June 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

AGANKAST Part Ways With Drummer, Announce Replacement

Former ATOMKRAFT guitarist Rob Matthew has released the following update on his AGANKAST project: "Unfortunately, Drew Gill, AGANKAST's drummer, left the building this month. Drew was in the band because as well as being a good drummer he was a friend. But he was getting left behind by the three of us. We wanted him ...

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LORDI: French TV Appearances Announced

Finnish Eurovision Song Contest winners LORDI have lined up the following French TV appearances: Wedndesday, June 28 - France 2 "On A Tout Essayé" Thursday, June 29 - Canal + "Vendredi Pétante" Saturday, July 1 - France 2 "Tout le Monde En Parle" In a further stamp of approval for Finnish heavy-metal rockers LORDI, the ...

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ALL THAT REMAINS Unveils 'This Calling' Video

Massachusetts' ALL THAT REMAINS has unveiled the debut video from the band's forthcoming album, "The Fall of Ideals". The video for the album's lead track, "This Calling", was directed by Frankie Nasso (MUDVAYNE, HATEBREED) of Raging Nations films and is available online at this location. Shot at the end of May in the ...

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LEATHERWOLF Frontman Reports On BANG YOUR HEAD!!! Festival

LEATHERWOLF frontman Wade Black (ex-CRIMSON GLORY, SEVEN WITCHES) has sent the following message to BLABBERMOUTH.NET: "A bit of news from the Bang Your Head!!! festival in Germany. it was put together well. Things went very smooth. It was about 4,000 when LEATHERWOLF started and an estimated 20,000 at peak WHITESNAKE time! When it was our ...

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RIGHTEOUS JAMS Sign To ABACUS RECORDINGS

Abacus Recordings has announced the signing of Boston's RIGHTEOUS JAMS. RIGHTEOUS JAMS "fuse modern day hardcore with hardcore heroes from the past like the CRO-MAGS and SSD, and an incorporation of an element of rock that sets the band apart from the pack," according to a press release. RIGHTEOUS JAMS recently entered the Atomic! Studios ...

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VISIONS OF ATLANTIS Confirmed For Germany's HÖRNERFEST

Austrian "epic metal" band VISIONS OF ATLANTIS have been confirmed for the Hörnerfest open-air festival, set to take place August 19-20 in Brande-Hörnerkirchen, Germany. Also scheduled to appear are TURISAS, SCHELMISH, MERLONS LICHTER, GEYERS and A TUPENNY MIX. VISIONS OF ATLANTIS last year announced the departure of singer Nicole Bogner. Replacing Nicole in the group's ...

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PAUL DI'ANNO To Headline Germany's METAL BASH Festival

Former IRON MAIDEN frontman Paul Di'Anno has been confirmed as the headliner of the Metal Bash open-air festival, set to take place July 29 at Schiesssportanlage in Neu Wulmstorf, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: PAUL DIANNO & THE PHANTOMS OF THE OPERA DARK AGE GUN BARREL ABROGATION NEGATOR DEBAUCHERY VORTEX ...

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