June 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

FRAMESHIFT Mastermind: SEBASTIAN BACH's Vocal Recording Gives Way To Veiled Violent Threats

ProgRock Records, the label behind Henning Pauly's FRAMESHIFT progressive rock project, has issued the following press release: "After recording an album about the ramifications of violence in society — FRAMESHIFT's 'An Absence of Empathy' — vocalist Sebastian Bach [ex-SKID ROW], on his website, has resorted to veiled threats of violence against FRAMESHIFT mastermind Henning Pauly. ...

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INSTITUTE: Former BUSH Frontman To Release New Album In September

Billboard.com is reporting that former BUSH frontman Gavin Rossdale will reelase the debut album from his new band, INSTITUTE, on September 13 via Interscope. Entitled "Distort Yourself", the CD features Rossdale alongside guitarist Chris Traynor (BUSH, HELMET), bassist Cache Tolman (RIVAL SCHOOLS) and session drummer extraordinaire Josh Freese (SPLIT LIP/CHAMBERLAIN skinsman Charlie Walker has since ...

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AGENT STEEL Film Hollywood Show For Possible Release

California-based metallers AGENT STEEL have issued the following update: "Thanks to all the metalheads who came out and showed metal support at the Key Club show on June 1st in West Hollywood; overall a real good metal show and it was nice to have Bernie Versailles back in the live mix on guitars. We had ...

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AOL RADIO Launches METALLICA Channel

Ultimate-Guitar.com is reporting that the #1 AOL Radio Network has announced that it has added the All Metallica station to its lineup of best-of breed programming offerings and exclusive All Artist stations. Now available, the station boasts a playlist of every song ever released by one of the world's best and most influential ...

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CHEVELLE: Lineup Change For Upcoming Tour

CHEVELLE have announced that bassist Joe Loeffler will not be touring with the band this summer. "After three years of non-stop touring and recording, Joe is taking a break to be home with family," the group write in a statement. "We'll miss having him on the road with us, but as his brothers and bandmates ...

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CANDLELIGHT And AFM RECORDS Announce North American Agreement

Candlelight Records has announced a new North American agreement with Germany's AFM Records. Under the agreement, Candlelight will cooperatively market and release several titles, including new records from MASTERPLAN, ROB ROCK and ANNIHILATOR. AFM Label Manager Nils Wasko says of the new cooperation, "We are very happy that AFM has found a professional license partner ...

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COLD Finalize 'A Different Kind Of Pain' Track Listing

According to Billboard.com, COLD have finalized the track listing for their new album, "A Different Kind of Pain", due on August 30 via Lava Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Year of the Spider" (Flip/Geffen) was recorded in Bearsville (N.Y.) Studios and Virginia's Studio Barbbarosa with producer Michael "Elvis" Baskette (CHEVELLE, PUDDLE OF MUDD). The disc ...

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GREEN CARNATION Working On First Acoustic Album

GREEN CARNATION, the Norwegian band featuring Tchort (a.k.a. Terje Vik Schei; BLOOD RED THRONE, ex-EMPEROR, SATYRICON, EINHERJER), are currently at Brown Sound Studios working on their first acoustic album, tentatively titled "The Acoustic Verses". The CD will celebrate the band's 15th anniversary and will be released as a limited two-disc edition, featuring lots of exclusive ...

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