October 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

DEVASTATION: Dutch Dates Cancelled

Reunited Texas thrashers DEVASTATION have cancelled their previously announced two-date tour of Holland (see poster below) in late October due to scheduling conflicts related to the band's forthcoming U.S. tour with SOULFLY. The group commented, "We feel like crap, but we have already talked to a friend of ours from Europe and he is going ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Guitarist's Day At The Track; Video Available

QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Mike Stone was Wisconsin SportBikes' special guest as he participated in his first track day at Blackhawk Farms Raceway in Rockton, Illinois on September 24. Stone, a long time motorcycle rider and enthusiast, enhanced his riding skills in a safe environment and was hooked immediately. Stone has worked with Erik Buell in the ...

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MEAT PUPPETS: 'In The Studio' Book Due In Spring

Legendary alt-rockers the MEAT PUPPETS, anchored by brothers Curt and Cris Kirkwood, have teamed up with biographer Jake Brown to author a first-hand chronicle of their 25-plus-year writing/recording career via the forthcoming book "Meat Puppets: in the Studio", due in stores in late spring 2009. In addition to first-hand interviews with the Kirkwood brothers, the ...

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APOCALYPTICA Performs On Orlando's WJRR; Video Available

Finnish cello quartet APOCALYPTICA stopped by the studios of the WJRR radio station in Orlando, Florida on Thursday (October 2) prior to the band's concert at the House of Blues for a private performance with some contest winners. Video footage of the performance — which included the group's current hit "I Don't Care", and covers ...

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KISS Army Guitar Lighter Now Available

KISS' official web site, KissOnline.com, has posted a picture (see below) of a production sample of the Kiss Army Guitar Lighter from KISS licensee C&D Visionary. You can strum the strings and the lights light up when the lighter is used! Southside Steve of Atlanta, Georgia's Rock 100.5 FM conducted an interview with KISS guitarist/vocalist ...

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