December 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

THEATRE OF TRAGEDY Announce New Album Title

Norway's THEATRE OF TRAGEDY have posted the following message on their official web site: "After months in the studio, the work on the new THEATRE OF TRAGEDY album is coming to an end. Producer Rico Darum has met up with mixmaster Greg Reely (PARADISE LOST, FEAR FACTORY, FRONT LINE ASSEMBLY, SKINNY PUPPY, etc.) at The ...

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DEFINE DIVINE: We Never Claimed Our Singer Was In CANNIBAL CORPSE

DEFINE DIVINE, the San Francisco-based metal band featuring former NEUROTICA/BALD DAISY guitarist Shawn Bowen and ex-NEUROTICA drummer G.J. Gosman, have issued the following statement regarding a previously published press release claiming that the group's singer, Angst, was once a member of "an early incarnation of CANNIBAL CORPSE": "We would like to make a clarification. We ...

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GENERAL SURGERY Prepare To Record 'Left Hand Pathology'

Legendary Swedish grindcore merchants GENERAL SURGERY have posted the following message on their official web site: "Just to let you know, the time is drawing near. That's right, we're entering the studio to record our first full-length album which we cleverly enough have entitled 'Left Hand Pathology'. We know, it's thoroughly stupid, but lowbrow morons ...

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THE MIGHTY NIMBUS Working On Concept Album

Minnesota's THE MIGHTY NIMBUS are currently working on their second full-length album, "Chronicles of the Northern Beast", tentatively due in 2006 via Threeman Recordings (Candlelight Records in the U.S.). Commented frontman Alexander "The Yeti" Bones: "We are not fucking around. This is serious shit. Life only comes once, and then you are dead. So while ...

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SKYFORGER, HELHEIM Confirmed For Germany's RAGNARÖK Festival

SKYFORGER from Latvia and HELHEIM from Norway have been confirmed for the next installment of the Ragnarök festival, set to take place April 7-8, 2006 in Lichtenfels, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BLACK MESSIAH CREATURE EQUILIBRIUM FALLEN YGGDRASIL GERNOTSHAGEN HELHEIM (Norway) KORPIKLAANI (Finland) MENHIR MOONSORROW (Finland) ODROERIR ORLOG RIGER SKYFORGER (Latvia) ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Attends SEMA Show In Las Vegas

According to a posting on Sammy Hagar's official web site, Hagar was joined by Michael Anthony, Bill Gibbons (ZZ TOP), Bob Adams (Ford Motor Co.) and Carol Shelby while addressing the crowd during the largest automotive specialty products trade event in the world, the SEMA show, in Las Vegas. Auto fans will be thrilled to ...

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IN GREY Part Ways With Keyboardist, Complete Work On Sophomore Album

Swedish metallers IN GREY have parted ways with keyboardist Fredrik Klingwall. No reason was given for his departure. IN GREY recently completed work on their second full-length album, "Liyah", at Promille Studio with producer Michael Hahne. The drums were recorded at Dug-Out in Uppsala with Daniel Bergstrand. An early 2006 release is expected. "Liyah" track ...

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DAYSEND To Record Sydney Show For Upcoming Live CD/DVD

To celebrate the end of 2005 and what has been a truly momentous year, Sydney, Australia-based metallers DAYSEND will be recording their December 10, 2005 show at the Marquee Club in Sydney for a live DVD/CD, to be released next year. For the occasion, the group will be rejoined by original guitarist Michael Kordek, who ...

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INTO THE MOAT Seek New Bassist

Drummer Matthew Gossman of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida's INTO THE MOAT has issued the following update: "Well, it looks like we may be needing a bassist again. We originally had someone lined up here at home to fill the permanent position, but now it looks like he may be having second thoughts. So basically, in the ...

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GREEN CARNATION: Finnish Tour Report Posted Online

For the first time in GREEN CARNATION's history, the band visited neighboring country Finland in the last week of November. The trip included three regular concerts and an acoustic one. GREEN CARNATION singer Kjetil has issued the following tour report via the group's official web site: "Just back from five days in Finland, five days ...

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