May 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

PREJUDICE Announce New Session Drummer

Belgian death metallers PREJUDICE have announced the addition of session drummer Cristophe Piette (SOLIPSIST, MOTHRA) to the group's ranks. "He will be playing international shows with PREJUDICE already this year and next year to promote the newborn art of brutality," the band write on their web site. "The intention is to have him on the ...

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ANARION Part Ways With Guitarist, Seek Replacement

Australian heavy metallers ANARION have parted ways with their guitarist Steve Stergiadis. The band have cited "irreconcilable musical and personal differences" as the reason for the split. They are now searching for a replacement. Anyone interested in auditioning for the spot should contact the band at: [email protected] ANARION's new album, "Unbroken", is due out in ...

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10 YEARS Line Up More Shows

Launch Radio Networks reports: 10 YEARS is lining up more headlining U.S. dates for the summer, with five shows in late June and early July tentatively confirmed and more to be announced shortly. The group will take SOIL and FAKTION out as support on the trek. 10 YEARS just completed its first-ever headlining jaunt in ...

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CARNIVAL IN COAL: Second And Third Albums Reissued On Single CD

After having re-released the cult debut effort "Vivalavida" (with previously unreleased "Sramik" demo as bonus) from French experimentalists CARNIVAL IN COAL at the end of 2005, Equilibre Music has now reissued on one single CD the second and the third albums from the duo. CARNIVAL IN COAL's "French Cancan" (1999) displays some of the most ...

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RAVAGE Begin Recording Second Album 'Damn Nation'

Boston, MA-based metallers RAVAGE have begun recording their second album, tentatively entitled "Damn Nation". The follow-up to "Spectral Rider" (2005, Karthago Records) will be produced by Peter Rutcho (VOMITRON, GRAVEHEART, BLISTERED EARTH, RANDOM ACTS OF VIOLENCE) and will feature "at least 10 tracks of the scortching brand of high-energy melodic metal the band is known ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Talk About The Making Of 'Nostradamus'

JUDAS PRIEST have revealed more details about their upcoming first conceptual album, which is based upon the life and predictions of the 16th century French prophet Nostradamus. In a May 24, 2006 appearance on the "Rockline" syndicated radio show, PRIEST frontman Rob Halford and guitarist Glenn Tipton spoke about the songwriting process for the CD ...

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HARMONY DIES, DRYROT Confirmed For Germany's UP FROM THE GROUND Festival

HARMONY DIES and DRYROT have been confirmed for the Up From The Ground festival, set to take place August 25-26 in Gemünden, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): CRIMINAL DAWN OF DISEASE DISMEMBER DRYROT ENDSTILLE GOD DETHRONED GOREFEST HARMONY DIES HEARSE JACK SLATER JAPANISCHE KAMPFHÖRSPIELE KOLDBRANN KORPIKLAANI LEGION OF ...

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