January 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

ZAKK WYLDE Hits Studio To Record LYNYRD SKYNYRD Cover

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY/OZZY OSBOURNE guitarist Zakk Wylde went into the studio on Tuesday, January 24 to lay down his version of a LYNYRD SKYNYRD classic for the upcoming tribute album, "Heavy Helping", due later in the year via Sanctuary Records. Other artists that have reportedly contributed to the CD include METALLICA, CORROSION OF CONFORMITY, SEBASTIAN ...

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KYLESA Complete Work On New Album; Audio Available

Savannah GA's crust-metal-punk hybrid KYLESA have completed work on "To Walk A Middle Course" with producer Alex Newport (MELVINS, AT THE DRIVE-IN, NAILBOMB, THE LOCUST). The album is set for release on March 22 through Prosthetic Records. You can sample the track "In Memory" here. The band will embark on a nationwide tour ...

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Ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN To Appear At Tsunami Relief Concert

Former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN and current RING OF FIRE singer Mark Boals will sing one song at a tsunami relief benefit concert at the Baked Potato in Los Angeles on February 3. Other artists scheduled to appear at the show include Bunny Brunel (bass), Steve Vai, Billy Sheehan (DAVID LEE ROTH, MR. BIG) and Frank Banali ...

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IRON MAIDEN Singer To Present At BBC RADIO 2 FOLK AWARDS

IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson has been confirmed as one of the presenters at this year's BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards ceremony on Monday, February 14 at The Brewery in London. The awards also feature live music from Martin Carthy, Northumbrian piper Kathryn Tickell and five times nominated Karine Polwart as well as Eddi Reader, ...

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Pre-Order JUDAS PRIEST Album And Get Free Collectors Postcards

JUDAS PRIEST unleash their outstanding new studio album "Angel of Retribution" on March 1 (one day earlier internationally). In addition to the standard CD album, a limited edition version will also be made available. This limited edition version will be packaged in deluxe "Hard Back Book" packaging and includes a second DVD disc featuring a ...

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THE DUSKFALL To Use Session Bassist For Upcoming Shows

Swedish metallers THE DUSKFALL have finished writing seven out of 10 songs for their new album, tentatively due later in the year via Nuclear Blast Records. The band are expected to enter Dug-Out studio in Uppsala, Sweden in April with producer Daniel Bergstrand (IN FLAMES, MESHUGGAH, STUCK MOJO) to begin recording the follow-up to 2003's ...

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BLITZKRIEG To Enter Studio In March

Legendary NWOBHM outfit BLITZKRIEG will enter the studio on March 19 to record the follow-up to 2002's "Absolute Power" album. Songs set to appear on the as-yet-untitled CD include "Rise", "Desolation Angel", "Excessive Force", "Standing Still" and "Hell Express". A summer release is expected. More information will be made available soon. ...

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IRON MAIDEN Singer To Guest DJ At ARTHUR BROWN Performance

IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson will be a special guest DJ at Arthur Brown's Crazy World Fire Suite Kingdom Come Reunion performance on Saturday, March 12 at the Astoria in London. Bruce, besides being a good friend of Arthur (the latter attended the Earl's Court gig in 2003), compiled a BBC documentary to show Arthur ...

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