September 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

TWISTED SISTER's DEE SNIDER Talks About VAN HELSING'S CURSE Tour: Audio Available

TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider spoke to Doug Podell of Detroit's WRIF 101.1 FM earlier this month about the upcoming tour by VAN HELSING'S CURSE, Snider's Halloween-themed classical/rock musical project which is bringing its spectral horror-inspired ambience to the stage in late October. Listen to the eight-and-a-half-minute interview at this location (Windows Media). ...

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TOTAL DEVASTATION: 'Murderous' Video Posted Online

TOTAL DEVASTATION's video for the track "Murderous", taken from their "Reclusion" album, has been posted online at this location. The Finnish death metallers' sophomore album, "Reclusion" was released in February via Firebox Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Roadmap of Pain" was recorded at Sound Supreme studio with producer Janne Saksa and was mastered ...

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DARK FUNERAL: Digipack Version Of New Album Delayed Until January

The limited digipack version of DARK FUNERAL's new album, "Attera Totus Sanctus", has been delayed until January 2006 "due to a complicated manufacturing process." The regular edition of the album will still be released in Europe on October 24 via Regain Records. The CD will arrive in the U.S. on November 29 via Candlelight Records ...

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36 CRAZYFISTS: Preparing To Enter Studio

Alaska's 36 CRAZYFISTS have posted the following update at their official web site: "We are wrapping up the writing process of our new record and will be starting pre-production with producer Sal Villanueva [THURSDAY, TAKING BACK SUNDAY, VISION OF DISORDER] at our trusty rehearsal space in Portland, Oregon. This will take place for roughly 19 ...

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Girl Suicides Raise Worries Over 'Black Metal' Music

The AFP has issued the following report: The joint suicide of two teenage girls who hurled themselves from a 17th-floor window (photo) in a Paris suburb has raised troubling questions about the influence of "black metal" — a form of modern rock music that glorifies violence and death. Last Friday afternoon (Sept. 23) ...

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THERION: Denver Show Cancelled

Sweden's THERION were forced to cancel tonight's (Sept. 28) scheduled concert in Denver, Colorado. The group's mainman, Christofer Johnsson, has issued the following statement on the matter: "It seemed like all problems with the bus was fixed, but instead of waking up being in Denver, the band woke up at a truck repair center in ...

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SHADOWS FALL Drummer To Take Part In STIGMATA Reunion Gig

SHADOWS FALL drummer Jason Bittner will take part in a one-off reunion of his former band, legendary Troy, New York hardcore act STIGMATA, on Friday, November 25 at Saratoga Winners in Latham, NY. The rest of STIGMATA's lineup will be the same as it was five years ago prior to the band's split: Bob Riley ...

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PSYOPUS Seek New Drummer

Rochester, NY-based tech grindcore/hardcore outfit PSYOPUS are holding open auditions for the position of drummer. The band are looking for someone who: * 100% will relocate to Rochester, NY * 100% will be dedicated to the band and touring * 100% has two arms * is fast, innovative, and intense on the drums * works ...

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CHAIN COLLECTOR To Release Debut Album In November

CHAIN COLLECTOR, the Norwegian band featuring guitarist Gøran Bomann (CARPATHIAN FOREST), drummer Anders Kobro (CARPATHIAN FOREST, GREEN CARNATION, LAST CALL INC), guitarist Kjell Jacobsen (NEON GOD) and vocalist Kjetil Nordhus (TRAIL OF TEARS, GREEN CARNATION), will release their debut album, "The Masquerade", in Europe, Canada, South America and Australia via Massacre Records on November 18 ...

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