September 2019 - Blabbermouth Archive

VICTORY RECORDS Acquired By CONCORD

According to Billboard, Concord has acquired Victory Records, the Chicago-based punk and emo label founded by Tony Brummel in 1989. As part of the deal, Concord has also acquired Brummel's Another Victory Publishing catalog. The acquisition includes approximately 4,500 master recordings and 3,500 compositions. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed, but ...

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ROBERT PLANT To Release Seven-Inch Vinyl Box Set 'Digging Deep'

Robert Plant is celebrating the second season of his hugely popular podcast, "Digging Deep: The Robert Plant Podcast", with the release of a very special limited-edition seven-inch singles box set. "Digging Deep" includes 16 A-sides and rare B-sides spanning three decades, remastered versions available on vinyl for the first time. The eight-disc collection also features ...

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JASON BECKER Undergoes Two Cataract Surgeries

Jason Becker, the guitarist/composer who has had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, a.k.a. Lou Gehrig's Disease) for 30 years, underwent two cataract surgeries last week. He says: "My vision is still funky, but slowly getting better." Becker's latest procedure comes six months after he had an operation to drain the abscess in his lung. Becker's story ...

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FOO FIGHTERS To Begin Work On New Album

FOO FIGHTERS are preparing to record a brand new album. During the group's headlining set at Brazil's Rock In Rio festival on Saturday (September 28), FOO FIGHTERS frontman Dave Grohl revealed that he and his bandmates were going to start recording the follow-up to 2017's "Concrete And Gold" once they got back to California. "I ...

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