August 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

MORTIIS Announces Final European Shows Of 2005

MORTIIS have announced details of what is likely to be the band's last live European appearances before 2006. They will perform at the Malmöfestivalen in Malmö, Sweden on Monday, August 22 (other bands appearing include LAIBACH, ENTOMBED and SUSPERIA) and at the John Dee in Oslo, Norway on Friday, September 16. All other previously announced ...

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FACE DOWN Complete Work On New Album

FACE DOWN, the reunited Swedish outfit featuring former THE HAUNTED singer Marco Aro, have completed work on their new album, "The Will to Power", at Fear and Loathing studio (co-owned by MESHUGGAH and CLAWFINGER) in Spånga, Sweden with engineer/producer Jocke Skog (CLAWFINGER). "The final mixes came out sounding really heavy, and everything is going to ...

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GOD FORBID Announce Exclusive London Show

New Jersey's GOD FORBID have announced that they will be heading over to London for an exclusive show on September 13 at the Barfly. After receiving a rapturous response on their last U.K. tour, GOD FORBID decided that the U.K. fans deserved some thing a little special and so, are coming over in the week ...

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CHAOSBREED Members Pay Tribute To THE DOORS

On Thursday, August 4, CHAOSBREED members Oppu Laine (ex-AMORPHIS, MANNHAI) and Nalle Österman (GANDALF, ex-LULLACRY) will play a one-off tribute show to the classic American rock act THE DOORS as members of THE BLUE HORSE. For fans of CHAOSBREED, this might be especially interesting, as this will be CHAOSBREED drummer Nalle's first full-length concert performance ...

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BENEATH: In Pre-Production

Swedish thrashers BENEATH are currently currently in the pre-production phase for their debut album, which they hope to release in 2006 through an as-yet-undetermined label. The group, who have been around on the Swedish live and demo circuit for almost eleven years (during which time they released five demos, four of which are available in ...

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H.I.M.: Tenth Podcast Available

A 19-minute interview with H.I.M. drummer Gas Lipstick (real name: Mikko Karppinen) has been posted online as part of the tenth installment of H.I.M.'s podcast to document the progress of their forthcoming album, "Dark Light", due out on September 27 via Sire. Download it at this location. Among the topics covered in the ...

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