June 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

ORPHANED LAND Schedule Romanian Concert

Israeli metal band ORPHANED LAND have scheduled an appearance at Samfest in Satu-Mare, Romania on July 22. ORPHANED LAND recently announced the details of three special concerts to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of their second album, "El Norra Alila". The concerts, which will take place this summer in Israel and Turkey, will see the band ...

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D-A-D: Video Footage Of ROSKILDE Performance To Air On MTV

Video footage of Danish hard rockers D-A-D performing at the Roskilde Festival, taken from their recently released "Scare Yourself Alive" DVD, will be broadcast on MTV Europe on Wednesday, June 28 at 8:00 p.m. CET as a "countdown" to this year's edition of the festival. "Scare Yourself Alive" was released on May 8 via EMI. ...

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NECROPHOBIC: 'Hrimthursum' To Receive U.S. Release In August

Candlelight Records has set an August 22 North American release date for the fifth album from Sweden's NECROPHOBIC, entitled "Hrimthursum". The follow-up to 2002's "Bloodhymns" was recorded at the House of Voodoo Studio with engineers Anders Bentell and Fredrik Folkare (guitarist and producer of UNLEASHED) and was mastered at Tailor Maid Production in Stockholm with ...

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'World's Fastest Drummer' Contest To Be Held Next Month In Austin

Do you have what it takes to be NAMM's international fastest drummer? NAMM International continues its quest to find the "World's Fastest Drummer". This highly charged interactive event is a feature at this year's summer NAMM show in Austin, TX. The contest — which consists of two categories: Fastest Hands and Fastest Feet — will ...

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FINNTROLL To Enter Studio In September

Finland's FINNTROLL are scheduled to enter the studio in late September to begin recording the follow-up to 2004's "Nattfödd", tentatively due in early 2007. The upcoming CD will mark the band's first release with new singer Vreth, who replaced previous frontman Tapio Wilska (SETHIAN, ex-WIZZARD, former session vocalist for NIGHTWISH) this past spring. As previously ...

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HYPOCRISY Preaches The Art Of War

Sweden's HYPOCRISY have commented on their upcoming "Machines at War" North American tour with FEAR FACTORY, SUFFOCATION, and DECAPITATED. The trek is set to launch in San Francisco this October 26 and run through early December. Said HYPOCRISY singer/songwriter/guitarist/producer Peter Tägtgren: "FEAR FACTORY are close to our hearts. 'Soul of a New Machine' was the ...

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SHANK 456 Reforms, Begins Work On New Album

Former Roadrunner recording artists SHANK 456 have reunited and are currently writing material for a new studio album, to be released later in the year. Currently based in Atlanta, SHANK 456 released several demos and a full-length CD under their original name CREEPER. The band's Roadrunner debut under the name SHANK 456, "The Big Payback", ...

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