August 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

SAXON: Drummer NIGEL GLOCKLER To Rejoin The Band

According to a posting on SAXON's official web site, drummer Nigel Glockler will be rejoining the band after the Budapest show on August 14. No further details are currently available. SAXON are expected to return to the U.S. in November. The band were originally slated to embark on an American tour in May but ended ...

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VITAL REMAINS, NOMINON: European Tour Dates Announced

Swedish death metallers NOMINON will be supporting VITAL REMAINS on their European tour between September 11 and October 1. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Sep. 11 - Innsbruck (A) – P.M.K. Sep. 13 - Rom (I) – Alpheus Sep. 14 - Italy – TBA Sep. 15 - Italy – TBA Sep. 16 - ...

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VADER Complete Work On 'The Art Of War' Mini-CD

Polish death metallers VADER have posted the following message on their official web site: "The MCD 'The Art of War', containing four brand new tracks plus two intros (both made by Siegmar from VESANIA) and a videoclip, is ready to release. For the first time in the band's history, there's a song entirely written by ...

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MARILYN MANSON's Non-Satanic Wedding

Launch Radio Networks reports: Marilyn Manson's fiancee, burlesque performer Dita Von Teese, has told Xfm.co.uk that the couple's upcoming wedding will not involve any sort of Satanic ceremony or other bizarre rituals that could be associated with Manson's shock-rock image. Von Teese explained, "It's not going to be dark! No bats instead of doves, no ...

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METALLICA's Lawsuit Against NAPSTER Among Top 'Career Killers'

ABC ePrep is reporting that METALLICA's lawsuit against Napster is among the entertainment world's top career-killing moves — at least according to Stuff magazine. As the Ottawa Sun notes, this month's issue of Stuff features an article listing Hollywood's Biggest Career-Killing Moves Of All Time. Says executive editor Dan Bova, "People become these huge stars ...

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Former FATES WARNING Guitarist Guests On ICARUS WITCH Album

Former FATES WARNING guitarist Frank Aresti has recorded a guest appearance on the upcoming full-length album from Pittsburgh traditional metal upstarts ICARUS WITCH, entitled "Capture the Magic". ICARUS WITCH have been hard at work in Eric Klinger's (PRO-PAIN) Pittsburgh studio since May recording the CD, which is said to "continue in the neo-classic, melodic metal ...

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BLACK SABBATH Cancel Columbus OZZFEST Concert

According to a spokesperson for the Germain Theater in Columbus, Ohio, BLACK SABBATH will **NOT** be performing at today's Ozzfest stop at the venue "due to an illness in the band." However, the remainder of the show will go on as planned and IRON MAIDEN will headline and will play a "complete" set. This is ...

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