January 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

ROBERT PLANT To Release New Solo Album

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that former LED ZEPPELIN singer Robert Plant is expected to announce a U.S. release date soon for his new solo album, "Mighty Rearranger". The 12-track album comes out in the U.K. on April 25, with a single, "Shine It All Around", due out April 18. It's Plant's first studio set ...

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HERMANO Announce One-Off Concert

HERMANO, the California-based band featuring vocalist John Garcia (UNIDA, KYUSS), Dave Angstrom (SUPAFUZZ) and Mike Callahan (EARSHOT, DISENGAGE), will be playing a "one-off" show in Palm Springs, California on Saturday, February 19 at The Ale House. The band will be in the desert finishing a DVD to be released later this year. This is a ...

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THE CHASM Confirmed For MINNEAPOLIS MAYHEM 2 Festival

Chicago's THE CHASM have been confirmed for this year's Minneapolis Mayhem 2 festival, set to take place on May 6-7 at Star Central in Columbia Heights, Minnesota. Also scheduled to appear at the festival are German thrash pioneers SODOM, long-running San Francisco Bay Area metallers SADUS, Las Vegas, Nevada thrashers AVENGER OF BLOOD and Michigan-based ...

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THYRANE Part Ways With Guitarist

Finland's THYRANE have parted ways with guitarist Avather for "personal reasons." A replacement guitarist has yet to be announced. THYRANE, who last summer announced the addition of session drummer Kristonic (a.k.a. T. Kristian, YEARNING, SAATTUE, CARCASE INC.) to the group's ranks, released their third full-length effort, "Hypnotic", in 2003 through Century Media Records. The album, ...

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FOZZY: 'Enemy' Video Posted Online

FOZZY's video for the track "Enemy" has been posted online at Launch.com. The clip was filmed in San Diego, CA last month with director/British filmmaker Paul Hough. Regarding he making of the video, FOZZY guitarist Rich Ward (STUCK MOJO) recently wrote, "The concept of the video was written by British filmmaker Paul Hough, ...

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BLACK SABBATH To Tour Europe And North America This Year

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that BLACK SABBATH will be back in action this summer. Singer-bassist Glenn Hughes, who's finishing up a new album with SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi, said that Ozzy Osbourne and company will hit both Europe and North America this year, and that he might also be on the bill. "They are ...

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