February 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

CIRCUS DIABLO: Debut Album Ready For Mastering

Former THE CULT touring bassist and current CAMP FREDDY guitarist Billy Morrison has posted the following update on CIRCUS DIABLO, his new project also featuring former THE ALMIGHTY frontman Ricky Warwick and THE CULT guitarist Billy Duffy, with help from VELVET REVOLVER drummer Matt Sorum: "Done. Finished. Put to bed. We actually finished the record ...

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GOJIRA Complete Work On 'To Sirius' Video

French extreme metallers GOJIRA have completed work on a video for the song "To Sirius", taken from their latest album, "From Mars to Sirius". According to a press relase, the video is "a technical wonder produced by famous French photographer Alain Duplantier: it was entirely made from photographs displayed at various speed, one after another. ...

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KAMELOT To Record New Album This Summer

American/Norwegian melodic metallers KAMELOT have posted the following message on their official web site: "We are pleased to announce that KAMELOT will be returning to Norway for the Ragnarock Festival (web site) in August 2006. "Work continues on KAMELOT's first DVD, 'One Cold Winter's Night'. The [disc] is tentatively [slated] for a fall/winter ...

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MOONSPELL Singer Guests On ASSEMBLENT Debut: Audio Available

Nemesis has announced the signing of Portugal's ASSEMBLENT, a melodic thrash/death/doom metal band influenced by such acts as CARCASS, MOONSPELL and MY DYING BRIDE, among others. The group's debut album, "Equilibrium", contains 10 songs and features a special guest appearance on the track "Silent Cries" by MOONSPELL frontman Fernando Ribeiro. The CD, which will come ...

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SOIL Guitarist To Guest On 'Metalheads Worldwide'

SOIL guitarist Shaun Glass will be guesting on Metalheads Worldwide (web site) on Tuesday, February 28 between 8:00 and 10:00 p.m. EST. In addition to a live interview, the program will include a live airing of two new SOIL tracks from the group's upcoming CD, "True Self". E-mail your questions for Shaun to ...

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RIOT: More European Tour Dates Announced

Veteran hard rockers RIOT have added more European dates to their current itinerary. The group's schedule is shaping up as follows: Mar. 17 - Palencia, SPA @ Carabel Mar. 18 - Bilbao, SPA @ Santana 27 Mar. 19 - Madrid, SPA @ Copernico Apr. 08 - Lauda – Konigshofen, GER @ Tauber Franken Hall Apr. ...

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H.I.M. Frontman Talks About Recent Arrest

H.I.M. singer Ville Valo has spoken out about his recent arrest in Finland on charges that he threatened his neighbor and resisted arrest. At approximately 2:30 a.m. on Feb. 6, Valo allegedly became belligerent and violent while spending time at his apartment building, which is located in the Eira district of Helsinki. According ...

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DOWN Confirmed For Italy's GODS OF METAL Festival?

According to a posting at the Metal Italia web site, DOWN — the acclaimed band featuring CORROSION OF CONFORMITY guitarist/vocalist Pepper Keenan, drummer Jimmy Bower (EYEHATEGOD, SUPERJOINT RITUAL guitarist), bassist Rex Brown (ex-PANTERA), guitarist Kirk Windstein (CROWBAR), and vocalist Philip Anselmo (SUPERJOINT RITUAL, ex-PANTERA) — have been confirmed for the tenth edition of ...

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