December 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

SLIPKNOT Guitarist Healed, Ready To Record With STONE SOUR

Launch Radio Networks reports: SLIPKNOT's fall North American tour was nearly sidelined when guitarist Jim Root broke his wrist in a biking accident the day before he was supposed to leave for the trip. Root sat out that trek, but told Launch he's healed and ready to get to work on the next album from ...

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DIE KRUPPS: More Tour Dates Announced

Reunited German industrial metallers DIE KRUPPS have added more dates to their ongoing 25th anniversary tour. Upcoming shows now include: Dec. 30 - Dark X-Mas Festival, WERK 2 - Leipzig, GER Jan. 26 - Capitol - Hannover, GER Jan. 27 - Kulturfabrik - Krefeld, GER Jan. 28 - Factory - Magdeburg, GER Jan. 29 - ...

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Long-Awaited KCUF Debut To Surface Early Next Year

According to MTV.com, ex-AMEN bassist John "Tumor" Fahnestock and former GWAR merch salesman/singer Crazy White Sean are gearing up for the release of the debut album by their new band KCUF, which should be out early next year. "Modern Primitive" features guest appearances by SYSTEM OF A DOWN bassist Shavo Odadjian, SLIPKNOT DJ Sid Wilson ...

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HELLACAUST: New Song Available For Download

Nova Scotian black war metallers HELLACAUST have posted an unmastered version of the track "Embrace Of Insanity", taken from their highly anticipated sophomore full-length effort, "Inevitable Dementia". Download the song at this location. The follow-up to 2002's "Dark Age Descending", "Inevitable Dementia" is scheduled for release in March 2006. A Canadian tour is ...

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POISON: New Compilation Album From EMI Due In April

According to the Canton Repository, EMI is working on a new compilation of songs from the 1980s glam-rock band POISON, slated for release in April. No further information is currently available. As previously reported, POISON's "Greatest Hits 1986-1996" collection, which was originally released in November 1996, was officially certified double-platinum last month by the RIAA ...

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EXCRUCIATION: 'Arise' EP Available In North America Via OSM RECORDS

A brand-new 12" picture disc from old-school Swiss thrashers EXCRUCIATION, entitled "Arise", is currently being distributed in the Americas by OSM Records. "Arise" was recorded at Blu Velvet Studio in Modena, Italy with engineer Alberto Solieri, who has previously worked with the biggest names in Italian music industry, like NEK, ANDREA BOCELLI, ZUCCHERO and LAURA ...

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Veteran Metal Producer ANDY SNEAP Reflects On Past Year

British producer extraordinaire (and former SABBAT guitarist) Andy "I Pissed On Colin Richardson's Hotel Room Desk" Sneap has posted the following message on his official web site: "Well, it's come to the end of the year and 2005 has been nothing but a blast. Great fun, good times and some killer albums made. AS I ...

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SOULFLY Guitarist To Perform At NAMM Convention

SOULFLY guitarist Marc Rizzo will be performing electric and acoustic instrumental sets from his Shrapnel Records debut, "Colossal Myopia", at the Peavey and Digitech booths at the NAMM convention in Anaheim, CA on Saturday, January 21 and Sunday, January 22. Marc has also announced the following solo instrumental dates: Dec. 30 - Connections - Clifton, ...

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IRON MAIDEN: 'Death On The Road' Complete Track Listing Revealed

The complete track listing has been revealed for IRON MAIDEN's highly anticipated DVD release, "Death on the Road", due in the U.K. on February 6, 2006 through EMI Records. This will initially be available as a limited-edition special digipack. The DVD package contains the full performance of their "Dance of Death Tour" in December 2003. ...

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