March 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

SATYRICON To Perform Live On Norwegian National Radio

Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON have posted the following message on their official web site: "[On Wednesday, April 5] We will play a one hour show live on Norwegian national radio in front of a live audience of about 100 people (that's all they can squeeze in there!) which are competition winners, members of the press ...

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THE MEADS OF ASPHODEL To Release New Mini-CD

U.K. black metallers THE MEADS OF ASPHODEL will release a mini-CD, entitled "In the name of God, Welcome to Planet Genocide", in July 2006 on Firestorm Records. Songtitles set to appear on the effort include "My Beautiful Genocide", "Baptized in the Warm Piss of Slaughtered Children", "The Man Who Killed for God", and two as-yet-undisclosed ...

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ARTIMUS PYLEDRIVER Sign With DRT ENTERTAINMENT

Atlanta's own ARTIMUS PYLEDRIVER have inked a deal with DRT Entertainment. The band's self-titled DRT debut will be in stores June 6. "This album is just the beginning of our sonic assault on Southern rock and hardcore," raves singer Dave Slocum. "This is the shit that bridges the gap between DAVID ALLEN COE and BLACK ...

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SPIRALARMS: Right Kind Of Heavy

Former FORBIDDEN/MANMADEGOD and current SPIRALARMS guitarist Craig Locicero has issued the following update: "For the last few months some pretty big changes have taken place in the SPIRAL. New bass player (Chris Lombardo), drummer Chris Kontos [ex-MACHINE HEAD, TESTAMENT] and the addition of a VERY good keyboardist Brad Barth have rounded out our sound. It's ...

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MENTORS: U.S. Tour Dates Announced

One of the most controversial of metal bands of all time — the MENTORS — will be embarking on a U.S. tour beginning in early May. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: May 11 – Rockafellas - Bradenton, FL May 12 - The Brass Mugg - Tampa, FL May 13 - The Island Oasis ...

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MICHAEL ANGELO BATIO: New Audio Interview Posted Online

TalkingMetal.com has posted episode 53 of their "Talking Metal" podcast. The episode features a brand new interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with legendary guitarist Michael Angelo Batio as well as an interview Ostronomy conducted with Yngwie Malmsteen last fall. In the interview with Batio, topics include the guitarist's "Hands Without Shadows" CD ...

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