April 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

CEPHALIC CARNAGE Confirmed For Holland's WALDROCK FESTIVAL

CEPHALIC CARNAGE have been confirmed for the 2005 installment of the Waldrock Festival, set to take place on June 4 in Burgum, Netherlands. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: MEGADETH DIMMU BORGIR DIO METAL CHURCH ACCEPT SOILWORK LIFE OF AGONY MESHUGGAH BLACK LABEL SOCIETY STRAPPING YOUNG LAD ENTOMBED MASTODON EPICA CEPHALIC CARNAGE ...

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ROBERT PLANT, BRIAN MAY Among Britain's Top Music Millionaires

Bloomberg News is reporting that former LED ZEPPELIN frontman Robert Plant and QUEEN guitarist Brian May are among the top 40 music millionaires in Britain, according to a list published in the Sunday Times. Paul McCartney, Elton John and Sting dominated the annual list, which also included ROLLING STONES' Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, both ...

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MANOWAR And RHAPSODY: More North American Tour Dates Announced

MANOWAR will be teaming up with RHAPSODY and HOLYHELL for a Norht American tour beginning on June 2 in Cleveland, Ohio. Italy's premier symphonic metal band RHAPSODY will make their debut performance in America as MANOWAR's special guests. Having achieved sales of more than one million records, known the world over for thrilling audiences with ...

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IN FLAMES To Open For MÖTLEY CRÜE In Finland

Sweden's IN FLAMES will be opening for MÖTLEY CRÜE on their two Finnish dates in early June. The details are as follows: Jun. 07 - Helsinki, FIN @ Icehall (Monsters Of The Millennium) Jun. 08 - Turku, FIN @ Ellysee Arena (Rock In Turku) IN FLAMES are scheduled to begin recording their new album in ...

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OLD SCHOOL METAL RECORDS Seeks Bands For New Label Venture

DEATH ANGEL guitarist Ted Aguilar and longtime San Francisco Bay Area metal scene fixture Walter Morgan are among the people involved with a brand new record company called Old School Metal Records, "a label determined to find and promote those bands that know how to craft a great song with talent and skill rather than ...

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QUICK CHANGE Recording New Album

Former Roadrunner Records recording artists QUICK CHANGE from Chicago, IL have begun laying down tracks for a new CD, tentatively due in August. The upcoming album will feature the group's new lineup, including ex-VIOLENT WISDOM drummer Craig Williamson, and promises to be "a throwback to the early days," according to a press release. "We wrote ...

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PESSIMIST Announce New Lineup

The lineup for the upcoming PESSIMIST release has been finalized and will include guitarist Bill Hayden and bassist/vocalist Ralph "Reaper" Runyan from the group's latest CD, "Slaughtering the Faithful". In addition, the band will be working again with original drummer Chris Pernia from the first two PESSIMIST CDs, "Cult of the Initiated" and "Blood for ...

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ARMANI DEATH MACHINE To Record New CD In June

Atlanta, Georgia-based metallers ARMANI DEATH MACHINE will enter the studio in June to record the as-yet-untitled follow-up to their debut CD, "Geared". Songtitles set to appear on the release include "Concrete", "Get Right", "Flat Line", "Pretense", "Tomorrow's Assassin", "Tixeon", "Putresence", "BIOB" and "Manipulation". ARMANI DEATH MACHINE consists of: Greg Carrillo – Turntables, Samples, Keyboards Alex ...

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