May 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

PHANTOM-X Announce New Guitarist

PHANTOM-X, the new project featuring OMEN singer Kevin Goocher, have announced the addition of guitarist Eric Knudson to the group's ranks. The band, who have been working with producer Sterling Winfield (PANTERA, DAMAGEPLAN, KING DIAMOND) on their debut CD, entitled "Rise of the Phantom", are finishing up guitar tracks with Eric, which will complete the ...

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AMORPHIS To Record New Album In July

AMORPHIS guitarist Esa Holopainen has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "We've been rehearsing intensively past two months now and the songs start to get their final shape. There's still couple tracks which need to be rehearsed but basically the songs are ready and the band is more motivated than ever. ...

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8 FOOT SATIVA Part Ways With Singer, Drummer

West Auckland, New Zealand-based metal band 8 FOOT SATIVA have parted ways with drummer Sam Sheppard and his brother/vocalist Matt Sheppard due to "irreconcilable differences." The Sheppard brothers will carry on with their SINATE project, for which they are currently seeking a bassist. 8 FOOT SATIVA's 2002 debut album, "Hate Made Me", has been certified ...

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RAUNCHY: FAITH NO MORE Cover Posted Online

Danish modern metallers RAUNCHY have uploaded their previously unreleased cover version of FAITH NO MORE's "From out of Nowhere" at this location. The song was originally recorded during the sessions for the band's latest CD, 2004's "Confusion Bay". RAUNCHY are currently demoing material for their third album, tentatively due in early 2006 via ...

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CORNERSTONE: Live Album Track Listing Revealed

CORNERSTONE, the project featuring ROYAL HUNT bassist Steen Mogensen and ex-RAINBOW/current YNGWIE MALMSTEEN vocalist Doogie White, have finalized the track listing for their live album, "Cornerstone In Concert", due in Japan on July 6 via Yamaha Communications and in Europe on July 11 via Massacre Records. "Cornerstone In Concert" was recorded at several shows on ...

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SEVEN WITCHES Guitarist Completes Work On Solo CD

SEVEN WITCHES' webmaster has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "The [Jack Frost] solo CD is done! It will be mastered next Wednesday in NYC by Les Paul's son, Gene Paul. He's amazing and Jack feels he'll do the record justice. After it's mastered and ready to go, I'll be putting ...

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