March 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

STAIND Has New Tour In The Works

Launch Radio Networks reports: STAIND will be back for yet another U.S. tour this spring, beginning on April 20 and running through June 18. The news comes from up-and-coming band HURT, which has been confirmed as one of the support acts on the jaunt. Exact dates and venues have yet to be announced. STAIND is ...

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HELMET Sign To WARCON ENTERPRISES

One of the leading post-hardcore/punk labels in the industry today, Warcon Enterprises has announced that it has signed the forefathers of the genre, HELMET. Under the deal, HELMET will release a new album which is slated for early summer 2006 and has confirmed that they will headline this year's Warped Tour. According to Page Hamilton, ...

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SAMAEL Confirmed For Germany's WAVE GOTIK TREFFEN Festival

Switzerland's SAMAEL have been confirmed for this year's German gothic music festival Wave Gotik Treffen, set to take place June 2-5 in Leipzig. The band will also play some other selected festivals this summer. More information will be made available soon. In other news, two songs from "Era One" — the project featuring SAMAEL's Vorph ...

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NEGATIVA Part Ways With Bassist, Announce Replacement

NEGATIVA, the new Quebec, Canada-based metal band featuring former GORGUTS members Steeve Hurdle (guitar, vocals; also ex-PURULENCE) and Luc Lemay (guitar, vocals), along with Etienne Gallo (AUGURY) on drums, have parted ways with bassist Dominic Lapointe (QUO VADIS, AUGURY, ATHERETIC). "Dominic coudn't make it. He was too busy with his two other bands," Hurdle said. ...

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SATYRICON Confirmed For Sweden's CLOSE-UP FESTIVAL

Norwegian black metallers SATYRICON have been confirmed for the Close-Up Festival, set to take place April 15-16 at Münchenbryggeriet in Stockholm, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMON AMARTH BLINDSIDE BOLT THROWER BURST CULT OF LUNA EVERGREY IMPERIAL LEATHER KHOMA OPETH PATH OF NO RETURN RENTOKILLER SATYRICON SKITSYSTEM TAINT ...

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