April 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

EVANESCENCE: 'The Open Door' Delayed Until October

MTV.com is reporting that EVANESCENCE's follow-up to 2003's "Fallen", entitled "The Open Door", will be released on October 3 via Wind-Up Records. "I'm just totally dying to get it out," EVANESCENCE frontwoman Amy Lee said. "It seems like it's been forever since 'Fallen'," which has sold about 6.5 million copies in the United ...

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'National Day Of SLAYER' To Be Held On June 6

National Day of Slayer, LLC, which is described as "a non-profit corporation in the State of Wyoming," has launched a web site urging as many SLAYER followers as possible to take part in "the National Day of Slayer" on June 6, 2006. A posting on the site reads in part, "6.6.06 isn't a date that ...

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EDDIE VEDDER Says New PEARL JAM Gets Political

Launch Radio Networks reports: PEARL JAM frontman Eddie Vedder says in the new issue of Newsweek that the group's new album tackles politics and the Bush administration head on. Vedder explained, "It's just not the time to be cryptic. I mean, our tax dollars for this (Iraq) war are being funneled through huge corporations — ...

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ALICE COOPER: 'I Can Dance'

Launch Radio Networks reports: Alice Cooper wrapped up his 10th annual charity golf tournament yesterday (Tuesday, April 25) in Scottsdale, Arizona. He always picks a different theme for the tournament, and this year he went with disco, complete with white suits and mirror balls. Cooper hates that music and lifestyle, but he told Launch that ...

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DIAMOND HEAD: More U.K. Dates Announced

NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) legends DIAMOND HEAD, one of the most influential British rock bands of the past 25 years, have lined up the following dates during the coming weeks: May 29 - The Shed – Leicester, UK Jun. 02 - The Pitz - Milton Keynes, UK Jun. 07 - The Witchwood ...

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GREEN CARNATION Announce London Date

Norway's prog masters GREEN CARNATION are bringing their "Acoustic Verses" to the U.K. After a successful debut concert in London last year, GREEN CARNATION will be returning to The Underworld on Thursday, August 24, 2006 as a part of a mini-tour. The gig in London will be an exclusive one for England. The already confirmed ...

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SHATTER MESSIAH Set Release Date For 'Never To Play The Servant'

SHATTER MESSIAH, the new band featuring former NEVERMORE/ANNIHILATOR guitarist Curran Murphy and ANNIHILATOR drummer Robert Falzano, will release their debut album, "Never to Play the Servant", on August 28 via Germany's Dockyard 1 Records. Audio samples from the band's two EPs — "Your God's Demise" and "Never to Play the Servant" — are available for ...

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