January 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

HYPOCRISY: Memphis Show Cancelled

Due to problems with the promoter and the venue, HYPOCRISY's scheduled performance on January 12 at the first show for the Annihilation World Tour in Memphis, Tennessee has been cancelled. By default, DECAPITATED will also not perform because they are traveling on the same tour bus. HYPOCRISY's inaugural performance on this tour will now take ...

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LAMB OF GOD's ADLER Brothers To Attend NAMM

LAMB OF GOD brothers Chris (drums) and Willie Adler (guitar) are set to attend the 2006 winter NAMM show (National Association of Music Merchants) at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Chris is attending as a guest of Mienl Cymbals and Mapex Drums, Willie as a guest of ESP Guitars, and both will be ...

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AXIS OF JUSTICE Launches 2006 With NOAM CHOMSKY

"The Axis of Justice Radio Network", the monthly radio program hosted by Tom Morello (AUDIOSLAVE) and Serj Tankian (SYSTEM OF A DOWN), will launch its 2006 season with a very special show set to air Friday, January 13. Morello and Tankian will welcome Noam Chomsky, the famed scholar, political activist and libertarian socialist. "The Axis ...

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RETRIBUTE RECORDS Announces Two New Signings

The U.K.'s Retribute Records has announced the signing of THE RIVER and ACCEPT DEATH. For the past six years, the U.K.'s THE RIVER have been forging their own brand of oneiric doom metal, incorporating seriously heavy riffing, enchanting female vocals and lashings of melody. Having produced four exceptionally well-received demos (which enabled the band to ...

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INCARNATED Sign With SELFMADEGOD RECORDS

Polish death metallers INCARNATED have inked a deal with Selfmadegod Records. The band will release their long-awaited second full-length album, "Pleasure of Consumption", in late February/early March. The follow-up to 2001's "Human Flesh" (Demonic Records) was recorded in January 2005 at Bloodline Studio and contains "10 pieces of brutal, raw and pure old-school death metal ...

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HIGH ON FIRE To Embark On North American Headlining Tour

HIGH ON FIRE are getting ready to kick off their "Blessed Black Wings Tour 2006" on January 18 in San Francisco, CA at 12 Galaxies. The tour will include special guest THE BRONX, BIG BUSINESS, and Relapse Records labelmates BURIED INSIDE. HIGH ON FIRE spent most of 2005 touring as part of the The Sounds ...

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AMORPHIS: Another New Song Posted Online

A brand-new AMORPHIS track, entitled "Leaves Scar", has been added to the jukebox on the band's official MySpace site. The song comes off the Finnish metal band's forthcoming album, "Eclipse", due on February 17. The first single, "House of Sleep", was just relased in Finnish record stores. The cover artwork for ...

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VOIVOD Drummer Launches Daily Studio Blog

VOIVOD drummer Michel "Away" Langevin has commenced work on drum tracks for the band's much-anticipated new studio album with producer Glen Robinson (VOIVOD's "Nothingface", TEA PARTY, GWAR, ANNIHILATOR) at Piccolo Studios in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The drummer recently started a blog about the studio work that will include studio updates, tidbits and photos. Away will ...

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