August 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

SEBASTIAN BACH: Chinese, Australian Dates Announced

Former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach has announced plans to play China for the first time in early September. In addition, he has officially confirmed two shows in Australia, set to take place a few days after the Chinese performance. The details are as follows: Sep. 09 - Beijing, CHN @ Chaoyang Park Sep. 14 ...

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NOTHINGFACE: Classic Albums Available Online With 'Rare' Bonus Tracks

Starting today, for the first time ever, the first two NOTHINGFACE albums — "Pacifier" (1997) and "An Audio Guide To Everyday Atrocity" (1998) — will be available online via the iTunes Music Store and other online retailers. These classic albums will also feature "rare" bonus tracks. For original and classic NOTHINGFACE merchandise, check out the ...

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BLOODBATH Parts Ways With DAN SWANÖ

Swedish death metal supergroup BLOODBATH has issued the following update: "Dan Swanö is no longer part of BLOODBATH. The reason being restrictions on his behalf to devote more time and effort to the future of this project that it would require by taking things to the next level i.e. touring and playing live. Moreover, his ...

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LIFE OF AGONY Members Keeping Busy With Other Projects

LIFE OF AGONY is currently on break after completing its successful touring cycle for the 2005 Epic Records release, "Broken Valley", but the guys are all keeping very busy with their other projects... Lead singer Keith Caputo released a solo album, titled "Heart's Blood on Your Dawn", and toured Europe to support it with a ...

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New DIMEBAG Razorback V Guitar Unveiled

Dean Guitars redefines the attitude of the V with its USA-made Razorback V (photo), designed by the late PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. With its barbed body points, painted beveled edges, and an overall look of a deadly weapon, this V doesn't just fly, it rips through space leaving damage in its wake. ...

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EAGLE ROCK Sells SPITFIRE RECORDS

In its first move under its new name of Redux Records, the company formerly known as Sheridan Square Entertainment has acquired the 200-album Spitfire Records catalog from Eagle Rock Entertainment. The Spitfire catalog includes BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, TWISTED SISTER, ALICE COOPER, TED NUGENT, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, DIO, TESTAMENT, SEBASTIAN BACH and THE EXPLOITED. "We will continue ...

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Heavy Metal Concert Stirs Concerns In California

Araceli Esparza of the Pasadena Star-News has issued the following report: They're calling it "Slaughterfest" and promising concertgoers will "bleed metal" at the Whittier Community Theatre [in Whittier, California] later this month. Promoters Castle Black Productions, along with Sam Ash and Guitar Center music stores, have booked seven heavy metal bands, including GRAVE ...

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CRADLE TO GRAVE Announces Lineup Changes

CRADLE TO GRAVE, the Vancouver-based band featuring ex-AGGRESSION guitarist Denis "Sasquatch" Barthe, has parted ways with drummer Ryan Mackie and bassist Eric Green due to musical differences. Replacing them are Simon Adam (ex-EMPYRIA) and Glenn Chisholm (ex-A MURDER OF CROWS), respectively. CRADLE TO GRAVE is putting the finishing touches on its new album, "Death Toll ...

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CATAMENIA Sets Title For Live DVD

Finnish band CATAMENIA has set "Bringing the Cold to Poland" as the title of its upcoming live which will be filmed on August 24 at the Stodola Club in Warsaw, Poland. Due in November 2006 via Metal Mind Productions, the set will be available in standard DVD edition and DVD+CD limited edition. More information will ...

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