August 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

ALARUM Parts Ways With Drummer, Seeks Replacement

Melbourne, Australia's ALARUM has parted ways with drummer Racca and is currently seeking a replacement. "Racca is leaving the band to pursue other interests and Youngie, Palf and Evans want thank him for all years of great times and wish him all the best," the remaining members of the band write in a statement. "Interested ...

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Report: Bogus DAVID LEE ROTH Booker Scams Clubs

According to Pollstar.com, a con man posing as the booking agent for David Lee Roth has scammed at least three different U.S. nightclubs and two of them, including The Venue in Scottsdale, Ariz., lost thousands of dollars in deposits. Diamond Dave switched his representation in May from CAA to Monterey International where Garry ...

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DARKEST HOUR: Collection Of Early Recordings Due In October

Pittsburgh, PA-based label A-F Records has set an October 3 release date for a collection of DARKEST HOUR's early recordings prior to the band's signing with Victory. The set will mark DARKEST HOUR's ten-year anniversary and will feature over an hour of rare and unreleased material, including three alternate versions of songs from DARKEST HOUR's ...

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CARNIVORE, HOLY MOSES To Play Hamburg This Weekend

CARNIVORE will team up with HOLY MOSES and TOURETTES SYNDROME for a post-Wacken Open Air gig on Sunday, August 6 at the Markthalle in Hamburg, Germany. As previously reported, photographer Linda Aversa has uploaded a number of pictures of CARNIVORE's "secret" warm-up show Friday night (July 28) at Fontana's in New York City, where they ...

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THE ACACIA STRAIN: 'Angry Mob Justice' Video Posted Online

Massachusetts' THE ACACIA STRAIN has unveiled the band's latest video online. The clip for "Angry Mob Justice" was directed by David Brodsky (ALL THAT REMAINS, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, THE RED CHORD) in May and is currently available exclusively at Brodsky's MyGoodEye video production house web site. To coincide with the video's Internet premiere, MyGoodEye and ...

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IRON MAIDEN Announces Special Album Format

IRON MAIDEN has confirmed that the release date for their new studio album, "A Matter of Life and Death", will be August 28 for the world except the USA which has been confirmed as September 5. The CD will also be available as a limited-edition special deluxe format which contains a bonus DVD. The DVD ...

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BLIND GUARDIAN To Host Listening Party In New York City

BLIND GUARDIAN members Hansi Kürsch and André Olbrich will host a listening party for their new album, "A Twist In The Myth", at Lit Lounge (93 Second Avenue - between 5th & 6th Streets) in New York City on Monday, August 21. Scheduled for North American release on September 5, "A Twist In The Myth" ...

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