May 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

CRADLE OF FILTH Part Ways With Longtime Keyboardist, Seek Replacement

British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH have parted ways with longtime keyboardist Martin Foul (Powell). Martin's official statement detailing the reasons for his decision reads as follows: "Due to pressing personal reasons I have found myself unable to commit my best efforts and time to CRADLE OF FILTH. Despite five great years, [during] which I ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Kick Off U.S. Tour: Setlist Revealed

JUDAS PRIEST kicked off the North American leg of their world tour on Monday (May 30) at the Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. The group's setlist was as follows: 01. Hellion/Electric Eye 02. Metal Gods 03. Riding on the Wind 04. Touch of Evil 05. Judas Rising 06. Revolution 07. Breaking the Law ...

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MONGREL To Support MICHALE GRAVES In New England

Massachusetts-based punk/emtal outfit MONGREL will be supporting former MISFITS frontman Michale Graves as he and TRASH LIGHT VISION (featuring MURDERDOLLS guitarist Acey Slade) make a series of stops in the New England area in June. MONGREL guitarist Adam Savage commented, "This is a perfect pairing for us and we're psyched for the opportunity! Opening for ...

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MICHALE GRAVES Announces New Drummer For Solo Band

Due to "prior commitment and circumstances," drummer Paul Lifeless (A LIFELESS ALLIANCE, MISTER MONSTER) has decided not to tour with former MISFITS frontman Michale Graves' new solo band. "He remains a great friend to all of us and we wish him the best," Michale writes on his web site. Replacing Lifeless on the trek will ...

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THORNS OF THE CARRION Reunite, Begin Work On New Album

After disbanding in 2002, U.S. funeral doom metal band THORNS OF THE CARRION have returned with a new lineup featuring founding member/guitarist Allen Scott, original vocalist Matt Chapman, Chris Dalcin on drums (ELUSIVE TRAVEL, FLEDGLING DEATH, ...AND HERE I LIE), Rinaldo Yulfo III on keyboards, and Adam Holliday on bass. The band are currently recording ...

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