February 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

SMASHING PUMPKINS To Headline This Year's LOLLAPALOOZA?

SMASHING PUMPKINS are rumored to be a primary target for a headliner at this year's Lollapalooza festival, which will return to Hutchinson Field at Chicago's Grant Park, with dates tenatively set for Aug. 4-6, according to Billboard.com. The lineup for the event won't be announced for weeks. THIEVERY CORPORATION told Billboard.com last week they would ...

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TRAIL OF TEARS: European Dates Announced

Norway's TRAIL OF TEARS have scheduled the following European dates in August: Aug. 17-18 - GER - Summer Breeze Open Air Aug. 19 - NETH - Dokk'Em Open Air Aug. 20 - Vosselaar, BEL @ Biebob (w/ VISIONS OF ATLANTIS) TRAIL OF TEARS's latest album, "Free Fall Into Fear", is available now on Napalm Records. ...

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OPETH Confirmed For Denmark's ROSKILDE FESTIVAL

Sweden's OPETH have been confirmed for this year's Roskilde Festival, set to take place June 29 – July 2 in Roskilde, Denmark. Also scheduled to appear are TOOL and VOLBEAT, among others. More acts will be announced soon. As previously reported, OPETH will hold several special performances, dubbed "Chronology MCMXCIV- MMV - A Live Observation ...

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CATARACT Begin Recording New Album

Swiss metalcore band CATARACT have issued the following update: "We are currently working hard on our next and fourth full-length. We went to Eversound studios last weekend and recorded a demo version of ten finished tracks — and it turned out just great. If you liked 'With Triumph Comes Loss', you will like the new ...

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WHITESNAKE Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

WHITESNAKE have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 8-10 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ANVIL BLITZKRIEG CACTUS CATHEDRAL CELTIC FROST DEEP PURPLE DORO EASY ACTION EVERGREY FIREWIND FROM BEHIND GAMMA RAY GEORGE THOROGOOD & THE DESTROYERS ...

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