August 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

CHEMICAL VOMIT: Drummer SPIKE KANE Rejoins The Fold

Birmingham, England grindcore/noise band CHEMICAL VOMIT has announced the return of former drummer Spike Kane to the group's ranks. CHEMICAL VOMIT is currently writing material for its debut album, tentatively due late 2006/early 2007. Songtitles set to appear on the CD include "Hulk Hogan is Gay", "We Are an Anal Cunt Ripoff Band" and "Defending ...

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NIGHTWISH Bassist Answers Fan Questions

NIGHTWISH bassist Marco Hietala recently answered a number of fan questions via the band's official web site. Read his responses at this location. NIGHTWISH has completed work on a pre-production recording of the tracks that are set to appear on the band's upcoming sixth album, tentatively due mid-2007. According to the latest entry ...

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VED BUENS ENDE: New Song Posted Online

VED BUENS ENDE (Norwegian for "At the End of the Rainbow"), the Norwegian avant-garde metal band who split up in 1997 after after releasing only one full-length album (1995's "Written in Waters") through Misanthropy Records, has been resurrected and has posted a rehearsal recording of a new song, entitled "Shame Eclipse", at its

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EDGUY Joined By HELLOWEEN Bassist At Spain's METALWAY Festival

According to a posting on EDGUY's official web site, the German melodic metallers were joined by HELLOWEEN bass player Markus Grosskopf for a "highly acclaimed" version of the song "Avantasia" during their appearance at the Metalway festival in Gernika, Spain on Sunday, July 30. EDGUY is continuing to tour in support of its latest album, ...

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DISKORD: Debut Album Samples Posted Online

Oslo, Norway-based extreme metallers DISKORD have uploaded two tracks from their forthcoming full-length debut, entitled "Doomscapes", at their MySpace page. Due later in the year via Edgerunner Music, "Doomscapes" will contain the following track listing: 01. An Architectonic Manifestation of Death 02. Public Static Void 03. Harbinger 04. Absurreality 05. Cosmic Collapse 06. ...

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THE SWORD Completes Work On New Music Video

THE SWORD has completed work on the second music video from its critically acclaimed album "Age of Winters". The video, for the hard-hitting track "Freya", was shot in Hollywood, CA with director Barnaby Roper. A still shot from the video, which is expected to make its world network premiere(s) shortly, can be viewed at

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ELIS To Release New Album Recordings As Tribute To Fallen Frontwoman

ELIS, the Liechtenstein-based gothic metal band whose singer, Sabine Dünser, suffered a cerebral hemorrhage on July 7 during rehearsal and passed away the following day in hospital, has decided to release the already completed recordings for its new album, "Griefshire", as a tribute to their fallen frontwoman. "Sabine denoted 'Griefshire' always as her 'baby' and ...

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