August 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

KAMELOT: New Tour Dates Announced

American/Norwegian power metal act KAMELOT have lined up the following dates during November/December: Nov. 20 - Quebec, Canada - International Metal Fest Dec. 03 - São Paulo, Brazil - Via Funchal (w/ EPICA) Dec. 04 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Circo Voador (w/ EPICA) Dec. 06 - Santiago, Chile – TBA Gigs in The ...

Read more

DREAM THEATER Drummer's 'Drumavarium' Available For Pre-Order

DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy's "Drumavarium" DVD is now available for pre-order from the MikePortnoy.com store. The "Drumavarium" DVD contains Mike's drum-cam footage from DREAM THEATER's "Octavarium" recording sessions. Audio Options include Full Band and Isolated Drums. Bonus features include over three minutes of studio outtakes. This DVD is region free but is only available ...

Read more

EXMORTEM Add Session Bassist

Danish death metallers EXMORTEM have announced the addition of session bassist Rune Koldby (SPECTRAL MORTUARY) to the group's ranks. The band's current lineup is as follows: Martin "Sigtyr" Thim (guitar) Andreas Schubert (guitar) Rune Koldby (bass) Simon Petersen (vocals) Morten Siersbaek (drums) EXMORTEM's latest album, "Nihilistic Contentment", was released in January via Earache/Wicked World Records. ...

Read more

MADBALL To Embark On U.S. Headlining Tour

Fresh off the Sounds of the Underground tour, MADBALL have announced a headlining tour of the U.S. The New York hardcore heroes will hit the national circuit with support from WALLS OF JERICHO, MISERY SIGNALS and FULL BLOWN CHAOS. This tour will be the band's first following the release of their new full-length and first ...

Read more

HOLY TERROR: 'Stillborn' CD Box Set Due In Early 2006

Newly reformed Los Angeles thrashers HOLY TERROR have set "Stillborn" as the title of their upcoming CD box set, tentatively due in early 2006 on Candlelight Records. The set will feature never-before-heard remixes, outtakes, live stuff and video footage. "It clocks in at over three hours so be prepared," guitarist Kurt Colfelt (a.k.a. Kurt Kilfelt; ...

Read more

THINE EYES BLEED Added To INTERNATIONAL EXTREME MUSIC FESTIVAL Tour

Canadian thrash/metalcore act THINE EYES BLEED, featuring former KITTIE guitarist/technician Jeff Phillips and bassist John Araya (brother of SLAYER's Tom Araya), have been added to the 2005 installment of the International Extreme Music Festival. The tour – which features such diverse acts as GOD DETHRONED, BYZANTINE, NIGHTRAGE, HELL WITHIN, EPOCH OF UNLIGHT and LILITU — ...

Read more

THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Guitarist Arrested For Indecent Exposure

On July 23 at Ozzfest in Pittsburgh, PA, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER guitarist Brian Eschbach was arrested for indecent exposure while filming footage for Fuse TV's "Uranium". Brian was given "Uranium" host Juliya's camcorder and was walking around the second stage area interviewing random bands and fans when someone pulled his towel off, which happened ...

Read more

DEICIDE To Perform 'Surprise' Show In Seoul, Korea

Long-running Floridian death metallers DEICIDE will be performing a "surprise" club show at the Rolling Hall in Seoul, Korea on August 8. This will be DEICIDE's first-ever appearance in Seoul. Support at the gig will come from local acts SAHON and DOXOLOGY. As previously reported, DEICIDE have been confirmed for the fifth annual Busan Rock ...

Read more

SEBASTIAN BACH To Guest On WDHA's 'Absolutely Live'

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has issued the following update: "I will be ABSOLUTELY LIVE in the studio on WDHA radio's show 'Absolutely Live' on August 10th! I will be playing guest DJ and there is a contest you can enter where the winner gets to come and hang out with me LIVE in ...

Read more