February 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

THE LEGION: 'Revocation' Release Date Set

Swedish black/death metallers THE LEGION, featuring current MARDUK drummer Emil Dragutinovic, will release their sophomore album, "Revocation", on February 27 via Listenable Records. The artwork was once again designed by Kris Verwimp (MARDUK, ABSU, IMMORTAL), who had previously worked with the group on their debut album, "Unseen to Creation". "Revocation" (view cover here) ...

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BEYOND FEAR To Open For ANTHRAX On European Tour

BEYOND FEAR, the new band featuring former JUDAS PRIEST and current ICED EARTH frontman Tim "Ripper" Owens, have been confirmed as the opening act for ANTHRAX on their upcoming European headlining tour. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 08 - Sheffield, UK - Corperation Apr. 09 - Wolverhampton, UK - Wolfrun Hall Apr. 10 - ...

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BODY COUNT Lined Up For OZZFEST 2006?

Jesse Hayes of the Cleveland radio station WMMS 100.7 FM announced on Tuesday, January 31 during his daily "Buzzard Rock Report" segment that BODY COUNT — the heavy metal band fronted by rapper/actor Ice T — will be performing at this year's Ozzfest. You can download the 80-second "Buzzard Rock Report" audio clip/podcast at

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EXODUS: More U.S. Tour Dates Announced

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS have announced the details of their upcoming U.S. headlining tour, which is scheduled to kick off mid-April. Confirmed dates are as follows: Apr. 15 - Concord, CA @ Bourbon Street * Apr. 16 - Hollywood, CA @ Key Club * Apr. 17 - Santa Ana, CA @ Galaxy ...

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KORN: Photos Of DIMEBAG 'String Masterpieces' Art Tribute Posted Online

The KORN BSC (Butt Sex Crips) Online Fan Club has uploaded pictures of a guitar hand-painted by KORN frontman Jonathan Davis and guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer in honor of late PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott for the art tribute "Six-String Masterpieces", which debuted late last month at Winter NAMM in Anaheim, California. The guitar's design ...

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