November 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

Doom Legends PENTAGRAM Sign With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Long-running D.C. doom legends PENTAGRAM, with riff-meister Victor Griffin back in the fold, will record their new album, "Last Rites", between November 29 and December 21 for a late March/early April release via Metal Blade Records. The effort will be a double-disc set consisting of the new studio album and a DVD of the band's ...

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'Dimebash 2010' Photo Galleries Available

Photo galleries from this past Friday night's (October 29) Dimebash 2010 event — which was held in honor of the late, great "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott (PANTERA, DAMAGEPLAN) — at the world-famous Key Club on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, California can be found by following the links below: * JensJudas *

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SLASH's Halloween Stories

Halloween just passed and along with dressing up as ghouls and witches, plenty of people wore costumes to look like rock stars. But how do rock stars feel when they run into people dressed as them? Slash filled VH1 Radio Networks' Dave Basner in. "I suppose it's supposed to be flattering, and it's cool, except ...

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DIVINE HERESY Singer To Join RAUNCHY For European Tour

Vocalist Kasper Thomsen will sit out RAUNCHY's upcoming European tour with SYBREED and THREAT SIGNAL "for family and personal reasons" and will be temporarily replaced by "good friend" Travis Neal from DIVINE HERESY. The trek is scheduled to kick off on November 13 in Bournemouth, U.K. "A Discord Electric", the new album from RAUNCHY, was ...

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ARTIZAN Taps Guitarist TONY SMOTHERMAN For Debut Album

U.S. melodic power metallers ARTIZAN have tapped "world-class shredder" Tony Smotherman to lay down the guitar solos on the band's forthcoming full-length debut. Commented ARTIZAN founder/drummer Ty Tammeus: "Tony constructed some very intense, melodic solos that take our material to another level. He can shred and apply the musicality that we need." Video footage of ...

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KYUSS Lives Without JOSH HOMME

Three-quarters of KYUSS — the influential American stoner rock/metal band, originally from Palm Desert, California — will reunite for a European tour under the moniker KYUSS LIVES!. Bassist Nick Olivieri, drummer Brant Bjork and singer John Garcia will be joined by guitarist Bruno Fevery, who most recently played with Garcia in the GARCIA PLAYS KYUSS ...

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AXL ROSE's SWEDEN ROCK Dressing Room Revealed

Swedish national TV station SVT has posted a short video clip of GUNS N' ROSES singer Axl Rose's dressing room and backstage area recorded on June 12, 2010 when the band performed at the Sweden Rock Festival in Sölvesborg in southern Sweden. Watch the clip below. Want to know what's on GUNS N' ROSES' tour ...

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BATTLEROAR Joined By Ex-DOOMSWORD Singer

Greek epic metallers BATTLEROAR have announced the addition of vocalist Gabriele "Nightcomer" Grilli (pictured below; ex-DOOMSWORD) to the group's ranks. BATTLEROAR last year parted ways with singer Marco Concoreggi due to "personal reasons" and replaced him with John Papanikolaou. Papanikolaou has since left the group. A new guitarist, Antreas Sotiropoulos (EVERDOME, WOLFCRY), was also recruited. ...

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NAPALM DEATH 'Spicing Up' Setlist For European Tour

Bassist Shane Embury of British grindcore pioneers NAPALM DEATH has issued the following update: "Life is, as ever, chaotic in the NAPALM DEATH camp as we get ready to ship our gear over to Hamburg for the first show on the 4th today, and also what with putting ideas together for our new album next ...

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