November 2004 - Blabbermouth Archive

MARDUK Guitarist Explains Lineup Changes

MARDUK guitarist Morgan Håkansson recently spoke to the Chronicles of Chaos extreme music webzine about the group's new album, "Plague Angel", the band's recent lineup changes, and black metal as a whole, among other topics. A couple of excerpts from the interview follow: Chronicles of Chaos: Leading into the recording of "Plague Angel", ...

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STARWOOD To Film 'All My Girlfriends Have Boyfriends' Video

Bassist Marten Andersson (STARWOOD, LIZZY BORDEN, GEORGE LYNCH GROUP) ha issued the following update on his recent and upcoming activities: "Hey everybody!! I am checking in from Stockholm, Sweden. I had the opportunity to attend the kick off party for next year's Sweden Rock Festival this weekend. Let me tell you, there is some big ...

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KATAKLYSM Announce Final Dates Of 2004

Canadian death metallers KATAKLYSM will start 2005 by focusing on the songwriting process for the follow-up to this year's "Serenity in Fire". The band have already started putting song ideas together during last summer and "things look very promising," according to an official press release. The group's only scheduled performance in 2005 right now is ...

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THEE PLAGUE OF GENTLEMEN To Release Debut Album Early Next Year

Belgian doomsters THEE PLAGUE OF GENTLEMEN have entered the studio to record their debut album, "Primula Pestis", tentatively due in February/March 2005 via I Hate Records. THEE PLAGUE OF GENTLEMEN cite such influences as WINTER, CELTIC FROST, DREAM DEATH, SAINT VITUS, PENTAGRAM, MELVINS and GODFLESH, but claim to have "forged a unique sound which has ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE: 'Red, White And Crüe' Collection Due In Early 2005

MÖTLEY CRÜE have set "Red, White and Crüe" as the title of their upcoming greatest-hits collection, tentatively due in January/February 2005, informed sources have told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. The set is expected to include at least one new song recorded recently with the band's original lineup of Vince Neil (vocals), Nikki Sixx (bass), Tommy Lee (drums) and ...

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TURMOIL To Enter Studio In January

As part of their upcoming retrospective release on Abacus Recordings, Philadelphia's hardcore legends TURMOIL will be heading into the studio in mid-January to record three brand new songs. The new tracks will be recorded at Water Studios in Hoboken, NJ with producer Ted Young (LAMB OF GOD, STATIC LULLABY). Tenatively titled "Staring Back", the release ...

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KORN To Cover OZZY OSBOURNE's 'Diary of a Madman'

KORN guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer has told Billboard.com that the band are planning on entering the studio in Janaury to begin work on their seventh album, tentatively slated for a late spring/early summer 2005 release. "On Jan. 2, we're going to go back and finish writing our next album," Shaffer said. "We have about four ...

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