December 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

DEMIURG Featuring DAN SWANÖ: Debut Album Due In February

On February 23, 2007 Mascot Records will release the debut album from Swedish band DEMIURG, entitled "Breath of the Demiurg". DEMIURG is the brainchild of PAGANIZER/RIBSPREADER mainman Rogga Johansson and Dan Swanö (EDGE OF SANITY, NIGHTINGALE). The album is said to be "filled with brutal and extreme death metal" that "displays an evolution from old ...

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Original EDEN Guitarist RICK SCOTT CROCCO Passes Away

Longtime metal journalist and Shockwaves magazine editor Bob Nalbandian has released the following announcement to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "I am saddened to report that Rick Scott Crocco passed away on the morning of December 3, 2006 in his home in Salt Lake City, Utah. The cause of death is undisclosed. Rick was the original guitarist for the ...

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Former PESTILENCE Mainman MAMELI Launches C-187

C-187, the new band featuring former PESTILENCE mainman Patrick Mameli (guitar) alongside Tony Choy (bass; ATHEIST; ex-CYNIC), Sean Reinert (drums; CYNIC, ex-DEATH) and Tony Jelencovich (vocals; M.A.N, ex-TRANSPORT LEAGUE, MNEMIC), has inked a deal with Holland's Mascot Records. The band will enter the studio in February 2007 to begin recording its debut album for a ...

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BALTIMOORE To Release New Album In The Spring

Swedish melodic hard rockers BALTIMOORE have announced that they will release a new album on April 15, 2007. No further details are currently available. As previously reported, BALTIMOORE performed live on the TV morning show "Nyhetsmorgon" on TV4 on November 15. Watch performances of "Play On" (video) and "Come, Gone" (video). ...

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NAGLFAR Announces New Bassist

Swedish black metal titans NAGLFAR have issued the following update: "It's now official. Morgan Lie has joined the ranks permanently as our bass player. He's been handling the live duties exceptionally well, and also has been contributing with music for the new album, so it's our pleasure to welcome him into the band." As previously ...

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PITCHSHIFTER's 'Underground Uprising' Festival Postponed

The previously announced Underground Uprising festival, which was set to be headlined by PITCHSHIFTER on Friday, December 15 at Astoria in London, England, has been postponed. PSI Records and Mean Fiddler are currently exploring options to reschedule the event in 2007.The following statement has been issued by PITCHSHIFTER: "We would like to apologize to all ...

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