August 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

CONTRIVE Set Release Date For Debut Album

Australian power trio CONTRIVE will release their debut album, "The Meaning Unseen", on September 5 via Shock Records. The CD was mixed by famed producer Fredrik Nordström at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg. Nordström, who is known for delivering some amazing sounds from top metal acts such as DIMMU BORGIR, OPETH, ARCH ENEMY and THE HAUNTED, ...

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IMPALED Drop Off MORTICIAN Tour

Oakland, California's IMPALED have officially dropped off the upcoming tour with MORTICIAN "due to unprofessional booking practices." A statement on the matter from bassist Ross Sewage reads as folllows: "Boo... did I say tour? I think I spoke too soon. Basically, the booker has put off giving us tour dates for about two months now. ...

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MÖRK GRYNING Sign With BLACK LODGE RECORDS

Sweden's MÖRK GRYNING have inked a deal with Black Lodge Records. The band is officially disbanded, but due to major pressure from fans they have decided to release a final album. MÖRK GRYNING are currently in the studio mixing a new self-titled CD for a late 2005 release. ...

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BLACKFOOT Concert Cancelled For Being Too Loud

icAyrshire.co.uk is reporting that BLACKFOOT were forced to pull the plug on their comeback concert in Glasgow on Sunday night (July 31) after residents complained about the noise. BLACKFOOT, who have toured with THE WHO and IRON MAIDEN, had reformed for a world tour and were to play their only Scottish date on the Renfrew ...

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CANDLEMASS To Tour Europe With CATHEDRAL, GRAND MAGUS

CANDLEMASS mainman Leif Edling has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET that a CANDLEMASS European headlining tour is in the early stages of being booked for this fall. The month-long trek, which is tentatively scheduled to kick off October 5 an run through October 30, will also feature CATHEDRAL and GRAND MAGUS. So far only one date has ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: 18 New Songs And Counting

The following update has been posted at QUEENSRŸCHE's official web site: "As the recording of 'Operation: Mindcrime II' progresses, word from the studio is that [Michael] Wilton and [Mike] Stone are in the midst of laying down guitar tracks with vocals shortly thereafter. So far 18 songs have been completed. Not sure if all 18 ...

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SODOM, FINNTROLL: More North American Tour Dates Revealed

Long-running German thrashers SODOM will be teaming up with Finland's FINNTROLL for a North American tour beginning in early January. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jan. 06 - Springfield, VA @ Jaxx Jan. 07 - Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance Jan. 08 - New York, NY @ BB King´s Jan. 09 - Montreal, ...

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