February 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

DORO Re-Records WARLOCK Classic For German Soccer Project

Former WARLOCK frontwoman Doro Pesch has recorded a new version of the WARLOCK classic "Für Immer" (from the "Triumph and Agony" album) for inclusion in a fan project for the German soccer team Borussia Dortmund. According to a posting on Doro's web site, the team's fans want to offer their support by collecting money for ...

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HER ENCHANTMENT Announce New Drummer

Dutch heavy/death metal band HER ENCHANTMENT have announced the addition of drummer Sjoerd van den Berg (ex-CENOTAPH, CYPHER) to the group's ranks. Sjoerd will make his live debut with the band on February 17 at de Kelder in Amersfoort, Holland, where both HER ENCHANTMENT and labelmates WHISPERING GALLERY will present their new albums. In March ...

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STAIND Replace 3 DOORS DOWN At BUD BOWL

Flip/Atlantic recording group STAIND have stepped in at the last minute to headline the Bud Bowl 2006 concert at Detroit's Tiger Stadium tonight, February 4. The band are taking the stage for 3 DOORS DOWN, who were forced to cancel their appearance due to a one-car auto accident on Wednesday (Feb. 1) in which lead ...

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AEROSMITH: Sacramento Show Postponed Due To Illness

The AEROSMITH/LENNY KRAVITZ show originally scheduled for February 6 at Arco Arena in Sacramento, California has been rescheduled for April 15 and CHEAP TRICK will now replace LENNY KRAVITZ on the bill, according to CBS 13. Concert organizers say that an illness in AEROSMITH is being cited as the cause of the delay. Organizers are ...

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INTRONAUT Book Studio Time For Debut Full-Length

California-based progressive metal/rock band INTRONAUT have booked studio time April 7 through April 23 at Shiva Industries (ABYSMAL DAWN, WINTERTHRALL, NOCTUARY, EYES OF FIRE, DREAMS OF DAMNATION) with John Haddad to record their first full-length album. "So far we have five songs completely done and most of twi more," the band write in an update. ...

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THE ABSENCE Shoot First Video

Metal Blade recording artists THE ABSENCE shot their first professional video for the title track off their debut record, "From Your Grave", on February 3. This journey took the band from the greater Tampa Bay area up some 1200+ miles to Toledo, Ohio to film in one of the largest and oldest structures in Toledo's ...

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Legendary Guitarist GEORGE LYNCH Is Taking Students

After a year in development, legendary guitarist George Lynch (DOKKEN, LYNCH MOB) is launching a Guitar Dojo — the first-ever in the United States. Inside a virtual studio, students of the Dojo will receive lesson plans from Sensei Lynch to hone "The Way of the Axe", a method executed over two distinct semesters beginning June ...

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TWIN METHOD Sign With CRASH MUSIC INC.

Crash Music, Inc. has announced the signing of U.K. progressive metal act TWIN METHOD to a four-album deal. Based out of Liverpool, England, the band recently finished recording at Audio Lab Studio in Los Angeles with producer/engineer Logan Mader (ex-MACHINE HEAD, SOULFLY) for their soon-to-be-released Crash Music debut album, "The Volume of Self". The CD, ...

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