April 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

ANTHRAX Guitarist On Reunion With Former Bandmates: 'The Ball-Busting Has Been Non-Stop'

The April 1, 2005 ANTHRAX reunion press conference was no April Fool's joke. Kicking off an entire "Spreading the Anthrax" weekend on Sirius Satellite Radio's metal station Hard Attack, ANTHRAX announced the reinstatement of their classic "Armed and Dangerous" lineup, featuring Joey Belladonna, Frankie Bello, Charlie Benante, Scott Ian and Danny Spitz. Now together for ...

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BLEEDING THROUGH To Headline Second Annual STRHESS TOUR

BLEEDING THROUGH will headline this year's Strhess Tour, the annual U.S. trek sponsored by renowned artist Derek Hess and his company, Strhess Clothing. "We have all been huge fans of Derek's work for many years and we're honored to be part of this year's Strhess Tour," said BLEEDING THROUGH's vocalist Brandan Schieppati. "This lineup could ...

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STRONG INTENTION Sign With GOODFELLOW RECORDS

Maryland grindcore merchants STRONG INTENTION have inked a deal with Goodfellow Records. The band will be entering Ken Olden's (DAMNATION AD) D.C. studio in May to begin recording an as-yet-untitled new album for a mid-summer release. "Being a fan of STRONG INTENTION for so long makes this communion even more exciting for me," says Goodfellow ...

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Former ALICE IN CHAINS Bassist Arrested

Seattle's KIROTV.com is reporting that former ALICE IN CHAINS bassist Mike Starr was arrested in Seattle for vandalizing a car. A man named Phillip told KIROTV.com that he spotted a man pulling the hood ornament off his car Sunday night. He said he recognized the man as Michael Christopher Starr and called police. Starr was ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN Film Video For 'B.Y.O.B.'

MTV.com is reporting that SYSTEM OF A DOWN shot a video for their new single, "B.Y.O.B.", last weekend in downtown Los Angeles with director Jake Nava, who has helmed mainly pop and R&B clips over the years. "B.Y.O.B.", an acronym for "Bring Your Own Bombs", is about the business behind war, among other ...

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