May 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

CADAVERIA Begin Writing New Material

CADAVERIA, the Italian band featuring former OPERA IX vocalist Cadaveria and ex-OPERA IX drummer/NECRODEATH vocalist Marçelo Santos (a.k.a. Flegias), have commenced the songwriting process for their third album, tentatively due next year via Scarlet Records. CADAVERIA's sophomore album, "Far Away From Conformity", was released in early 2004. The follow-up to 2002's "The Shadows' Madame" was ...

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CLAWFINGER Begin Recording New Album

Swedish rap/metal combo CLAWFINGER have officially commenced the recording process for their new studio album. "So far we've got a nice drum sound, the guitar sound's amazing, and the bass sound is superfantastic!!" keyboardist Jocke Skog writes on the group's web site. CLAWFINGER's latest album, "Zeros & Heros", was released in May 2003 via G.U.N./Supersonic ...

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BELPHEGOR To Tour South America In October

Austrian death/black metal act BELPHEGOR will embark on a South American tour in late October. Support at the shows will most likely come from a Brazilian death metal band and an as-yet-undetermined "known" European act. Between eight and ten gigs are planned in countries like Brazil and Argentina, with the exact details soon to be ...

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INDEX CASE Sign With MORTAL MUSIC

Iowa-based metal/hard rock act INDEX CASE have signed a deal with Mortal Music, the new label imprint headed up by Tim King of SOIL. INDEX CASE will be hitting the road with OTEP from the end of June through July, with their brand-new album tentatively scheduled for release on September 13, 2005. For more information, ...

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Former FAITH NO MORE Bassist BILLY GOULD: 'I'm Totally Stupid'

Former FAITH NO MORE bassist Billy Gould recently spoke to the San Francisco Bay Guardian about his record label, Koolarrow Records. "Being an independent label now is kind of like volunteering your services driving retarded kids to the dentist," Gould said. "It's like, 'What a good guy! That's nice, and I'm really glad you're doing ...

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AVIAN Debut To Feature Former MEGADETH Bassist DAVID ELLEFSON

AVIAN — the U.S. power metal band featuring Lance King (PYRAMAZE, ex-BALANCE OF POWER) on vocals, with a very special guest appearance by David Ellefson (F5, ex-MEGADETH) on bass — have recently completed work on their debut CD, "From The Depths of Time". The album was mastered by Tommy Hansen and is now ready for ...

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THE TENTH CIRCLE Complete Work On Debut Album

THE TENTH CIRCLE (formerly CIRRHOSIS), the new band featuring vocalist Ross Whitecavage (formerly of Thorp Records recording artists HOW IT ENDS) and extreme metal drummer Tim Yeung (HATE ETERNAL, VITAL REMAINS, HANK WILLIAMS III), have finished mastering their full-length debut, entitled "Of War and Reflection". "Of War and Reflection" was recorded at Trax East Studios ...

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