May 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

CEMETARY Mainman Leaves Metal Scene 'For Good'

CEMETARY mainman Mathias Lodmalm has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "I'm leaving CEMETARY and the 'scene' for good (insert applause). "I've had enough of the people I do business with and the relationship with them has basically killed off the little inspiration I had left to do anything more connected ...

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PUMP Sign With METAL HEAVEN/SOULFOOD

PUMP, the German heavy rockers featuring ex-BRAINSTORM singer Marcus Jürgens, have inked a multi-album deal with Metal Heaven/Soulfood. The band will enter the Area 51 studios in July with producer Tommy Newton (VICTORY, JADED HEART, CRYSTAL BALL) to record their sophomore album, "Breakdown to Breakthrough". PUMP's debut CD, "Against Everyone's Advice", was released back in ...

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New STUCK MOJO/FOZZY Live Photos Posted Online

Guitarist Rich Ward's (STUCK MOJO, FOZZY, THE DUKE) official web site has been updated with 1,000 or so pictures from the recent FOZZY/STUCK MOJO/DUKE tour through the U.K., including exclusive photos from Rich's wedding in a 1700s countryside church. Check out the pictures at this location. Ward's debut solo album (under THE DUKE ...

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METAL CHURCH TO Join 'American Metal Blast 2005' Tour?

According to StarlandBallroom.com, METAL CHURCH will be the special guests at the July 15 stop on the "American Metal Blast 2005" tour, featuring headliners W.A.S.P. alongside L.A. GUNS and STEPHEN PEARCY (formerly of RATT). It is not presently clear if METAL CHURCH fill the "special guest" slot on the entire tour, which is scheduled to ...

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H.I.M. To Release 'Dark Light' In September

According to Billboard.com, Sire Records has set a September 26 release date for the new album from Finnish goth/metal quintet H.I.M., entitled "Dark Light". Currently mixing songs at New York's Electric Lady studios with producer Tim Palmer (DAVID BOWIE, OZZY OSBOURNE), frontman Ville Valo said the band was inspired by the works of film composer ...

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ENDSTILLE Complete Work On New Album

German black metallers ENDSTILLE have finalized the track listing for their fourth full-length album, "Navigator", tentatively due on August 1 via Twilight-Vertrieb. The follow-up to last year's "Dominanz" was recorded at JAKs-Hell studio and will contain 10 tracks with a running time of 43 minutes. "Navigator" track listing: 01. Ortungssignal 02. I Bless You... God ...

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