January 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

LINKIN PARK Singer Says He Hardly Gets Recognized

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that LINKIN PARK may be one of the hottest bands around these days, but despite their success and popularity, the group says they hardly get stopped by fans on the street. Singer Chester Bennington said the only when he's hanging out with vocalist Mike Shinoda do fans recognize him. "People ...

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REGICIDE Confirmed For Germany's ROCK HARD FESTIVAL

German gothic metal band REGICIDE have been confirmed for the Rock Hard Festival, set to take place May 13-15 at Amphitheater in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The complete list of bands currently scheduled to perform at the festival is as follows: ACCEPT AMON AMARTH CHILDREN OF BODOM COMMUNIC ENSIFERUM HEAVEN SHALL BURN HELLFUELED JON OLIVA'S PAIN MASTERPLAN ...

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SUMMON Confirmed For MINNEAPOLIS MAYHEM 2 Festival

Michigan-based black metallers SUMMON have been confirmed for this year's Minneapolis Mayhem 2 festival, set to take place on May 6-7 at Star Central in Columbia Heights, Minnesota Also scheduled to appear at the festival are German thrash pioneers SODOM, long-running San Francisco Bay Area metallers SADUS, and Las Vegas, Nevada thrashers AVENGER OF BLOOD. ...

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AC/DC, JUDAS PRIEST, MOTÖRHEAD Titles Among New DualDiscs Released In February and March

AC/DC's "Back in Black", JUDAS PRIEST's "Angel of Retribution", MOTÖRHEAD's "Overkill", SAMMY HAGAR's "Hallelujah", SLAUGHTER's "Then and Now", and TESLA's "Standing Room Only" are among the more than 25 additional titles set to be released on DualDisc during February and March. DualDisc is an exciting new double-sided music entertainment product that combines audio and video ...

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METALIUM Name New Album

Germany's METALIUM are currently hard at work on their new album, "Demons of Insanity", tentatively due on April 25. Artwork duties will be handled by Frans Mensink, who did the cover for the group's first album, "Millennium Metal Pt. I". METALIUM, who recently signed a new Japanese deal with King Records, will support DREAM EVIL ...

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