August 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

GENE SIMMONS Is A Secret 'Doodler'

KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons is a secret "doodler," who likes to furiously scribble down his creative ideas on little pieces of paper, says Steve Petersen, head of Big Machine Design (BMD), a Hollywood company that produced the main title graphics for Simmons' new TV show "Gene Simmons Family Jewels", which debuts on the A&E network ...

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ARSIS To Release New Album In October

Following the success of its debut album, 2004's "A Celebration Of Guilt", and 2005's epic "A Diamond For Disease", ARSIS has returned with its brand new full-length, "United In Regret" (formerly titled "Lust Before The Maggots Conquest"). With "United In Regret", ARSIS has "once again raised the bar and breathed new life into the overpopulated ...

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CRIES HANNAH Signs With CRASH MUSIC

Crash Music has announced the signing of CRIES HANNAH to a three-album deal. CRIES HANNAH could be described as a great reflection of modern melody, power driven riffs influenced by the Midwestern hardcore scene. Impacting melody and passionate vocals are what makes CRIES HANNAH who they are. "We try to stress the things that really ...

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TAROT: In Recording Mode

Finland's TAROT, the group led by NIGHTWISH/ex-SINERGY bassist Marco Hietala, has issued the following update: "In the middle of touring the summer festivals, TAROT has been also been active and sweating in the studio. Currently Pecu [Cinnari] has played the drums for all the 10 upcoming album tracks and Zac [Zachary Hietala] just finished all ...

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TOMMY LEE Schedules DJing Gig In Montreal

According to the Montreal Gazette, MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee will be deejaying in Coteau du Lac, west of Montreal near Valleyfield, next Friday night as part of the Bal No Speed Limit. The techno and house music party starts at 10 p.m. and Lee's session is scheduled to run from 2:30 a.m. to 5:30 ...

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ILL NINO Cancels European Tour

ILL NINO has cancelled its previously announced European tour. The group's official statement on the matter is as follows: "It is with sincere regret that we must announce that ILL NINO will not be able to perform its upcoming European tour. Danny Couto, ILL NINO's percussionist, and also semi-pro skateboarder, was in a skateboarding accident ...

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