December 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

SPEED\KILL/HATE Announces New Singer

Old-school thrashers SPEED\KILL/HATE have announced the addition of singer Bob Barnack to the group's ranks. "Bob stepped up and delivered big time," guitarist Dave Linsk (also in OVERKILL) writes on the band's web site. "He is a great new addition to SPEED\KILL/HATE." SPEED\KILL/HATE's follow-up to its Escapi Music debut, "Acts of Insanity", tentatively titled "No ...

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Former SOILWORK, HIMSA Members To Help Promote CAPARISON GUITARS At NAMM Show

Peter Wichers (ex-SOILWORK), Peter Joseph (THE ABSENCE), Steve Stell (ENFORSAKEN), Matthew Wicklund (ex-HIMSA, OPHIDIAN) are among the Caparison Guitars artists that are expected to make appearances at January's NAMM show in Anaheim, California at the Anaheim Convention Center. Japanese guitar manufacturer Caparison Guitars is used exclusively by such metal musicians as KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, SOILWORK, THE ...

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MAJESTY Drummer To Sit Our METAL FOREVER Festival Appearance

German metallers MAJESTY have posted the following update on their official web site: "MAJESTY drummer Michael Graeter contracted a typewriter's cramp and due to a medical opinion he is not allowed to play drums within the next two weeks. So Jan Raddatz (MIDNIGHT SYMPHONY) will again help out on drums at the Metal Forever festival ...

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PANTHEON I: New Album Title, Track Listing Revealed

PANTHEON I, the Norwegian extreme metal band featuring vocalist/guitarist Andrè Kvebek (1349) and guitarist John Espen Sagstad (TROLLFEST, SARKOM), has set "The Wanderer and His Shadow" as the title of its upcoming CD, due on April 2 through Candlelight Records. Clocking in at just over 40 minutes, the album was recorded and mixed by Christian ...

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DOOK Completes Work On New EP

Montreal-based metalcore act DOOK has just finished recording six new songs with producer Kevin Jardine (SLAVES ON DOPE) from Uplift Productions. Samples of four songs ("The Sunset", "Between", "United" and "Anxiety") have been added to the band's web site. A full-length version of "Anxiety" can be streamed at this location. DOOK ...

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GOD FORBID: Australian Tour Dates Announced

New Jersey's GOD FORBID will embark on an Australian tour in March 2007. Confirmed dates are as follows: Mar. 20 - Amplifier Bar, Perth, AUS Mar. 21 - Fowlers Live, Adelaide, AUS Mar. 22 - The Corner Hotel, Melbourne, AUS Mar. 23 - The Gaelic Theatre, Sydney, AUS Mar. 24 - Overcranked Festival, Brisbane, AUS ...

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