May 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

JAGUAR To Headline Germany's THRASH TILL DEATH Festival

NWOBHM veterans JAGUAR have been confirmed as the headliners of the Thrash Till Death festival, set to take place June 30 – July 1 in Wolfenbuttal, Germany. JAGUAR will perform on July 1. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ABANDONED BULLSHIT EURE ERBEN CRIPPER HATEFUL AGONY INQUIRING BLOOD JAGUAR MORE THE HEAD PUMPGUN ...

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THE ALMIGHTY Working On 'Definitive Best Of' Album

Reactivated THE ALMIGHTY are currently working on "a definitive 'best of' album, including all the promo videos," to coincide with the band's U.K. tour in December, according to an online posting by the group's frontman, Ricky Warwick. More information will be made available soon. As previously reported, THE ALMIGHTY will be playing five shows in ...

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SHADOWS FALL Guitarist MATT BACHAND Schedules More Acoustic Dates

SHADOWS FALL guitarist Matt Bachand has added more dates to his solo acoustic tour, which kicked off earlier in the week. Joining Matt at all dates is Mark Schwaber, a songwriter and musician from western Massachusetts. Commented Bachand: "These will NOT be acoustic SHADOWS FALL shows. These are all original songs that I have written ...

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WARRANT: 'Born Again' To Receive U.S. Release In July

Deadline Music will release the new album multi-platinum rockers WARRANT, entitled "Born Again", on July 11. This long-awaited collection features the band's first new material in nearly 10 years, including thirteen blistering solid rock tracks produced by Pat Regan, who has worked with KISS, DEEP PURPLE and MR. BIG, just to name a few. Founding ...

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OPETH Mainman Says LORDI Is Music For 'Five-Year-Olds'

OPETH frontman Mikael Åkerfeldt has commented on LORDI's surprise win in this year's Eurovision Song Contest, marking Finland's first Eurovision victory in 45 years. Asked by an OPETH fan on the band's official forum what he thought of LORDI winning the contest, Mikael replied, "Haha! I love watching that! This year there were ...

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VELVET REVOLVER To Spend Next Week In Pre-Production

VELVET REVOLVER drummer Matt Sorum (ex-GUNS N' ROSES) has posted the following message on his official blog: "Just getting back from Boston. Took three winners of the Zildjian contest that we started last year when I was on tour. I took them on a tour of the factory. "Zildjian makes my cymbals and I have ...

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MEGADETH Drummer Is Looking Forward To GIGANTOUR 2

MEGADETH drummer Shawn Drover has posted the following message on the band's official MySpace.com page: "OK, so now it's finally been announced that the Gigantour DVD will be released on September 5th — the next in line within the slew of cool things being released in the not so distant future. With the new MEGADETH ...

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