May 2003 - Blabbermouth Archive

ROADRUNNER RECORDS Launches THE VAULT!

Roadrunner Records U.S. have launched a special section of their official web site called The Vault where you can buy digital files of all Roadrunner music — past and present, deleted and current. Check it out here. In conjunction with the site's launch, SLIPKNOT drummer/MUDERDOLLS guitarist and an avid Roadrunner aficionado Joey Jordison ...

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Original Members Of ELECTRIC WIZARD Leave To Form New Band

After 10 years in the group, original ELECTRIC WIZARD members Mark Greening (drums & piano) and Tim Bagshaw (bass) have quit the British doom veterans to concentrate on their new project, which they have baptized RAMESSES. Completing the new group — which features Tim on lead guitar — is bassist/vocalist Adam Richardson (ex-SPIRMYARD). RAMESSES have ...

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TESLA Hard At Work On New Album

TESLA have spent the past four weeks in the studio tracking their as-yet-untitled new album, tentatively due at the end of the year through Sanctuary Records. Among the tracks being considered for inclusion on the self-produced effort are the following: 01. Come To Me 02. Caught In A Dream 03. Got No Glory 04. Heaven ...

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Ex-LIZZY BORDEN Guitarist Seeks New Projects

Guitarist Alex Nelson has officially confirmed his departure from LIZY BORDEN. The following is Nelson's statement on the matter: "Even though it's been a fabulous 18 years (on and off) playing with the coolest guys I could ever hope for, it's time to move on and search for new challenges... "I have decided to pursue ...

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TRANSPORT LEAGUE Set American Release Date For 'Grand Amputation'

Sweden's TRANSPORT LEAGUE have set a July 7 North American release date through Crash Music Inc. for their latest EP, "Grand Amputation". "Grand Amputation" EP was originally issued in Scandinavia last year through the band's own Hoffa Communications via MNW distribution. As previously reported, TRANSPORT LEAGUE entered the studio in February with producer J. Reivén ...

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JACK OSBOURNE: 'I Got Caught Up In My New Lifestyle'

Jack Osbourne says that he got carried away with drugs and alcohol and decided to check into rehab to seek out treatment before it became too late. "I got caught up in my new lifestyle," Jack told People magazine on his fourth day of treatment. "Once I realized this, I voluntarily checked myself into a ...

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BARRY SPARKS Checks In From TED NUGENT Tour

Acclaimed bassist Barry Sparks (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, DOKKEN, MSG), who is currently touring with TED NUGENT on his North American tour as a replacement for Marco Mendoza, has posted the following message to his official web site: "Hello! I am here in Dallas — things are good, we drove all night from Tulsa, and we really ...

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