February 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

MESHUGGAH: 'Catch 33' Release Pushed Back To May

Nuclear Blast Records has pushed back the projected release date of the new MESHUGGAH album, "Catch 33", to May 16 in Europe and May 31 in the U.S. As previously reported ,the follow-up to 2002's "Nothing" is being described as one continuous 47-minute song divided into 13 parts and is said to be "musically the ...

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DESTRUCTION Confirmed For Poland's METALFEST

Legendary German thrashers DESTRUCTION have been confirmed for the second edition of MetalFest, set to take place July 1-2 in Goleniow, Poland. Supporting the metal legends will be some of the best Polish metal acts, including ROOTWATER, CHAINSAW, CORRUPTION and the death metal icons BEHEMOTH. Also planned for the festival is a battle of young ...

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NOVEMBERS DOOM Announce New Bassist

Chicago doomsters NOVEMBERS DOOM have announced the addition of bassist Brian Whited (ex-AVERNUS, DEAD SERENADE) to the group's ranks. "Brian has played with us occasionally in the past, and fits in very well with us both musically and personally," the band write on their web site. "We're pleased to have him back with us now, ...

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MINI-KISS Perform In New York City: Photos Available

MINI-KISS, a tribute band featuring little people (from 3-foot-11 to 4-foot-4 in height) covering KISS songs, in full make-up, while playing fake wooden guitars, performed in concert at the Cutting Room in New York City on Saturday (Jan. 29). Check out pictures from LFI. MINI-KISS is the brainchild of KISS fan Joey Fatale, ...

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KONKHRA To Take Break Due To 'Personal Reasons'

Danish extreme metallers KONKHRA have announced via their official web site that they will be taking the "first break in [the band's] 16-year history" due to "personal reasons." KONKHRA recently began shopping a new demo/CD, "Persistence", containing the tracks "Strung Up by the Neck", "Sandblasted Soul" and "Faith Unpurified Me". KONKHRA's latest CD, "Reality Check", ...

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AMON AMARTH Confirmed For Germany's PARTY.SAN OPEN AIR Festival

Sweden's AMON AMARTH are the latest act confirmed for the 2005 installment of the Party.San Open Air festival, set to be held August 11-13 in Bad Berka, Germany. The complete list of bands currently scheduled to perform at the festival is as follows: 1349 AMON AMARTH CIRITH GORGOR DISPARAGED ENTHRONED ENTOMBED EXCREMENTORY GRINDFUCKERS FINAL BREATH ...

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