August 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

JOHN CORABI Schedules Atlanta Acoustic Performance

Guitarist/vocalist John Corabi (MÖTLEY CRÜE, RATT, UNION) and his new guitarist Brandon Gibbs will play a very intimate acoustic show at the Red Light Café in Atlanta, Georgia on October 11, 2008. Also appearing that night will be former member of STYX and BEATLEMANIA, Glen Burtnik. John and Brandon will perform a full set of ...

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PROFUGUS MORTIS: 'Another Round' Track Listing Revealed

Montreal-based sympho/black/folk/power metal band PROFUGUS MORTIS will release a new six-song EP entitled "Another Round" on November 25 via Prodisk. According to a press release, "Another Round" features "the most epic and folk-inspired PROFUGUS MORTIS material to date. The new CD is expected to outsell the band's debut, '…So It Begins', which sold 2,000 copies ...

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MEMFIS Completes Work On New Album

Swedish progressive metal band MEMFIS has issued the following update: "What's up in the MEMFIS camp? Maybe there's no one who gives a damn besides our friends, but since there hasn't been so much activity from us on the live front or the World Wide Web, I feel obligated to share some info about what ...

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VELVET REVOLVER In Negotiations With 'Big-Name' Vocalist

VELVET REVOLVER has been looking for a new frontman since dismissing Scott Weiland back in April. Rumored candidates have included ex-SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach, former MTV VJ Steve Isaacs (THE PANIC CHANNEL) and ex-SPACEHOG vocalist Royston Langdon, who has apparently had several successful rehearsal sessions with the band. Speaking to the Artisan ...

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METALLICA: 'Death Magnetic' Release Date Announced

METALLICA has officially set Friday, September 12 as the "worldwide" release date for its new album, "Death Magnetic". Assuming that the band has yet to announce separate release dates for the different parts of the world (since physical CDs are virtually never released on the same day "worldwide"), the September 12 date in Germany, Austria ...

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LOKURAH Parts Ways With Bassist, Announces Replacement

French metal/hardcore act LOKURAH has issued the following update: "Due to a lack of availability, LOKURAH decided to part of Jiu [former NO RETURN bassist Olivier 'Jiu' Scemana], our bassist since January 2007. We thank him for everything he has brought to the band and wish him good luck for all his musical projects. LOKURAH ...

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