December 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Singer: 'Want A Seat? Get On A Bus'

YNGWIE MALMSTEEN singer Doogie White has posted the following tour update on his official web site: "Well we rocked in Westbury Long Island and caught up with a few old friends from the RAINBOW days. Good show, odd venue for RAWK though. But it went well and Yngwie spent time off the stage in pit ...

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AMON AMARTH Frontman Checks In From Dallas

AMON AMARTH frontman Johan Hegg has posted the following tour report on the band's official web site: "Time flies when you're having fun, and time during the last three weeks has been super sonic!! Since last time we checked in we've played Salt Lake City, Seattle, Vancouver, Portland, San Fransisco, Santa Ana, Los Angeles, Phoenix ...

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EVANESCENCE Frontwoman Sued By Former Management Company

According to TMZ.com, EVANESCENCE frontwoman Amy Lee is being sued by her former management company over alleged unpaid commissions. Under the agreement, Rider Management was entitled to 20 percent of gross earnings. Lee gave Rider the boot and claims she has no obligation to pay the management company. Rider begs to differ and wants a ...

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SLAYER's New Song May Address 9/11 Attacks From Terrorists' Perspective

Los Angeles thrash masters SLAYER are preparing to enter the studio to begin recording the long-awaited follow-up to the band's acclaimed 2001 release, "God Hates Us All". According to Revolver magazine, SLAYER guitarists Kerry King and Jeff Hanneman are currently finishing up the lyrics, which will surely be as scathing, misanthropic, and controversial as anything ...

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SILENT VOICES Complete Work On Third Album

SILENT VOICES, the Finnish melodic metal band featuring SONATA ARCTICA keyboardist keyboardist Henrik Klingenberg, REQUIEM/MENTAL CARE FOUNDATION bassist Pasi Kauppinen and SENTIMENT singer Michael Henneken, have completed work on their third album. Entitled "Building up the Apathy" the CD's musical direction is being described as "considerably more progressive" than that on the group's previous album, ...

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GREEN CARNATION Stand-In Bassist Leaves The Fold

After eight gigs in five different countries with GREEN CARNATION, stand-in bass player Ole Vistnes has left the band to make room for regular bass man Stein Roger Sordal. "Ole has done a fantastic job for us!" singer Kjetil Nordhus said. "He has been extremely professional in his approach, but we have also learned to ...

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PASSAGE To Film Quebec Show For Upcoming DVD

PASSAGE, the Quebec City-based doomsters featuring MOONLYGHT guitarist/vocalist Roby and former MOONLYGHT drummer Luc Gaulin, will be filming their entire December 13 show at the Liquor Store in Quebec for a future DVD. The band will play an hour of songs from their first album along with some surprises. PASSAGE’s self-titled debut album was released ...

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