August 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

ALICE IN CHAINS Tribute Album In The Works?

According to Launch Radio Networks, an ALICE IN CHAINS tribute album is reportedly in the works from Bullygoat Records, the label formed by MUDVAYNE singer Chad Gray. The project will apparently be titled "We Pay Our Debt Sometimes: A Tribute To Alice In Chains" and is slated to feature contributions from MUDVAYNE, COLD, AUDIOSLAVE, BREAKING ...

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LINKIN PARK Frontman Working On Solo Album

LINKIN PARK frontman Chester Bennington is currently in the studio recording his debut solo album with producers (and ORGY members) Amir Derakh and Ryan Shuck. The as-yet-untitled CD is expected to be completed before the end of the year for an early 2006 release. ...

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BLEEDING THROUGH Working On Career-Spanning DVD

BLEEDING THROUGH's breakthrough album, "This Is Love…This Is Murderous", has surpassed over 100,000 albums scanned. The hard-touring Orange County, CA sextet learned the good news while in the midst of headlining the second annual Strhess Tour. The tour, sponsored by famed artist Derek Hess, features BLEEDING THROUGH with support from ZAO, DARKEST HOUR, MISERY SIGNALS ...

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MORTIIS Comments On BLACKEST OF THE BLACK Tour

Norwegian industrial rock band MORTIIS have commented on their participation in the 2005 Blackest of the Black Tour. The Blackest of the Black line-up features DANZIG (joined by former MISFITS member Doyle Von Frankenstein for a special 30-minute set of MISFITS classics), CHIMAIRA, BEHEMOTH, HIMSA, and THE AGONY SCENE. "I think it's a very interesting ...

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VOODOO SIX To Support IRON MAIDEN In London

VOODOO SIX, the band formed by former DIRTY DEEDS bassist Tony Newton, will be supporting IRON MAIDEN at their London Hammersmith Apollo show on September 2. The concert will be a special benefit performance for former IRON MAIDEN drummer Clive Burr, who is suffering from multiple sclerosis. All the profits from the show and the ...

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IN FLAMES: 'Used & Abused' DVD Tops Swedish Chart

IN FLAMES's "Used & Abused - In Live We Trust" two-DVD/two-CD set — directed by Patric Ullaeus (DIMMU BORGIR, LACUNA COIL, KAMELOT) — has entered the Swedish music DVD chart at position No. 1. The set also debuted on the official German Media Control chart at position No. 56. As previously reported, Nuclear Blast Records ...

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DEFTONES: Release Date Set For Collection of B-Sides, Rarities

Maverick Records has reportedly set a September 27 release date for DEFTONES's upcoming CD/DVD collection of B-sides, previously unreleased songs, all of the band's videos and never-before-seen video footage. In a recent interview with the U.K.'s Kerrang! magazine, DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno had the following to say about the band's decision to issue the set: ...

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EXODUS Confirm Guitarist RICK HUNOLT's Departure

As BLABBERMOUTH.NET exclusively reported on June 13, long-running San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS have now officially confirmed the departure of guitarist Rick Hunolt. Guitarist Gary Holt's statement on the matter — as posted on the group's official forum — reads as follows: "First, let me apologize for my absence here at the ...

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HERMANO Complete Live CD, Continue Work On DVD

HERMANO, the California-based band featuring vocalist John Garcia (UNIDA, KYUSS), have completed work on their live album, tentatively due later in the year via Suburban. "The artwork is badass, thanks to our good friend in Atlanta, Mr. Charlie Owens," the band write in a press release. "The disc has tunes from each release and some ...

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