September 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

ENGEL Recording New Material

ENGEL — the new Gothenburg, Sweden-based quintet featuring guitarists Marcus Sunesson (ex-THE CROWN) and Niclas Engelin (PASSENGER, ex-GARDENIAN, IN FLAMES), drummer Mojjo (RELEVANT FEW, DRACENA), vocalist Mangan Klavborn, and bassist Michael Håkansson (ex-EVERGREY) — has posted the following message on its official web site: "We are in the midst of a very interesting recording session. ...

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AXEL RUDI PELL: 'Mystica' Enters German Chart At No. 27

AXEL RUDI PELL's latest CD, "Mystica", has entered the German national chart at position No. 27. As previously reported, the CD debuted on the Swedish chart at position No. 56. Due in North America on September 26, "Mystica" was co-produced/engineered by Charlie Bauerfeind and features artwork by Colombian illustrator Felipe Machado Franco. Axel explained the ...

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DEATH MILITIA: Collection Of Demos To See Light Of Day

Long-defunct '80s Canadian thrash metal act DEATH MILITIA will release a CD collection of all of their demos, entitled "You Can't Kill What's Already Dead", via Evil Legend Records. The nearly-80-minute CD will contain a 16-page full-color booklet featuring the band's history in words and pictures. Check out audio samples on the label's

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BATTLELORE: First European Tour Dates Announced

Finnish "fantasy metal" band BATTLELORE will team up with DRACONIAN for a European tour beginning late November. Tentative dates are as follows: Nov. 22 - Austria - Escape - Vienna Nov. 23 - Germany - Backstage - Munchen Nov. 24 - Germany - East Club - Bischofswerda Nov. 25 - Germany - Hellraiser - Engelsdorf ...

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VIRGIN STEELE's GILCHRIEST Slams 'Fake' Drummers In Metal

The official VIRGIN STEELE web site has been updated with a new interview with frontman David DeFeis and drummer Frank Gilchriest. An excerpt from the chat follows: Q: What are your favourite moments on [the new VIRGIN STEELE album, "Visions of Eden"]? Favorite tracks? Are you satisfied with the way the album turned out? Are ...

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