November 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

AEROSMITH Jazzed About NASCAR Affiliation

Launch Radio Networks reports: AEROSMITH kicks off a new relationship with NASCAR this weekend, and the guys are really excited about it. Frontman Steven Tyler said, "Other than being an astronaut, there are two things I can think of that can give you the same rush as sitting on a rocket: driving down the straightaway ...

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ROSE TATTOO: Funeral For Former Bassist To Be Held Tomorrow

Funeral services for former ROSE TATTOO bassist Ian Rilen — who passed away on October 30 after a battle with bladder cancer — will be held on Saturday, November 4 at 11:00 a.m. at the Melbourne High Memorial Hall in Alexandra Avenue, South Yarra, before a private ceremony for family. Ian's wake will be held ...

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BRAND NEW SIN: 'Motormeth' Video Available Online

BRAND NEW SIN is currently in the middle of a massive Jagermeister-sponsored tour with MUSHROOMHEAD, SOIL and THE AUTUMN OFFERING in support of its highly acclaimed new album "Tequila". The group recently shot a video for the new track "Motormeth" in its hometown of Syracuse in front of over 2,000 rabid fans. The clip is ...

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ALICE COOPER Is The Top Classic Rock Golfer In New Survey

Launch Radio Networks reports: Alice Cooper has been named the top classic rock golfer in a new survey in Golf Digest. The magazine ranked the musicians who are the best players, and Cooper came in at No. 11 on the list, in a tie with British singer-songwriter Lloyd Cole. YES drummer Alan White scored a ...

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DISTURBED Walks Line Between Politics And Entertainment

Launch Radio Networks reports: With a major U.S. election just days away and world events changing almost at an hourly pace, DISTURBED has struck a chord with its latest single, a cover of the 1986 GENESIS hit, "Land Of Confusion". But frontman David Draiman told Launch that it's challenging sometimes to know when to speak ...

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BAD BRAINS Back In Business With Album, Shows

Greg Prato of Billboard.com reports that on-again/off-again rock act BAD BRAINS appears to be on once more. After being asked to kick off the final week of shows at CBGB with a trio of sold-out performances, the original BAD BRAINS line-up of singer H.R., guitarist Dr. Know, bassist Darryl Jenifer and drummer Earl ...

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ALICE IN CHAINS Films Providence Show For DVD

Launch Radio Networks reports: ALICE IN CHAINS filmed its concert on Tuesday night (October 31) in Providence, Rhode Island for a possible DVD release, guitarist Jerry Cantrell told Launch at the first of the band's two New York City shows on Wednesday (November 1). The Halloween performance was two hours and forty minutes long, with ...

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