March 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

BATTERED Cancel Shows To Focus On Debut Album

BATTERED, the new Norwegian band featuring former EINHERJER members Frode Glesnes (a.k.a. Grimar, vocals/guitar), Aksel Herløe (guitar) and Gerhard Storesund (a.k.a. Vivar, drums), have cancelled their previously announced spring/summer shows — including an appearance at the Karmøygeddon Metal Festival 2005 in June. "We are really sorry about this cancellation but we've decided to focus on ...

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LOST HORIZON Continuing Vocalist Search

Swedish power metallers LOST HORIZON have posted the following message on their official web site: "The singer who formerly agreed to start playing with LOST HORIZON in order to carry out the summer festivals has dropped out. This is due to his present band giving him an ultimatum — them or LOST HORIZON. And faced ...

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DARKEST HOUR Announce New Album Title, Release Date

DARKEST HOUR have posted the following message on their official web site: "So another day closer to the end of the record and another day closer to the end of the world. DARKEST HOUR's new record will no longer be called 'TBA', 'Untitled', 'Dude We Don't Know Yet', 'Dudes get Brutal', 'Tito's is Mike DH's ...

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GOD AMONG INSECTS Putting Finishing Touches On Material For New Album

GOD AMONG INSECTS, the Swedish "old-school" death metal band featuring vocalist Emperor Magus Caligula (DARK FUNERAL), guitarist Lord K (a.k.a. Kenth Philipson) (THE PROJECT HATE), bassist Tomas Elofsson (SANCTIFICATION) and drummer Tobias Gustafsson (VOMITORY), have posted the following update on their official web site: "We are currently working on the last tracks for the next ...

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EDWIN DARE: Out-Of-Print Sophomore Album To Be Reissued

Toledo, Ohio progressive metal maestros EDWIN DARE, featuring guitarist Jeff Kollman (COSMOSQUAD, GLENN HUGHES, MOGG/WAY), bassist Kevin Chown (ARTENSION, TONY MACALPINE, MAGNITUDE 9), drummer Tom Kollman and singer Bryce Barnes, have set an April 4 date for the re-release of their long out-of-print 1994 sophomore album, "Can't Break Me", hailed by many as one of ...

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GREG LEON Returns To Take Care Of 'Unfinished Business'

Southern California guitar legend Greg Leon (ex-DOKKEN, QUIET RIOT) has just issued his first album since 1997's "Wishing Well", appropriately titled "Unfinished Business", while also reviving his old band moniker, THE GREG LEON INVASION. The original INVASION, formed out of the ashes of SUITE 19, featuring a pre-MÖTLEY CRÜE Tommy Lee on drums, was one ...

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NOCTURNAL RITES: 'Avalon' Video Posted Online

Swedish power metallers NOCTURNAL RITES have uploaded their video for the track "Avalon" at this location. The group's third clip off their most recent album, "New World Messiah", "Avalon" was directed and produced by Owe Lingvall for Satellite Productions. NOCTURNAL RITES' sixth studio album, "New World Messiah", was released last spring through Century ...

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SEPULTURA: Preparing For DVD Shoot

Brazilian thrashers SEPULTURA have posted the following message on their official web site: "SEPULTURA is back in Brazil and getting ready for the recording of the DVD! Everything is set. Sunday, April the 3rd is the day! The concert will take place in São Paulo and SEPULTURA will be practicing all week for a very ...

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