November 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

EMINENCE: New Song Posted Online

A brand-new EMINENCE track, entitled "Written in Dust", has been posted online at www.myspace.com/eminenceband. The song is a pre-production version of a cut that will appear on the Brazilian extreme metallers' next CD, tentatively due next year. As previously reported, EMINENCE recently uploaded a live video of the track "Hawking Radiation", recorded on ...

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STREAM OF PASSION Enter Dutch Album Chart At No. 27

STREAM OF PASSION, the new band featuring AYREON mastermind Arjen Lucassen, have entered the Dutch national album chart at position No. 27 with their debut CD, "Embrace the Storm". In other news, Arjen and STREAM OF PASSION frontwoman, Mexican singer Marcela Bovio (one of the vocalists on AYREON's 2004 rock opera, "The Human Equation") performed ...

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THE BLACK LEAGUE Release New Album In Finland: Audio Samples Available

THE BLACK LEAGUE, the Finnish band fronted by former SENTENCED vocalist Taneli Jarva, have just released their fourth full-length album, "A Place Called Bad", in Finland via WolfGang Records/MajorLeidén Productions. The follow-up to 2004's "Man's Ruin Revisited", "A Place Called Bad" was recorded at Seawolf Studios in Suomenlinna (just outside Helsinki). The band have undergone ...

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ANGEL DUST Confirm New Singer

German power metallers ANGEL DUST have recruited ex-EVERFLOW vocalist Carsten Kaiser as the replacement for the band's previous singer, Dirk Thurisch. As a result of this lineup change, the recordings for the group's new album have been pushed back to March 2006. According to guitarist Bernd Aufermann (RUNNING WILD), the new material will be a ...

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MYSTIC CIRCLE Seek New Drummer

German "dark Satanic metal band" MYSTIC CIRCLE have cancelled their previously announced live appearances between November 26 and December 17 due to "drummer problems." The group are currently seeking a new drummer for their upcoming world tour in support of their seventh full-length album, "The Bloody Path of God", tentatively due in early 2006 via ...

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LEAVES' EYES Apologize For Show Cancellations

LEAVES' EYES, the new band formed by ex-THEATRE OF TRAGEDY singer Liv Kristine Espenaes Krull and members of ATROCITY (who are fronted by Liv's husband Alexander Krull), have posted the following message on their official web site: "The last couple of weeks have made a lot of fun besides several stresses and strains. The shows ...

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FREYA: Former EARTH CRISIS Drummer Joins The Fold

FREYA, the new band featuring former EARTH CRISIS members Karl Buechner (vocals), Bulldog (bass, backing vocals), and Erick Edwards (guitar), have posted the following message on their official web site: "It's been a busy time for FREYA. Dennis Merrick [drums], formerly of [EARTH CRISIS], has joined us and played his first show in Ogdensburg, NY. ...

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Drummer GENE HOGLAN Says DARK ANGEL Reunion Will 'Never Happen'

STRAPPING YOUNG LAD drummer Gene Hoglan has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "Hey, since I seem to be able to write my own headlines on Blabbermouth, I figured I'd throw oot a few...'Hoglan cures cancer-develops Death Ray in the process.' 'Hoglan replaced by trained monkey-admits monkey can probably do as ...

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THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Confirm Split With Drummer, Bassist

Detroit, Michigan-based melodic death metallers THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER have confirmed the departures of drummer Zach Gibson and bassist David Lock. "Both are gone cause they couldn't actually play our material," the band write in an online posting. "It was sad to have to make such a decision with Dave since he's been with us ...

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