May 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

CEPHALIC CARNAGE To Record New Album In November/December

Denver, Colorado's CEPHALIC CARNAGE have issued a lengthy update via their official web site. A couple of excerpts from the posting follow: "It's been a minute since we've updated, but we've been busy keeping the wheels of CEPHALIC running, writing new tunes, playing shows and dealing with the Jawsh situation [referring to the departure of ...

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DROWNING POOL Part Ways With WIND-UP RECORDS

DROWNING POOL have officially parted ways with their label Wind-Up Records, a source close to the band has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET. The Dallas, Texas-based act issued two albums through Wind-Up, each featuring a different lead singer: 2001's "Sinner" and 2004's "Desensitized". DROWNING POOL's original vocalist, Dave Williams, was found dead on the band's tour bus ...

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VH1's Broadband Channel VSPOT To Begin Airing Exclusive 'VH1 Rock Honors' Performances

Beginning tomorrow, VSPOTVH1's broadband channel — will offer exclusive performances from "VH1 Rock Honors" honorees and tribute bands that will not be seen during the show's television broadcast. Additional VSPOT content will include exclusive interviews with "VH1 Rock Honors" honorees, presenters and performers and "Air to the Throne" air guitar performances from the ...

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BENEATH THE MASSACRE Sign With PROSTHETIC RECORDS

Prosthetic Records has announced the addition of Montreal, Canada's BENEATH THE MASSACRE to the label's roster. Combining a heavy-handed technical death metal prowess, skillful guitar shrMedding, and a devastating and grinding guttural vocal delivery, BENEATH THE MASSACRE will release its Prosthetic debut in the fall of 2006. "We're excited and can't wait to start working ...

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SHADOWS FALL's BITTNER Lands Cover of DRUM! Magazine

SHADOWS FALL drummer Jason Bittner will be Drum! magazine’s July 2006 cover feature, which hits stands on June 12. The seven-page cover feature contains a sidebar with DREAM THEATER's Mike Portnoy's thoughts on Bittner, a "Locking The Low End" sidebar with SHADOWS FALL bassist Paul Romanko and transcriptions of the tracks "In Effigy" and "Seize ...

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PROGPOWER UK II Set For March 2007; Tickets To Go On Sale In July

The organizers of the the U.K. version of the ProgPower festival have announced that ProgPower UK will return for a second edition on Saturday, March 31, 2007 at the Centaur, Cheltenham, England. Commented the organizers in a statement: "After all the fantastic feedback we had, the positive reviews, the deluge of e-mails, and the massive ...

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