March 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

OPETH Confirmed For Slovenia's METALCAMP Festival

Sweden's OPETH have been confirmed for the Metalcamp 2006 festival, set to take place July 21-23 in Tolmin, Slovenia. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Main Stage: AMON AMARTH ARCH ENEMY CATARACT DEATHSTARS DECAPITATED DIMMU BORGIR EDGUY EVERGREY GOREFEST HEAVEN SHALL BURN HYPOCRISY KATAKLYSM MY DYING BRIDE NEVERMORE ONE MAN ARMY & THE ...

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CINDERELLA And POISON To Team Up For U.S. Tour This Summer

According to MelodicRock.com, CINDERELLA and POISON will be teaming up this summer for the 20th Anniversary tour of the "Nightsongs" and "Look What the Cat Dragged In" albums, respectively. In addition, there will be a new CINDERELLA retrospective CD this April via Island/Universal and a brand new CINDERELLA live CD recorded last year on the ...

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GADGET Complete Work On New Album

Sweden's GADGET have completed recording their new album, "The Funeral March". GADGET proudly carry the grindcore torch forward with "The Funeral March". More than a devout collection of blasting beats, sweltering guitars and real-world lyrics, "The Funeral March" incorporates sinister melodies and a keen sense of dynamics to an already explosive mix. "The Funeral March" ...

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RELAPSE RECORDS To Sponsor Philadelphia Roller Derby Team

Relapse Records has announced that they will sponsoring one of Philadelphia's all-girl Roller Derby teams, The Heavy Metal Hookers. Spring 2006 will mark the team debut for The Heavy Metal Hookers. The complete roster includes team captain Ivana Rock (11), co-captain The Slim Reaper (77), Foxy Cotin (37), Weapon X (1%), Chainsaw Gutsfuck (7), Holly ...

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GREG LEON Starts Work On New INVASION album; Re-Teams With SURVIVOR Drummer

Southern California guitar legend/vocalist Greg Leon (ex-DOKKEN, QUIET RIOT) has started work on a new studio album, tentivately titled "Stormbringer". Joining Greg Leon on the follow-up to last year's "Unfinished Business" (Leon's first record under the INVASION banner since their cult classic 1984 debut) are bassist George Roelke (ex-SHOUT, BRAND NEW DAY) and veteran drummer ...

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CROSSBREED Drop Off NOTHINGFACE Tour, Accuse Co-Headliners Of Lying

Florida's CROSSBREED have dropped off their previously announced U.S. trek with NOTHINGFACE after allegedly failing to honor a list of "non-negotiable" tour rules set up by NOTHINGFACE bassist Jerry Montano. Commented CROSSBREED: "Please understand that all attempts were made to clear up this mess to remain on the tour. In 10 years, CROSSBREED has never ...

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DEF LEPPARD Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

DEF LEPPARD have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 8-10 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ALICE COOPER ANVIL BLITZKRIEG BONFIRE CACTUS CATHEDRAL CELTIC FROST DEEP PURPLE DEF LEPPARD DORO DRAGONFORCE EASY ACTION EVERGREY FIREWIND FROM BEHIND ...

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