November 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

CYNIC Confirmed For MARYLAND DEATHFEST V

Reunited CYNIC, whose 1993 album "Focus" is regarded as a landmark release in the field of technical/progressive metal, has been confirmed for next year's Maryland Deathfest V, set to take place on May 26-27 at Sonar in Baltimore, MD. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): BIRDFLESH (Sweden) BRUTAL TRUTH (New ...

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ROBERT PLANT's Appeal Boost

According to Express & Star, a British woman seeking life-saving treatment for a tumor was due to meet her surgeon in America today after fundraisers, including rock legend Robert Plant, helped raise vital funds. He was among enthusiastic bidders at a fundraising auction for the Jackie Jennings Appeal. The event, held at Wolverley ...

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KORPIKLAANI: Live Video Posted Online

A video clip of Finnish folk metallers KORPIKLAANI performing the track "Happy Little Boozer" at the Nummirock festival this past June in Nummijärvi, Finland has been posted online at www.napalmrecords.com. As previously reported, KORPIKLAANI are the first confirmed band for the Bloodstock Open Air festival, set to take place Saturday, July 7 at ...

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DROWNING POOL Begins Recording New Album

Dallas, Texas-based metal band DROWNING POOL is rumored to have signed a new deal with Sanctuary Records. However, this has yet to be officially confirmed by either the band or the label. DROWNING POOL has issued the following update on its current activities: "As a lot of you may already know, DROWNING POOL is in ...

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TYSON SCHENKER's FASTER INFERNO Calls It Quits

FASTER INFERNO (formerly RAIDERS OF ROCK N' ROLL), the British band featuring guitarist Tyson Schenker — the son of the legendary SCORPIONS and UFO guitarist Michael Schenker — has called it a day. The group's official statement on the matter reads as follows: "Sadly, it reaches a point when everything comes to an end. Faster ...

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MASTODON To Take Part In London In-Store Tomorrow

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON will take part in an in-store signing at London's FOPP on Tuesday (November 28) beginning at 6:00 p.m. MASTODON has just released "The Wolf Is Loose", the second single from its "Blood Mountain" album. It is available on CD, ECD and 12" limited-edition picture disc. As previously reported, MASTODON will be ...

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Death-Rapper NECRO To Make European Live Debut In London

After building a rabid following across America, the critically acclaimed Brooklyn death-rapper NECRO has set his sights on Europe before he knuckles down to work on his new album. NECRO will premier his "Drugs, Gory Death and Sex Tour" at a special one-night-only headline show at The Scala, Kings Cross, London on January 11, 2007. ...

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CELTIC FROST To Return To North America In 2007

Seminal avant-garde metal pioneers CELTIC FROST have issued the following update: "On the occasion of the conclusion of the 2006 North American leg of CELTIC FROST's 'Monotheist' tour, we would like to pause for a moment to thank the many who made this massive undertaking possible. "We wish to pay tribute to the extraordinary audiences ...

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