November 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

Brazil's BLACKMASS Release Full-Length Debut

After the release of the single "Episcolum Servo Servorum Satanii" in 2004, Brazilian black metallers BLACKMASS have finally released their first full-length album, entitled "Gloria Diaboli", through Blasphemy Productions. BLACKMASS have now estabilished themselves as a power trio, featuring Lord Aeshma (guitars), Magus Dux Adramelech (bass/vocals), and Verberibus Necare (drums). The group's new web site ...

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JOE LYNN TURNER, BUCK DHARMA Added To 96 K-ROCK Benefit Concert

Joe Lynn Turner (RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE), Buck Dharma (BLUE ÖYSTER CULT), Robin Zander (CHEAP TRICK) have joined AC/DC frontman Brian Johnson and bassist Cliff Williams as scheduled performers at the "96 K-ROCK For Relief II" concert to benefit the victims of Hurricane Wilma. The event, which will raise funds for the Beasley Disaster Relief Fund ...

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STATIC-X: 'Dirthouse' Video Posted Online

STATIC-X's video for their new single, "Dirthouse", has been posted online at Yahoo! Music. "Dirthouse" comes off the band's latest album, "Start a War", which came out in June via Warner Bros. Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Shadow Zone" was produced by Ulrich Wild and is the group's first release with new drummer Nick Oshiro. ...

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THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN Schedule 'Metal Show Unleashed' Session

"The Metal Show", as heard weekly on Sundays on 92.3 FM WXTM in Cleveland, Ohio, is looking for fans interested in attending a special "Metal Show Unleashed" session. The session will feature Relapse recording artists THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN performing songs from their latest release, "Miss Machine", which was released on July 20, 2004. The ...

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KROKUS Part Ways With Drummer

Veteran Swiss hard rockers KROKUS have parted ways with drummer Patrick Aeby. Patrick's departure "was amicable and the whole KROKUS family sincerely wishes him the best of luck for the future," reads posting on the group's web site. A replacement drummer has yet to be announced. KROKUS recently spent time in the studio working on ...

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SLIPKNOT Frontman To Produce New FACECAGE Album

STONE SOUR/SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor is currently hard at work with Des Moines, Iowa-based metallers FACECAGE on their next independent release. Formed in 2001, FACECAGE have grown into a powerhouse live act and an independent D.I.Y. (do-it-yourself) success story. Taylor describes the band as "the heaviness of SEPULTURA, the groove of [BLACK] SABBATH, the dark ...

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TEN Confirmed For Spain's ATARFE VEGA ROCK Festival

British melodic rockers TEN, who currently feature former PARADISE LOST drummer Lee Morris, have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Atarfe Vega Rock festival, set to take place March 10-11, 2006 at Nave Medina Elvira in Atarfe, Granada, Spain. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): BEHEMOTH GAMMA ...

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FURIA: New Song Posted Online

A brand-new FURIA track, entitled "End of a Belief, the Beginning of a Truth", has been made available for download at this location (MP3). The song comes off the French melodic death metallers' upcoming third album, "Kheros", due on January 23, 2006 via Season of Mist. The CD was recorded over a two-month ...

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