August 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

ANGRA: New Album Will Be 'Much Heavier' Than Previous Efforts

Brazilian melodic metallers ANGRA have posted the following message on their official web site: "ANGRA is putting the very final touches unto its new album. The CD is going to be released in October and shall be the main event in the band's 15th anniversary celebrations. "The name of the record has been finally announced. ...

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Former GREAT WHITE Tour Manager Wants Sentence Reduced

The Associated Press reports that a tour manager who ignited a blaze that killed 100 people wants his sentence reduced. Daniel Biechele pleaded guilty to 100 counts of involuntary manslaughter in February and was sentenced to four years in prison. His lawyer filed a motion today asking a judge to reduce that sentence. Biechele was ...

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DROID Recording Debut Album For KORN Guitarist's Label

Long Beach, California-based metal/hardcore act DROID is currently recording its debut album that will be released on Emotional Syphon Recordings, the new label formed by KORN guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer. The as-yet-untitled effort will reportedly feature a guest appearance by DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno on "one of DROID's heaviest songs on the record." A late ...

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REVELATION THEORY To Support EVANESCENCE On U.S. Tour

New York-based rock/alternative quartet REVELATION THEORY has been tapped as the support act for EVANESCENCE on their upcoming U.S. tour, according to a posting on REVELATION THEORY's MySpace page. "We're super stoked to be touring with one of our favorite bands!" the group writes in a statement. REVELATION THEORY's debut album, "Truth Is Currency", was ...

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SPEED\KILL/HATE: New Album Delayed Until 2007

Despite a previous announcement to the contrary, SPEED\KILL/HATE's follow-up to their Escapi Music debut, "Acts of Insanity", tentatively titled "No Remorse, No Regrets", will not surface until next year. The delay is being attributed to "scheduling issues," according to a posting on the group's web site. SPEED\KILL/HATE's debut album, "Acts of Insanity", which was released ...

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VERSOMA Completes First Tour, Announces Lineup Changes

New York/Philadelphia quartet VERSOMA just completed their first tour with Robotic Empire labelmates RED SPAROWES and DAUGHTERS. The ten-day jaunt took the band up and down the East Coast (and Canada) with a solidified new lineup. The departure of Greg Drudy and Brad Wallace was met with a full change in the rhythm section, now ...

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