February 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

METALLICA's Fan Worship Documented On 'Metallimania' DVD

Killing Time Productions are releasing an unofficial 95-minute documentary on DVD, titled "Metallimania" and 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, a way to ...

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SINISTHRA Featuring AMORPHIS Singer Sign With ARISE RECORDS

SINISTHRA (formerly NEVERGREEN), the Finnish band featuring current AMORPHIS frontman Tomi Joutsen, have set "Last of the Stories of Long Past Glories" as the title of their full-length debut, tentatively due in May via Arise Records. The CD was recorded last summer at Sonic Pump studios and features a sound best described as "metal with ...

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ANVIL: Upcoming Reissues To Include Bonus Live Recordings

Joe Kleon of G4orce Studios is currently mixing live ANVIL tracks recorded at Classic Metal Fest II in Lakewood, Ohio, USA on July 12, 2002. Some of the final mixes will be used for for bonus tracks on the Screaming Ferret Wreckords, LLC reissues of the band's early catalog. Downloadable mixes in MP3 format will ...

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EDGUY To Release New EP In September

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "We are working full-steam on our new EP that is estimated to be released in September. A full length album is to follow early next year. I liked the concept of delivering a big value-for-money thing as the official single ...

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MCBRAIN DAMAGE Featuring MAIDEN's MCBRAIN Announce One-Off Show

MCBRAIN DAMAGE, the Florida-based band featuring IRON MAIDEN drummer Nicko McBrain and ex-BLACK SABBATH/GREAT WHITE bassist Dave "The Beast" Spitz, along with members of DEEPSET and FAILSAFE, have announced a one-off show at the Factory in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on April 1. MCBRAIN DAMAGE's live show concentrates on an IRON MAIDEN format, playing a set ...

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EPICA: New Album Details Revealed

EPICA, the Dutch group formed by ex-AFTER FOREVER guitarist Mark Jansen, ex-CASSIOPEIA guitarist Ad Sluijter and keyboardist Coen Janssen, will release their new album, "Consign to Oblivion", on April 21 via Transmission Records. The track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. Hunab K’u "A New Age Dawns" ~ Prologue 02. Dance of Fate ...

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