May 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

Former SHAITAN MAZAR Members To Form New Band?

Former SHAITAN MAZAR members Chief Spires (bass, vocals; ex-NILE), Robert Dirr (guitar) and Jake Axelson (drums) are rumored to be moving on in a brand-new project called NOXIOUS, based out of Greenville, SC. No further information is currently available. As previously reported, SHAITAN MAZAR recently split up after Dirr and Axelson announced their ...

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The Now And The Future Of NASUM

NASUM drummer Anders Jakobson has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "Many things have happened since the identification of Mieszko's [Talarczyk, NASUM guitarist/vocalist, victim of the Southeast Asian tsunami] body on February 17, 2005, the day we closed down Nasum.com. I wrote, 'You know why' on the page that met the ...

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CANCER: European Tour Dates Announced

Reformed U.K. death metallers CANCER have lined up the following dates during June/July: Jun. 11 – Plymouth, UK @ the phoenix Jun. 16 – Telford, UK @ The Haygate Jun. 17 – Bristol, UK @ Full Moon Jun. 18 – London, UK @ Deathfest Jun. 28 - Bilbao, SPA @ Bilborock Jun. 29 - Porto, ...

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LIFE OF AGONY Confirmed For GIGANTOUR

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine has posted the following message in the "Forums" section of the band's official web site: "You have spoken, and being a band of the people, by the people, blah, blah, blah. . . it is my privilege to welcome LIFE OF AGONY to Stage 2 of Gigantour. "Some of you may ...

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SIN ORIGIN Finalize Track Listing For Debut Album

U.S. black metallers SIN ORIGIN have finalized the track listing for their debut album, "In the Presence of a Dread Magician", due in early June on Cybertzara/Blackmetal.com Records. 65 minutes in duration, "In the Presence of a Dread Magician" (view cover here) will contain the following tracks: 01. Unaccountable Masses (Of Shades and ...

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HIDDEN IN THE FOG Name Debut Album

Germany's highly progressive black metal outfit HIDDEN IN THE FOG have set "Damokles" as the title of their debut album, tentatively due on August 15 through the German label Twilight. "Damokles" track listing: 01. The Ignoramus' Elegy (7:58) 02. Miasmic Foreboding (7:14) 03. The Soul-Mirror Apparition (8:17) 04. A Desolate Spectaculum (8:43) 05. Dwelling & ...

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ABSU To Release Two-CD/LP Anthology Of Rarities

Osmose Productions has announced the release of ABSU's "Mythological Occult Metal: 1991-2001", a double CD and LP anthology, due out in September 2005. The collection of songs, compiled by Equitant and re-mastered by Proscriptor, will feature tracks recorded by the band never featured on any of ABSU's five official releases. "This is not a posthumous ...

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QUEEN Honored At Britain's IVOR NOVELLO AWARDS

According to BrianMay.com, QUEEN today collected two major awards at the 50th Ivor Novello Awards, held this afternoon in London. Given each year, The Ivors, presented by the British Academy of Composers & Songwriters in association with The Performing Rights Society (PRS), are given to celebrate British songwriting and acknowledge the music of the previous ...

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