May 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

ROB ZOMBIE's 'El Superbeasto' Lands DANNY TREJO

Danny Trejo has joined the cast of Rob Zombie's "The Haunted World oF El Superbeasto" as Rico, a down and out ex-wrestling partner of El Superbeasto. According to the Hollywood Reporter, IDT Entertainment's 2-D animated comedy, based on the Spookshow International comic book "The Haunted World of El Superbeasto" created by the rocker-turned-filmmaker, follows the ...

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CAT EYE Sign With POWERZONE RECORDS

Norwegian hard rock band CAT EYE has inked a deal with Powerzone Records for the worldwide release of their first full-length album, "Reaching for the Sky". A late 2006 release is expected. After their well-received 2004 self-titled debut EP, CAT EYE "honed their skills as songwriters and created an impressive host of tunes that are ...

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POISON's C.C. DEVILLE To Guest On KNAC.COM This Morning

POISON guitarist C.C. Deville will be the special guest of KNAC.COM's Diana DeVille (no relation) on her program today, Wednesday May 31 at 9:00 a.m. PST to discuss the band's upcoming tour and his stint on VH1's sixth installment of "The Surreal Life". As the interview will be conducted by phone, listeners can enter the ...

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THE HAUNTED: Studio Update

Swedish thrashers THE HAUNTED are contining work on their new album, tentatively due before the end of the year via Century Media Records. Guitarist Anders Björler has posted the following update on the band's official web site (NOTE: Anders' message is dated May 19 but was delayed in getting posted to the band' site due ...

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WHITESNAKE Frontman Explains London Date Change

WHITESNAKE frontman David Coverdale has commented on the postponement of the band's May 30 concert at the London Hammersmith Apollo after he came down with a sudden illness. Said Coverdale: "I am sooo sorry that this has happened. Obviously, I can't help it. Some bloody, unsavoury viral thingy decided to take lodging in my otherwise ...

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ETERNAL OATH: Early Albums Re-Released On Single CD

Swedish melodic death metallers ETERNAL OATH have announced plans to release their first two albums on one CD. The set, entitled "Re-Released Hatred", includes the band's debut mini-CD, "So Silent" (1996), as well as its follow-up, "Through the Eyes of Hatred" (1998), both of which have been hard to come by for several years. In ...

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Legendary Baltimore Venue Hammerjacks Closes Its Doors

The Baltimore Sun is reporting that Hammerjacks, once a Baltimore icon of heavy metal and rock, closed Saturday (May 27) after the sale of its building to developers. The club never regained its legendary status after its reincarnation in 2000 in a two-story brick building on Guilford Avenue, where disc jockeys spinning dance club numbers ...

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