July 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

WHITESNAKE Settles $40,000 Hearing-Loss Lawsuit

According to Pollstar, a couple claiming that a 2003 WHITESNAKE show caused long-term hearing loss has been awarded a $40,000 settlement by the Massachusetts Appeals Court. The suit was filed by Maryellen and Kevin Burns against WHITESNAKE, the promoter and venue owner, according to a report written by Noah Schaffer and published on ...

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ZOROASTER: 'Odyssey' Video Released

"Odyssey", the new video from the Atlanta, Georgia "psych metal" band ZOROASTER, can be viewed below (courtesy of Stereogum). The clip was was helmed by director Chad Rullman for Supercollider Films. The Atlanta-based Rullman is known previously for directing MASTODON's career-launching videos "March of the Fire Ants" and "Iron Tusk" as well as ...

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KORN Performs On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

KORN was the musical guest on last night's (Thursday, July 1) edition of ABC-TV's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" (which actually aired this morning — Friday, July 2). The band performed the songs "Oildale (Leave Me Alone)" and "Let The Guilt Go" on air, and continue on for four more songs off air, playing "Freak On A ...

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METALLICA: Performance, Backstage Footage From Switzerland Available

Official Metallica.com footage of METALLICA's June 18, 2010 concert at the Sonisphere festival at Degenaupark in Jonschwil, Switzerland — including clips of the pre-show meet-and-greet and tuning-room jam as well as the actual performance — can be viewed below. The band's setlist was as follows: 01. Creeping Death 02. For Whom The Bell Tolls 03. ...

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FEAR FACTORY Confirmed For 70000 TONS OF METAL Cruise

Los Angeles cyber metallers FEAR FACTORY have been confirmed for the 70000 Tons Of Metal cruise, which is set to sail from Miami, Florida to Cozumel, Mexico on January 24, 2011 and return four days later. A total of 40 acts will appear at the event. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMON ...

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FILTER Signs European Deal With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

U.S. alternative rockers FILTER have inked a European deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The band's fifth studio album, "The Trouble With Angels", will be released in Europe in September. Commented Markus Jakob of Nuclear Blast: "I just can't express what it's like to announce this signing! I guess if it comes to intelligent, emotional, thrilling ...

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ENDSTILLE: New Album Title Revealed

German black metallers ENDSTILLE have set "Infektion 1813" as the title of their new album, tentatively due before the end of the year. The first song from the album, "When Kathaaria Falls", will be made available online within the next weeks. ENDSTILLE last year announced the addition of vocalist Zingultus (ex-NAGELFAR) to the group's ranks. ...

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