October 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

ULI JON ROTH: Early Album Reissues Detailed

Legendary guitarist Uli Jon Roth's (SCORPIONS) European record company, SPV, is re-releasing two of his previous albums simultaneously. Both albums have not been available for a long time and have been digitally re-mastered by Uli himself. The first one is "Beyond the Astral Skies", which came out in 1985 and was the last-ever album of ...

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TURISAS Guitarist In Critical Condition Following Traffic Accident

Finnish "pagan battle metal" act TURISAS have posted the following message on their official web site: "To prevent any more rumours spreading, we need to make the following statement. "Early Friday morning Georg [Laakso, guitar] was injured severely in a motor accident outside Hämeenlinna. Due to the unfortunate actions of the authorities, he was found ...

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CANDLEMASS Catalog To Be Released Via CANDLELIGHT

Candlelight Records has confirmed the U.S. license for six back-catalog titles from Swedish doom legends CANDLEMASS. Set for release in February, the titles include four currently unavailable albums, a live record and the band's CD/DVD collection. Due February 7, "Epicus Doomicus Metallicus" stands as one of doom metal's true milestone recordings. Originally released in 1986, ...

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EPHEL DUATH Announce Touring Drummer

Italian jazz-metal combo EPHEL DUATH have announced the addition of drummer Andrea Rabuini to the group's touring lineup. The group were recently forced to cancel their previously announced U.K. headlining tour "due to organizational problems." In the meantime, the band are arranging a few dates in Italy to test out their new material. EPHEL DUATH's ...

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SIEGES EVEN To Tour Europe With DEADSOUL TRIBE

Reformed cult German progressive metal band SIEGES EVEN will be embarking on a European co-headlining tour with DEADSOUL TRIBE (the band led by former PSYCHOTIC WALTZ frontman Buddy Lackey, a.k.a. Devon Graves) in January. The group will also play several headlining shows in December. The band's schedule is shaping up as follows: Dec. 03 - ...

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DISSECTION To Play Two Exclusive Shows Based On Classic Albums

Reactivated Swedish death metallers DISSECTION will play two exclusive headlining concerts focusing solely on the old songs. The first show is scheduled for December 30 at Kolingsborg (The Shrine) in Stockholm, Sweden (with special guests BEHEMOTH), while the second one will take place on January 28 at the Winternoize Festival in Osnabrück, Germany. These shows ...

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