October 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

AMORPHIS Guitarists Sing ESP's Praises

AMORPHIS members Tomi Koivusaari and Esa Holopainen have joined the growing ranks of ESP artists. The two guitarists recently received their brand-new Eclipse guitars straight from ESP's custom shop, where the instruments had been built according to their own design and specifications. The endorsement had been initiated by Musamaailma, importer and distributor for ESP in ...

Read more

Former WHITE ZOMBIE Bassist To Tour With THE CRAMPS

ROCK CITY MORGUE, the New Orleans, Louisiana-based band featuring former WHITE ZOMBIE bassist Sean Yseult and ex-MAN SCOUTS OF AMERICA frontman Rik Slave, is currently working on new material, recording demos with J. Yuenger (ex-WHITE ZOMBIE guitarist). In other news, Yseult has been asked by longtime friends THE CRAMPS to play bass on their Halloween ...

Read more

GRAVE DIGGER: 'Yesterday' E-Card Available

Spain's Locomotive Records has launched an e-card for GRAVE DIGGER's new release, "Yesterday", at this location. Due on October 10, "Yesterday" is the new maxi-single from the German metalists. Vocalist Chris Boltendahl, guitarist Mani Schmidt, bassist Jens Becker, drummer Stefan Arnold and keyboardist HP Katzenburg took the song from the cult favorite "Heavy ...

Read more

VADER: More Live Video Clips Posted Online

According to a posting on VADER's official web site, the Polish leg of the band's Blitzkrieg 4 Tour turned out to be "a great success! Panzer division VADER supported by TRAUMA, AZARATH and VESANIA played 11 gigs for around 6000 people! We had a great turnout in such places like Warsaw (750 people), Wroclaw (680), ...

Read more

OZZFEST: UVTV Special Part II Now Online

The Underground Video Television (UVTV) Ozzfest special part two is now online and on iTunes. The show is hosted by Herman Li and Sam Totman of DRAGONFORCE with appearances by Brandon Schieppati of BLEEDING THROUGH and Candace Kucsulain of WALLS OF JERICHO. Herman and Sam talk about the making of their video "Through The Fire ...

Read more

HIRAX Prepares To Record New Material, Hit The Road

Thrash metal icons HIRAX will enter the studio in October to record the first new material since 2004's "The New Age of Terror". The band is scheduled to begin recording four new tracks on October 13 at Shiva Industries Studio in Santa Ana, California. John Haddad will produce the tracks "Lucifer's Inferno" and "City of ...

Read more