March 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

JUDAS PRIEST: Classic Videos Posted Online

In celebration of the release of the new JUDAS PRIEST album, "Angel of Retribution", Yahoo! Music (formerly Launch) has set up a special page containing many of PRIEST's classic videos highlighting the band's lengthy career. Check it out at this location. Singer Rob Halford's first album with JUDAS PRIEST in 15 years, "Angel ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD Confirmed For Italy's GODS OF METAL Festival

STRAPPING YOUNG LAD have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Gods of Metal festival, set to take place June 11-12 at Arena Parco Nord in Bologna, Italy. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Saturday, June 11 (doors: 10:00 a.m.): IRON MAIDEN 21.30-23.40 SLAYER 19.20-20.50 LACUNA COIL 17.35-18.45 OBITUARY 16.00-17.05 STRAPPING YOUNG ...

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KISS Dedicate New Issue Of Official Magazine To DIMEBAG's Memory

KISS have dedicated the third issue of their official authorized quarterly magazine to the memory of PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, who was gunned down by a deranged "fan" in early December. A short note from KISS guitarist/vocalist Paul Stanley posted on the magazine's "Table of Contents" page reads as follows: "You only had to ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE To Invade New York's Wall Street

Weather permitting, MÖTLEY CRÜE plan to invade New York's Wall Street by pulling up on choppers in front of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Wednesday, March 2, informed sources have told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. A press junket will follow, with the CRÜE set to ring the closing bell at NYSE at 4 p.m. EST. Fans can ...

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ROSE TATTOO Guitarist Working On New Solo Album

ROSE TATTOO guitarist Pete Wells is in the process of recording a new solo album. No word yet on whether it will be a project similar to 2002's "Solo", which featured Pete on all instruments and vocals. More information will be made available soon. In other news, Pete and ROSE TATTOO bassist Steve King are ...

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THE ETERNAL: In Recording Mode

Australian melodic doom metal band THE ETERNAL (formerly CRYPTAL DARKNESS) are currently recording their sophomore album, "Everlasting", at Palm Studio for a tentative late spring/early summer release via Firebox Records. "Drums, bass and keyboards have been completed [and] we are extremely happy with progress," the band write on their web site. "Endel Rivers is proving ...

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THE DUSKFALL Name New Album

Swedish metallers THE DUSKFALL have set "Lifetime Supply of Guilt" as the title of their new album, tentatively due on September 19 through Nuclear Blast Records. The band are expected to enter Dug-Out studio in Uppsala, Sweden in April with producer Daniel Bergstrand (IN FLAMES, MESHUGGAH, STUCK MOJO) to begin recording the follow-up to 2003's ...

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