March 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

Former DYING FETUS, MISERY INDEX Members Join Forces In New Band

Former DYING FETUS singer Vince Matthews has teamed up with ex-MISERY INDEX members Matt Byers (drums) and Bruce Greig (also ex-DYING FETUS) in a brand new, as-yet-unnamed project. The group, whose sound is being described as "melodic, brutal death metal" and unlike that of either DYING FETUS or MISERY INDEX, are scheduled to record their ...

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MOURNING BELOVETH: Live Appearances Announced

Irish doom metal act MOURNING BELOVETH have posted the following message on their official web site: "Grau [Records] will release the new album ['A Murderous Circus'] on March 29th. Pre orders are being taken for the limited-edition double digipack which contains the two extra songs, 'Disintegrate' and a re-recording of 'Part 1'. The digipack also ...

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EMBRACE THE END Sign With ABACUS RECORDINGS

Sacramento's EMBRACE THE END have inked a deal with Abacus Recordings. Featuring current members of FIRST BLOOD and KILLING THE DREAM, EMBRACE THE END separates itself from those acts and the current choking atmosphere of metalcore bands by their sheer scathing ferocity. The sextet just wrapped up the recording of their debut record, titled "Counting ...

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KORN's 'Fight The 'Power' To See Light Of Day In April

Billboard.com is reporting that KORN and XZIBIT's newly recorded cover of PUBLIC ENEMY's "Fight the Power" is among the exclusive tracks that will be found on the soundtrack for "XXX: State of the Union". Due April 19 via Jive, the set also features the new song "Anybody Seen the Po-Po" from ICE CUBE, who stars ...

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OCCULT, HEARSE, EINHERJER, DISSECTION Reissues Due In March/April

Candlelight Records has announced the continuation of its reissue series with the upcoming Stateside release of key early or currently out-of-print releases from OCCULT, HEARSE, DISSECTION, EINHERJER, THY SERPENT, XYSMA, IN FLAMES and more. Starting with OCCULT's "Enemy Within" and "Prepare to Meet Thy Doom" (in stores March 22) and continuing through the 2-on-1 pressing ...

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Former HALFORD Bassist Launches 'Brutal' New Project

Former HALFORD/TWO bassist Ray Riendeau has started a new band with drummer Clancy McCarthy (LYNCH MOB) and bassist Lance Grant, both formerly of DISLOCATED STYLES. Dubbed BRUTALITY, the group's music is said to be — as the name suggests — "very brutal," according to Riendeau. Ray will be playing guitar in the new project, which ...

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