January 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

H.I.M. Frontman VILLE VALO To Release Solo Album?

H.I.M. frontman Ville Valo will reportedly record a solo album this year that is expected to be released before the new H.I.M. CD. The solo effort will apparently be inspired by "country" music and Ville's recent work on APOCALYPTICA's "Bittersweet" video, and will include the songs "Under the Rose", "Face of God" and "Have No ...

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SEPULTURA To Film Live DVD In March

SEPULTURA's official web site has been updated with the following message: "SEPULTURA guys are taking a rest with their families right now, but next week they'll get back to São Paulo and back in the studio to finish writing the new album, which they plan to release in 2005. "A lot of plans for the ...

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'Be Cool' Flick Starring AEROSMITH Singer Coming To Theaters In March

AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler plays himself in "Be Cool", the hotly anticipated sequel to "Get Shorty", directed by F. Gary Gray. The flick features Uma Thurman and John Travolta, along with Christina Milian, Cedric the Entertainer, Harvey Keitel, Danny DeVito, Vince Vaughn, and Andre Benjamin (better known as OUTKAST's Andre 3000). Fans at the AEROSMITH ...

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GOTTHARD Singer To Appear On Swiss TV For Tsunami Relief

GOTTHARD frontman Steve Lee will be singing the song "Imagine" from John Lennon with 30 other Swiss music stars (including DJ Bobo, Florian Ast, Pluesch, Francine Jordi and others) on a special solidarity program on Wednesday, January 5 on Swiss TV SF1 to collect donations for the victims of the recent tsunami disaster in South ...

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MASTERPLAN: European Tour Announced

MASTERPLAN, the German/Norwegian band featuring ex-HELLOWEEN guitarist Roland Grapow, ex-HELLOWEEN drummer Uli Kusch and former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN/ARK singer Jorn Lande, will be embarking on a headlining tour in late March. Support at all shows will come from AFM Records labelmates CIRCLE II CIRCLE, ROB ROCK and PURE INC. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 24 ...

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Hardcore/Metal DVD Compilation To Surface In February

Century Media Records will release the DVD compilation "Eye For An Eye – The New Breed Of Hardcore & Metal" on February 21 in Europe. A compilation of modern bands that share their true love to hardcore or metal music, the DVD is described in an official press release as "a collection of some of ...

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Former MARILYN MANSON Guitarist Announces LOSER Dates

LOSER, the new band led by former MARILYN MANSON guitarist John5 (a.k.a. John Lowery), have lined up the following dates in January: Jan. 10 - The Roxy – West Hollywood, CA Jan. 20 - The Whisky - West Hollywood, CA LOSER's lineup is rounded out by Joe (vocals), Charles Lee (bass) and Glenn Crain (drums). ...

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