April 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

UNEARTH Frontman Discusses The Death Of DIMEBAG DARRELL

In a recent interview with FourteenG.net, UNEARTH frontman Trevor Phipps spoke about the group's upcoming touring plans, their new video for "Zombie Autopilot", and the death of PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, among other topics. A couple of excerpts from the interview follow: FourteenG.net: Let's talk about the new video that just came ...

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THE COLLISION Announce New Drummer

THE COLLISION, the new Finnish band consisting of former members of BEFORE THE DAWN, have announced the addition of drummer Markus Jokinen to the group's ranks. As previously reported, THE COLLISION have posted a live video of the track "Break My Bones" at their official web site. The clip, which was shot on January 29, ...

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OMINOUS Sign With ROTTING CORPSE RECORDS

New Jersey-based death metal trio OMINOUS has inked a deal with Chicago-based label Rotting Corpse Records. A full-length CD is expected this summer. The band are currently working on a video and are continuing to play out as much as possible. Commented Ron Dake, president of Rotting Corpse Records: "We are very excited to be ...

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BIOMECHANICAL: 'Empires Of The World' Track Listing Revealed

U.K. progressive epic thrash metallers BIOMECHANICAL have finalized the track listing for their sophomore album, "Empires of the World", due in June via Elitist/Earache Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Eight Moons" (Revolver Records) was recorded by vocalist Jon K and mixed by Andy Sneap (MACHINE HEAD, NEVERMORE, ARCH ENEMY, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE) at Sneap's own Backstage ...

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KATAGORY V: Live Video Posted Online

Utah-based progressive/power metal band KATAGORY V have uploaded a five-minute video clip of the group performing at the ProgPower IV festival pre-party showcase. Commented bassist Dustin Mitchell: "This is some footage taken from the show we played in Atlanta, GA for the pre-party at the ProgPower festival. It was one of the best shows we ...

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DARK NEW DAY: More Tour Dates With CHEVELLE Announced

DARK NEW DAY, the new "supergroup" featuring Clint Lowery (ex-SEVENDUST) on guitar, Brett Hestla (ex-CREED, VIRGOS MERLOT) on vocals, Will Hunt (ex-SKRAPE, TOMMY LEE) on drums, Clint's brother Corey Lowery (ex-STEREOMUD, STUCK MOJO) on bass, and Troy McLawhorn (ex-DOUBLE DRIVE) on guitar, have announced several more stops on their upcoming tour with CHEVELLE. Confirmed dates ...

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DEFTONES To Release CD/DVD Collection Of Rarities

DEFTONES are getting close to wrapping up the recording sessions for their as-yet-untitled untitled fifth album. The group have been recording with legendary producer Bob Ezrin (PINK FLOYD, KISS, JANE'S ADDICTION) and have 15 tracks recorded for the effort. The band are also said to be working on a very special 10th anniversary rarities and ...

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