August 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

FAITH To Release New Album Later In The Year

Swedish progressive/doom act FAITH have reached an agreement with Doom Symphony Records to release the band's second full-length album, "Sorg", before the end of the year. Cover art will be produced by the always exquisite Mattias Norén of ProgArt Media. FAITH's first LP, "Salvation Lies Within", was released on CD earlier in the year via ...

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Former DAMAGEPLAN Singer Launches THE MERCY CLINIC

Former DAMAGEPLAN singer Patrick Lachman has unveiled his new band. Dubbed THE MERCY CLINIC, the group features Lachman, guitarists Brian Harrah (PROFESSIONAL MURDER MUSIC) and Josh Stinson (DRIST), bassist Steed Najera (TRIPLE SEVEN) and drummer Bevan Davies (DANZIG, JERRY CANTRELL). Lachman told MTV.com that work on THE MERCY CLINIC began more than a ...

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ENSLAVED To Headline POPKOMM's Norwegian Metal Showcase

Norwegian extreme metallers ENSLAVED will headline a showcase for Norwegian metal during the upcoming Popkomm convention in Berlin, Germany. The showcase will take place on Wednesday, September 14 at the Knaack Club. Other bands scheduled to appear on the bill are RED HARVEST, MADDEM MORTEM and AUDREY HORNE. As previously reported, ENSLAVED will be releasing ...

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Former CANCER Guitarist Pays Tribute To VOIVOD's PIGGY

Former CANCER guitarist Rob Engvikson (currently in DANELAW) has issued the following statement regarding the passing of VOIVOD guitarist Denis "Piggy" D'Amour: "I was very saddened to hear of the passing of Denis 'Piggy' D'Amour from VOIVOD. VOIVOD is a band I've always loved from the early days of 'Rrroooaaarrr' and right through to 'Voivod', ...

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CATHEDRAL: More European Tour Dates Announced

Mighty doom icons CATHEDRAL from Coventry, England have lined up the following dates during September/October: Sep. 02 – Glasgow, UK @ Barfly Sep. 03 – Derby, UK @ Bloodstock Festival Sep. 04 – London, UK @ Astoria (w/ WITHIN TEMPTATION) Oct. 26 – Utrecht, NETH @ Helling Oct. 27 – Eindhoven, NETH @ Effenaar KZ ...

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Former WHITESNAKE Guitarist To Hit The Road

M3 and classic WHITESNAKE guitarist Micky Moody is currently putting the finishing touches on a new studio album, due out later this year. In anticipation, the MICKY MOODY BAND will be playing the following dates: Oct. 08 - Mickleton R&B Club, The Old School House, Mickleton, Co Durham Oct. 19 - Mr Kyps, 8A Parr ...

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LINKIN PARK Frontman Gets Into Scuffle With Nightclub Bodyguard

The New York Daily News is reporting LINKIN PARK frontman Chester Bennington blasted a Mansion nightclub bodyguard, alleging that the security man had shoved his pregnant girlfriend. "He was forcibly pushing her away with his arm and I had to get in between them," Bennington said. "So I shoved him back." The rocker revealed that ...

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