April 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

VELVET REVOLVER Collaborating With Hip-Hop Producer PHARRELL WILLIAMS

Hip-hop producer Pharrell Williams has confirmed to Billboard.com that he is collaborating with VELVET REVOLVER on their sophomore RCA album, tentatively due later in the year. Williams is also working with VR frontman Scott Weiland on a song titled "Happy", which will likely appear on Weiland's second solo album. Williams confirmed the projects with Billboard.com ...

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Ex-MARDUK Frontman: REBELANGELS Is 'Recharged, Remade, Unleashed!!'

Former MARDUK frontman Legion (a.k.a. Erik Hagsted) has issued the following update on REBELANGELS, his California-based project also featuring ex-MARDUK bassist B.War (a.k.a. Roger "Bogge" Svensson): "OK, we're back! After all the twists and turns of last year struggling to put together something fresh and different after MARDUK with numerous setbacks and mind jobs it ...

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SOUNDS OF THE UNDERGROUND: Tour Dates Announced

The second annual Sounds of the Underground tour will kick off July 8 in Cleveland, Ohio and wll run for the better part of the summer. This year's lineup features the following: AS I LAY DYING IN FLAMES TRIVIUM CANNIBAL CORPSE GWAR TERROR THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER BEHEMOTH THE CHARIOT THROUGH THE EYES OF THE ...

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BRUCE DICKINSON's 'Anthology' DVD: Complete Details Revealed

Sanctuary Visual Entertainment has set a June 20 U.S. release date for the three-disc DVD release of IRON MAIDEN singer Bruce Dickinson's "Anthology" (view artwork here). This is the definitive Dickinson package, and includes over six hours of videos and live performances, and previously unreleased and archive material. Bruce Dickinson is still the ...

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OZZFEST 2006: New Kick-Off Date Announced

The Ozzfest 2006 organizers have announced a new kick-off date for this year's festival tour: June 29 at the White River Ampitheater in Auburn, Washington — two days earlier than the previous start date of July 1 in San Francisco, California. According to the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, the June 29 Ozzfest opening-night lineup will include a ...

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WISHBONE ASH Confirmed For Germany's ROCK OF AGES Festival

WISHBONE ASH have been confirmed for Rock of Ages, a new festival series set up by the organizers of the German hard rock and heavy metal festival Bang Your Head!!! The event is set to take place July 28-29 in Seebronn (close to Rottenburg), Germany and will feature appearances by the following acts (with four ...

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PEARL JAM To Headline U.K.'s READING/LEEDS Festivals

PEARL JAM have been announced as one of the headline acts for the Reading and Leeds Festivals, according to the BBC News. The band will perform at both Richfield Avenue, Reading, and Bramham Park, near Wetherby, on the weekend of August 25-27. More than 100,000 people are expected to flood to the festivals, paying up ...

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