July 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

URKRAFT: Studio Update

Danish death/thrash metallers URKRAFT entered Antfarm studios on July 16 with renowned producer Tue Madsen to begin the two-week recording session for their hotly anticipated Earache Records debut, "The Inhuman Aberration". Frontman Thomas checked in with the following update on the recording sessions: "Last week went really smoothly. We managed to put down all rhythm ...

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TOMMY LEE To Peform On 'Tonight Show With Jay Leno'

Bassist Marty O'Brien (TOMMY LEE, DISTURBED, STATIC-X) has issued the following update: "Lots to talk about in this update, as I've been very very busy… "Last week I taped an episode of 'Sessions at AOL' with Tommy Lee [MÖTLEY CRÜE]. We performed three songs live in studio A at Capitol Records. The AOL cameras were ...

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INSTITUTE: Media Player Available

An INSTITUTE media player, featuring the group's new single, "Bullet-Proof Skin", can be accessed at BandBuilder.com. "Bullet-Proof Skin" is the first single from the group's debut album, "Distort Yourself", due September 13 via Interscope. The CD features former BUSH frontman Gavin Rossdale alongside guitarist Chris Traynor (BUSH, HELMET), bassist Cache Tolman (RIVAL SCHOOLS) ...

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Former CRIMSON GLORY Singer WADE BLACK Joins LEATHERWOLF

Legendary Southern California metal stalwarts LEATHERWOLF have announced the addition of vocalist Wade Black (ex-CRIMSON GLORY, SEVEN WITCHES) to the group's ranks. Black is set to make his debut on the group's forthcoming studio album, currently in production and due out in 2006. Black joins core members Dean Roberts (drums), Geoff Gayer (guitar), Carey Howe ...

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STARKWEATHER: New Song Posted Online

Philadelphia's cult metal/hardcore outfit STARKWEATHER have posted another track from their upcoming album, "Croatoan", entitled "Machine Rhythm Confessional". Check it out at this location. The double-LP will be released on September 5 via Belgium's Hypertension Records. A release date for the CD has not yet been announced. "Croatoan" was recorded early 2004 by ...

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RAGING SPEEDHORN, SIKTH Confirmed For U.K.'s DAMNATION FESTIVAL

RAGING SPEEDHORN and SIKTH have been confirmed for the the first-ever Damnation Festival, set to take place on October 16, 2005 at Jilly's Rockworld in Manchester, England. The bands will head up the Jilly's Rockworld Stage with the likes of PANIC CELL, FOURWAYKILL and hotly tipped THE INBREDS tearing up the place throughout the afternoon. ...

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SHADOWS FALL: Video Interview Posted Online

A 12-minute video interview with the members of SHADOWS FALL about their participation in this year's Ozzfest tour and their live gear has been posted online at Ibanez.com. According to MTV.com, SHADOWS FALL shot a video for the song "Enlightened by the Cold" at both the Pittsburgh and Virginia Ozzfest dates. Frontman Brian ...

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