August 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

MNEMIC Announces Producer For New Album

Mircea Gabriel Eftemie, guitarist and songwriter of Danish modern metallers MNEMIC, has issued the following update: "We have chosen our long time friend and producer Tue Madsen (HALFORD, BEHEMOTH, KATAKLYSM, THE HAUNTED), who worked with us on 'Mechanical Spin Phenomena' and 'The Audio Injected Soul', as the producer for the new album, 'Sons Of The ...

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SLAYER Frontman Talks 'World Painted Blood'

Arielle Castillo of Miami New Times recently conducted an interview with SLAYER bassist/vocalist Tom Araya. A few excerpts from the chat follow below. Miami New Times: Your new album was "executive produced" by Rick Rubin. What does that mean? How involved was he in the actual recording process? Tom Araya: He oversees what ...

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BUCKCHERRY: German Dates Canceled

Californian rockers BUCKCHERRY have been forced to cancel their previously announced German dates due to "a severe respiratory tract infection and laryngitis" suffered by the band's singer, Josh Todd. The following shows will be affected: Aug. 04 - Cologne, Germany - Underground Aug. 05- Berlin, Germany - Magnet Club A spokesman for the band's management ...

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DREAM THEATER: JORDAN RUDESS iPhone App Available

Jordan Rudess, the world-renowned keyboardist of DREAM THEATER, has collaborated with Amidio Inc., the leading developer of iPhone music apps, in releasing JR Hexatone Pro — a unique iPhone sound sequencing app. JR Hexatone Pro is a next-generation 6-directional loop generation tool that uses artificial intelligence and advanced randomization algorithms to produce constantly changing sonic ...

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ANTHRAX: More Footage Of SONISPHERE Performance Posted Online

ANTHRAX played this past Saturday (August 1) at the Sonisphere festival in Knebworth, England, with John Bush (ANTHRAX's singer from 1992 to 2005) joining them for a very special one-off performance. Fan-filmed video footage of the concert can be viewed below. ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian wrote on his Twitter page shortly after the gig, "40-odd ...

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