March 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

VREID, CALIBAN Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

VREID and CALIBAN have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 3-5 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABORTED AMON AMARTH ATHEIST BATTLELORE BLOODTHORN BORN FROM PAIN CALIBAN CELTIC FROST CHILDREN OF BODOM D'ESPAIRSRAY DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EKTOMORF EMPEROR END ...

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GRAVE FLOWERS Part Ways With FIREBOX RECORDS

Long-running Swedish "dark metal" band GRAVE FLOWERS have parted ways with Finland's Firebox Records. "There have been some changes inside the company and GRAVE FLOWERS did not fit into their new plans," the band write on their web site. "We would anyway like to thank Firebox for the time we cooperated." GRAVE FLOWERS' upcoming third ...

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ATREYU Frontman Likes To Keep Things Short And To The Point

Launch Radio Networks reports: With a song climbing the rock radio chart and a second stage co-headlining spot on this summer's Ozzfest, now is the perfect time for ATREYU to release its third album, "A Death-Grip On Yesterday". The nine-song, 33-minute disc arrives in stores today (Tuesday, March 28) and lead singer Alex Varkatzas told ...

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ROB ZOMBIE Lets Out His 'Educated Horses'

Launch Radio Networks reports: Rob Zombie issues his third solo album today (Tuesday, March 28), titled "Educated Horses". It's the former WHITE ZOMBIE vocalist's first collection of new music since 2001's "The Sinister Urge", following a break in which he wrote and directed his first two feature films, "House of 1000 Corpses" and "The Devil's ...

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OBSCENITY Sign With ARMAGEDDON MUSIC

Long-running German death metallers OBSCENITY have inked a deal with Armageddon Music for the release of their seventh CD, "Where Sinners Bleed", due on June 9. The follow-up to 2002's "Cold Blooded Murder" was recorded at Soundlodge studio in Rhauderfehn, Germany. OBSCENITY were previously signed to Morbid Records, who issued the band's last four albums. ...

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3FACED: Video Of BON JOVI Gig Posted Online

3FACED, the Southern California-based band featuring guitarist/vocalist Patrick Kennison (formerly of UNION UNDERGROUND) and bassist Marty O'Brien (TOMMY LEE, DISTURBED, STATIC-X), have uploaded a video clip of their March 3 gig at the Staples Center in Los Angeles as the opening act for BON JOVI. 3FACED landed the gig as part of a contest by ...

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