November 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

GODDESS SHIVA To Release Debut Album In February

GODDESS SHIVA (formerly SHIVA), the long-running German band featuring Armin Sabol (guitar/vocals; ex-RAGE) and Mat Sinner (bass/vocals; PRIMAL FEAR, SINNER) plus new drummer Martin Schmidt (ex-LEAVES' EYES, ATROCITY), will relase its debut album on February 16, 2007 via Metal Heaven Records. Originally formed in 1977, the group's upcoming CD is said to be "a high-class ...

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EPHEL DUATH Guitarist Comments On European Tour

Italian jazz-metallers EPHEL DUATH are now back home in Italy after their European tour. "We've just returned home after seventeen hours travelling from Bruxelles to Adua," EPHEL DUATH guitarist Davide reports. "The first part of the EPHEL DUATH's Imploding Euro tour is finished and it's time to reflect. We have been lucky with nine U.K. ...

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SKINDRED To Embark On U.K. Tour

U.K.-based ragga-metal band SKINDRED will embark on a full U.K. tour in the month of December. New York City-based DUB TRIO, who recently toured with GNARLS BARKLEY and PEEPING TOM, will serve as support for the December run. Confirmed dates are listed below. Nov. 11 - Newbury - Newbury Race Track Nov. 17 - Gloucester ...

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Bassist STEVE DIGIORGIO To Guest On ROGER STAFFELBACH'S ANGEL OF EDEN CD

Bassist extraordinaire Steve DiGiorgio (SEBASTIAN BACH, SADUS, TESTAMENT, DEATH) will be guesting on an upcoming album by ROGER STAFFELBACH'S ANGEL OF EDEN. The project, the brainchild of Swiss guitarist Roger Staffelbach (ARTENSION), recently signed a licensing deal with Japan's Marquee/Avalon for a tentative 2007 release. The list of musicians set to appear on the CD ...

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LORDI Performs At MTV EUROPE MUSIC AWARDS: Photos Available

Finnish Eurovision Song Contest winners LORDI closed out last night's (Nov. 2) 13th annual MTV Europe Music Awards with a now-familiar pyrotechnic-laden performance of "Hard Rock Hallelujah". The band, which was nominated for "Best Finnish Act" but lost out to POETS OF THE FALL, presented the European award for "Best Rock Act". The awards were ...

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TNT Vocalist TONY MILLS Signs New Deal With Z RECORDS

Vocalist Tony Mills (TNT, ex-SHY) has signed a new deal with Z Records. Tony's new album will be a total AOR project which will please fans of his former band SHY and JOURNEY. Tony, who is currently in pre-production with TNT, commented: "Having worked with many writers this year, I have co-written many songs that ...

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