January 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

SOULRELIC Part Ways With TO/DIE/FOR Guitarist, Announce Replacement

Finnish metallers SOULRELIC have parted ways with TO/DIE/FOR guitarist Antza Talala. The group's official statement on the matter reads as follows: "Sometimes people might come to a conclusion that they no longer can go on in a deeper relationship. Same goes with this rock shit, and due to some personal conflicts within the band, SOULRELIC ...

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CRONIAN: BORKNAGAR Side-Project Complete Work On Debut Album

CRONIAN (formerly ION), the Norwegian/Swedish project featuring BORKNAGAR members Oystein G. Brun (guitars and programming) and Vintersorg (vocals and programming), have posted the following message on their official web site: "Well, after a month of intense work we are happy to announce that the production of [the debut album] 'Terra' is finished. The album was ...

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NIGHTWISH: 'Highest Hopes' Certified Double Platinum In Finland

NIGHTWISH's 2005 CD collection, "Highest Hopes - The Best Of Nightwish", has been certified double platinum in the band's native Finland for sales in excess of 60,000 copies. The album, which was released in two different formats (the normal version, and limited edition, featuring a bonus disc containing three video clips filmed at the Mera ...

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DANKO JONES To Support NICKELBACK In Canada

Canada's powerhouse rock trio and Razor & Tie recording artists DANKO JONES have been tapped to support NICKELBACK on their upcoming Canadian tour. The tour kicks off at the CN Centre in Prince George, British Columbia on January 17. The hard-working, charismatic Canadian band has been on tour criss-crossing the United States, Europe and Canada ...

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CELTIC FROST: 'Monotheist' Track Listing Revealed

CELTIC FROST mainman Tom Gabriel Fischer (a.k.a. Tom G. Warrior) recently revealed the complete track listing for the band's new album "Monotheist" in an interview with the U.K.'s Terrorizer magazine (web site). The group's first album in 13 years, "Monotheist" will be released during the spring on an as-yet-undetermined label. The culmination of ...

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