January 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

ANUBIS GATE Announce New Vocalist

INVOCATOR mainman Jacob Hansen, who is currently known worldwide as a superb metal producer (MERCENARY, COMMUNIC, HATESPHERE, ROB ROCK, VOLBEAT, RAUNCHY), has been chosen as the new singer of Danish power metal act ANUBIS GATE. Commented the band: "We are very happy to announce that we have now found a strong replacement for our former ...

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MARDUK Replace DARK FUNERAL At METALBÅTEN Ferry Festival

Swedish black metallers MARDUK have replaced DARK FUNERAL on the billing of the first edition of the Metalbåten festival, set to take place March 23-24 on the Silja Festival ferry (which traffics the Baltic Sea between Stockholm, Sweden and Turku, Finland). Other bands confirmed to appear at the festival include RAGE, FREEDOM CALL, DISMEMBER and ...

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TEXAS METAL HEALTH Concert To Be Filmed For Future Broadcast

"Robb's Metal Works", long-standing San Antonio Time Warner cable show, has joined forces with PICC Line Productions and TacomaScene.com, as an official sponsor of the fourth annual Texas Metal Health show, a tribute to late METAL CHURCH frontman David Wayne, to be held May 13 at Sam’s Burger Joint in San Antonio Texas. "Robb's Metal ...

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Former PANTERA Drummer Seeks 'Talent' For BIG VIN RECORDS

Former PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN drummer Vinnie Paul is currently looking for "different and out-there talent" for his new record label, Big Vin Records. Bands can send submissions to: BVR 420 E. Lamar, No. 212 Arlington, Texas 76011 As previously reported, Big Vin Records has secured a distribution deal via Fontana. The label's first release will be an ...

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Malaysian Fans Defend Black Metal

Clara Chooi of Malaysia's The Star Online has issued the following report: Black Metal musicians and fans defended themselves following the recent crackdown on them. They said the music first hit Malaysia in the 1980s and questioned the authorities' sudden clampdown. Arguing that a black metal follower is not necessarily a devil worshipper, ...

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