October 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

NIGHTWISH Mainman Talks About Decision To Part Ways With Singer TARJA TURUNEN

Finnish weekly news magazine Suomen Kuvalehti has published a brand-new interview with NIGHTWISH mastermind Tuomas Holopainen regarding the band's decision to part ways with their longtime singer Tarja Turunen. The brief question-and-answer session follows (translated from Finnish): Q: Tarja Turunen has described the way you handled this whole affair as "cruel." Do you regret the ...

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IRONFIRE: New Audio Sample Posted Online

Danish power metallers IRONFIRE, featuring singer Martin Steene (FORCE OF EVIL), have uploaded an audio sample of a new track, entitled "Wings of Rage", at this location. "Wings of Rage" comes off the group's recently completed third album, tentatively due in early 2006 via an as-yet-undisclosed label. IRONFIRE issued two full-length albums through ...

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HYPOCRISY Mainman, DARKEST HOUR Drummer Interviewed For 'Metal Injection'

"Metal Injection", the Internet streaming video show, has uploaded their Halloween special featuring interviews with DARKEST HOUR drummer Ryan Parrish and HYPOCRISY mainman Peter Tägtgren. Also included are classic videos from TYPE O NEGATIVE ("Cinnamon Girl"), MEGADETH ("Hanger 18"), SUICIDAL TENDENCIES ("How Will I Laugh Tomorrow…") and MISFITS ("American Psycho"). The hour-long episode can be ...

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GOREFEST: New Album Available For Streaming

GOREFEST's upcoming CD, "La Muerte", is available for streaming in its entirety at this location. The reunited Dutch metallers' new album is scheduled for release in Europe on October 31 via Nuclear Blast Records. "La Muerte" was recorded at Excess studio in Rotterdam, Holland with engineer Hans Pieters. Mixing duties were handled in ...

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TILES: Original Drummer Rejoins The Fold

Detroit-based rock band TILES have announced the return of original drummer Mark Evans. Evans was a founding member of TILES and appears on the band’s first three releases, "Tiles" (1994), "Fence the Clear" (1997), and "Presents of Mind" (1999). TILES guitarist Chris Herin offers the following comment on Evans' return: "We auditioned some excellent drummers… ...

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