August 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

Report: Backstage At OZZFEST 2006

MTV.com has posted a behind-the-scenes look at "the making of" this year's Ozzfest, which kicked off June 29 in Auburn, Washington. Read the article at this location. In other news, Return to the Pit has uploaded several hundred photos from Mansfield, Massachusetts stop of Ozzfest 2006, which took place Tuesday, August 1 at ...

Read more

IGNITE: New Tour Dates Announced

West Coast conscious hardcore champions IGNITE have announced two fall tours. The band will first join Richmond, VA's politico hardcore machine STRIKE ANYWHERE across the East Coast in early September, including co-headlining dates. They will also do a Canadian run with legendary surf punks PENNYWISE and the incomparable CIRCLE JERKS. Speaking of their forthcoming run ...

Read more

DANZIG To Release 'Lost Tracks' Collection

DANZIG recently shot a video for the song "Crawl across Your Killing Floor" outside of Los Angeles. The track will be included on the upcoming "Lost Tracks of Danzig" collection, a two-CD set of previously unreleased DANZIG tracks spaning the band's entire career — from the 1988 self-titled debut to the present. A November release ...

Read more

ABIGOR Completes Drums For New Album

Reunited Austrian black metallers ABIGOR have issued the following update: "The drum work for the new album (10 tracks, proper vinyl release as well!) has been finished. Next are guitars in August. After the vocal, bass and synth recordings, mixdown and mastering is planned for late September/early October." ABIGOR's current lineup includes mainman Peter Kubik ...

Read more

GWAR: 'Beyond Hell' E-Card Available

GWAR has been pretty busy this summer, most notably destroying town after town on the Sounds of the Underground tour. The band is set to release their most crushing release yet, "Beyond Hell", on August 29th via DRT Entertainment. An e-card has been made available streaming four tracks off the upcoming album at

Read more

KORN Asks Witnesses To Come Forward Following Fan Death

KORN has finally released a statement on the death of Andy Richardson. Richardson passed away Tuesday, August 1 due to critical injuries he recieved at the Family Values tour in Atlanta. He was attacked by two men during the DEFTONES' set on Sunday (July 30). Police say they have identified "persons of interest" in connection ...

Read more

AGATHODAIMON Announces New Bassist

German black metallers AGATHODAIMON have announced the addition of bassist Till Ottinger (ex-MISANTHROPIC) to the group's ranks. AGATHODAIMON is currently working on the follow-up to 2004's "Serpent's Embrace", tentatively due on November 24 via Nuclear Blast Records. ...

Read more