August 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

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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HORTUS ANIMAE: Release Date Set For 'The Blow Of Furious Winds'

Greece's Sleaszy Rider Records has set a September 12 European release date for the new album from HORTUS ANIMAE, the extreme experimental metal project of ANCIENT drummer Diego "GroM" Meraviglia. Entitled "The Blow of Furious Winds", the follow-up to the group's acclaimed 2003 debut, "Waltzing Mephisto", was recorded and mixed at Italy's Alpha-Omega Studios with ...

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SHATTER MESSIAH: Live Debut Scheduled For This Week

SHATTER MESSIAH, the new band featuring former NEVERMORE/ANNIHILATOR guitarist Curran Murphy and ANNIHILATOR drummer Robert Falzano, will be making their live debut at the Vudoo bar in Akron, Ohio on Friday, August 5. SHATTER MESSIAH recently completed work on their debut EP, "Your God's Demise". Five audio clips from the CD are available for download ...

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