will] be the drummer for the next gigs of the Fairytour," the group write on their web site. "At the moment the band doesn't know if Federico ...

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MARTYR And AUGURY Confirmed For Toronto's TROO NORTH METALFEST

MARTYR and AUGURY are among the bands confirmed for the Troo North Metalfest, a three-day festival set to take place August 25-27 at The Vatikan in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. A kickoff party, featuring 4-5 bands and headlined by THE HOLLOW, will be held on Thursday, August 25. AUGURY will headline Friday night (August 26) and ...

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