July 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

ARALLU Sign With EPIDEMIE RECORDS

Israel's "Mesopotamian black metal" band ARALLU have inked a deal with the Czech label Epidemie Records. The group's recently completed third album, "The Demon from the Ancient World", is scheduled for release in September. The upcoming CD will feature guest appearances in the track "Kill Kill Kill" by the vocalists by fellow Israeli acts SALEM ...

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EARTHSHAKER FEST Photos Posted Online

A number of high-quality photos from this year's Earthshaker Fest have been uploaded at www.metalchroniques.com. Featured bands include: MANOWAR CHILDREN OF BODOM DESTRUCTION DIMMU BORGIR GRAVE DIGGER HOLLYHELL HYPOCRISY JBO LOUDNESS MASTERPLAN NIGHTWISH PRIMAL FEAR RHAPSODY STORMWARRIOR (with Kai Hansen) A three-day event (including the opening-night party), Earthshaker Fest took place July 21-23 ...

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GLENN HUGHES Recovering From Knee Surgery

Legendary vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH) has posted the following message on his official web site: "I am recovering nicely from my knee surgery. Thank you for all the well wishes. I am now allowed to go swimming in my pool and I am thankful as it is extremely hot here. "Lots of ...

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A.M. CONSPIRACY To Perform Free Show With SOIL

A.M. CONSPIRACY, the new Orlando, Florida-based rock band fronted by ex-DROWNING POOL singer Jason "Gong" Jones, will be performing a free show with SOIL on August 27 at the Tommy Lawrence Arena on the Volusia County Fairgrounds in Deland, Florida. As previously reported, A.M. CONSPIRACY have posted a new demo track, entitled "Absence", on their ...

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Benefit Concert For ROSE TATTOO Guitarist Scheduled For September

A benefit concert for ROSE TATTOO founding member and guitarist, Pete Wells, will be held on September 7 at the Enmore Theater in Sydney, Australia. Scheduled performers include JIMMY BARNES, DOC NEESON'S RED PHOENIX, THE ORIGINAL ANGELS BAND and NOISEWORKS. More details will be made available soon. Wells was diagnosed with prostate cancer two years ...

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BUCKCHERRY To Play 'Secret' Club Show In California

Reunited Los Angeles hard rockers BUCKCHERRY are rumored to be planning a "secret" club show at Canyon Club in Agoura Hills, California on Friday, August 5. The band, who will allegedly appear under the name THE CHERRY BROTHERS, will be opening for MOLLY HATCHET. As previously reported, BUCKCHERRY have been confirmed for the Summer Sonic ...

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AUTOPSY Complete Work On 'Dark Crusades' DVD

Legendary death metallers AUTOPSY have set "Dark Crusades" as the title of their long-awaited posthumous double-DVD, tentatively due on August 22 via Peaceville. "Running at some five hours and more and filled to bursting with everything they ever filmed — it's a must for fans," reads a press release. "The quality isn't always the best, ...

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