January 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

FINNTROLL Fire Lead Singer TAPIO WILSKA

Finland's FINNTROLL have parted ways with singer Tapio Wilska (SETHIAN, ex-WIZZARD, former session vocalist for NIGHTWISH). Wilska's official statement on the matter reads as follows: "With a heavy heart I bring you the following news: In a band meeting one hour ago I was fired as a singer of FINNTROLL. Reasons are many and for ...

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JIMI HENDRIX Signature Amp Launched Via MARSHALL

According to Sonic State, Marshall Amplification have announced a limited-edition, handwired Jimi Hendrix Signature 100 Watt Stack (photo) in close close conjunction with Experience Hendrix, the family company established by James Al Hendrix, the late father of the legendary guitarist, and after many months of painstaking research. Not only is this ...

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KOLDBORN: New Songs Available For Download

Danish death metal band KOLDBORN have uploaded two brand-new songs from their forthcoming second album, "The Uncanny Valley", at their official web site. Check out rough-mix versions of the tracks "A Destiny Predicted" (mp3) and "Lords of Stupidity" (mp3). KOLDBORN are currently looking for a label to release "The Uncanny Valley". ...

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POSSESSED Frontman To Guest On New KULT OV AZAZEL Album

Floridian black metallers KULT OV AZAZEL have issued the following update: "Writing for the fourth release has begun. We have also summoned the immortal Jeff Becerra [ex-POSSESSED frontman] from the abyss to co-write and record guest vocals for a new track on the yet-untitled album. Also an exclusive track of POSSESSED's 'Holy Hell' will appear ...

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VITAL REMAINS Unveil New Lineup In Providence: Photos Available

VITAL REMAINS made a rare New England appearance featuring Glen Benton of DEICIDE on lead vocals on Saturday, January 28 at The Living Room in Providence, Rhode Island. The group's lineup also included Dave Suzuki on drums, Ron Greene on bass, and Ralph Santolla (DEICIDE, ex-DEATH, ICED EARTH) on guitar. It reportedly took Santolla five ...

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BIRDS OF PREY Finish Recording Debut Album

BIRDS OF PREY, the studio project featuring Erik Larson (ALAMABA THUNDERPUSSY) on guitars, Bo Leslie (THROTTLEROD) also on guitars, Summer Welch (BARONESS) on bass, Dave Witte (MUNICIPAL WASTE) on drums and Ben Hogg (BEATEN BACK TO PURE) on vocals, spent time at the Karma Productions studio in Richmond, VA this past December recording their debut ...

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