October 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

Taiwanese Black Metal Masters CHTHONIC To Release Fourth Album

Taiwan's biggest metal export, the symphonic black metal band CHTHONIC, will release its fourth album, "Seediqbale", on October 3 through Down Port Music/RED. The weepy sounds of the er-hu, a two-string violin that dates back to Tang dynasty (618-907), gives CHTHONIC's music an ethnic flare while adding another eerie layer to the band's sounds of ...

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METALLICA: CLIFF BURTON 'Memorial Day' Photos Posted Online

A "memorial day" for late METALLICA bassist Cliff Burton was held yesterday (Saturday, September 30) at the at Gyllene Rasten restaurant/bar in Ljungby, Dörarp, Sweden. It was on September 27, 1986 — 20 years ago this past Wednesday — that Burton died in a tragic bus accident in Sweden, just over the road from where ...

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COLISEUM And YOUNG WIDOWS Prepare Split Release

Louisville's COLISEUM and YOUNG WIDOWS have teamed up for a limited-edition split 7". The single, which is set for an October release via Relapse, features two new tracks from each band: "Skyline Fu*ker" and "White Religion" by COLISEUM and "Future Plans" and "Baritone #3" by YOUNG WIDOWS. More informatition is available at this ...

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STAIND 'Mosh Pit' Causes Injury

The Echo, the student newspaper of The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, reports that police officers responded to an accidental injury during STAIND's Sept. 22 concert at the McKenzie Arena in Chattanooga, TN. Upon arrival, the officers were told by the victim that while he was in the mosh pit, he was pushed ...

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POWER QUEST: Early Albums To Be Reissued

Plans are underway for deluxe two disc reissues of the first two POWER QUEST albums, "Wings of Forever" (2002) and "Neverworld" (2003), via Majestic Rock Records. The Anglo-Italian melodic power metal band is currently compiling material for the releases, which will include a second DVD disc that will contain relevant footage to each album. The ...

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DEF LEPPARD Frontman Featured On RACING CARS Live DVD

DEF LEPPARD frontman Joe Elliott is featured in interview footage on the new live DVD by Welsh band RACING CARS, called "76-06 30th Anniversary Concert". RACING CARS lead singer Morty is none other than the brother of Malvin Mortimer, DEF LEPPARD's cook, caretaker, sixth member (and so on). "76-06 30th Anniversary Concert" is scheduled for ...

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