October 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

DEAD KENNEDYS Drop Off 'Waking The Dead' Show, FEAR Step In

DEAD KENNEDYS have pulled out of the upcoming "Waking the Dead" punk-rock extravaganza taking place at the the legendary Grand Olympic Auditorium on Saturday, October 29. Replacing them on the bill will be FEAR. Other groups scheduled to appear at the show include SUICIDAL TENDENCIES, THE GERMS, MARKY RAMONE and FLIPPER. Doors are at 5:30 ...

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BRAINSTORM Pull Out Of European Dates With SAXON

German power metallers BRAINSTORM have posted the following message on their official web site: "Unfortunately, here's some bad news coming your way. Due to reasons beyond our control, we are not able to play the scheduled dates with SAXON in the U.K. as well as some other shows that are or have been (still) in ...

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Former NIRVANA Drummer Steps Out

Greg Prato of RollingStone.com is reporting that Dave Grohl is not the only former NIRVANA drummer who can play guitar and sing. Chad ChanningGrohl's predecessor, who played on the band's 1989 debut, "Bleach" — is launching a new project called BEFORE CARS, which sees him supplying lead vocals and rhythm guitar, ...

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Former LED ZEPPELIN Bassist Pens Tribute To JOHN BONHAM

Former LED ZEPPELIN bassist John Paul Jones has penned the following tribute to late ZEPPELIN drummer John Bonham to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the the drum legend's death: "So it's been 25 years. It still seems only yesterday that I was standing on stage next to him locking into another earth-moving groove. He ...

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KISS: Updated Collectibles Guide Now Available

A KISS collectibles guide, entitled "Warman's KISS Collectibles Field Guide", is currently available for order via the book's companion web site, www.kisshall.com. Featuring 512 high-gloss pages packed with over 525 full-color photographs of rare KISS collectibles (no black-and-white photos on poor grade paper here!), this vast identification and price guide is the second ...

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LIFE OF AGONY Drummer To Appear At Long Island Drum Center

LIFE OF AGONY drummer Sal Abruscato will be appearing at Long Island Drum Center (1460 Old Country Road) in Plainview, New York on Saturday, October 15 between 12:00 p.m. (noon) and 3:00 p.m. for Face to Face Sabian Day, along with drummer Liberty De Vito (BILLY JOEL). For more information, call 516-694-5432. As previously reported, ...

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