January 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

DOWNLORD Trapped In 'Scandinavian Black Metal Arctic Hell'

DOWNLORD, the Danish death metal band featuring former members of BOLT THROWER/BENEDICTION, INIQUITY, and SACRIFICIAL, hit a major snag during their initial attempt at travelling to Reno Kiilerich's (ex-DIMMU BORGIR, OLD MAN'S CHILD) studio to record drum tracks for their next demo project Commented vocalist Dave Ingram: "We set off towards Skjern (western Denmark) where ...

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TRASHLIGHT VISION Confirmed For CRUEFEST HOLLYWOOD

TRASHLIGHT VISION, the new band featuring MURDERDOLLS guitarist Acey Slade, have been confirmed for the sixth annual CrueFest Hollywood, set to take place July 15 at Whisky A Go-Go in Hollywood, California. Also scheduled to appear are the MÖTLEY CRÜE tribute band TRUE 2 CRUE, SABRINA KORVA, KID EGO, and VAINS OF JENNA. MÖTLEY CRÜE ...

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GENE SIMMONS U.S. Postage Stamp Now Available

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons is one of celebrities whose customized "kiss" appears on limited-edition real U.S. postage stamps, called ZazzleStamps, to celebrate Valentine's Day in partnership with The Humane Society of the United States. The stamps will only be available through February 28, 2006. In accordance with the established Zazzle Community Giving Program, The Humane ...

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TWISTED SISTER Schedule Tour Dates

TWISTED SISTER have announced the following dates during the coming months: Mar. 11 - Atarfe Vega Rock Festival - Granada, SPA Apr. 29 - Silverton Casino - Las Vegas, NV Jul. 08 - Quebec Int'l Summer Festival - Quebec City, CAN (w/ SCORPIONS) Jul. 28 - Rock Of Ages Twisted Forever Festival – Seebronn, GER ...

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HELLOWEEN: Summer Festival Appearances Announced

German melodic metallers HELLOWEEN have announced the following festival appearances this summer: Jun. 23-24 – Balingen, GER @ Bang Your Head Jul. 15-17 – Vizovice, CZR @ Masters Of Rock Aug. 04-05 – Hultsfred, SWE @ Gates of Metal As previously reported, HELLOWEEN filmed their sold-out headlining concert on January 29, 2006 at the 5,000-capacity ...

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