March 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

BLACK SABBATH: Helsinki Show Confirmed

The original lineup of BLACK SABBATHOzzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward — have confimed a headlining date at the 12,000-capacity Hartwall Arena in Helsinki, Finland on Tuesday, July 5. Tickets go on sale March 7 and are priced at 51 and 56 euros. The group's European itinerary is now shaping ...

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Drummer STEFAN SCHWARZMANN To Rejoin ACCEPT For Summer Festival Appearances

Drummer Stefan Schwarzmann (HELLOWEEN, U.D.O., RUNNING WILD) has recently become available and will be rejoining legendary German metallers ACCEPT for the 2005 summer festivals. Stefan has performed with the band since the "good old days" when he replaced original drummer Stefan Kaufmann. This officially finalizes the group's summer touring lineup which includes original members Udo ...

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METALLICA: 'Metallimania' DVD Trailer Posted Online

Killing Time Productions have uploaded a two-minute trailer for the DVD release of the classic "Metallimania" documentary, filmed between 1994 to 1996, that humorously captured METALLICA and the outer limits of fan worship in a pre-Napster world. Like "Some Kind of Monster", "Metallimania" was also financed with METALLICA money for the band's own private amusement, ...

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Temporary Vocalists Help VEHEMENCE On Upcoming Tours

Arizona-based death metallers VEHEMENCE will be utilizing the services of vocalist Bryan Edwards (CLIFTON) during their upcoming tour with THINE EYES BLEED beginning on March 21 and ending April 5. In addition, "In an unexpected turn of events, vocalist Sean Vandegrift (ex-FROM A SECOND STORY WINDOW) will not be able to commit to our upcoming ...

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NARNIA Begin Recording New Album

Swedish neo-classical metallers NARNIA have entered the studio to begin recording their fifth full-length album, tentatively due before the end of the year. "We are all very excited about the new album and it will be absolutely our best so far!" the band write on their web site. NARNIA's fourth full-length album, "The Great Fall", ...

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DARZAMAT Confirmed For Germany's WAVE GOTIK TREFFEN Festival

Poland's DARZAMAT have been confirmed for the Wave Gotik Treffen festival, set to take place May 13-16 in Leipzig, Germany. Other bands scheduled to perform at the festival include TIAMAT, ATROCITY, TRISTANIA, BESEECH, DIE KRUPPS, DARKWELL, MORTIIS, ZEROMANCER, FLOWING TEARS, APOPTYGMA BERZERK, MIDNATTSOL, TANZWUT, SUBWAY TO SALLY and VISIONS OF ATLANTIS. For more information, visit ...

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