May 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

LEAVES' EYES Confirmed For France's RAISMESFEST

LEAVES' EYES, the German/Norwegian band formed by ex-THEATRE OF TRAGEDY singer Liv Kristine Espenaes Krull and members of ATROCITY (who are fronted by Liv's husband Alexander Krull), have been confirmed for the ninth edition of the Raismesfest, set to take place September 9-10 at Le Château de la Princesse d'Arenberg in Raismes, France. The festival ...

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THE HAUNTED Guitarist Checks In From Recording Studio

Swedish thrashers THE HAUNTED have entered Puk studios in Randers, Denmark to begin recording the drums for their upcoming album, tentatively due before the end of the year via Century Media Records. Commented guitarist Anders Björler: "Finally, the first day of recording the new album. This is what we all have been waiting for for ...

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SLIPKNOT Mask-Wearing Robbers On The Loose

Eyewitness News Memphis is reporting that four armed and dangerous gunmen — including one wearing a replica of a mask worn by SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison — stormed into a Memphis supermarket Saturday (April 29) and stole money from the store's cash registers and the First Tennessee Bank inside the store. One of the robbers ...

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DIO: More Tour Dates Announced

DIO have lined up the following tour dates during the coming months: May 27 - Roeselare, BEL @ Schwung Festival May 28 - Saarbrucken, GER @ The Garage May 30 - Munich, GER @ Elserhalle Jun. 01 - Stuttgart, GER @ Longhorn Jun. 02 - Ulm, GER @ Tent Festival Jun. 03 - Frankfurt, GER ...

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Former ONWARD Guitarist Signs Deal For WAXEN Black Metal Project

Former DARKEN/ONWARD guitarist Toby Knapp has signed a deal with Metalbolic Records for the release of the debut album from his WAXEN black metal project (formerly known as UNIT 100). The CD, entitled "Fumaroth", will consist of recordings that were completed for WAXEN's 2004 demo and include the track "I Claim Your Throne", which can ...

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WHITESNAKE Tribute Album To Feature Ex-Members Of BLUE MURDER, DIO, KISS

Versailles Records has announced plans to issue a WHITESNAKE tribute album, "Slip of the Tounge: A Millennium Tribute to Whitesnake", featuring current/former members of BLUE MURDER, DIO, WHITESNAKE, KISS, BADLANDS, ALICE COOPER BAND, KING KOBRA, LILLIAN AXE, DAVID COVERDALE BAND, QUIET RIOT, HOUSE OF LORDS, as well as Richard Kendrick, the RADIOVIPERS, Chris Catena, Chris ...

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HAMMERFALL Complete Nine Songs For New Album

HAMMERFALL guitarist Oscar Dronjak has posted the following message on his official blog: "We have once again spent three days in the rehearsal room, playing through the now nine songs finished for the album. I can't remember feeling this good about the material before a recording, ever. Especially not for the last album, then I ...

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