March 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

LEAVES' EYES To Tour Europe With ELIS

LEAVES' EYES, the 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), will be undertaking a short headlining tour of Europe in April/May with ELIS as support. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 27 - Zürich, SWI @ Dynamo Apr. 29 ...

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OPETH, HAMMERFALL, KNORKATOR Confirmed For Germany's EARTHSHAKER FEST

HAMMERFALL, OPETH and KNORKATOR have been confirmed for this year's Earthshaker Fest, set to take place July 21-22 in Kreuth, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ARCH ENEMY BRAINSTORM DEATHSTARS DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER EDGUY EKTOMORF ENSIFERUM EQULIBRIUM EVERGREY HAMMERFALL KATAKLYSM KNORKATOR NEVERMORE OPETH RAGE SAXON TESTAMENT WINTERSUN ...

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BLACK SABBATH's ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME Induction to Air On VH1

VH1 will broadcast the March 13 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Tuesday, March 21 at 9 p.m. (ET/PT). This year's inductees include heavy metal innovators BLACK SABBATH, new wave rock band BLONDIE, jazz legend and creative genius MILES DAVIS, southern rock mainstays LYNYRD SKYNYRD and British punk pioneers the SEX PISTOLS. ...

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TRAIL OF TEARS To Enter The Studio In June

Norway's TRAIL OF TEARS will enter Soundsuite Studio in Marseille, France on June 25 with producer Terje Refsnes to start recording their as-yet-untitled fifth album. The band expect to spend six weeks tracking the effort for a late 2006 release via Napalm Records. Commented vocalist Ronny Thorsen: "It will be a bigger-sounding album, for sure ...

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DRAGONFORCE: North American Tour Dates Announced

London-based "extreme power metal" band DRAGONFORCE have announced the following North American headlining dates as part of their "Inhuman Rampage World Tour": Apr. 28 - Toronto, ON @ Opera House Apr. 29 - Montreal, QC @ Medley Apr. 30 - Worcester, MA @ New England Metal and Hardcore Festival May 01 - New York, NY ...

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MANOWAR, RHAPSODY And HOLYHELL Reschedule And Add New Dates

Rescheduled tour dates, as well as additional new dates, have been announced regarding German performances by MANOWAR, with special guests RHAPSODY and HOLYHELL, on the "Demons, Dragons & Warriors World Tour 2006". Due to an unfortunate accident involving MANOWAR guitarist Karl Logan, previously scheduled European dates of the tour had been postponed, much to the ...

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