June 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

SHAPE OF DESPAIR: New Album Details Revealed

Finnish doom/death metallers SHAPE OF DESPAIR, the band featuring ex-AMORPHIS/current AJATTARA singer Pasi Koskinen, will release their new self-titled album on August 3 via Spinefarm Records. The low-priced CD will feature rare and unreleased material from the group, including tracks from the band's first demo, "Alone in the Mist", and a new song called "Sleeping ...

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SANCTUARY Holds Talks With Potential Buyers

Reuters is reporting that Sanctuary Group, the music company which handles artists such as GUNS N' ROSES, IRON MAIDEN, SLIPKNOT and SLAYER, said on Friday (June 3) it had held talks over a possible offer for the firm. "The company confirms that there have been preliminary talks which may or may not lead ...

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GREEN CARNATION Schedule Hometown Gigs

GREEN CARNATION, the Norwegian band featuring Tchort (a.k.a. Terje Vik Schei; BLOOD RED THRONE, ex-EMPEROR, SATYRICON, EINHERJER), will peform two shows for the under-18 crowd in their hometown of Kristiansand over the course of the next two weekends. The first concert will take place on Saturday, June 4 at the youth club where Tchort, Stein ...

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Drummer STANTON MOORE To Perform With C.O.C. On Select Dates

Renowned jazz-funk drummer Stanton Moore (GALACTIC), who performed on the latest CORROSION OF CONFORMITY release, "In the Arms of God", will be joining the band on select dates on their current headlining tour, which kicked off Thursday night (June 2) in Indianapolis, IN. Moore will be playing the following shows with C.O.C.: Jun. 03 – ...

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KEEP OF KALESSIN Added To IMMORTAL Tribute Album

Norwegian black metallers KEEP OF KALESSIN, featuring Obsidian C. (a.k.a. Arnt Grønbech, also a touring guitarist for SATYRICON) on guitars/bass/synth, have reportedly been confirmed for the upcoming IMMORTAL tribute album, "Epimythion - Tribute to Immortal", tentatively due this fall via Greece's Townsend Avalanche Music. KEEP OF KALESSIN have yet to announce which IMMORTAL track they ...

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CELTIC FROST: New Album Cover Art Complete

CELTIC FROST frontman Tom Gabriel Fischer has posted the following message on his official blog: "Last night, at our rehearsal studio, Martin [Ain, bass] made the highly anticipated album artwork presentation to the group. Many months ago, he had shown us the original design for the front cover. It was a radical image, a collage ...

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