October 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

FU MANCHU: European Tour Dates Announced

The SoCal godfathers of fuzz FU MANCHU head back to Europe for the second time in 2007 to support their most recent album, "We Must Obey" (Century Media). The dates are as follows: Oct. 28 - Netherlands, Tilbourg 013 Oct. 29 - Netherlands, Nijmegan Doonroosje Oct. 30 - France, Paris La Trabendo Oct. 31 - ...

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OBITUARY: Audio Interview With JOHN TARDY Posted Online

John Tardy of OBITUARY was recently interviewed by Deryk Thomas of Western Australia's "Anger Management" metal radio show. John spoke honestly and candidly about the band's new album and signing to Candlelight Records, and also the current relations with incarcerated ex-guitarist Allen West. According to Tardy, it is unlikely Allen West will return to OBITUARY ...

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MELDRUM Begins Recording New Album

MELDRUM, the Swedish/American band led by former PHANTOM BLUE guitarist Michelle Meldrum (wife of EUROPE axeman John Norum), has issued the following update: "We are now, as we write, this tracking drums with Gene Hoglan [DARK ANGEL, DEATH, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, TESTAMENT] for our next CD, due out next year. Fifteen new songs slammed down. ...

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HIM On MTV Germany's 'TRL'; Video Available

HIM members Ville Valo and Mige (a.k.a. Mikko Henrik Julius Paananen) recently made a guest appearance on MTV's "TRL" in Germany. Watch the program in four parts below. HIM's new album, "Venus Doom", sold 38,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 12 on The Billboard ...

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NIKKI SIXX Joins DIESEL:U:MUSIC International Judging Panel

According to MTV.com, MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx has joined the international judging panel for the 2007 Diesel:U:Music Awards, which will take place Wednesday at London's Koko Club. They will vote based on music the participating artists uploaded at Diesel-U-Music.com. Nikki Sixx's book "The Heroin Diaries: A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock ...

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TEAM SLEEP: Tour Dates Announced

DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno's TEAM SLEEP side project will take to the road in November for a string of gigs. Joining them on the trek will be former FROM FIRST TO LAST frontman Sonny Moore, MONSTER IN THE MACHINE and STRATA. The tour kicks off November 29 in Orangevale, California, and continues through December 16 ...

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