October 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

WEDNESDAY 13: Tour Dates Announced

WEDNESDAY 13 has announced the following dates for 2009: Feb. 06 - Springfield, VA - Jaxx Feb. 07 - Reading, PA - Crocodile Rock Feb. 08 - New York, NY - Rebel Feb. 10 - Rochester, NY - Penny Arcade Feb. 11 - Cambridge, MA - Middle East Feb. 12 - Lancaster, PA - Chameleon ...

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DEFTONES: More Footage From 'Eros' Recording Sessions Posted Online

Sacramento's DEFTONES has posted the fourth in a series of video clips from the recording sessions for the group's sixth studio album, titled "Eros". Watch it below. DEFTONES' new album was recorded in Sacramento with producer Terry Date (SOUNDGARDEN, PANTERA) and engineer Scott Olson (UNEARTH). DEFTONES debuted a brand new song, tentatively titled "Melanie", during ...

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AMON AMARTH Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish Viking metallers AMON AMARTH have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place July 30 - August 1, 2009 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AMON AMARTH CATHEDRAL EINHERJER IN EXTREMO MACHINE HEAD The first part of Contraband Candy's report on ...

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SLASH To Appear At SAM ASH Hollywood

Guitar legend Slash will take part in an exclusive meet-and-greet at the Sam Ash Music store in Hollywood, California (located at 7360 Sunset Blvd.) on Tuesday, October 7, 2008 from 4:00 p.m to 6:00 p.m. The iconic rock star will be celebrating the release of the new Gibson USA and Epiphone Slash Signature Les Paul ...

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AMON AMARTH: New Audio Interview With JOHAN HEGG Available

Headbanger's Blog recently tracked down AMON AMARTH frontman Johan Hegg to talk to him about the energy that powers the band's new record, "Twilight of the Thunder God", guest musicians, AMON AMARTH's eagerness to explore uncharted realms, their fascination with ancient texts and why they were almost booted from a tour with BRUTAL TRUTH. You ...

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ANTIMATTER's MOSS Discusses Renewed Collaboration With DUNCAN PATTERSON

In the wake of the recent union tours of ANTIMATTER and ÍON, Mick Moss and Duncan Patterson will record new versions of select ANTIMATTER tracks for the forthcoming retrospective compilation "Alternative Matter", a planned 2CD/1DVD set. They will be joined by drummer/percussionist Colin Fromont (AVERSE, CINNAMON SCREEN). Also planned are some new remixes by both ...

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CHINA BLUE To Release Debut In December

Frontiers Records will release CHINA BLUE's debut album, "Twilight of Destiny", on December 5. The roots of CHINA BLUE date back to the late '80s when keyboardist Eric Ragno (TAKARA, TED POLEY, STEVE GRIMMETT, AMERICAN ANGEL, DANNY VAUGHN, HUGO/RAMOS) started a new band called CHINA BLUE with his best friend Tom Gasbarro. Eric wrote the ...

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