January 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

GOD DETHRONED: In Writing Mode

Guitarist/vocalist of the Henri "T.S.K" Sattler of the Dutch death metal outfit GOD DETHRONED has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Some new shows coming up this month. This time in Holland for a change. The first summer festival has been confirmed. It's the Kaltenbach Open Air festival in Austria. And ...

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Reunited ONSLAUGHT Confirmed For U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK FESTIVAL

The reformed lineup of the classic U.K. thrash outfit ONSLAUGHT have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Bloodstock Festival, set to take place September 29-30 at the Assembly Rooms in Derbyshire, England. Also scheduled to perform at the festival are PRIMAL FEAR, MACHINE MEN, OMNIUM GATHERUM, DIED SMILING, ENEMY UNKNOWN, BEYOND AFTERLIFE and ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Get Props From METALLICA, PANTERA

MTV.com recently conducted an interview with AVENGED SEVENFOLD frontman M. Shadows. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow: MTV: It's interesting that you cull your musical influences from the kind of bands many young people are probably not even aware of. Shadows: I think classic metal just had a sound to it ...

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YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Frontman Working On New CORNERSTONE Album

Singer Doogie White (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, CORNERSTONE) has posted the following message on his official web site: "The MALMSTEEN road show ended in Japan at the end of December after four splendid shows there. Then came the long trek home. I live in London but had to fly via New York City and Miami from Tokyo ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Not Headed For Big Screen

Launch Radio Networks reports: SYSTEM OF A DOWN may live in Hollywood and even write songs about it, but don't expect to see the band making a movie any time soon. Although the group has toyed with the idea of adapting its "Mezmerize" and "Hypnotize" albums to the screen, bassist Shavo Odadjian said that neither ...

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EMPIRE: New Album Nearing Completion

German guitarist Rolf Munkes (MAJESTY, EMPIRE, RAZORBACK, ex-VANIZE) is putting the finishing touches on the third EMPIRE album, tentatively due in May via AOR Heaven Records. "I'm mixing the last three titles right now," Munkes writes on his web site. "Be prepared for a mystic, powerful and fantastic rock album." As previously reported, the follow-up ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Film Still On Track

Launch Radio Networks reports: MÖTLEY CRÜE is back on the road and planning to record a new studio album this year. But the CRÜE's other major project, a film adaptation of its 2002 autobiography, "The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band", is still in the works. Bassist Nikki Sixx told Launch the ...

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