September 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

GHOULUNATICS Announce New Guitarist

Montreal deathcore act GHOULUNATICS have announced the addition of second guitarist Francis Dubois to the group's ranks. "Frank helped us out as a temporary member for about a month, and immediately fit in," the band write in a statement. "He is an amazing guitar player and a great guy who is very down to earth ...

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AEROSMITH: Drummer JOEY KRAMER TO Sit Out Upcoming Tour?

According to The Boston Globe, word is drummer Joey Kramer may not be with AEROSMITH when the band hits the road next month to promote their new live CD "Rockin' the Joint". Kramer, who attended the Boston Music Awards the other night, is recovering from a shoulder injury, so the band will play without him, ...

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MAX CAVALERA Doesn't Rule Out SEPULTURA Reunion: Audio Available

SOULFLY mainman Max Cavalera has told Scoop of the Columbus, Ohio radio station The Blitz WBZX 99.7 FM that he is open to the possibility of one day reuniting with his SEPULTURA bandmates. Cavalera left SEPULTURA in early 1997 following the other bandmembers' decision to fire the group's manager, Gloria Cavalera, who is married to ...

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THE ACCURSED Part Ways With SCREAMING FERRET WRECKORDS

New Bedford, Massachusetts melodic thrash metallers THE ACCURSED have issued the following update: "Due to unforeseen circumstances, THE ACCURSED have parted ways with Screaming Ferret Wreckords. We would like to thank Tim Koukos and SFW for everything they have done for us, including getting our album ['Seasons of the Scythe'] recorded, helping with the artwork, ...

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NIGHTRAGE To Headline Portugal's OUTUBRO NEGRO Festival

Sweden's NIGHTRAGE will headline the Outubro Negro (Dark October) festival on October 22 in Lisbon, Portugal. They will be joined on the bill by Portuguese acts DAWNRIDER, THANATOSCHIZO and SHADOWSPHERE. NIGHTRAGE recently parted ways with vocalist Tomas Lindberg (ex-AT THE GATES, THE CROWN) due to scheduling conflicts. Replacing Lindberg on the microphone is Jimmie Strimell. ...

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ARBITER OF CONCEIT Sign With France's MEAT5000 RECORDS

Indiana death/grind band ARBITER OF CONCEIT, who feature in their ranks members of now-defunct Richmond, Virgina bands AKELDAMA and SHADES BELOW, as well as Michigan act KNEE DEEP IN THE DEAD, have hammered out an agreement with France's Meat5000 Records. The label will release the band's full-length debut in the spring of 2006, with a ...

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DROWNING: New Song Available For Download

Former DIABOLIC drummer Gael Barthelemy has joined the French death metallers DROWNING. The group's second album, "Apocalypse Unsealed", is scheduled for release on October 19 via Bones Brigade Records. An MP3 of the album cut "The Hand That Shapes Fate" is available for download at this location. Formed in May 1996, DROWNING had ...

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AMORAL: 'Decrowning' International Release Date Pushed Forward

The international release date for Finnish techno-thrashers AMORAL's second album, "Decrowning", is now October 10 and not November 21 as previously announced. The Finnish release date for the CD is still October 5. "Decrowning" was mastered on August 4 at Finnvox studios by Mika Jussila. AMORAL signed a deal with Spikefarm in July 2004 following ...

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GRAVITY KILLS To Play One-Off Reunion Gig In St. Louis

According to 52nd City, GRAVITY KILLS will play a one-off reunion show at the Pageant in St. Louis, Missouri in late October, coming on the 10-year anniversary of their first live gig, a sold-out show held at the late Other World. By that point in time, the band was already a hit on local airwaves, ...

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