January 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

CRADLE OF FILTH Guitarist's Signature Model To Debut At NAMM

The SE Paul Allender guitar, which pays tribute to CRADLE OF FILTH lead guitarist Paul Allender's Private Stock guitar, is one of eight new PRS Guitars models for 2007 that will debut at the January Winter NAMM Show January 18-21, 2007 in Anaheim, California. The Paul Allender SE signature artist model guitar is based on ...

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EQUILIBRIUM Confirmed For Germany's UP FROM THE GROUND Festival

German "viking metallers" EQUILIBRIUM have been confirmed for the 2007 edition of the Up From The Ground festival, set to take place August 24-25 in Gemünden, Germany. Headlining the event on the Saturday night (August 25) will be veteran San Francisco Bay Area thrashers TESTAMENT. More acts will be announced soon. For more information, visit ...

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PHANTOM-X Joined By 3:16 Guitarist

Dave Harvey of the Hot Springs, Arkansas-based Christian metal act 3:16 has joined Dallas, Texas' PHANTOM-X as the group's new guitarist. For more information on 3:16, visit www.316rocks.com. PHANTOM-X, which features in its ranks OMEN singer Kevin Goocher, released its sophomore album, "Storm Riders", in September via Mausoleum Records. ...

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'2007 Girls Of Metal Calendar' To Honor CHUCK SCHULDINER's Memory

DEATH's official web site is currently offering the 2007 Girls of Metal Calendar, with proceeds going to the American Brain Tumor Association in memory of late DEATH/CONTROL DENIED mastermind Chuck Schuldiner. The calendar includes monthly metal facts and trivia, two photos and a bio of each girl every month. More information is available at

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RE:IGNITION To Record San Francisco Show For Live EP

RE:IGNITION, the San Francisco Bay Area band which features in its ranks SKINLAB members Steev Esquivel (guitar) and Snake (bass), will record its January 6 show at Bottom of the Hill in San Francisco for an upcoming live EP. More information will be made available soon. RE:IGNITION is currently putting the finishing touches on the ...

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GLENN HUGHES: 'It Is My Music That Sustains Me'

Legendary bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH) — whose home in Los Angeles was broken into and burglarized last month — has posted the following message on his official web site: "Firstly I want to thank all of you who have sent messages to me this last week. We are all okay and we ...

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