January 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

AGENTS OF MAN Sign Worldwide Deal With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

The New Jersey quintet AGENTS OF MAN have signed a worldwide deal with Century Media Records. The group have just finished recording their full-length debut, "Count Your Blessings", tentatively due this spring. Composed of former members of such acclaimed hardcore acts as BULLDOZE, COLD AS LIFE, ONE 4 ONE, TRAIN OF THOUGHT and SWORN ENEMY, ...

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HEATHEN Hard At Work On New Demo

Reunited San Francisco Bay Area thrashers HEATHEN hit the studio earlier this month to record a three-song demo. Darren Minter completed his drum tracks and guitarist Lee Altus is due to record his parts this week, followed by bassist Jon Torres and singer Dave White. The demo is expected to be finished by the end ...

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DREAM THEATER: 'Live At Budokan' DVD Certified Platinum

According to a posting on producer Kevin Shirley's (IRON MAIDEN, AEROSMITH) web site, DREAM THEATER's "Live At Budokan" two-DVD set has officially been certified platinum. Released last October, "Live At Budokan" documents DREAM THEATER's April 26, 2004 show at Tokyo's Budokan Hall. Disc 1 of the two-DVD set has the complete live concert. Disc 2 ...

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KID ROCK Slams Former Publishing Company

KID ROCK announced that he is parting ways with his publishing company on Wednesday (Jan. 26). The singer issued a press release stating that he completed his obligations to Warner Chappell's BMI affiliated publishing company, Warner Tamerlane and preferred to partner with a company "more interested in music than IPOs." "We've had a great run, ...

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SLIPKNOT Guitarist Prefers Studio To Road

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that SLIPKNOT will kick off their next North American tour in a little over a month, but if it was up to guitarist James Root, he'd spend more time in the studio working on new music. Root said he thinks SLIPKNOT has been able to break new musical ground with ...

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