December 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

BLEED THE SKY Added To Third Annual CHRISTMAS BALLS Show

Orange County, California's BLEED THE SKY have been added to The Century Family's third annual Christmas Balls show at the Key Club in Hollywood on December 13. This special event will also mark the first DREAM EVIL appearance in the U.S. Also scheduled to appear are ECHOES OF ETERNITY, HIMSA and IN THIS MOMENT. Tickets ...

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DIMEBAG Tribute Concert Scheduled For Virginia Beach This Weekend

According to Port Folio Weekly, metal bands DREADLINE, SINN, BULLISTIC (from Richmond) and SCARZ WITHIN will each perform a special musical tribute to honor the memory of "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott at Tonics Bar & Grill in Virginia Beach, VA on Dec. 9. Dimebag Darrell (Darrell Lance Abbott) was co-founder and lead guitarist for the legendary ...

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THE MEADS OF ASPHODEL: All Things Bright and Sh*t

U.K. black metallers THE MEADS OF ASPHODEL have a brand new unreleased track included in the Decemeber issue of Terrorizer magazine. Titled "All Things Bright and Shit", it is an homage to the Christmas single done "MEADS style." The band is also featured in the "Hard of Hearing" section of Terrorizer, being tested on their ...

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FUNERAL PROCESSION Rehearsing With Second Guitarist

German black metallers FUNERAL PROCESSION have issued the following update: "The band has started to rehearse with second guitarist, C:R:A, and the first impressions are very good. The bass player will join for the rehearsals at the begininng of 2007. The plans however for a tour did not work out, and the idea for a ...

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RAMONES Drummer Releases Christmas Song With Punk Rock Supergroup

Launch Radio Networks reports: RAMONES drummer Marky Ramone is pounding out the beat on a new Christmas single from his punk rock supergroup, OSAKA POPSTAR. The track is titled "The Christmas That Almost Wasn't", and it's the theme song from the 1966 movie of the same name starring Italian actor Rossano Brazzi. OSAKA POPSTAR originally ...

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YEARNING Signs New Deal With HOLY RECORDS

Finnish dark/atmospheric metal band YEARNING has signed a one-album deal with France's Holy Records for the release of its fifth CD. The group will enter the studio in March 2007 to begin recording its fourth album, "Merging into Landscapes", for a summer/fall release. According to the band, the upcoming CD will "offer a combination of ...

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UNEXPECT Parts Ways With Violinist, Seeks Replacement

Montreal's rambunctious and truly unique act UNEXPECT — which released its debut album for The End Records, titled "In A Flesh Aquarium", this summer — has parted ways violinist Charles and is currently seeking a replacement. Interested parties should: * absolutely be devoid of any criminal records * have some stage experience * be ready ...

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NOVEMBERS DOOM: European Tour Diary Posted Online

Chicago dark metal act NOVEMBERS DOOM, who just returned home from a two-week tour of Europe with labelmates AGALLOCH, have posted a tour diary on their official MySpace page. Singer Paul Kuhr writes, "We've arrived back home in Chicago, after two weeks in Europe. This was simply an amazing time, and eye opening to say ...

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