May 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

METALLICA: New Rehearsal Footage Available

Video footage of METALLICA rehearsing the classic song "Creeping Death" in preparation for the band's upcoming spring/summer tour dates can be viewed below. The clip, which was apparently shot on May 2, 2008 at the group's "headquarters" in San Rafael, California, was previously released exclusively to the members of METALLICA's official fan club. METALLICA's recently ...

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KISS Manager Buys Music Row Building

The Tennessean reports that a partnership registered to Doc McGhee, who has managed such rock giants as KISS, MTLEY CRE and BON JOVI, bought a Music Row office building for $2 million, according to deed filed last week. McGhee purchased the 8,000-square-foot building at 21 Music Square West from music publisher B. Tom ...

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Former CELTIC FROST Mainman Mixing New Black Metal Album

Former CELTIC FROST mainman Tom Gabriel Fischer has posted the following message on his official blog: "For the fourth time this year, I will return to Norway tomorrow to contribute my share to the mixing of the black metal album production commenced this past January. I will thus be online infrequently for a few days, ...

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DARK MOOR: In Writing Mode

Madrid, Spain-based power metallers DARK MOOR have issued the following update: "DARK MOOR are working on new songs for the next album which is planned to be recorded this summer in the New Sin Studios in Italy. The release date for the next album will be between the end of 2008-2009. Stay tuned for more ...

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STRYPER: 25th-Anniversary Book In The Works

Reactivated Christian hard rockers STRYPER have issued the following update: "How would you like to be part of a STRYPER book that will surely become a highly sought-after collectible? A limited-edition authorized STRYPER 25th anniversary coffee-table book is in the works that will feature never-before-published pictures, reflections from the band, and rare collectibles from all ...

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NIGHTWISH: South American Tour Dates Announced

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH have scheduled the following South American tour dates in November: Nov. 04 - Pepsionstage - Porto Alegre, Brazil Nov. 05 - Hellooch - Curitiba, Brazil Nov. 07 - Via Funchal - So Paulo, Brazil Nov. 08 - Via Funchal - So Paulo, Brazil Nov. 10 - Chevrolet Hall - Belo Horizonte, ...

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VINTERSORG, TME Members Join Forces In GRAVISPHERE

Andreas Hedlund (VINTERSORG, BORKGNAGAR, FISSION, OTYG, HAVAYOTH) and Andreas Stenlund (TME) have joined forces in a brand new project called GRAVISPHERE. An unmixed track from the band, "Teleporting the Universe", is available for streaming on the GRAVISPHERE MySpace page. GRAVISPHERE whose sound is described as "experimental, symphonic black/electro metal" is currently writing material ...

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