October 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

DRAGONFORCE Part Ways With Bassist, Seek Replacement

London-based "extreme power metal" band DRAGONFORCE have posted the following message on their official web site: "Bass player Adrian Lambert has announced that he is to leave DRAGONFORCE with immediate effect. [Being] the father of a young son, the increasingly busy tour schedule of the band has precluded him from spending time with his child. ...

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HOLY MOSES Cancel ART OF DARKNESS Appearance

Long-running German thrashers HOLY MOSES have been forced to cancel their appearance at today's (Oct. 29) Art Of Darkness Festival in Warburg/Paderborn, Germany after the group's drummer, Asgard, injured his knee on Thursday in an accident. It is not presently clear if any other dates on the band's schedule will be affected. As previously reported, ...

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ACCEPT Guitarist To Play One-Off Concert With SEBASTIAN BACH

ACCEPT guitarist Wolf Hoffmann has agreed to join former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach's solo band for a one-time-only appearance at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie, New York on November 26. Hoffmann accepted the offer to play the show during Sebastian's live appearance on Eddie Trunk's "Friday Night Rocks" radio program on New York's ...

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Report: SANCTUARY GROUP Is 'Worth Less Than Nothing'

Times Online is reporting that Sanctuary Group, the music company which handles artists such as GUNS N' ROSES, IRON MAIDEN, SLIPKNOT and SLAYER, gave warning on Friday (Oct. 28) that it would have to take a multimillion-pound hit to its balance sheet as it fights to ensure its long-term survival. The company told investors that ...

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ROB ZOMBIE: 'Hellbilly Deluxe - Deluxe Edition' Details Revealed

ROB ZOMBIE's 1998 macabre masterpiece "Hellbilly Deluxe: 13 Tales Of Cadaverous Cavorting Inside The Spookshow International" debuted in the Top 5 and was a certified triple platinum smash. A realization of his vision of the darkside — a mix of classic horror films and sleazy pop culture, creativity and extremity — "Hellbilly Deluxe" was a ...

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GIANT SQUID Sign With THE END RECORDS

Northern California's GIANT SQUID have inked a deal with The End Records. GIANT SQUID garnered the attention of eclectic indie-metal label The End Records with their self-released first album, "Metridium Field", engineered by legendary veteran producer of heavy music, Billy Anderson (NEUROSIS, MELVINS, HIGH ON FIRE, MR. BUNGLE). This original release, featuring the concussion-inducing beats ...

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GAIA EPICUS Announce New Drummer

Norwegian power metallers GAIA EPICUS have announced the addition of drummer Ole A. Myrholt (ARCHON, DIABOLICAL, BREED, ENSLAVEMENT OF BEAUTY, I WAS FLESH ONCE, VALE, THE WHIPCORDS) to the group's ranks. "Myrholt is no stranger to the music industry as he has been in many bands," the group write on their web site. "Now he ...

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Former KISS Manager Offered Plea Deal

Ex-KISS manager Jesse Hilsen, a former Upper East Side shrink who has been described as New York City's "worst deadbeat dad," has been offered a plea deal by the feds that could allow him to walk free and keep his psychiatry license, The New York Post reports. Hilsen could get time served after spending the ...

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