August 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

VOIVOD To Complete New Album As A Tribute To Fallen Guitarist

VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin has told Montreal's La Presse that the group are planning on releasing an album of new material written prior to the passing of VOIVOD guitarist Denis "Piggy" D'Amour. "Denis asked us to utilize the tracks he had recorded [during the pre-production process for the new CD]," Langevin said. "He wanted ...

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TORTURE KILLER Complete Work On Split Seven-Inch Single

Brutal Finnish death metallers TORTURE KILLER have posted the following message on their official web site: "We just finished two new songs, titled as 'Day of Cadavers' and 'Defiled and Dead', to appear on a split 7" with our friends SOTAJUMALA. The EP will be released through Woodcut Records sometime in the near future, all ...

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METALLICA Guitarist To Perform With FLUX QUARTET

According to MorrisonSeries.org, METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett will be performing with FLUX QUARTET on Thursday, September 15 at the Herbst Theatre in San Francisco, California. Kirk and FLUX QUARTET will perform a world-premiere collaboration: "SAS" (for string quartet and improvised electric guitar), a work written by the QUARTET's experimental violinist Thomas Chiu. The ...

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Former MEGADETH Guitarist To Resume Recording Solo Album

Former MEGADETH guitarist Marty Friedman's official web site has been updated with the following message: "As Marty's weekly TV show, 'Hebimetasan', reaches the end of its contracted six-month run (final show to be aired September 26), fans of the hit show are not letting it go without a fight. There is a petition circulating on ...

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NEVERMORE Interviewed On FUSE's 'Metal Asylum'

Seattle's NEVERMORE will be the featured guest Tuesday night (August 30) on Fuse's "Metal Asylum", rerun on Saturday, September 3. The interview was recorded on the band's recent stop in New York City. Currently ripping up the main stage of MEGADETH's Gigantour, the band's latest CD, "This Godless Endeavor", has sold over 11,000 units in ...

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THE LEGION: Studio Update

Swedish black/death metallers THE LEGION, featuring current MARDUK drummer Emil Dragutinovic, have posted the following message on their official web site: "The progress of our new album is coming along fine and we're in the middle of recording the last parts. The vocals on this recording are being done, mainly by bassist Lars [bass] and ...

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AMEN To Enter Studio In October

The following message has been posted at AMEN's official web site: "After going into the studio soon to record with a band called NARCOLEPSY in England (we will have more details on this project soon), Casey [Chaos, vocals] will be going into the studio in October with self-proclaimed biggest AMEN fan in the world' Shannon ...

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WET ANIMAL: TROUBLE Side Project To Shoot First Video

WET ANIMAL, the Illinois-based quartet featuring TROUBLE members Rick Wartell (guitar) and Jeff "Oly" Olson (drums), will shoot their first promotional video mid-September. No further details are currently available. WET ANIMAL played two "awesome" shows in Chicago over the weekend," Wartell told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. "The band was tight and rocking and the crowd was roaring after ...

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Former KISS Guitarist And ESP To Appear At KISS EXPO MEXICO II

According to a posting on former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick's official web site, Bruce will be heading to Mexico in December to appear at the KISS Expo Mexico II. Bruce will be playing with an ESP (ERIC SINGER PROJECT) lineup featuring himself, Eric Singer (KISS, ALICE COOPER), John Corabi (MÖTLEY CRÜE, RATT) and Chuck Garric ...

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