January 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

CLAWFINGER: European Support Acts Announced

CLAWFINGER frontman Zak Tell has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "We have yet to rehearse or decide which songs we will be playing [on the upcoming European headlining tour] but obviously we'll be playing quite a few from the new album ['Hate Yourself with Style'], at least six tracks or ...

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METALLICA European Fan Club Convention To Be Held In February

Damaged Switzerland (Swiss METALLICA fan club) together with Abart Club in Zürich and in cooperation with Italian Metallibashers (Italy), St.(yrian) Anger (Austria) and Don't Tread on Austria will be staging the Metallibash 2006 European Metallica Fan Club Convention on Saturday, February 11 at the Abart Club in Zürich, Switzerland. The event will feature a performance ...

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RUSH: 'Exit...Stage Left' DVD Delayed

According to a posting on the RUSH fan site Power Windows, Zoe/Rounder has pushed back the projected U.S. release date of the the DVD version of RUSH's classic "Exit...Stage Left" concert film to March 7 from the previously announced February 7. "Everything's been remixed to 5.1, and that was the intention — to ...

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MY RUIN Announce U.K. Tour

MY RUIN, the Los Angeles-based band fronted by Tairrie B., will be headlining a U.K. tour in support of their new album, "The Brutal Language", in January. U.K. labelmates GU MEDICINE, LAZARUS BLACKSTAR and B-MOVIE HEROES will be joining MY RUIN on the trek, which begins at The Mean Fiddler in London on January 18. ...

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PREJUDICE Sign With SLEASZY RIDER RECORDS

Belgian death metallers PREJUDICE have inked a deal with Greece's Sleaszy Rider Records. The group will enter Excess studio in Rotterdam, Holland in September to begin recording their fourth album, tentatively due on January 15, 2007. Mixing duties will be handled by Tue Madsen at Antfarm in Aarhus, Denmark. "Who will master the new album ...

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Unreleased VINNIE VINCENT CD To Air On Radio Show

On Saturday, January 7, "The Classic Metal Show" will be airing the "lost" Vinnie Vincent (ex-KISS) album "Guitars from Hell" that he recorded circa 1991 but then never saw the light of day. Vinnie had released two albums with his band VINNIE VINCENT INVASION — the 1986 self-titled debut album and 1988's "All Systems Go". ...

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POISON Frontman Auctioning 'Prized' Guitar

POISON frontman Bret Michaels is auctioning his prized red Gibson SG via his official web site. The guitar comes with a Certificate of Authenticity and will be signed by Bret at the conclusion of the auction. According to a posting on Michaels' site, "guitars signed by Bret and up for auction on other sites are ...

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DAVE NAVARRO Spends New Year's Eve With SHARON And OZZY OSBOURNE

Former JANE'S ADDICTION and current THE PANIC CHANNEL guitarist Dave Navarro spent New Year's Eve at Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne's house "with the Morrisons [former THE CULT touring bassist/current CAMP FREDDY guitarist Billy Morrison and his wife], Billy Duffy [THE CULT guitarist] and his girl Jennifer," according to Dave's posting on his web site. "It ...

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