March 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

CICATRIX: New Recordings Available For Download

Polish brutal death metallers CICATRIX have made their new three-song CD/demo available for download at the group's official web site. "Remains", "Something Rotting" and "Festering Crowd" were recorded at Rotting Day Studios for promotional purposes only. CICATRIX had previously released a self-financed mini-CD, "Heading for Mental Suicide", in 2001. ...

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Former 40 BELOW SUMMER Guitarist Joins SECONDDAY

Former 40 BELOW SUMMER guitarist Jordan Plingos has officially joined the New York-based band SECONDDAY. "When [previous guitarist] Joe [Parascandola] couldn't make the trip to play SXSW [in Austin, Texas] with us, Jordan stepped up and learned our entire set in two days, came down to Texas with us, and KICKED ASS!!!" the group write ...

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BOBAFLEX Sign With TVT RECORDS

According to a post at The Gauntlet, West Virginia's BOBAFLEX have signed a multi-album deal with TVT Records. The band will release their sophomore full-length effort, entitled "Bright Red Violent Sex", in June. The follow-up to "Primitive Epic" (Eclipse Records) is expected to include the track "The Guardian", which the band apparently wrote ...

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DAYLIGHT DIES: Limited-Edition Live Album Now Available

North Carolina-based doom/death metallers DAYLIGHT DIES are making available a limited-edition live CD via their official web site. "Live from the Relapse Contamination Festival" was recorded back in January 2003 and is strictly limited to 1,000 copies. Also available is a special deal if you choose to get a "No Reply" t-shirt along ...

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KAYO DOT Sign With ROBOTIC EMPIRE

KAYO DOT, the Massachusetts-based musical project featuring former members of the now-defunct MAUDLIN OF THE WELL, have signed to Richmond, Virginia's Robotic Empire label for the band's sophomore album. The group will enter Zing Studios (UNEARTH, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE) in August to record the as-yet-untitled CD for a fall release. "Almost impossible to justly put into ...

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STRYPER Announce New Bassist

Reunited Christian hard rockers STRYPER have officially announced Tracy Ferrie as their new bass player. "Ferrie's bass talents are well displayed on the forthcoming STRYPER album on Big3 Records," reads a post on the group's web site. "Tracy Ferrie is not entirely new to the STRYPER family as he spent many years playing in Michael ...

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