August 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

POWER QUEST Vocalist Takes On Role Of Rhythm Guitarist

Anglo-Italian melodic power metal band POWER QUEST has announced that Alessio Garavello will now be taking on the role of rhythm guitarist alongside his vocal duties. "POWER QUEST are confident that this new line-up will bring a new dimension to their live shows," reads an official statemen from the group. "The band plan to record ...

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DRAGONFORCE Schedules Vancouver Signing Session

U.K. extreme power metallers DRAGONFORCE will be holding an after-show autograph session in Vancouver, B.C. on September 12 at the Scrape Records booth (around 11:00 p.m.) at the Croatian Cultural Centre. The band's latest album, "Inhuman Rampage", will be specially priced at the venue along with their two previous records, "Valley of the Damned" and ...

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NEVERMORE Headlines POWER PROG WEST FESTIVAL: Photos Available

Seattle-based metallers NEVERMORE headlined the Power Prog West Festival on Sunday, August 27 at the Knitting Factory in Hollywood, CA. Among the attendees were Gene Hoglan (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD), Ray Alder (FATES WARNING), Craig Anderson (IGNITE), Brendon Small (co-creator of the cartoon series "Death Clock Metalocalypse"), and Melanie Good, who played Brittany Fairchild (the girl ...

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Former AMEN/BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION Bassist Launches HATED PIGS

Newly relocated to the East Coast after leaving BRIDES OF DESTRUCTION, ex-AMEN bass player Scott Sorry has teamed up with co-writer/producer Dan R. (JOE'S FRIEND, HELL HOUNDS FROM HELL) to form HATED PIGS. Featuring Sorry on guitar and vocals, and Dan R. on bass and drums, the duo has already started production on its first ...

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UNLEASHED, KRISIUN, BELPHEGOR: More Tour Dates Released

Swedish death metallers UNLEASHED will team up with KRISIUN and BELPHEGOR for a North American tour beginning in early February. So far the following dates have been released: Feb. 08 - New York, NY @ B.B. King Blues Club Feb. 09 - Poughkeepsie, NY @ The Chance Feb. 11 - Mokena, IL @ The Pearl ...

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ZYKLON, PSYCROPTIC, GOREROTTED Confirmed For MARYLAND DEATHFEST V

ZYKLON, PSYCROPTIC, GOREROTTED, FUCK THE FACTS and SAPROGENIC are among the newly confirmed bands for the Maryland Deathfest V, set to take place May 26-27, 2007 at Sonar in Baltimore, MD. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BRUTAL TRUTH (New York) ZYKLON (Norway) PSYCROPTIC (Australia) GOREROTTED (England) GUT (Germany) DEAD INFECTION (Poland) RETALIATION ...

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LAMB OF GOD's 'Sacrament' Enters BILLBOARD Chart At No. 8!

LAMB OF GOD's "Sacrament" sold around 63,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 8 on next week's The Billboard 200 chart. This is almost double the amount of records sold by its predecessor, "Ashes of the Wake", which registered a first-week tally of 35,000 back ...

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