July 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

KISS Drummer To Attend Kiss Coffeehouse's Third-Anniversary Party

KISS drummer Eric Singer will be the special guest at the Kiss Coffeehouse's third-anniversary party, which will be held on Saturday, August 1 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The Kiss Coffeehouse is a specialty coffee retailer operating at Broadway at the Beach, an entertainment complex in Myrtle Beach. Its theme revolves around the band KISS, ...

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VOIVOD: 'Infini' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Infini", the new album from Canadian metal innovators VOIVOD, sold around 840 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. (Note: Internet/digital sales **ARE** included in the SoundScan totals.) The CD landed at position No. 67 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling ...

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SHADOWS FALL Films 'Still I Rise' Video

Massachusetts metallers SHADOWS FALL shot a video for the song "Still I Rise" yesterday (Tuesday, June 30) in Seal Beach, California. The track comes off the band's fifth full-length album, "Retribution", which is scheduled for release on September 15. The follow-up to 2007's "Threads of Life" will be made available on the band's own label, ...

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CHAD SMITH'S BOMBASTIC MEATBATS: Debut Album Release Date Announced

Bombastic, funky, sexy and loud, Chad Smith (drummer of RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS and CHICKENFOOT) is breaking out on his own with guitar star Jeff Kollman, multi-faceted keyboardist Ed Roth, and Motor City bass ace Kevin Chown. Together, they comprise what is easily one of the most interesting and unpredictable instrumental bands to come along ...

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PAUL GILBERT Schedules Free Hollywood Clinic

Acclaimed guitarist Paul Gilbert (MR. BIG, RACER X) wil hold a free clinic at Guitar Center in Hollywood, California on August 12. The details are as follows: Event: Guitar Clinic at Guitar Center Hollywood Cost: Free to the public Date: August 12 Location: Guitar Center 7425 Sunset Blvd Hollywood, CA 90046 United States Tel: 323-874-1060 ...

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DARKEST HOUR: 'The Eternal Return' First-Week Sales Revealed

"The Eternal Return", the fifth full-length record from Washington D.C.-based metallers DARKEST HOUR, sold 4,700 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 104 on The Billboard 200 chart. (Note: Internet/digital sales **ARE** included in the SoundScan totals.) The CD landed at position No. 1 on the ...

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HELHEIM To Play Russia In September

Norway's HELHEIM will play two Russian shows in September. This will be the first foray into the region for the Viking metallers who incorporate their love for their Norse heritage not only into their music but also into their live performances, with the use of VJ effects to create a spectacular backdrop, illustrating each individual ...

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