September 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

PRETTY MAIDS, F.K.Ü. Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK CRUISE

PRETTY MAIDS and F.K.Ü. have been confirmed for the next Sweden Rock Cruise. The complete lineup is now as follows: CANDLEMASS DEMON EVERGREY DISMEMBER PRETTY MAIDS F.K.Ü. This will be the first metal cruise aboard the new ship M/S Silja Galaxy, which holds 2,800 passengers (800 more than the M/S Silja Festival which was used ...

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HEAVEN AND HELL: Mountain View Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of HEAVEN AND HELL performing the song "Neon Knights" on August 31, 2008 at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California (where the band was appearing as part of the Metal Masters Tour with JUDAS PRIEST, MOTÖRHEAD, and TESTAMENT) can be viewed below (clip uploaded by YouTube user "rockynhome"). According to a ...

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ROB ZOMBIE Guitarist JOHN 5 Postpones Clinic Tour

ROB ZOMBIE/ex-MARILYN MANSON guitarist John 5 has postponed his clinic tour which was scheduled to start on September 8 in Orlando, Florida "due to a shoulder injury." According to a press release, "the injury was caused during a bike outing, [with John] hitting an unknown object and being thrown from the bike. He is expected ...

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Guitarist STEVE BROWN Discusses TRIXTER Reunion

Guitarist Steve Brown recently spoke with SplitScreen Entertainment about the TRIXTER reunion, his memories of touring with KISS and his acoustic rendition of their song "A Million To One", as featured on the new tribute album "Kiss My Ankh: A Tribute To Vinnie Vincent". Steve also discussed his STEREO FALLOUT project and confirmed a new ...

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AGATHOCLES: New Album Artwork, Track Listing Unveiled

Belgian grind band AGATHOCLES will release its new album, "Grind is Protest", on November 14 via Displeased Records. According to a press release, the new CD "contains 40 more brutal and in-your-face grind tracks." The following up to 2006's "Mincer" will feature the following track listing: 01. Grind Is Protest 02. Only Friction 03. Bon ...

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ULI JON ROTH: More U.S. Dates Announced

Legendary guitarist Uli Jon Roth has just released his first real rock record since 1985's "Beyond The Astral Skies" in Japan via Marquee Records. The European and USA releases will follow later this month on SPV. Entitled "Under A Dark Sky", the CD is the first official release in the long-awaited series of Symphonic ...

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THE RED CHORD Parts Ways With Guitarist

Boston, Massachusetts death metal/grindcore band THE RED CHORD has reportedly parted ways with guitarist Mike Keller. In a statement that was released earlier today to Lambgoat.com, Keller writes, "A couple days ago I got a call from one of the guys informing me they made a mutual decision to become a four-piece. They offered little ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE: Catalog To Be Reissued

MÖTLEY CRÜE will reissue its complete studio catalog on September 30, 2008 on Mötley Records/Eleven Seven Music (RED Distribution). The catalog includes eight chart-topping studio albums originally released between 1981 and 2000: * "Too Fast For Love" (1981) * "Shout at the Devil" (1983) * "Theatre of Pain" (1985) * "Girls, Girls, Girls" (1987) * ...

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Former MELDRUM Singer MOA HOLMSTEN Releases 'Bulldozer' Video

"Bulldozer", the new video from former MELDRUM frontwoman Moa Holmsten, can be viewed below. The clip was shot at the end of February and was "produced, filmed and edited by [me] and Fredrik Magnusson," according to the singer. She adds, it "came out pretty raw and fierce." Holmsten filmed her February 16, 2008 solo concert ...

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