August 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

NYC Mayor BLOOMBERG Goes To Bat For CBGB

CBGB, the legendary New York City club whose lease expires today, is "a great New York City institution" worth saving, New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg said, according to The New York Post. Bloomberg yesterday said the city is "trying to bring" the club together with its landlord, the Bowery Residents' Committee, so the nightspot ...

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GREAT WHITE Cancel Tour

Pollstar.com is reporting that GREAT WHITE have called off the rest of their U.S. tour, with around 20 dates affected. The band, which has been on the road for much of the last six months, cited "medical reasons" as the cause for the cancellations. A press release said the group "will also not perform on ...

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HOUSE OF LORDS, DANGER DANGER Confirmed For Greece's FIREFEST

England's premier hard/melodic rock festival, Firefest II, which will take place on Saturday, November 26 at Nottingham Rock City in Nottingham, U.K., will also nbe held in Greece with a slightly different bill. The show will take place at the Underworld Club in Athens on Tuesday, November 29 and the bands that will be appearing ...

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ABORTED Prepare For North American Tour

Belgium's ABORTED are preparing for their first full North American invasion. Their formidable new album, "The Archaic Abattoir", won the band considerable praise. Founder and vocalist Sven De Caluwe commented on the upcoming tour and lineup changes: "Things are really starting to move fast for us, and we're fully preparing ourselves for the upcoming U.S. ...

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GOD AMONG INSECTS Announce New Album Title

GOD AMONG INSECTS, the Swedish "old-school" death metal band featuring vocalist Emperor Magus Caligula (DARK FUNERAL), guitarist Lord K (a.k.a. Kenth Philipson) (THE PROJECT HATE), bassist Tomas Elofsson (SANCTIFICATION) and drummer Tobias Gustafsson (VOMITORY), have set "Zombienomicon" as the title of their sophomore album, tentatively due late 2005/early 2006 via Threeman Recordings. "We can tell ...

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