September 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

Former STATIC-X Guitarist Is A Free Man — For Now

MTV.com is reporting that former STATIC-X and DOPE guitarist Tripp Eisen was released from a California state prison last week, a little more than six months after his arrest on a single crimes-against-children count. Eisen's freedom could end up being short-lived, depending on what next week brings. He's due to stand before a ...

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EDENBRIDGE: New Album Details Revealed

Austrian "angelic bombast metal" act EDENBRIDGE have set "The Grand Design" as the title of their fifth CD, tentatively due next spring via Massacre Records. The follow-up to 2004's "Shine" will be recorded at The Farpoint Station studio in Austria and the Thin Ice facility in England under the watchful eye of Karl Groom (THRESHOLD). ...

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SEXTRASH To Enter Studio This Weekend

Reunited Brazilian death metallers SEXTRASH will enter the studio this weekend to begin recording their as-yet-untitled fourth album, tentatively due December 2005 via Cogumelo Records. "We spent last two months preparing this album and we had enough time to do what we wanted and I can say that the new songs are really brutal old-school ...

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ZEKE Featured On JONES SODA Label

ZEKE will appear on a nationally run Jones Soda label that will be available in stores this December. The Jones Soda Company, who are known for their music-friendly marketing, choose ZEKE to appear on the "Fufu Berry Soda" label that can be viewed at this location. The Seattle, WA quartet have just completed ...

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NON-FICTION: Early Albums To Be Reissued

NON-FICTION, the long-defunct New Jersey band which featured in its ranks Alan Tecchio (HADES, WATCHTOWER) on vocals and Dan Lorenzo (HADES) on guitar, have finalized a deal to re-release the group's first two CDs, "Preface" (1991) and "In The Know" (1992), on November 8 via Tom Derr's Rock Ridge Records (who recently re-released the first ...

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CLOUDSCAPE Frontman To Guest On SILENT MEMORIAL's New Album

CLOUDSCAPE frontman Mike Andersson will handle all vocals on the Swiss project-band SILENT MEMORIAL's second album. The CD will most likely surface next year. SILENT MEMORIAL released their debut album in 1998 in Asia with Thomas Vikstrom (STORMWIND, BRAZEN ABBOT, ex-CANDLEMASS) on vocals. Mike is also handling the lead vocals on one song on the ...

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NINE INCH NAILS Drummer 'Back In Hospital'

According to an online posting by NINE INCH NAILS mainman Trent Reznor, the group's drummer, Jerome Dillon, "is back in hospital" as of Thursday morning (Sept. 29). "I have no idea what this means..." Reznor writes. Dillon was hospitalized in California earlier this month after suffering chest pains during a concert in San Diego, California. ...

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TED NUGENT Thinking About Run For Michigan Governor

Launch Radio Networks reports: Is Ted Nugent planning to hang up his guitar and get into politics? It looks like that's a good possibility, according to the New York Times. Nugent told the paper that he was "99 percent ready" to run for governor of his home state of Michigan next year, but he's decided ...

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