April 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

LINKIN PARK's SHINODA Can't Wait To Unleash FORT MINOR Side-Project

LINKIN PARK rapper Mike Shinoda will be releasing his highly anticipated side-project FORT MINOR later this summer. Shinoda, the producer and beat-maker behind JAY-Z's and LINKIN PARK's "Collision Course", sees FORT MINOR as an extension of who he is as a musician, producer and visual artist: "I did nothing but hip-hop before LINKIN PARK started, ...

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SINISTER: Back From The Dead

As first reported here on March 30, Dutch death metallers SINISTER have now officially reformed, according to a statement issued by Nuclear Blast Records. "Fact is that after numerous letters and e-mails of fans around the world we reconsidered to revive the band again", the group said in a statement, "but drastic measures were needed ...

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Vocalist MIKE DIMEO Officially Quits RIOT

After a number of years and several album recordings with the band, vocalist Mike DiMeo has officially quit RIOT to devote himself full-time to THE LIZARDS (featuring drummer Bobby Rondinelli of BLUE ÖYSTER CULT/BLACK SABBATH/RAINBOW fame). Mike commented, "I have done more with THE LIZARDS in the past six months then with RIOT for the ...

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