Monthly Archives December 2006

Sweden\’s VANMAKT To Record Debut Album In January

Metal News Source: Blabbermouth.netTMD Promo's newest signing Swedish black metal band VANMAKT will enter the studio in January/February 2007 record its debut album for release on Pulverised Records. The CD will contain 11 songs that "represent [VANMAKT's] interpretation of how black metal really should sound," according to a press release.

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IRON MAIDEN: Stockholm Concert To Air On Swedish Radio Tonight

Metal News Source: Blabbermouth.netAn audio recording of IRON MAIDEN's November 18, 2006 concert at Globen in Stockholm, Sweden will be broadcast on the Swedish national radio channel P3 tonight (Thursday, December 28) beginning at 8:03 p.m. (2:03 p.m. EST).

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NINE INCH NAILS Mainman On New CD: \’This Is Not A Particularly Friendly Record\’

Metal News Source: Blabbermouth.netNINE INCH NAILS mastermind Trent Reznor has revealed more information about the group's upcoming album, tentatively due in early 2007. In a December 27, 2006 blog entry on the official NIN fan club web site The Spiral, Reznor writes, "Usually when I finish a record, I have to go into battle with the people whose job is to figure out how to sell the record.

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BRAND NEW SIN: Final Appearance Of 2006 Scheduled For Tomorrow

Metal News Source: Blabbermouth.netNew York's BRAND NEW SIN will play the final show of 2006 on Friday, December 29 at the Country Club in Syracuse. Also appearing on the bill are SEEMLESS, BULLY andFROM RUINS. The show is only $10 and 18 and over are welcome with proper ID. Doors open at 8 p.m.

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BLUE

Metal News Source: Blabbermouth.netLaunch Radio Networks reports: BLUE ÖYSTER CULT has announced the bonus tracks for two album reissues coming out February 13.

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PANTERA Fan \’Died Doing What He Wanted\’

Metal News Source: Blabbermouth.netRock Hill Herald reports that a 21-year-old South Carolina soldier who got a "Cowboys from Hell" tattoo as a tribute to a song by his favorite heavy metal band, PANTERA, was killed when a roadside bomb sent his Humvee tumbling down a ravine south of Baghdad, Iraq.

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Metal Blade Records signs ANTERIOR!

Metal News Source: Metal Blade RecordsMetal Blade Records is proud to welcome South Wales UK metal extremists Anterior to the family. Formed in 2003, a group of 17 year olds set out to create an epic sound combining thunderous riffs, technically exceptional guitar work, relentless drive, and an abundance of melody that they still wield today. And the end result? Anterior forged a unique style that captures an ever growing army of fans! In the band’s short yet illustrious career, the band now between the ages of 20 and 21, Anterior have risen above all, to share stages with household names: DragonForce, The Black Dahlia Murder, Himsa, and 3 Inches of Blood to name but a few.

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WARGASM Guitarist: The DVD Is \’Coming Along Slowly But Surely\’

Metal News Source: Blabbermouth.netWARGASM guitarist Rich Spillberg has issued the following update via the band's official web site:

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DARK TRANQUILLITY Guitarist Talks About Upcoming CD

Metal News Source: Blabbermouth.netMetal Israel recently conducted an interview with DARK TRANQUILLITY guitarist Niklas Sundin. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow:

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EAGLES OF DEATH METAL lash out at W. Axl Rose

Metal News Source: Metal SludgeEagles of Death Metal frontman Jesse Hughes tells Axl Rose to 'go fuck himself' after tour shun.

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