January 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

ABYSMAL DAWN Announce New Bassist

ABYSMAL DAWN, the Los Angeles-based extreme metal band featuring former members of RISE and INHUMAN VISION, have announced the addition of bassist Carlos Arriola (ex-SAVAGERY) to the group's ranks. Arriola will make his next live appearance with the band on February 19 at Key Club in West Hollywood, California. ABYSMAL DAWN will be performing alongside ...

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YYRKOON To Open For NILE On European Tour

French thrash/death metallers YYRKOON have been confirmed as the opening act for NILE on their upcoming European tour. The tour will tentatively kick off on April 20 in Osnabrück, Germany and will run through late May. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. As previously reported, a brand-new YYRKOON track, entitled "From the Dephts", ...

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ANTHRAX: New Audio Interview With JOEY BELLADONNA Posted Online

TalkingMetal.com has posted an all-ANTHRAX episode of their "Talking Metal" podcast. The show features a seven-minute interview co-host John Ostronomy conducted with classic ANTHRAX vocalist Joey Belladonna. Interview topics include the current ANTHRAX tour, the Slave to the Metal Foundation and former KISS drummer, the late Eric Carr. Hosts Mark Strigl and Ostronomy are also ...

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PANZERCHRIST Begin Recording New Album

Danish extreme metallers PANZERCHRIST have commenced the recording sessions for their new album, "Batallion Beast" — the group's first release with newly recruited drummer Bent Nyeng (also of DIE) and keyboard player Dea Lillelund (also in FAIRYTALE ABUSE). The lyrics to the follow-up to 2003's "Room Service" (Mighty Music) will apparently be completely in German, ...

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SAATTUE Complete Work On New Promo CD

SAATTUE, the Finnish band featuring former and current members of such underground acts as YEARNING, LET ME DREAM, ULTRAMAYHEM ORGANISATION and BRAINDRAIN, have completed work on a new three-song promotional CD containing the cuts "Luutarhuri", "Ikiuneen" and "Kaaosmaa". SAATTUE have undergone several lineup changes since the release of their last EP, "Kivisydän", but musically the ...

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Former SINDROME Drummer Resurfaces In SERVITUDE

SERVITUDE is the name of a new Chicago-area band featuring former SINDROME drummer Tony Ochoa and ex-PLAGUE guitarist Fly Affinitio. According to a posting on the band's web site, SERVITUDE hope to "fuse the simplistic songwriting of rock and roll's roots with the aggressive, drop-tuned edge of today." Formed in 2004, the band — whose ...

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