October 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

ANGER AS ART: Record-Release Party Cancelled

ANGER AS ART, the Los Angeles-based thrash metal band featuring Steve Gaines (ABATTOIR, BLOODLUST, PAGAN WAR MACHINE, DREAMS OF DAMNATION), was forced to cancel its previously announced record-release concert/party in Los Angeles at Zen Sushi on Saturday, October 28 due to problems with the venue. A lengthy explanation of exactly what transpired to cause the ...

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UNSANCTIFIED Seeks 'Bitchin' Artists' For New Album

Los Angeles-based death metal act UNSANCTIFIED is preparing to enter the studio to begin the follow-up to their latest EP, "Demons of My Own Making", tentatively due in early 2007. Singer Don Marhefka comments: "We have about 12 songs ready to go for the new full-length album, and we are about to get into the ...

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DAYSEND Begins Recording Second Album

Sydney, Australia-based metallers DAYSEND are scheduled to leave for Victoria today to begin recording their second album at Back Beach Studios with producer DW Norton. "One month from now, we will have smashed out the drums, shredded the shit out of some strings and stripped the vocal chords bare, putting three years of hard work ...

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MAEL MORDHA, OBTEST, SLOUGH FEG Confirmed For HEATHEN CRUSADE Festival

Ireland's MAEL MORDHA, Lithuania's OBTEST and California's SLOUGH FEG have been confirmed to appear at the second annual Heathen Crusade festival, set to take place January 19-20, 2007 at the Station 4 in St. Paul, Minnesota. Also newly confirmed for the event are WITHERING SOUL (Illinois), SHROUD OF BEREAVEMENT (New Hampshire), and EARTHEN (Illinois; featuring ...

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DIVINE EMPIRE Announces New Lineup, Begins Work On New Material

Bassist/vocalist Jason Blachowicz (MALEVOLENT CREATION) has returned with a new lineup for DIVINE EMPIRE and is currently writing new material for the group's next album. Currently without a record deal, DIVINE EMPIRE has recruited the services of longtime friend and drummer Gus Rios (who previously offered his services during the writing process for the group's ...

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