August 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

METALLICA To Open For THE ROLLING STONES In San Francisco

METALLICA will be the special guest for THE ROLLING STONES as part of their "A Bigger Bang" world tour at SBC Park in San Francisco on November 13 and November 15. An additional opening act will be announced shortly with times for both concerts being moved up an hour to 6:00 p.m. PST. METALLICA joins ...

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KORN Frontman: The Band Is Sounding 'Better Than Ever'

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis has posted the following message on his ButtSexCrips.com web site: "Well, today was the last day of rehearsal. We leave in four days to start the Euro tour. We sound better than ever and we are very excited to get out and play again. We have got 18 songs mixed and ...

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KATAKLYSM Singer Finishes Laying Down Vocals For New Album

KATAKLYSM vocalist Maurizio Iacono has issued the following update: "The artwork contest [for the upcoming KATAKLYSM album] is now over. We would like to thank everyone from our fans to artists from the four corners of the world that have sent in their visions. The response was great!! Now we've got to go through all ...

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MINISTRY: 25th Anniversary Collection Due In September

Sanctuary Records has set a September 27 release date for MINISTRY's 25th anniversary collection, entitled "RaNtologY". The 15-track release features "redux, remixes and alt mixes" by MINISTRY mainman Al Jourgensen and the previously unreleased "The Great Satan", heralding the forthcoming 2006 MINISTRY release, "Rio Grande Blood", according to a posting on the group's web site. ...

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MYSTIC CIRCLE Part Ways With Drummer

German "dark Satanic metal band" MYSTIC CIRCLE have parted ways with drummer Necrodemon. "There is no bad blood betwenn the bandmembers," reads a posting on the group's web site. "Necrodemon left the band for doing his own studio. MYSTIC CIRCLE has already a new drummer that is a full member of the band. Necrodemon will ...

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WHITESNAKE: Concert DVD Delayed Due To 'Business Issues'

WHITESNAKE's first-ever concert DVD, entitled "The Rock & Roll, Rhythm & Blues Show Live", appears to have once again been delayed due to undisclosed "business issues." The DVD, which was shot last October at the Hammersmith Odeon in London, was supposed to be out at or near the start of WHITESNAKE's summer tour, which kicked ...

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STAMPIN' GROUND, BIOMECHANICAL To Team Up For U.K. Tour

STAMPIN' GROUND and BIOMECHANICAL will be teaming up for a U.K. tour in September. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 18 - Agincourt Rock Venue, Camberley, Surrey Sep. 19 - The Corporation, Sheffield Sep. 20 - King Tuts, Glasgow Sep. 21 - Trillians, Newcastle Sep. 22 - The Pitz, Milton Keynes Sep. 23 - The ...

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NEVERMORE: 'This Godless Endeavor' Enters German Chart At No. 26

NEVERMORE's latest album, "This Godless Endeavor", has entered the official German Top 100 Album chart at position No. 26. The CD has also debuted at position No. 51 in Italy. NEVERMORE recorded "This Godless Endeavor" at Backstage Studios in Derbyshire, U.K. with producer Andy Sneap (MACHINE HEAD, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, ARCH ENEMY, EXODUS, OPETH), who has ...

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