August 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

ZYKLON, PSYCROPTIC, GOREROTTED Confirmed For MARYLAND DEATHFEST V

ZYKLON, PSYCROPTIC, GOREROTTED, FUCK THE FACTS and SAPROGENIC are among the newly confirmed bands for the Maryland Deathfest V, set to take place May 26-27, 2007 at Sonar in Baltimore, MD. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: BRUTAL TRUTH (New York) ZYKLON (Norway) PSYCROPTIC (Australia) GOREROTTED (England) GUT (Germany) DEAD INFECTION (Poland) RETALIATION ...

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LAMB OF GOD's 'Sacrament' Enters BILLBOARD Chart At No. 8!

LAMB OF GOD's "Sacrament" sold around 63,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 8 on next week's The Billboard 200 chart. This is almost double the amount of records sold by its predecessor, "Ashes of the Wake", which registered a first-week tally of 35,000 back ...

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THE ETERNAL Goes Acoustic

Mark Kelson (guitar and vocals) and Chris Stevenson (keyboards) of the acclaimed Australian ambient/dark/doom metal act THE ETERNAL will be doing a number of acoustic gigs in the upcoming months, featuring both THE ETERNAL songs and "a few surprises.' According to the band, this is not their new direction, but a way to experiment some ...

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THE BLACK CROWES: 'The Lost Crowes' Pushed Back To September

The new double album of unreleased material by THE BLACK CROWES, titled "The Lost Crowes", was originally scheduled to be in stores August 29 (Rhino). However, due to a recently discovered manufacturing error, the release date has been moved to September 26. "The Lost Crowes" contains two previously recorded albums that THE BLACK CROWES never ...

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PAUL STANLEY To Play Hollywood's House Of Blues In November?

KISS guitarist/vocalist Paul Stanley is rumored to have scheduled a solo gig at the House of Blues in Hollywood, California on November 14. The concert is expected to be part of a solo trek in support of Stanley's new solo album, "Live to Win", due on October 24, 2006 via New Door Records/Universal Musical Enterprises. ...

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NEUROSIS To Enter Studio In December

Long-running Oakland, California-based band NEUROSIS will enter the studio in December to record their next album. Once again they will be returning to Electrical Audio in Chicago with engineer Steve Albini. "The sounds emanating from the rehearsal room are frighteningly strange and not very nice," reads a posting on the group's web site. In other ...

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STRATOVARIUS Drummer To Record New Cover Song With DER BOTE's BORIS

STRATOVARIUS's Jörg Michael will be laying down drum tracks for an as-yet-undisclosed cover song next week with singer Boris of FEUERENGEL and DER BOTE fame. No further information is currently available. Michael was one of several guest musicians who appeared on the DER BOTE CD "Kalt!", which came out last year. Other musicians who contributed ...

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