March 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

SHAAMAN To Release New Album In May

SHAAMAN (formerly SHAMAN), the Brazilian band featuring former ANGRA members André Matos (vocals), Luis Mariutti (bass) and Ricardo Confessori (drums), will release their sophomore album, "Reason", on May 17 via AFM Records. The 10-song follow-up to 2002's "Ritual" was mixed and mastered at Heaven's Gate Studios in Wolfsburg, Germany with producer Sascha Paeth, who has ...

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BLACK CROWES: Reunion Tour Announced

BLACK CROWES have announced plans for a full-blown reunion tour — the band's first gigs since October 2001, according to Billboard.com. Guitarist Marc Ford is back in the fold for the first time since 1997, while Bill Dobrow, who played with Rich Robinson in the short-lived band HOOKAH BROWN, will take over for Steve Gorman ...

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CANDLEMASS: New Album Cover Posted Online

The cover artwork for the new CANDLEMASS album, simply entitled "Candlemass", has been posted online at this location. "Candlemass", due on May 2 via Nuclear Blast Records, was recorded in part at Polar studios (ABBA, GENESIS, LED ZEPPELIN) in Stockholm, Sweden and is said to be musically similar to the group's classic "Tales ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Live In Helsinki: Photos Available

A bunch of high-quality photos of JUDAS PRIEST performing at the Hartwall Arena in Helsinki, Finland on Thursday (March 3) have been posted online at Sonera Plaza (all photos by Timo Isoaho). PRIEST reportedly performed in front of 7,000 people at the 12,000-capacity venue, with IN FLAMES as the opening act. The group's ...

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Former MISFITS Frontman Discharged From Military

Former MISFITS frontman Michale Graves has been given an honorable medical discharge from the military and will be returning home to New Jersey to rest and get his body back to 100 percent. Never one to sit still, Michale has already begun working on the next chapter in his life. Michale's new CD, "Punk Rock ...

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