August 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

Guitarist ORIANTHI To Join ALICE COOPER

Alice Cooper announced today that eminent guitar prodigy Orianthi will join his band, replacing departing guitarist Damon Johnson, for the next leg of his 2011 "No More Mr. Nice Guy" world tour starting September 22 in Auckland, New Zealand. Currently in progress, the tour hits ninety plus cities, covering five continents, including Europe and North ...

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CANNIBAL CORPSE Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

CANNIBAL CORPSE has been confirmed for next year's edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which will set sail from Miami, Florida to Cayman Islands on January 23, 2012 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will perform on the cruise. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMORPHIS CANNIBAL ...

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RUSH Signs With ROADRUNNER RECORDS

Roadrunner Records has announced a new worldwide partnership with Anthem Records and rock trio RUSH. The band will remain on Anthem/Universal Music in Canada only. "We have tremendous respect for Roadrunner Records and what Cees Wessels and Jonas Nachsin have built on a worldwide level. After years of Roadrunner pursuing the band, Tom Lipsky presented ...

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AT THE GATES: More Drum-Cam Footage From Finland's TUSKA Festival

Drum-cam footage of AT THE GATES' Adrian Erlandsson performing during the band's July 22 appearance at this year's edition of the Tuska open-air metal festival at Suvilahti in Helsinki, Finland can be seen below (courtesy of Pearl Drums Finland). Regarding their decision to play more reunion shows in 2011, the members of AT THE GATES ...

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MAIDEN UNITED: Performance Footage, Video Interview Available

Video footage of Former THE GATHERING singer Anneke van Giersbergen performing with MAIDEN UNITED the IRON MAIDEN tribute project which plays classic MAIDEN songs in new acoustic arrangements on August 2, 2011 at Little Devil in Tilburg, Netherlands can be seen below. Also available is a video interview with MAIDEN UNITED conducted by

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