October 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

PAUL DI'ANNO: More North American Dates Revealed

Former IRON MAIDEN singer Paul Di'Anno will return for his first U.S. tour in 15 years in November-January. So far the following dates have been confirmed: Nov. 28 - Springfield, VA @ Jaxx Nov. 29 - Springfield, VA @ Jaxx Nov. 30 - Asbury Park, NJ @ Stone Pony Dec. 03 - Farmingdale, NY @ ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: New Album Title, Concept Revealed

QUEENSRŸCHE is currently in the studio putting the finishing touches on its twelfth studio album, "American Soldier". The concept effort, due this spring from Rhino/Atco, finds the band once again tackling some heavy subject matter, this time focusing on telling the story of war from a firsthand perspective. Singer and chief songwriter Geoff Tate has ...

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EDEN A.D. Drummer Quits

Eric Chun, drummer of the Brooklyn, New York-based metal band EDEN A.D. for the past six years, has announced his departure from the group. His final appearance with EDEN A.D. will take place on November 7 at Worlds Collide in New York City. EDEN A.D.'s new full-length album, "Cycles of Relevance", was released earlier in ...

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KORN's MUNKY Releasing 'Behind The Player' DVD; Trailer Available

James "Munky" Shaffer is the groundbreaking guitarist for the Grammy Award-winning band KORN. His crushing dissonant sound has made him a guitar hero to millions worldwide. In his IMV "Behind the Player" DVD, Munky gives an intimate behind-the scenes look at his life as a professional musician including rare photos and video footage. Munky then ...

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AC/DC's 'Black Ice' Sells 118,000 Copies In Canada

Last night Australian hard rock legends AC/DC kicked off their world tour in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, and today their highly anticipated album "Black Ice", the first release from AC/DC in eight years, struck No. 1 on Canada's Nielsen SoundScan Top 200, selling 118,759 units its first week. "Black Ice" is AC/DC's first No. 1 Canadian debut ...

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METALLICA's 'Death Magnetic' Officially Certified Platinum In U.S.

"Death Magnetic", the current album from METALLICA, has been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) just six weeks after its release on September 12 by Warner Bros. Records. The CD shifted 52,000 copies in the United States for the week ending October 26, bringing its U.S. sales total to 1.21 million, ...

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STEMM To Release 'Blood Scent' in November

Buffalo, New York-based metal band STEMM will release its new album, "Blood Scent", on November 11 via the group's own Catch 22 Records. "Blood Scent" track listing: 01. Bloodsoaked 02. House Of Cards 03. One King Down 04. Awake 05. The Devil Walks Among Us 06. Broken Face Masterpiece 07. As Real As It Gets ...

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