May 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

DUFF MCKAGAN's LOADED To Begin Recording In June

LOADED, the band formed by current VELVET REVOLVER bassist Duff McKagan (on guitar and vocals) after he left GUNS N' ROSES, will enter a Seattle studio on June 4 to begin recording its new album, to be released before the end of the year. "We hope to sort of blaze right through it and make ...

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CLEARWATER DEATHBLOW Signs With PRODISK

Qubec, Canada-based grind/death metal outfit CLEARWATER DEATHBLOW has inked a deal with Prodisk for the release of its full-length debut, "Parasite Cleansing", in August. "Extreme, technical and amazingly tight, this band is a tornado mixing pure grind with extreme death metal for a totally colorful, refreshing and original sound," according to a press release. "CLEARWATER ...

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UNLEASHED To Headline Ireland's D.O.D. FESTIVAL

Swedish death metal legends UNLEASHED have been confirmed as the headliners of this year's D.O.D. Festival (formerly Day of Darkness), set to take place Saturday, July 5 in Ballylinan, County Laois, Ireland. The D.O.D. Festival is Ireland's biggest and longest-running international heavy metal festival. The festival takes place over two days in early July each ...

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BOMBNATION Signs With PRODISK

Prodisk has announced the signing of the Qubec-based thrash metal combo BOMBNATION for the release of the band's very first album in the fall of this year. According to a press release, BOMBNATION features current members of the highly respected grind purveyors FISTFUCK and MESRINE alongside Mike Waters on vocals. BOMBNATION will appeal to fans ...

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KISS: New Rehearsal Photos Posted Online

According to a posting on KISS' official web site, KISS just wrapped up "an exciting week of rehearsals" for its "Alive 35" European tour, which begins next Friday in Oberhausen, Germany. "The band is in great spirits and really looking forward to returning to Europe for the first time in over nine years!" Check out ...

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SOILWORK Schedules Sydney Signing Session

According to PyroMusic.net, Swedish metallers SOILWORK will take part in an in-store signing session on Wednesday, May 14 at JB HI Fi Galleries Victoria in Pitt Street, Sydney, Australia beginning at 2:00 p.m. SOILWORK's Australian dates: May 13 - The Arena - Brisbane, Australia May 14 - The Manning Bar - Sydney, Australia ...

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