May 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

RIVERRED Name New Album; Audio Available

Pacific Northwest rock act RIVERRED, now featuring former GRUNTRUCK members Tim Paul (bass) and Norman Scott (drums), have set "Western Empire" as the title of their upcoming full-length album, tentatively due later in the year. The band recently entered Trillium Lane Studios with producer Chris Hanson (MACHINE HEAD, TECHNOCRACY) to begin recording the CD, which ...

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HORTUS ANIMAE Sign With SLEASZY RIDER RECORDS

HORTUS ANIMAE, the extreme experimental metal project of ANCIENT drummer Diego "GroM" Meraviglia, have inked a deal with Greece's Sleaszy Rider Records for the release of their recently completed sophomore album, "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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Greek Church Seeks Ban On SLIPKNOT Show

According to the Associated Press, Greece's Orthodox Church urged concert organizers Monday (May 30) to cancel a planned show by extreme metal band SLIPKNOT because of the group's violent lyrics and references to the devil. The band from Des Moines, Iowa, were performing Monday night at the open-air Lykavitos theater. Concert organizers could not be ...

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ECLIPSE ETERNAL To Record New Album This Summer

Canadian epic black metal band ECLIPSE ETERNAL have posted the following message on their official web site: "It has been a long time since we’ve had an update but from now on the news will be put up on a regular basis so keep checking back as we are always busy. "We are currently working ...

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DKT/MC5: Live Dates Announced

MC5, who are currently being billed as DKT/MC5, have announced a number of European and U.S. dates during June/July. DKT/MC5 consists of original members Michael Davis, Wayne Kramer and Dennis Thompson along with Gilby Clarke (ex-GUNS N' ROSES), Lisa Kekaula (BELLRAYS, BASEMENT JAXX) and Handsome Dick Manitoba (DICTATORS). The dates are as follows: Jun. 11 ...

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CRISIS Singer Launches Women's T-Shirt Line

CRISIS frontwoman Karyn Crisis has launched her own women's t-shirt line, dubbed Exorsister. Music journalist Alex Johnson tagged Karyn as "the Exorsister" in a review he wrote of a live CRISIS show in an effort to describe her angelic/demonic vocal style and stage performance. The moniker stuck in her head, becoming the inspiration behind her ...

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EMBRAZE Commence Work On New Album

EMBRAZE, the Finnish band featuring FOR MY PAIN… guitarist Lauri Tuohimaa, have commenced the songwriting process for their new album, which they intend to record during the summer. "Around ten songs are getting their finishing touches and more are getting done as we speak," the band write on their web site. "The new material is ...

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BALLISTIC: Negotiating With Record Labels

BALLISTIC mainman Tom Gattis (ex-DEUCE, TENSION, WARDOG) has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "First, I'm going to be a dad, finally! I had been working on it ever since Frankfurt last year and it finally took. Words can't express how excited I am. "We are currently shopping new deals and ...

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