March 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

PARAGON Parts Ways With Bassist

German power metallers PARAGON have parted ways with bassist Jan Bünning due to "musical differences." "We will soon present an adequate replacement who will take on the live promotion of the forthcoming CD, 'Forgotten Prophecies'," the band writes in a statement. Due at the end of May, "Forgotten Prophecies" features "10 slices of hard metal ...

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MISERY SPEAKS To Enter Studio In May

German melodic death metal outfit MISERY SPEAKS is currently writing material for its second album. Once again the band will enter the Rape Of Harmonies studio early May to nail down the new tunes with Alexander Dietz, Ralf Müller and Patrick W. Engel. The mix will again be done by the mighty Dan Swanö in ...

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GARDEN OF DECAY Calls It Quits

Belgian melodic death metallers GARDEN OF DECAY have issued the following statement: "After five years of blood, sweat and beers, and following the departure of our bass player and founding member Philippe Beck, we've decided to put GARDEN OF DECAY to rest. In fact, after our female singer Claude Remacle left the band, we decided ...

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JIMI HENDRIX Lost Welsh Anthem A Hoax

BBC News reports that an electric recording of the Welsh anthem found on a tape from the '70s was not performed by Jimi Hendrix. The owner of the tape, Martin Davies, admitted he had propagated the myth for fun. Mr. Davies admitted he persuaded a friend who formed a '70s punk band to ...

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MEGADETH: 'Sleepwalker' Lyrics Posted Online

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has posted the following message in the "Forums" section of the band's official web site: "I was reminiscing playing Donington because I have an aerial shot of the crowd in an award that was given me on my wall, and it occurred to me that there are some lines that are ...

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LORDI: 'The Arockalypse' Certified Gold In Germany

LORDI's "The Arockalypse" album has been certified gold in Germany for sales in excess of 100,000 copies. The band performed on on "The Ultimate Chart Show" and picked up its gold record in Cologne last week. Since winning the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest in May, LORDI's dream has grown to gargantuan heights. Besides conquering numerous ...

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