January 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

DISILLUSION Scrap Live Performances, Concentrate On Writing New Material

DISILLUSION, the prog-death band from Leipzig, Germany who recently performed several dates with an expanded line-up (accompanied by five guest musicians), have issued the following update via their official web site: "DISILLUSION have decided to play no more concerts in large line-up including the announced final show in our hometown Leipzig which was to take ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD To Record Live DVD

CONSTRUCDEAD, the Swedish band featuring TERROR 2000 drummer Erik Thyselius, will be recording a live DVD during their appearance at Kolingsborg in Stockholm on April 1. The DVD will be produced by Charlie Granberg, who also produced the group's "Wounded" video. In other news, CONSTRUCDEAD were forced to cancel their previously announced show at Purgatory ...

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AXEL RUDI PELL: European Festival Appearances Announced

German guitarist AXEL RUDI PELL has lined up the following European summer festival appearances: Jun. 24-25 - Balingen, GER - Bang Your Head Jun. 24-25 - Dessel, BEL - Graspop Festival Aug. 04-06 - Wacken, GER - Wacken Open Air As previously reported, PELL will to record the next studio album in September/October for a ...

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ARISE: Release Date Set For 'The Beautiful New World'

Spinefarm Records has set an April 6 release date for the third album from Swedish death/thrash metallers ARISE, entitled "The Beautiful New World". The follow-up to 2003's "Kings Of The Cloned Generation", "The Beautiful New World" was recorded at StudioMega in Bollebygd, Sweden and was produced by ARISE and Mr. Silver. Check out 50-second sound ...

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DANGEROUS TOYS Schedule Special Two-Hour Performance

DANGEROUS TOYS, the Texas-based band featuring WATCHTOWER frontman Jason McMaster, have scheduled a special two-hour performance on May 7 at The Red Eyed Fly in Austin, Texas. There will be no opening bands — just an "evening with the TOYS," according to a posting on the group's web site. For more information, visit

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Former SAMSON/MAMMOTH Singer Resurfaces In FROM BEHIND

FROM BEHIND, the new band featuring ex-SAMSON/MAMMOTH singer Nicky Moore and LOCOMOTIVE BREATH/ex-OVERDRIVE guitarist Janne Stark, have finalized eight tracks that will be used as a demo recording to procure a record deal before going back into the studio in March to record their debut album. The group, whose lineup is completed by Matthias Osbäck ...

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AMORPHIS: Mexican Tour Cancelled

Finland's AMORPHIS have been forced to cancel previously announced Mexican tour due to circumstances beyond their control, according to a posting on the group's web site. AMORPHIS are currently trying to reschedule the affected dates. More information will be made available soon. AMORPHIS recently announced the addition of singer Tomi Joutsen (NEVERGREEN) to the group's ...

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