January 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

ABIGAIL WILLIAMS to Support EMPEROR In Hollywood

Phoenix, Arizona-based "symphonic melodic death metal" band ABIGAIL WILLIAMS, featuring three ex-members of VEHEMENCE, will be supporting legendary Norwegian black metallers EMPEROR on Monday, July 17 at the House of Blues in West Hollywood, California. Also appearing on the bill will be GOATWHORE. ABIGAIL WILLIAMS describe their sound as "very epic and extremely visual but ...

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MALEVOLENT CREATION Frontman To Record DOWN THE DRAIN Debut

Upon vocalist Brett Hoffmann's return from the current MALEVOLENT CREATION European tour in early February, he will be joining his DOWN THE DRAIN bandmates at Watchmen studios in Lockport, New York with producer Doug White (SNAPCASE, EARTH CRISIS, IT DIES TODAY, EVERY TIME I DIE) to begin recording the group's full-length debut, tentatively due later ...

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GRIMFIST Added To NO MERCY FESTIVALS European Tour

Norway's GRIMFIST have been added to the No Mercy Festivals European tour, set to take place in April. Also appearing on the bill are CANNIBAL CORPSE, KATAKLYSM, FINNTROLL and LEGION OF THE DAMNED. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 04 - Essen, GER @ Zeche Carl Apr. 05 - Ludwigsburg, GER @ Rockfabrik Apr. 06 ...

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RAUNCHY: 'Death Pop Romance' E-Card Available

A brand-new RAUNCHY e-card, featuring selections from the highly acclaimed Danish band's third full-length album, "Death Pop Romance", can be accessed at this location. Due in Europe on February 20, 2006 (February 17 in Germany) via Lifeforce Records, the CD was recorded last summer by Jacob Hansen (MERCENARY, FEAR MY THOUGHTS, COMMUNIC) at ...

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WAYLANDER Looking For Artists To Create Next Album Cover

Long-running Irish folk metal act WAYLANDER are looking for artists interested in creating the cover for the band's upcoming album, "Honour Amongst Chaos". More information is available at the group's official forum. In other news, WAYLANDER's long-out-of-print debut album, "Reawakening Pride Once Lost", will be re-released on CD format on January 15 (January ...

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RUSH: 'Exit...Stage Left' DVD Release Date Reports Wrong

Contrary to published reports, Zoe Vision/Rounder Records "has no plans whatsoever" to release the DVD version of RUSH's classic "Exit...Stage Left", a representative for the company told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. It is, however, still believed that the "Exit...Stage Left" DVD will surface later in the year via another label. In a recent interview with Billboard.com, RUSH guitarist ...

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