July 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

ASSASSIN: Finnish Shows Cancelled

ASSASSIN's previously announced shows in Finland (Aug. 31 in Helsinki and Sep. 2 in Lappeenranta) have been cancelled by the promoter. "We feel sorry for all thrashers who wanted to see us and the other bands," the reformed German metallers said in a statement. "We just hope to be over in Finland very soon." ASSASSIN ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS Guitarist Hospitalized With Appendix Infection

Bassist Dave Starr of the veteran San Francisco Bay Area metallers VICIOUS RUMORS has posted the following message on the band's official forum: "VICIOUS RUMORS guitarist Geoff Thorpe is in the hospital here in Alameda, Ca. with an infection in his appendix and he is waiting for surgery. If anyone would like to send him ...

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CANDLELIGHT USA Announces Launch Of Monthly Podcast

Candlelight USA has announced the start of the label's monthly podcast series. The 60-plus minute preview program will contain advance and deep listening opportunities for fans of the label's growing international roster. The series will also include upcoming tour spotlights, label news and catalog specials via its recently launched webstore. The August edition will be ...

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Report: Man Near Death After KORN Show

WSBTV.com has issued the following report: A melee at a metro Atlanta concert ends with a man fighting for his life — and now his family wants answers. A family of a man can't understand how a night of fun at a concert could end with him being brain dead. It happened [on ...

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ANGEL BLAKE Preparing For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

ANGEL BLAKE guitarist Marko Tervonen (ex-THE CROWN) has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "We've been busy as hell rehearsing for the Summer Breeze festival that will take place in Dinkelsbuhn, Germany 17-19 August. This will be the debut show for ANGEL BLAKE. And what a debut, this is a really ...

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SPREAD EAGLE Debut Album Gets Reissued

Lovember Records, in association with Universal Music, has reissued SPREAD EAGLE's debut album. Considered to be a "classic," this record was newly remastered and contains all 11 songs, including the hits "Switchblade Serenade", "Scratch Like A Cat", "Broken City" and "Thru These Eyes". The album is only available for purchase at www.lovemberrecords.com. As ...

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