September 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

METALLICA's LARS ULRICH To Rock LITQUAKE

On Friday, October 6, METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich will be joining other San Francisco musicians to kick-off Litquake, a non-profit literary festival encompassing nine days of reading and performances. Along with Ray Manzarek, Chuck Prophet, Mark Eitzel and many others, Lars will be paying tribute to books that have inspired musicians by doing a reading ...

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AMEN To Embark On European Tour In January

California's AMEN will reportedly embark on a European tour in January, with support from the Kent, U.K.-based band THE INBREDS. Exact cities and dates for trek, dubbed "Amen – Casey Chaos Lives", will be announced soon. AMEN's last collection of new studio recordings, "Death Before Musick", was released in 2004 through EatUrMusic — a Columbia ...

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OBITUARY, SADUS Confirmed For Mexico's MONTERREY METAL FEST

OBITUARY and SADUS have been confirmed for the 2006 edition of the Monterrey Metal Fest, set to be held on Saturday, November 18 at the Coca Cola Auditorium in the city of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. The festival main-stage lineup is as follows: BLIND GUARDIAN (Headliner) U.D.O. CATHEDRAL OBITUARY EDGUY SADUS Two more main-stage bands ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS Schedules Headlining Shows In Japan

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area metal band VICIOUS RUMORS has confirmed two headlining shows in Tokyo, Japan, to take place shortly following its upcoming European tour with BEYOND FEAR and COURAGEOUS (which runs from Oct. 31 to Nov. 19). More information will be made available soon. VICIOUS RUMORS will release its new album, "Warball", in ...

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FRANTIC BLEEP Hard At Work On Sophomore Album

Norway's FRANTIC BLEEP is currently working on the follow-up to its critically acclaimed debut, "The Sense Apparatus". The band will enter the studio in a few weeks to finish some guitar overdubs; the bass tracks will be recorded soon after. They will also start working on pre-producing the vocals. The as-yet-untitled album will contain eight ...

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FIREBALL MINISTRY: 'The Broken' Video Available

Los Angeles rock warriors FIREBALL MINISTRY have posted their video for the song "The Broken" at YouTube.com. FIREBALL MINISTRY will headline the The Triple Threat Tour — also featuring ARTIMUS PYLEDRIVER and VAINS OF JENNA — beginning on October 13 in suburban Denver. Over six subsequent weeks, it will circle the country and ...

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