September 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

VISIONS OF ATLANTIS, ICARUS WITCH, OCTOBER 31 To Perform At Germany's HEADBANGERS OPEN AIR

VISIONS OF ATLANTIS (Austria), ICARUS WITCH (USA), OCTOBER 31 (USA), MARTYR (Netherlands), TRINAKIUS (Italy), and METAL INQUISITOR (Germany) have reportedly been confirmed for the 2006 edition of the Headbangers Open Air festival, set to take place July 14-15, 2006 in Brande-Hörnerkirchen, Germany. More information is available at www.headbangers-open-air.de. ...

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H.I.M.: New Album Samples Posted Online

A brand-new H.I.M. track, entitled "Behind the Crimson Door", is available for streaming at this location. "Behind the Crimson Door" comes off the Finnish goth-metallers' new album, "Dark Light", due on September 27 via Sire. The follow-up to 2003's "Love Metal" was recorded in Los Angeles and mixed at New York's Electric Lady ...

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MASTERPLAN Singer Completes Work On New Solo Album

MASTERPLAN frontman Jorn Lande (ex-ARK, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) has completed work on a new solo album, due in 2006. Tentatively titled "The Duke", Lande's fourth solo album is being described by the singer as a more "classic rock"-sounding record, with production from Tommy Hansen, who helmed Lande's sophomore CD, "Worldchanger". The band featured on the new ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Bassist To Join SOUL ASYLUM For Two Shows

GUNS N' ROSES bassist Tommy Stinson (ex-REPLACEMENTS) will be joining SOUL ASYLUM for two shows as a tribute to SOUL ASYLUM's late bass player Karl Mueller, who died in June 2005 following a year-long battle with throat cancer. Stinson recently completed a solo tour in support of his solo debut, "Village Gorilla Head", which was ...

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DEEP PURPLE Bassist's 'Mask' Solo Album Reissued

DEEP PURPLE bassist Roger Glover's 1984 solo album, "Mask", has been reissued by U.K.-based company Cherry Red Records. The album, which was available on CD via the Connoisseur label several years ago but has since gone out of print, does not include the bonus track "Unnatural", which had previously only appeared on the cassette version. ...

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HATESPHERE To Support KORN In Denmark

Danish thrashers HATESPHERE have been confirmed as the support act for KORN on September 14 at the Valby Hallen in Copenhagen, Denmark. HATESPHERE will release their new album, "The Sickness Within", in the U.S. on September 27 via SPV Records (one day earlier internationally). The follow-up to 2004's "Ballet of the Brute" was recorded in ...

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