December 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

BRAND NEW SIN Added To Select JÄGERMEISTER MUSIC TOUR Dates

BRAND NEW SIN recently completed a highly successful U.S. tour with BLACK LABEL SOCIETY and are now gearing up for three headlining shows. They will then kick off the New Year with a few dates on the Jägermeister Music Tour opening for DISTURBED in support of "Recipe for Disaster", their highly acclaimed new album. The ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: 'Operation: Mindcrime II' Details Revealed

QUEENSRŸCHE returned to the studio this summer to record the long-anticipated sequel to 1988's acclaimed concept album "Operation: Mindcrime". Praised by critics and certified platinum, the original remained on Billboard's album chart for more than a year and its dynamic music and powerful message still resonate today. Rhino Records helps unravel the mysteries of the ...

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OPETH: Dates In Greece, Turkey, Israel Announced

Sweden's OPETH will appear in Greece and Turkey at the end of March next year. In addition, the band will play a gig in Tel Aviv, Israel for the fist time. OPETH will also be heading Down Under once again and this time they will appear in Auckland, New Zealand. Upcoming OPETH shows: Dec. 06 ...

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NEVERMORE To Guest On KNAC.COM This Wednesday

Seattle's NEVERMORE will be appearing live online at KNAC.com at 4:30 p.m. EST / 1:30 p.m. PST on Wednesday, December 7. The band will be stopping by the KNAC studio before their headlining performance at The Century Family's Second Annual Christmas BallS, where they will for the first time in Hollywood perform material from 2005's ...

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RUSH: 'Piano Tribute' Album To Arrive In January

"The Piano Tribute To Rush", created by Todd Mark Rubenstein, is set for release on January 10, 2006 via Vitamin Records. This is the third RUSH tribute album by Rubenstein, who previously released "Exit Stage Right" and "The String Quartet Tribute To 2112". Like most of the previously released tribute albums, classical or otherwise, the ...

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DEVOLVED Announce New Vocalist

Australian tech-metallers DEVOLVED have announced the permanent addition of vocalist Kyle Zemanek to the group's ranks. Kyle is the former singer of Los Angeles-based metal band DEADSETT. Commented drummer John Sankey: "Kyle definitely has the aggression and intensity essential for DEVOLVED. He is a killer vocalist and a great all-around musician so it is an ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Guitarist Looks Towards Electronic Music

Launch Radio Networks reports: Will SYSTEM OF A DOWN guitarist Daron Malakian's next stop be electronic music? Malakian told Launch that the other writing he's been doing lately includes electronic material, though he said he hopes it will be as fresh to that genre as SYSTEM OF A DOWN's music is to rock. "I'm probably ...

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