August 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

NASUM: 'Grand Finale' Artwork Revealed

NASUM drummer Anders Jakobson has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "This past week the artwork and booklet design for the last (?)NASUM release, the collection 'Grind Finale', was finalized and sent to the printer. Now I finally can give you a preview of the front cover for this release. "The ...

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Former GORGUTS Guitarist: PIGGY Was 'A True Genius'

Former GORGUTS guitarist Steeve Hurdle has issued the following statement regarding the passing of VOIVOD guitarist Denis "Piggy" D'Amour: It is with sadness that this morning I heard the terrible news. The great Piggy is gone... Denis D'Amour is still my biggest influence in mastery of guitars. "Today I'll mourn and remember the two times ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Collaborate With THE EXIES

MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx has posted the following message in his online diary: "Today was the last night with SUM 41, SILVERTIDE and THE EXIES. Made some great friends, wrote some great music... Gonna miss all the bands a lot. The last day of a group of bands traveling the country together is always ...

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OPETH Mainman: 'VOIVOD Was One Of My Absolute Favourite Bands'

OPETH frontman Mikael Åkerfeldt has issued the following statement regarding the passing of VOIVOD guitarist Denis "Piggy" D'Amour: "The members of OPETH send their condolences to the family and friends of the recently deceased Denis 'Piggy' D'Amour, guitarist of classic Canadian band VOIVOD. R.I.P! "As I was getting into real heavy music in the '80s, ...

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NASUM Drummer Comments On PIGGY's Passing

NASUM drummer Anders Jakobson has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "What the fuck is going on? People in the metal community seems to die each and every week... Now Piggy of VOIVOD passed away due to the big C, and it is of course as sad as any death these ...

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I.C.E. Part Ways With CRASH MUSIC, Seek New Label Home

Maryland-based black metallers I.C.E. (IMPERIAL CRYSTALLINE ENTOMBMENT) have parted ways with Crash Music Inc. According to a posting on the group's web site, the band's management "is currently in search of a label that will help to fulfill the needs and goals of the band as help spread the gospel of Råvaskeith further! Any interested ...

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