June 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

ILL NINO Name New Album

ILL NINO have set "One Nation Underground" as the title of their upcoming third album, tentatively due in August via Roadrunner Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Confession" is being recorded at Hi-Fi Recordings in Union City, NJ with producers Eddie Wohl (36 CRAZYFISTS, ANTHRAX) and drummer Dave Chavarri. The CD will include a guest appearance ...

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TWELFTH GATE Part Ways With CRASH MUSIC

Chicago-based power metallers TWELFTH GATE have issued the following update: "It is with mild disappointment that we announce our decision to part ways with our record label, Crash Music. In short, due to financial setbacks, Crash Music attempted to re-negotiate the terms of our contract for our follow-up releases. Unfortunately, because those new terms were ...

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ENGEL Schedule Live Debut

ENGEL, the new Gothenburg, Sweden-based quintet featuring guitarists Marcus Sunesson (ex-THE CROWN) and Niclas Engelin (PASSENGER, ex-GARDENIAN, IN FLAMES), drummer Mojjo (RELEVANT FEW, DRACENA), bassist Robert Hakemo (ex-GARDENIAN, GOOSEFLESH) and vocalist Mangan Klavborn, will make their live debut on Friday, July 8 at the Dirty Black Summer Festival in Södertälje, Sweden. The band, who recorded ...

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QUEEN & PAUL RODGERS Prepping CD/DVD Package

Launch Radio Networks reports: A live CD and DVD from the European shows that QUEEN & PAUL RODGERS finished last month is on tap for later this year. The band recorded every concert they played, but they only shot one in its entirety, on May 9 in Sheffield, England. Work has begun on listening back ...

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HANOI ROCKS Guitarist Issues Post-Japanese Tour Update

HANOI ROCKS guitarist Conny Bloom has posted the following message on his official web site: "Hey! Back from Japan! Had a wonderful time and the band just keeps sounding better. We had a chance to see some incredible places, too, and after a very sobering visit to the Hiroshima memorial museum, I can only think ...

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SLAYER: No Official Release Date For New Album

Contrary to various Internet reports, SLAYER have NOT set October 11, 2005 as the official release date for their follow-up to 2001's "God Hates Us All", a spokesperson at the group's management company has told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. SLAYER kicked off a European tour on May 27 at the Festimad in Fuenlabrada, Spain. The band are expected ...

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