September 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

Norway Gears Up For Brand New Metal Show On National Radio

NRK's trend-setting radio channel P3 goes back to wearing black every Wednesday at 8:00 p.m. from September 7 during "Tinitus" — a two-hour program featuring music to crush your eardrums to. From SLAYER and SLIPKNOT, METALLICA and MESHUGGAH to SLOGSTORM and SCUM, "Tinitus" is the show that doesn't turn the other cheek. Interviews with underground ...

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Drummer DIEGO 'GROM' MERAVIGLIA Quits ANCIENT

Drummer Diego "Grom" Meraviglia (HORTUS ANIMAE, ex-DOOMSWORD) has officially quit ANCIENT. As of today, Meraviglia is no longer part of the cult extreme metal band's lineup. "I decided to end my official envolvement with ANCIENT for a number of reasons," Diego said in a statement. "It has been a nice and rewarding five years, full ...

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INTO ETERNITY: HAMMERFALL/EDGUY Tour Was 'A Success'

INTO ETERNITY guitarist/vocalist Tim Roth has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "We made it home after a 40-hour trip from our last show in the USA. The HAMMERFALL/ EDGUY/ INTO ETERNITY tour was a success for us. I think we converted a few new fans onto our bans and that's ...

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REQUIEM Complete Work On New Album

Finnish melodic metallers REQUIEM have completed work on their third album, "Requiem Forever", for an October 24 release via Scarlet Records. The CD was mastered at Chartmakers studios in Helsinki, Finland, by Svante Forsbäck (STRATOVARIUS, RAMMSTEIN) and will feature artwork by Carlos Del Olmo (SOILWORK, TERROR 2000, AGENT STEEL, THE DEFACED). "Requiem Forever" track listing: ...

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FEAR FACTORY: 'Transgression' Chart Positions Revealed

FEAR FACTORY's latest CD, "Transgression", has entered the national charts in the following countries: #38: Finland #44: Austria #45: USA #54: Holland #58: Sweden #87: France As previously reported, "Transgression" sold 19,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release (according to Nielsen SoundScan). This is substantially less than the first-week number ...

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HELLFEST Fans Still Waiting For Refunds

Scott Frost of The Trentonian has issued the following report: An estimated 1,000 people still haven't received refunds on tickets from Trenton's canceled Hellfest concert, and many are complaining that the promoters are ignoring them. More than 3,500 fans who bought tickets at the Sovereign Bank Arena box office, through its ticket hotline ...

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