October 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

HAVOCHATE Makes Ballot For GRAMMY Nominations In Three Categories

New York metal band HAVOCHATE has made the ballot for Grammy nominations in three categories — "Best Metal Performance" (#024), "Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal" (#063), and "Best Rock Album" (#089) — for its latest release, "Cycle of Pain". HAVOCHATE has passed through the screening process by the Grammy committee ...

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P.O.D. Ready For A Brawl

Launch Radio Networks reports: P.O.D. gets back in front of live audiences on November 11 in San Jose, California, when the band joins STAIND, TAPROOT and FLYLEAF on the Fall Brawl tour. P.O.D. drummer Wuv told Launch that the group is raring to go. "It's about time for us, you know what I mean? When ...

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SLIPKNOT: New York City, Lewiston Shows Cancelled

Roadrunner Records has issued the following statement: "Due to Shawn 'Clown' Crahan's father passing away, SLIPKNOT has been forced to postpone its Philadelphia, PA (Oct. 27 and Oct. 28) and cancel its New York, NY (Oct. 30, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1) and Lewiston, ME (Nov. 3) shows on its 'Final Volume' tour. The Philadelphia ...

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POISON Drummer To Launch Podcast

POISON drummer Rikki Rockett has posted the following message on his MySpace page: "So I've decided to do a Podcast. For those of you not familiar with what a Podcast is, the Wikipedia Encyclopedia describes it, in part as follows: Podcasting is a method of publishing audio and video programs via the Internet, ...

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ALTARIA Complete Work On New Album

Finnish melodic metallers ALTARIA have finished mixing their third album, "The Fallen Empire" at the Black Lounge Studios in Sweden. Former DIO guitarist Rowan Robertson makes a guest appearance on a track called "The Lion" and keyboardist Henrik Klingenberg (SONATA ARCTICA, SILENT VOICES) is featured on a song called "The Dying Flame", which is an ...

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NIGHTINGALE Confirm Oslo Appearance

NIGHTINGALE, the Swedish progressive-metal band headed by Dan Swanö, have been confirmed as one of the support acts for KINO (featuring members of such bands as MARILLION, IT BITES, ARENA, and PORCUPINE TREE) on December 17 at John Dee in Oslo, Norway. Also scheduled to appear on the bill is GAZPACHO. As previously reporteed, NIGHTINGALE ...

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