May 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

SHADOWS FALL Guitarist Schedules Acoustic Dates

SHADOWS FALL guitarist Matt Bachand will be playing several solo acoustic shows in late May/early June. Joining Matt at all dates will be Mark Schwaber, a songwriter and musician from western Massachusetts. Bachand will reportedly be performing his acoustic songs, including a version of SHADOWS FALL's "The Art of Balance". The details are as follows: ...

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OMNIUM GATHERUM Part Ways With Vocalist, Label

Finnish melodic death metallers OMNIUM GATHERUM have parted ways with vocalist Antti Filppu. "This is very unfortunate, but everyone considers this as the only way if OMNIUM GATHERUM is going to continue as a band," the group write on their web site. "Other members of OMNIUM GATHERUM thank Antti for all these years and great ...

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MEGAFORCE's 'Sister Company' MRI Files Lawsuit Against RYKO

MRI Associated Labels Inc., the sister company of Megaforce Records, today announced it has filed suit in New York Supreme Court against former distributor Ryko, which was recently acquired by Warner Music Group. MRI is seeking more than $1,000,000 in damages for breach of contract. MRI's distribution agreement with Ryko ended April 29, 2005. MRI ...

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DRAGONLORD Added To Japan's THRASH DOMINATION Festival

DRAGONLORD — the San Francisco-based black metal band featuring Eric Peterson (guitar, vocals; TESTAMENT), Gian Pyres (guitar; ex-CRADLE OF FILTH), Derrick Ramirez (bass), Lyle Livingstone (keys) and Jon Allen (drums; SADUS, ex-TESTAMENT) — have been added to the upcoming Thrash Domination 2006 two-day mini-festival, set to take place on September 16-17 at Club Citta in ...

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