August 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

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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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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