December 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

ALARUM Announces New Drummer

Melbourne, Australia's ALARUM has announced the addition of drummer Rob Brens to the group's ranks. Brens joins the band as the replacement for previous skinsman Racca, who left ALARUM this past summer "to pursue other interests." ALARUM is currently writing material for a new album as well as preparing for a gig supporting TESTAMENT in ...

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FEAR FACTORY Splits With LIQUID 8 RECORDS

FEAR FACTORY frontman frontman Burton C. Bell has confirmed to Jenny Feniak of the Edmonton Sun that the band has parted ways with Liquid 8 Records, the label that issued the group's last two albums — 2004's "Archetype" and 2005's "Transgression". "Right now we're a completely independent band. We're free of labels and ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Offers Tips To U.K. Talent Show Star

According to Digital Spy, Ozzy Osbourne has been coaching Ben Mills, star of U.K. telephone-based talent show "X Factor", this week. Ozzy — husband of Ben's mentor and "X Factor" co-judge Sharon — stepped in to restore his confidence after the singer found himself in the bottom two last weekend. Having received performance ...

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'Sealed With A Kiss' By LYDIA CRISS Unmasks A Supergroup

The recent release of "Sealed with a Kiss" — the elegantly-bound coffee-table book by Lydia Criss, wife (1970-1979) of longtime KISS drummer Peter Criss, goes behind the make-up, blood and hype for an uncompromising look at the band's glory years and its storybook rise to unprecedented rock'n'roll fame. Transcending the dictates of a rock bio, ...

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