March 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW Finish Mastering New Album

Reactivated Finnish melodic extreme metal band ETERNAL TEARS OF SORROW mastered their fifth album, "Before the Bleeding Sun", earlier today (March 2) at Finnvox Studios in Helsinki, Finland. "What a ride this has been," the band write on their web site. "We started writing material for this album in late October 2004, that's 16 months ...

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CRYPTOPSY, SIX FEET UNDER, HATE Confirmed For Germany's PARTY.SAN OPEN AIR Festival

CRYPTOPSY, SIX FEET UNDER and HATE have been confirmed for the 2006 installment of the Party.San Open Air festival, set to take place August 10-12 in Bad Berka, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AKRIVAL BEHEMOTH CRYPTOPSY DESASTER DESTRÖYER666 DEW-SCENTED ENSLAVED HATE HELRUNAR HYPOCRISY ILLDISPOSED KAAMOS KATAKLYSM MARDUK NIFELHEIM ...

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ALICE COOPER To Tour Canada In May

Pollstar.com is reporting that ALICE COOPER will visit Canada this spring for an arena tour spanning a dozen dates. The May 1-17 trek will include six gigs in Ontario and five more spread across Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Manitoba. He'll dip down to Fargo, N.D., May 15 for a single U.S. ...

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CANDIRIA: New Album Update

Brooklyn-based CANDIRIA have posted the following update on the recording sessions for their new album: "We started out writing new material in Jupiter 4 Studios during the first few weeks of January. Jupiter 4 is the studio owned and run by Ken Schalk and his brother Steve Schalk. We used the time there to write ...

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AMORPHIS To Perform On Finnish TV Next Week

On Wednesday, March 8, AMORPHIS will appear live on Yle TV2's "Lista" show (web site) in Finland starting at 7:15 p.m. The first 50 fans to gather at the door of Yleisradio's Radiotalo (Radiokatu 5 D, Länsi-Pasila, Helsinki) will be invited inside to watch the show as studio guests. The program will re-air ...

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LAMB OF GOD To Release New Album In August

After headlining the Sounds of the Underground festival in June-August 2005, LAMB OF GOD bunkered down in their hometown of Richmond, Virginia to begin the writing process on the follow-up to the band's 2004's release "Ashes of the Wake". "We've taken this process very seriously," notes drummer Chris Adler. "We have been spending 5 or ...

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DEF LEPPARD To Team Up With JOURNEY For Summer Tour

DEF LEPPARD and JOURNEY will be teaming up for a U.S. tour this summer. No dates have been confirmed at this time. DEF LEPPARD's two-CD collection of hits, "Rock of Ages", has sold 452,000 copies in the United States since its May 2005 release. Meanwhile, the band's 1999 "Vault - Greatest Hits" (Mercury) collection has ...

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AEROSMITH Return To The Road — Again

Launch Radio Networks reports: AEROSMITH resumes their latest tour tonight (Thursday, March 2) in Hollywood, Florida, with CHEAP TRICK along as the opening act. Lead guitarist Joe Perry told Launch he hopes that for this leg of the tour and the rest of the year, AEROSMITH will continue digging into their catalog for rarely-played gems. ...

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