May 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

W.A.S.P. Part Ways With Guitarist DARRELL ROBERTS

W.A.S.P.'s management has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET that guitarist Darrell Roberts has left the band. Roberts, who joined W.A.S.P. in 2001 before the "Unholy Terror" American tour to replace Chris Holmes, is in the process of putting together a four-piece group that he will be fronting. "I am looking for a drummer and second guitarist (that ...

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BRUCE KULICK To Guest At NY KISS EXPO & HARD ROCK CONVENTION

Former KISS and current GRAND FUNK RAILROAD guitarist Bruce Kulick will be a special guest at the 20th annual New York KISS Expo & Hard Rock Convention. The Expo takes place on Saturday, May 6, 2006 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel (formerly Meadowlands Hilton) in Secaucus, New Jersey from noon to midnight. For more information, ...

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AGAINST NATURE: 'Safe Dissonance' Now Available

AGAINST NATURE, the band featuring former members of the Maryland-based doom metal act REVELATION (guitarist/vocalist John Brenner, drummer Steve Branagan and bassist Bert Hall, Jr.), have released their third recording, "Safe Dissonance", on their own Bland Hand Records. The track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Spectatorship (mp3) 02. Safe Dissonance ...

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THE PROPHECY Announce U.K. Tour Dates

Yorkshire doomsters THE PROPHECY have been hit by a series of studio delays, forcing them to postpone the release of their long-awaited second album. However, in the meantime the band have decided to go ahead and do a bit of touring. This Friday (May 5) sees THE PROPHECY hitting home turf at the Market Tavern ...

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SOULFLY Guitarist RIZZO Schedules In-Store Appearances

SOULFLY guitarist Marc Rizzo will be making several free in-store appearances during the band's U.S. tour next week that will consist of Marc performing and doing a question-and-answer and autograph session. All in-store appearances begin at 7:00 p.m. at the following locations: May 09 - Dave Phillips Music - 622 Union Blvd, Allentown, PA May ...

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EVOKEN Announce New Bassist

U.S. ultra-doomsters EVOKEN have announced the addition of bassist Craig Pillard (INCANTATION, WOMB, DISCIPLES OF MOCKERY, METHADRONE) to the group's ranks. "We have been good friends with Craig for many years and is was only a matter of time before we could combine Craig's sound, talent, and experience with EVOKEN," the band write in a ...

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AFTERSHOK Part Ways With Drummer

After six years with the classic metal band AFTERSHOK, drummer George Borden will step down after their May 19 gig in Bridgeville, PA. "I'm going to miss playing with the band," George said in a statement. "We made two great classic metal CDs and played numerous fantastic gigs together. We had a tremendous time in ...

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