July 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

MASSACRE Pulls Out Of Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Reactivated death metal band MASSACRE — consisting of DENIAL FIEND members Sam Williams (guitar), Curt Beeson (drums; NASTY SAVAGE), along with ex-MASSACRE/current DENIAL FIEND members Terry Butler (bass), Steve Swanson (guitars) and Kam Lee (vocals) — has cancelled its participation in this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place July 31 - August ...

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DUFF MCKAGAN Doesn't Rule Out GUNS N' ROSES Reunion

Metro from Philadelphia's 94 WYSP radio station spoke with VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan on Tuesday (July 1). According to antiMUSIC, Duff was asked during the interview about Matt Sorum's comments that a GUNS N' ROSES reunion is inevitable. Duff said, in part, "there is no backroom talks, there never has ...

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WITHIN TEMPTATION: 'Black Symphony' Artwork Revealed

Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers WITHIN TEMPTATION will release a brand new double-DVD, titled "Black Symphony", on September 22. It will also be available as a double-CD and a special Blu-Ray disc. Check out the cover artwork below. The band's most ambitious staging to date, Black Symphony was a unique concert at Rotterdam's Ahoy Arena on ...

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SYLOSIS: New Album Title, Release Date Announced

UK-based modern thrash hopefuls SYLOSIS have completed the work on their new record and Nuclear Blast debut, "Conclusion Of An Age". The CD was recorded at Grindstone Studios with producer Scott Atkins, who is being described by the band as "one of the best producers around." "Conclusion Of An Age" will be unleashed on October ...

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ALL SHALL PERISH: New Album Track Listing Revealed

Oakland extreme metal outfit ALL SHALL PERISH has set "Awaken The Dreamers" as the title of its new album, due on September 5 via Nuclear Blast Records. The recording sessions for the follow-up to "The Price of Existence" once again took place at Castle Ultimate Studios in Oakland with producer Zack Ohren. "Awaken The Dreamers" ...

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AS I LAY DYING On FUSE TV's 'Uranium'; Video Available

"Uranium", which is exclusively available on Fuse on Demand, sat down with San Diego metallers AS I LAY DYING recently to talk about their latest album, "An Ocean Between Us", and working with KILLSWITCH ENGAGE's Adam Dutkiewicz. The full episode is available all July long only on Fuse On Demand. Watch a clip of the ...

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DON DOKKEN Talks About Surgery, Rehab

DOKKEN mainman Don Dokken has poste the following message on his official web site: "It's been an interesting couple of weeks since [DOKKEN's latest album] 'Lightning Strikes Again' came out, we entered the Billboard hard rock chart at #18, #1 on CD Universe and #80 on iTunes. All I can say is thanks, you are ...

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