June 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

FIREWIND Complete Work On 'Falling To Pieces' Video

FIREWIND have completed work on the video for their new single, "Falling to Pieces", with acclaimed Swedish director Patric Ullaeus (LACUNA COIL, WITHIN TEMPTATION, IN FLAMES, DIMMU BORGIR). The clip was shot at the Revolver Ranch in Sweden and on the streets of New York City. "Falling to Pieces" will be released as a single ...

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SINERGY To Release 'Deluxe Edition' Of 'Beware The Heavens'

Nuclear Blast Records are scheduled to release a "Deluxe Edition" of SINERGY's debut album, "Beware The Heavens", on July 14. The CD, which originally came out in 1999, will feature three bonus tracks, all of which have been previously released on assorted tribute albums: "Rock You Like A Hurricane" (SCORPIONS cover), "Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (The ...

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DAVID LEE ROTH: More Solo Tour Dates Announced

Former VAN HALEN frontman David Lee Roth has lined up the following solo tour dates during the summer: Jun. 28 - Chicago, IL - House of Blues Jun. 29 - Scottsdale, AZ - Venue of Scottsdale (formerly Cajun House) Jun. 30 - Muskegon, MI - Heritage Landing Jul. 01 - Milwaukee, WI - Summerfest Jul. ...

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STILLBORN RECORDS Partners With ABACUS RECORDINGS

A long-standing friendship has lead to an exciting partnership between Stillborn Records and Abacus Recordings. Abacus Recordings will now be sub-distributing and becoming involved with marketing strategies for Stillborn releases. "We are ecstatic about working with the Stillborn releases," says Ray Harkins of Abacus Recordings. "Stillborn has signed some very long standing and developing artists ...

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OBITUARY Ready To 'Kick The Sh.t Out Of The Brits'

To put the U.K. at ease with regards to their upcoming appearance in London and the cancellation of their scheduled Jan. 8, 2006 performance at the Mean Fiddler in over "immigration issues," legendary death metallers OBITUARY have sent an e-mail to the folks at Arcane Promotions to let everyone know that the work permits that ...

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OPETH Announce Japanese, U.K. Dates

Sweden's OPETH have announced that they will be performing at the Loud Park Festival in Tokyo, Japan on October 14. This will be the first time that Opeth have played Japan. In other news, OPETH will play seven U.K. gigs in November. The group's fall 2006 itinerary is now shaping up as follows: Oct. 14 ...

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DEF LEPPARD Bassist Comments On Upcoming Tour

With their new album "Yeah!" still hot off the presses, DEF LEPPARD is ready to celebrate with a summer-long tour. The band will kick off its 54-date tour in fitting fashion Saturday night (June 3), when it shares the stage with some of metal's giants at the Gods of Metal festival in Milan, Italy. The ...

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HANOI ROCKS Guitarist To Open Internet Shop

HANOI ROCKS guitarist Andy McCoy has announced plans to open up an Internet merchandise shop later this month. The shop, dubbed "The Real A&A McCoy Custom Shop", will provide major shopping adventures for McCoy-minded fans all over the globe. The catalog will consist of Andy's records signed by himself, Andy's and wife Angela's special t-shirts, ...

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ROB ZOMBIE Rumored To Direct 'Halloween 9'

According to Fangoria.com, Rob Zombie is rumored to be in talks with Dimension Films about helming the ninth installment of the "Halloween" franchise. It is unclear as to whether he's aiming to do the oft-rumored "lost years" prequel or an original chapter of his own. World Entertainment News Network reported last month that ...

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