January 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

EDGUY's Stockholm Concert Downgraded

EDGUY's February 4, 2009 concert in Stockholm, Sweden has been moved from the 1,200-plus-capacity Arenan (the venue can reportedly hold up to 3,000 people due to its adjustable walls and curtains) to the 600-capacity Klubben. The band's management said in a statement, "When Tobias [Sammet, EDGUY frontman] found out that the show will take place ...

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ALICE COOPER: More NAMM Footage Posted Online

ALICE COOPER performed a special set on January 17, 2009 at the Hilton Hotel in Anaheim, California during this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, which was held at the Anaheim Convention Center. Fan-filmed video footage of six songs can be viewed below. ALICE COOPER's latest album, "Along Came A Spider", was released ...

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DAVID ELLEFSON Issues HAIL! Tour Recap

HAIL! — the new all-star project featuring guitarist Andreas Kisser (SEPULTURA), vocalist Tim "Ripper" Owens (JUDAS PRIEST, BEYOND FEAR, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, ICED EARTH), drummer Jimmy DeGrasso (ALICE COOPER, MEGADETH) and bassist David Ellefson (F5, MEGADETH) — has just completed a five-show Chilean tour, which kicked off on January 22 at Rock & Guitarras in Santiago. ...

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CORPUS CHRISTI To Film 'Fight For Your King' Video

Cincinnati, Ohio-based Christian "hard-hitting metal" band CORPUS CHRISTI will film a video for the song "Fight For Your King" today (Friday, January 30) at Chippewa Lake Park in Ohio beginning at 2:00 p.m. EST. If you are interested in attending the shoot, Chippewa Lake Park is located at: 1 Main Dr. Chippewa Lake, OH 44215 ...

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CONTRIVE Bassist Forced To Sit Out Thai Tour

Bassist Tim Stahlmann from Melbourne, Australia's CONTRIVE was injured in a motor accident while on holiday in Koh Samui, Thailand. The band was due to hit the stages of Bangkok next week for its first tour of Asia, including a support with PARKWAY DRIVE. However, hospital X-rays have confirmed that Tim has broken his collarbone, ...

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