March 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

KREATOR Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Veteran German thrashers KREATOR have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of Germany's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6 in Wacken. The complete list of bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows: ACCEPT APOCALYPTICA AXEL RUDI PELL BLOODBATH CANDLEMASS CORVUS CORAX COUNT RAVEN DISSECTION EDGUY ENDHAMMER EISREGEN ...

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OSBOURNES In Australia To Host MTV AWARDS

According to the Daily Telegraph, Ozzy Osbourne and daughter Kelly arrived in Australlia yesterday, greeting photographers with shy grins before being whisked away in a black limo. Brother Jack arrived just before them, skipping a photographic greeting by jumping into a waiting car. The Osbournes are in Australia for the MTV Awards ceremony ...

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Queen Elizabeth Doesn't Recognize Famous Guitarists

The Associated Press is reporting that Queen Elizabeth II met four of Britain's most famous guitarists Tuesday (March 1), asking them: "And what do you do?" QUEEN's Brian May, Jimmy Page of LED ZEPPELIN, Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck were all guests at a Buckingham Palace party to honor the British music industry. "It's great ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE: Summer Tour To Feature SUM 41 And THE EXIES

MÖTLEY CRÜE will join with several other hard rock bands for a larger package for the first month of their upcoming summer North American tour, among them SUM 41 and THE EXIES in select cities, according to Billboard.com. The first North American leg wraps May 1. The band will then play Europe and pick up ...

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New TOM KEIFER Audio Interview Posted Online

Philadelphia radio DJ Jacky Bam Bam of 94.1 WYSP recently conducted a "rare" interview with CINDERELLA frontman Tom Keifer about the group's upcoming tour, new CD/DVD, his new son, and the Super Bowl, among other topics. Download the interview in MP3 format at this location. As previously reported, Keifer began mixing his new ...

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Producer ANDY SNEAP Offers NEVERMORE Recording Update

British producer extraordinaire Andy "Undie" Sneap has posted the following message on his official web site: "So we're a good few days into [the recording of the new NEVERMORE album]. We have seven full rhythms done (drums and guitar), titles include 'Jeff 1', 'Jeff 2' and 'Steve 3'....I feel Dane [Warrel, vocals] needs to get ...

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