November 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

EVANESCENCE Guitarist Remixes Track For Boxing World Champion

Little Rock, AR-based Official 1 Records has enlisted EVANESCENCE guitarist John LeCompt and Phil Tayler, frontman for alternative rock band FUTURE LEADERS OF THE WORLD, to remix a track inspired by Arkansas' world-champion boxer Jermain Taylor as he prepares to defend his belt against ex-champ, Bernard Hopkins. "I hadn't worked on a hip-hop project before," ...

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GLENN HUGHES: 'God Is In Charge'

Legendary vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH) has posted the following message on his web site: "Feels great to be home and taking my daily walks down to the ocean. This is where I do a lot of meditating. I take my small digital dictaphone as this is how I write most of the ...

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DRAGONFORCE To Support EDGUY In Europe

London-based "extreme power metal" band DRAGONFORCE will be supporting EDGUY on their European headlining tour beginning in early February. Upcoming DRAGONFORCE shows: Nov. 20 - Capitole Theatre - Québec, Canada Nov. 22 - CBGB - New York, NY (w/ BEYOND THE EMBRACE) "Inhuman Rampage European Tour: The First Strike": Jan. 29 - Nottingham Rock City ...

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Former THY MAJESTIE Singer Producing Italy's VIOLET SUN

Former THY MAJESTIE and current PLATENS singer Dario Grillo is currently producing a new album from the Italian gothic-power metal band VIOLET SUN, led by the soprano Alessandra Amata. The group's musicial style is being described as a mixture of "EVANESCENCE, NIGHTWISH, KOVENANT and LACUNA COIL." As previously reported, PLATENS (Haramaic word for "cosmic equilibrium") ...

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OZZY Upset With TONY BLAIR's 'Iron Man' Challenge

ContactMusic.com is reporting that Ozzy Osbourne was far from impressed with British Prime Minister Tony Blair during a recent meeting — because the politician seemed more interested in picking up music tips than solving the world's problems. Osbourne was left speechless when Blair turned to him during a high-powered Downing Street party and wanted to ...

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