April 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

HEADSPEED Sign With COPRO/CASKET RECORDS

U.K. metallers HEADSPEED have inked a deal with Copro/Casket Records. The group's debut album, "Blueprint for Disaster", is scheduled for release on June 20. "Blueprint for Disaster" (view cover here) track listing: 01. A Different Side of Me 02. Evidence 03. I Confess 04. The Suffering 05. Down 06. Eye to Eye 07. ...

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ROTTING CHRIST, R.O.T.S., NECRONOMICON Confirmed For Germany's UP FROM THE GROUND Festival

ROTTING CHRIST, R.O.T.S. (RIDERS OF THE STORM) and NECRONOMICON are the latest confirmations for the Up From The Ground festival, set to be held August 26-27 in Gemünden/Steinwiesen, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: ANTICHRIST BELPHEGOR DARK AGE DEFLESHED DISINFECT EKTOMORF END OF GREEN ENSIFERUM FEARER HATESPHERE HEAVEN SHALL BURN HYPOCRISY ...

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CHRIS CORNELL Says Past Experiences Help Keep AUDIOSLAVE Together

Launch Radio Networks reports: AUDIOSLAVE vocalist Chris Cornell says that, unlike some other rock "supergroups," there were no concerns about AUDIOSLAVE being able to stay together. Cornell told Launch that the quartet's past histories as members of SOUNDGARDEN and RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE helped them become more mature and mellow in their current association. "We ...

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36 CRAZYFISTS: Back In Writing Mode

36 CRAZYFISTS have posted the following message on their official web site: "Hey, all, we are back from our European tour and let me tell you, IT WAS AMAZING!!!! Thanks to everyone who came out and sang the songs with us, you all rule!!! "Well, it looks like the beginning of summer and we have ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY Complete Work On 'The New Build' Video

Sweden's DARK TRANQUILLITY have posted the following message on their official web site: "We just got to see the final version of the 'The New Build' clip and are really pleased with how it all turned out. As previously reported, director Roger Johansson joined us for 5-6 dates of the European tour, filming the performances ...

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THE MIGHTY NIMBUS: Live Video Posted Online

A live video of THE MIGHTY NIMBUS performing the song "Raising the Mammoth" in Rochester, New York earlier in the year, has been posted online at this location (Windows Media, 16 MB). As previously reported, THE MIGHTY NIMBUS recently announced the addition of singer Al "The Yeti" Bones to the group's ranks. The ...

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LOST HORIZON, FOREST OF IMPALED Members Join Forces In New Project

Members of LOST HORIZON/LUCIFERION (Sweden), FOREST OF IMPALED (USA) and DAMNATION (Poland) have teamed up in a brand new death/mystery/”black" formation with a base in Chicago. No band name has yet been chosen, but the group's initial recordings are already underway, with sessions taking place in the U.S. and Sweden. The band, who have completed ...

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RAM-ZET Sign With TABU, Prepare To Release New Album

Norwegian "black psychotic power metal" act RAM-ZET have inked a deal with Tabu Records. The group's third album, "Intra", was mixed in Sweden with producer Daniel Bergstrand (IN FLAMES, SOILWORK, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, DARKANE, MESHUGGAH). A May 30 release is expected. In other news, RAM-ZET have parted ways with keyboardist Magnus Østvang. The band are ...

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