August 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

ROB ZOMBIE's 'Halloween' Gets An Official Release Date

Dimension Films has set an October 19, 2007 release date for Rob Zombie's new version of the classic 1978 horror film "Halloween". Zombie recently said that his movie won't be a sequel to the original film, but he left the details a little vague. Would the movie then be a prequel or a straight remake? ...

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DREAM THEATER Frontman To Guest On JOHN MACALUSO's Solo Album

DREAM THEATER vocalist James LaBrie will record a guest appearance on one track on the upcoming solo album from drummer John Macaluso (TNT, ARK, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, JAMES LABRIE, STARBREAKER), entitled "John Macaluso's Union Radio - The Radio Waves Goodbye". The CD, which is tentatively scheduled for release in November via Lion Music, is described in ...

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ALICE COOPER Guests On CNN's 'Live From...': Video Available

Alice Cooper visited CNN's "Live From..." on Wednesday (August 2) to talk with host Kyra Phillips about his plans to build a new teen center in Phoenix, Arizona. Watch the interview here. Cooper recently told the Associated Press that his Christian, nonprofit Solid Rock Foundation has begun fundraising efforts for a 20,000-square-foot teen ...

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NOSTRADAMEUS Completes Work On New Album

Swedish melodic metallers NOSTRADAMEUS have posted the following message on their official web site: "First of all, we want to say how sorry we are of the fact that we've been updating the homepage soo bad. There's been some problems for us concerning the access of the site. Sorry! Well, the recording of the fifth ...

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USURPER Parts Ways With Vocalist DAN TYRANTOR

Due to ongoing circumstances and issues in vocalist Dan Tyrantor's personal life, he has resigned from Chicago's USURPER. The remaining four members will indefinately continue as a four-piece, with guitarist Rick Scythe and bassist Jon Necromancer taking over the vocal duties. USURPER is still confirmed and will perform at both the Minneapolis Mayhem 3 festival ...

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CALMSITE Calls It Quits

Finnish "melodic death-rock" band CALMSITE has split up due to "personal differences and lack of motivation," according to a press release. CALMSITE released two albums during its eight-year existence: "The Erector" (2004) and "Elvisdeath" (2005). Both albums were released by U.S. label Oak Knoll Productions. CALMSITE also toured U.S. for the first time in May ...

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THE GATHERING To Team Up With GREEN LIZARD For Split Single

THE GATHERING will join forces with GREEN LIZARD for a split single to coincide with the two bands' appearances at the Sziget festival in Budapest, Hungary (set to take palce August 9-16). A total of 5,000 copies of this single will be given away exclusively at the festival. GREEN LIZARD's contribution to this single will ...

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WORLD BELOW Prepares To Record Third Album

After a nine-month hiatus, Swedish doom metal masters WORLD BELOW — featuring CARNAL FORGE/CENTINEX guitarist Jonas Kjellgren and CENTINEX drummer Ronnie Bergerståhl — have rejoined forces with bassist/vocalist Mikael Danielsson (ex-SIDEBURNERS) and are preparing to enter Black Lounge studios to begin recording their third full-length album, tentatively due in November 2006 via Austria's Psychedoomelic Records. ...

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