February 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

GODSMACK Set Release Date For New Album

GODSMACK have set an April 25 release date for their new album, "IV". The album's first single, "Speak", will be released to radio on Tuesday, February 14. In a recent interview with MTV.com, GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna had the following to say about the follow-up to 2003's "Faceless": "It's a killer record, and I'm really ...

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DEF LEPPARD Guitarist's MAN-RAZE Explain Album Delay

MAN-RAZE, the new band featuring DEF LEPPARD guitarist Phil Collen, have posted the following message on their official web site: "We've had many mails and messages asking what is happening with our album...so we want to let you know what's going on. The simple answer is that it's not yet ready! "Let us explain: As ...

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CRYPTOPSY Drummer Schedules Missisauga Clinic

CRYPTOPSY drummer Flo Mounier will conducting a drum clinic at the Long And McQuade's Missisauga, ON location (address: 900 Rathburn Road West; tel.: 905-273-3939) on Monday, March 6. Start time is 7:00 p.m. As previously reported, CRYPTOPSY have been nominated in the "Favorite Metal Artist/Group" category at The Indies, the 6th Annual Independent Music Awards, ...

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GOD FORBID Prepare For U.S Tour With CHILDREN OF BODOM

GOD FORBID continue their touring assault on the U.S. as direct support to CHILDREN OF BODOM this spring. The group just completed a highly successful run direct support to ANTHRAX and are currently in the midst of a headlining run with SWORN ENEMY, MANNTIS and CANNAE. They will proceed to embark on a massive U.K. ...

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BURST Albums To Be Released On Deluxe Double LP

BURST's "Origo" and "Prey On Life" albums will be released on a deluxe double LP by Holland's Garden of Exile Records. Garden of Exile previously released an extremely limited BURST split 7" with THE OCEAN. As previously reported, BURST have been honored with the prestigious "P3 Guld" award for their critically acclaimed album "Origo" in ...

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HATE ETERNAL Drummer Joins Forces With WATCHTOWER, CANNIBAL CORPSE Members

BLOTTED SCIENCE, the technical extreme metal project masterminded by guitarist Ron Jarzombek (WATCHTOWER, SPASTIC INK) and bassist Alex Webster (CANNIBAL CORPSE), have announced the addition of drummer Derek Roddy (HATE ETERNAL). Roddy replaces Chris Adler (LAMB OF GOD) who recently had to bow out due to other commitments. The earlier tentative project name, THE MACHINATIONS ...

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ANATHEMA: Tunisian Festival Appearance Cancelled

ANATHEMA's previously announced headlining appearance at a festival in Tunis, Tunisia has been cancelled "due to the promoter running out of funds," according to a posting on the group's web site. The festival — which was scheduled to take place on February 11 at the La Coupole arena in the area of El Menzah — ...

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