September 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

BAL-SAGOTH Confirmed As Headliner Of HEATHEN CRUSADE II Festival

U.K.'s BAL-SAGOTH has been confirmed as the headliner of the second annual Heathen Crusade II festival, set to take place January 19-20 at the Station 4 in St. Paul, Minnesota. Also newly confirmed for the event are GREY SKIES FALLEN (New York) and VESPERIAN SORROW (Texas). The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: ...

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VITAL REMAINS 'Too Evil' For Bedford

Scheduled to kick off their East Coast tour tomorrow (Saturday, Sept. 30) in Bedford, NH with DISMEMBER, GRAVE, DEMIRICOUS and WITHERED, VITAL REMAINS was notified yesterday that they were not welcome to perform at the first show. VITAL's guitarist, Tony Lazaro states, "We were scheduled to play with GRAVE and DISMEMBER up at Mark's Place ...

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DOWNLORD: Album Sample Available For Download

DOWNLORD, the Denmark-based death metal band featuring Dave Ingram (ex-BENEDICTION, BOLT THROWER) on vocals, Donovan Spenceley (ex-SACRIFICIAL, EXCESSIVE PAYBACK) on guitar, Rene Falther (ex-EXCESSIVE PAYBACK, INIQUITY) on guitar, Thomas Fagerlind (ex-INIQUITY, DAEMON) on bass, and Rasmus Schmidt on drums, has released a rough-mix version of the song "Sleep Forever" from its forthcoming debut album, "Random ...

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E! ENTERTAINMENT Working On OSBOURNE Family Special

According to a posting on the OZZY OSBOURNE fan site Ozzyhead.com, cable channel E! Entertainment is currently working on a two-hour special focusing on the Osbourne family. "The True Hollywood Story: The Osbournes" is currently slated to air mid-December. As previously reported, Ozzy Osbourne will be honored with a special tribute at the ...

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EVANESCENCE Singer Not Surprised That Bassist Quit

Launch Radio Networks reports: EVANESCENCE recorded its new album, "The Open Door", while dealing with its guitarist having a stroke, a legal battle with its former manager, and singer Amy Lee's public break-up with SEETHER's Shaun Morgan. Then just as the project was completed, bassist Will Boyd decided it was time for him to exit. ...

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DANZIG, LACUNA COIL, THE HAUNTED: Tour Dates Announced

DANZIG, LACUNA COIL, THE HAUNTED, BELPHEGOR and ASESINO will team up for Glenn Danzig's Blackest of the Black Tour, which is being revived this winter for a two-week West Coast run. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Nov. 17 - Seattle, WA @ The Fenix Nov. 18 - Spokane, WA @ The Big Easy ...

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