August 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

This Year's 'Dimebash' To Be Held In December

PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott's longtime girlfriend Rita Haney told "Metal Zone" host Nikki Blakk of the San Francisco, California radio station 107.7 The Bone that this year's Dimebash event in honor of Dimebag will be held on December 8 at the world-famous Key Club on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, California. When asked ...

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BLEEDING THROUGH's DAVE NASSIE Teaches You DIMEBAG-Style Licks

Guitarist Dave Nassie of Orange County, California's BLEEDING THROUGH recently taped an instructional video for NextLevelGuitar.com on some basic "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott-style lead soloing. Check out the clip below. Nassie's lead guitar work is featured on BLEEDING THROUGH's 2010 self-titled album for Rise/Roadrunner Records as well as the band's previous album, 2008's "Declaration". He is ...

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MR. BIG's 'Smoke On The Water' Cover (Video)

Fan-filmed video footage of MR. BIG performing a cover version of the DEEP PURPLE classic "Smoke On The Water" on July 31, 2011 at Canyon Club in Agoura Hills, California can be seen below. The track was played during the second encore of MR. BIG's headlining concert at the venue and saw the bandmembers exchanging ...

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EVANESCENCE Films 'What You Want' Video

EVANESCENCE filmed a video for "What You Want", the first single off the band's upcoming self-titled third album, this past Saturday, July 30 on a makeshift stage inside a Brooklyn warehouse. The clip is being helmed by director Meiert Avis, who's made iconic clips for the likes of U2, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN and BOB DYLAN. "This ...

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Unboxing METALLICA Monopoly; Video Available

One of the world's most popular board games, Monopoly, has been customized to celebrate the history and music of heavy metal giants METALLICA. The game is now available from the band's official webstore. A 10-minute "unboxing" video for Monopoly Metallica Collector's Edition can be seen below. Game description: "The fast-dealing property trading game' ...

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