December 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

Former THE CROWN Frontman To Guest On New DECOMPOSED CRANIUM Album

Vocalist Johan Lindstrand (ONE MAN ARMY AND THE UNDEAD QUARTET, ex-THE CROWN) has recorded a guest appearance on the third album from Austrian death metallers DECOMPOSED CRANIUM. Entitled "Death Roulette", the CD is scheduled for release next year via an as-yet-undetermined label. The follow-up to 2004's "Caged in Chaos" contains "13 tracks of sheer death/thrash ...

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OBITUARY Schedule Dublin In-Store

Floridian death metal legends OBITUARY will conduct an in-store signing session at Sentinel Records (5 Cope Street, Temple Bar) in Dublin, Ireland on January 9 beginning at 5:00 p.m. OBITUARY are scheduled tp play the Temple Bar Music Centre along with SAMAEL the same night. For more information, visit www.sentinelrecords.com. As previously reported, ...

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TRASHLIGHT VISION To Release Debut Album In March

TRASHLIGHT VISION, the new band featuring MURDERDOLLS guitarist Acey Slade, will release their debut album, entitled "Alibis and Ammunition", in Europe on March 13, 2006 via Undergroove Records. Japanese and North American release dates for the CD have yet to be announced. TRASHLIGHT VISION recently uploaded three tracks from "Alibis and Ammunition" at

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SONATA ARCTICA: Gold for 'Winterheart's Guild'

SONATA ARCTICA's third album, "Winterheart's Guild", has been certified gold in Finland for sales in excess of 15,000 copies. The band will be touring North America in support of their latest album, "Reckoning Night", beginning in mid-January. As previously reported, SONATA ARCTICA have been confirmed as the opening act for German hard rock singer Doro ...

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BLACK LOTUS RECORDS Announces Formation Of WHEEL OF TIME PRODUCTIONS

Greece's Black Lotus Records has announced the formation of a sub-label under the name Wheel Of Time Productions. "Its mission is the restoration and recirculation of certain important albums that marked heavy music in general," reads an official press release. "Albums that got limited distribution on their day, that until recently were thought as 'deleted,' ...

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TNT Frontman's Father Nominated For GENESIS Award

According to a posting on TNT frontman Tony Harnell's official web site, Tony's father, Boyd Harnell, has been nominated for a Genesis Award for his recent article on the dolphin slaughters happening in Japan. The annual Genesis Awards event in Hollywood pays tribute to the major news and entertainment media for producing outstanding ...

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CARPATHIAN FOREST Will NOT Play Poland's METALMANIA 2006 Festival Either

Yet another band has contacted BLABBERMOUTH.NET to inform us that they will **NOT** perform at Poland's Metalmania 2006 festival (scheduled to take place March 4, 2006 at Spodek in Katowice), despite the festival organizers' announcement to the contrary. Guitarist Tchort (a.k.a. Terje Vik Schei) of the Norwegian black metallers CARPATHIAN FOREST told us that "The ...

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