December 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

MOONSORROW: More Dates Announced

Finnish folk/pagan metal band MOONSORROW has scheduled the following dates: Dec. 31 - Helsinki, Finland - Nosturi / Uudenvuoden Nahkamiekka (w/ KORPIKLAANI, KIUAS) Jan. 24 - Osnabrück, Germany - N8 / Winternoise Festival Jan. 29 - Tallink Baltic Princess - Spinefeast Cruise 2009 Feb. 21 - Giessen, Germany - Hessenhalle / Winterfire Festival Mar. 20 ...

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LAKE OF TEARS To Play Lebanon In January

Swedish metallers LAKE Of TEARS have issued the following update: "For the first time ever, LAKE Of TEARS will play a show in Lebanon, at the Tantra Kaslik in Beirut on January 9, 2009. Opening bands are ARMORY, POSTMORTEM and ELEMENT 26. Tickets are on sale at Cheers club (Broumana) and Cherry's pub (Anthelias). The ...

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MOURNING CARESS Parts Ways With Guitarist

Münster, Germany-based melodic death metal act MOURNING CARESS has issued the following update: "Some bad news: Our guitarist Benedikt [Bjarnason] unfortunately decided to leave the band due to ongoing job obligations. He couldn't join the rehearsals etc. anymore as his schedule is simply too tight. He will help us out whenever and wherever he possibly ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE With CAMP FREDDY: More Video Footage Available

More fan-filmed video footage of Ozzy Osbourne performing with the all-star cover band CAMP FREDDY on December 23, 2008 at the Roxy in West Hollywood, California can be viewed below (clips uploaded by "yohazy"). Ozzy Osbourne was among the guest musicians who joined CAMP FREDDY for the group's fourth and final show of the month-long ...

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OTEP To Play South America For First Time

OTEP will play South America for the first time in late January/early February. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jan. 30 - Santiago, Chile - Teatro Novedades Jan. 31 - Rio De Janeiro, Brazil - Mello Tenis Club Feb. 01 - São Paulo, Brazil - Santana Hall On August 25, 2008, OTEP performed at the 2008 ...

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KIP WINGER Says LARS ULRICH Is 'Not Really That Talented'

WINGER frontman Kip Winger was recently interviewed by rock and roll comic C.C. Banana. A few excerpts from the chat follow below. C.C. Banana: In 2005 you were a featured artist on the VH1 Metal Mania Stripped Across America Tour, along with DON DOKKEN, STEPHEN PEARCY and FIREHOUSE. Jani Lane was also on the bill, ...

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HELL WITHIN Seeks New Bassist

Massachusetts-based metallers HELL WITHIN have issued the following update: "Our bass player Jason is no longer performing with HELL WITHIN and we are now in the market for a new bass player. Anyone interested in auditioning for the position, e-mail djay310@yahoo.com." Requirements: * Must be over 21 years of age * Must have pro gear ...

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