December 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

DRAGONFORCE: Australian Tour Dates Announced

U.K. extreme power metallers DRAGONFORCE will return to Australia in May 2007 as part of their Inhuman Rampage World Tour. This is will be DRAGONFORCE's second time in Australia touring in support of their latest album. Tickets go on sale February 16. The dates are as follows: May 09 - Sydney, AUS - The Forum ...

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INSENSE Begins Recording New Album

Norwegian metallers INSENSE have commenced the recording process for their third album, tentatively due on April 2, 2007 via BlackBalloon Records. "We are finished with guitars and bass, and will use the remainder of the year recording vocals," the group writes on its web site. "Songs are slowly getting names, but no title for the ...

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AGANKAST Guitarist: '100% Thrash Metal — No Gimmicks Anymore'

AGANKAST, the new British metal band featuring former ATOMKRAFT guitarist Rob Matthew, has begun work on its new album, tentatively titled "Walking with Angels - Running with Devils". According to Matthew, the upcoming set will be a two-disc double album and will signify "the end of our first era and a new beginning for the ...

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Ex-MEGADETH Guitarist JEFF YOUNG Checks In From ROKTOPUSS Sessions

Former MEGADETH guitarist Jeff Young has issued the following update: "I've been up in Nashville tracking with ROKTOPUSS [the new band featuring Young alongside Lorraine Lewis [ex-FEMME FATALE, vocals], Roxy Petrucci [ex-VIXEN, drums] and E.J. Curse [NO DUH, bass]), and my buddy Michael Wagener. Can't wait for everyone to hear our two new songs, 'Away' ...

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GENE SIMMONS: Photos From Ft. Bragg Visit Posted Online

In honor of the brave members of the Armed Forces stationed throughout the world, KISS' official web site is running a four-part pictorial from Gene Simmons' October visit to Ft. Bragg. Known as the "Home of the Airborne and Special Operations Forces," Fort Bragg houses the 82nd Airborne Division and the XVIII Airborne Corps. The ...

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GRAVE Confirmed For Czech Republic's OBSCENE EXTREME Festival

GRAVE, SUBLIME CADAVERIC DECOMPOSITION and CARNAL DECAY are among the confirmed bands for the 2007 edition of the Obscene Extreme festival, set to take place July 5-7, 2007 in Trutnov, Czech Republic. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): CARNAL DECAY CLITEATER DIGESTED FLESH GRAVE HERPES DE CRACHAT DE FILLETTE HYMEN ...

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GUNS N' ROSES To Kick Off European Tour In Russia?

According to NewGNR.com, GUNS N' ROSES is planning another European tour beginning on February 24 in Russia. No further details are currently available. Rose announced two weeks ago on GUNS N' ROSES' official web site a "tentative" March 6 release date for the band's eternally delayed new album, "Chinese Democracy". In the posting, ...

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