December 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

Benefit Auction Features SLASH, WEILAND, NAVARRO Items

Guitars autographed by Slash (VELVET REVOLVER, ex-GUNS N' ROSES), Scott Weiland (VELVET REVOLVER, ex-STONE TEMPLE PILOTS) and Dave Navarro (THE PANIC CHANNEL, ex-JANE'S ADDICTION) are among the items up for bids in the online Grammy Charity Holiday Auction, which runs until Dec. 7. A Chris Cornell (AUDIOSLAVE, ex-SOUNDGARDEN) leather wristband is among the many other ...

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BLACK MAJESTY Confirmed For Czech Republic's MASTERS OF ROCK Festival

Australian melodic power metal band BLACK MAJESTY has been added to next year's installment of the Masters of Rock festival, set to take place July 13-15, 2007 in the Czech Republic. Other confirmed bands include MOTÖRHEAD, RAGE, STRATOVARIUS, DIE HAPPY, PINK CREAM 69, AFTER FOREVER, EPICA, THE TOMMYS, DIVOKEJ BILL and SILENT STREAM OF GODLESS ...

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G3 Photos From Sydney Posted Online

PyroMusic.net has uploaded 82 photos of last night's (Dec. 1) G3 performance in Sydney, Australia featuring Steve Vai, John Petrucci and Joe Satriani. Satriani, Vai, and Petrucci cut through individual sets backed by their own bands, before the wizardry climaxed in a combined electrifying G3 jam. Check out the pictures at this location. ...

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SUSPERIA: New Album Update

SUSPERIA, the Norwegian band featuring former members of DIMMU BORGIR and SATYRICON, has issued the following update: "It's been a busy few weeks for us. We have now almost completed all the work on the new album. We finished the mixing sessions with Daniel Bergstrand at Dug-Out Studios in [Uppsala] Sweden a couple of weeks ...

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MASTODON: Video Update From The Road Available

Atlanta progressive metallers MASTODON have posted the first in a series of video updates from the band's European tour with TOOL. Watch it at this location. As previously reported, MASTODON will be IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson's guests on Saturday, December 16 during Bruce's weekly BBC 6 Music radio show, aptly named "Rock ...

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KISS Attorneys Force KITTIE To Change Name Of Record Label

Canadian all-girl metal band KITTIE has changed the name of its record label to X of Infamy from the previously announced Kiss of Infamy after reportedly receiving a cease-and-desist letter from attorneys representing Kiss Catalog Ltd. (the owner of the intellectual property rights pertaining to the musical group KISS) alleging that the Kiss of Infamy ...

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SPIRALARMS Filming Live Footage For Possible Video/Live DVD

21st Century Entertainment has started filming the San Francisco Bay Area band SPIRALARMS — featuring former members of FORBIDDEN, SYSTEMATIC and MACHINE HEAD — last night (Thursday, November 30) at The Sports Bar in Redding, Northern California. Tonight (Friday, Dec. 1) they will be filming in Chico at Lost On Main and on Saturday (Dec. ...

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VADER Bassist Checks In From The Road

Polish death metallers VADER kicked off the final part of the European Blitzkrieg 4 tour in Olomous, Czech Republic. Bassist Marcin "Novy" Nowak answered several questions for the band's official web site: Q: How has the tour been going? Would you be able to make the final [assessment of] Blitzkrieg 4? Novy: We're still in ...

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