March 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

Grammy-Winning Pianist/Arranger To Cover GUNS N' ROSES, DEF LEPPARD, MÖTLEY CRÜE

Versailles Records has announced that Grammy-winning pianist/arranger Randy Cantor will contribute piano tracks to forthcoming tribute albums to GUNS N' ROSES ("Don't Cry"), DEF LEPPARD ("Love Bites"), SAMMY HAGAR ("Dreams"), and MÖTLEY CRÜE ("Afraid"). Cantor's resume includes multiple Grammy nominations, and two awards. Additionally, he has collaborated with such artists as the FUGEES, JAMES TAYLOR, ...

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DAVID LEE ROTH: More Ratings Woes

According to the New York Post's "The Starr Report", there are more ratings woes for former VAN HALEN frontman David Lee Roth, who replaced Howard Stern on the "train-wreck" now known as Free FM (92.3). According to preliminary winter ratings, Roth's February Arbitron numbers were only half of what he averaged in January. According to ...

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WHITESNAKE Leader Credits Band With DEEP PURPLE Show Opener

Launch Radio Networks reports: The new WHITESNAKE DVD "Live... In The Still Of The Night" opens with a nod to frontman David Coverdale's past, as the band rips through DEEP PURPLE's "Burn". While Coverdale is rightfully proud of his time in PURPLE, he didn't pick that song to kick the DVD off with. Coverdale told ...

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VOLBEAT To Enter Studio In October

Danish metallers VOLBEAT will enter Hansen studios in Ribe, Denmark on October 17 with producer Jacob Hansen (RAUNCHY, INVOCATOR) to begin recording their second album for an early 2007 release. Commented VOLBEAT frontman Michael Poulsen: "We are in the writing process now, and the new songs are in same vein as [the group's debut album] ...

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EVANESCENCE To Finish Mixing New Album Next Week

EVANESCENCE frontwoman Amy Lee has posted the following message on the EVANESCENCE message board EVBoard.com: "Terry [Balsamo, EVANESCENCE/ex-COLD guitarist] and I are sitting here in the control room at the studio — we'll be done mixing [the new album] next week! I can hardly believe it, we've been working on this album for ...

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