April 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

ORPHANED LAND To Support PARADISE LOST In Europe

After just returning from two shows in Mexico, there's killer news for the progressive outfit ORPHANED LAND from Israel: They will be direct support to PARADISE LOST on their forthcoming European tour. Bandleader and frontman Kobi Farhi comments: "Hello to all the Orphans out there, we just got back from two killer shows we did ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY To Tour South America In June

Sweden's DARK TRANQUILLITY will embark on a Mexican/South American tour beginning on June 9. Cities/countries that will be covered on the trek include: Mexico City, Mexico Guatemala City, Guatemala Bogota, Colombia Santiago, Chile Buenos Aires, Argentina Sao Paulo, Brazil No further information is currently available. DARK TRANQUILLITY will embark on a North American tour with ...

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PRONG: 'The Vault' DVD To Receive U.S. Release In May

PRONG are scheduled to release their first DVD, "The Vault", in the U.S. in May. The two-disc set was recently issued in Europe via Locomotive Music. "The Vault" track listing: DVD 1: Live At Melkweeg Netherlands 2002: 01. Dark Signs 02. Beg To Differ 03. Out Of This Misery 04. Close To The Door 05. ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Film Birmingham Show For Possible DVD Release

JUDAS PRIEST's March 19 homecoming concert at the NEC in Birmingham, England featured special effects that were conspicuously absent from the other dates on the group's current European tour. Speaking to Kerrang! magazine PRIEST singer Rob Halford explained, "We brought in pyro and video screens just for this show. We also filmed the show, perhaps ...

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TIGERTAILZ: 'Bezerk' And 'Banzai' Reissues Detailed

TIGERTAILZ, the Welsh band that would prove to be Britain's only real serious contenders in the '80s glam rock stakes, will reissue their classic "Bezerk" and "Banzai" albums on May 23 via Sanctuary Records. Both albums have been re-mastered in Sanctuary Studios and "sound fantastic," according to a posting on the band's web site. "Also, ...

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DEF LEPPARD Guitarist VIVIAN CAMPBELL To Record Solo Album

DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell wil enter the studio April 11-13 to begin work on his first solo album. The record, which will reportedly contain about a dozen cover songs from blues legends such as Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, Rory Gallagher and others, will be released "sometime in 2005" on Sanctuary Records. Recording live, Vivian ...

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