October 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

KATATONIA Explains Swiss Concert Cancellation

Sweden's KATATONIA has issued the following update: "The members of KATATONIA have now since about two weeks been struggling with everything from the flu, ear infections, pneumonia and sinusitis. Two of the members are still on penicillin antibiotics to get well. "It's safe to say that KATATONIA never want or intend to cancel our own ...

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SERJ TANKIAN On 'Tavis Smiley'; Video Available

SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian was a guest recently on the late-night television talk show "Tavis Smiley" on PBS. Watch a four-minute excerpt from the interview below. Serj Tankian's solo debut, "Elect the Dead", sold 66,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 4 ...

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ROBERT PLANT, ALISON KRAUSS Guest On BBC's 'Breakfast' Show; Video Available

Legendary LED ZEPPELIN frontman Robert Plant and Americana-bluegrass great Alison Krauss were interviewed on BBC's "Breakfast" show this morning (Wednesday, October 31) about their collaboration on the recently released "Raising Sand" CD. Watch the nine-minute segment below. Produced by T Bone Burnett, "Raising Sand" includes versions of the EVERLY BROTHERS' "Gone, Gone, Gone (Done Moved ...

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VISIONS OF ATLANTIS Singer To Record Classical Solo Album?

VISIONS OF ATLANTIS' Minnesota-based vocalist Melissa Ferlaak is contemplating recording a classical solo album. "I'm thinking of NOT doing arias because, well, I can't afford an orchestra," she writes on her MySpace page. "I'm thinking art songs with piano, violin and/or classical guitar. Maybe even write some original songs... I dont know yet." VISIONS OF ...

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SOTAJUMALA: 'Teloitus' Enters Finnish Chart At No. 17

SOTAJUMALA's second album, "Teloitus" (Finnish for "execution"), has entered the Finnish chart at position No. 17. SOTAJUMALA has released the video for the album's first single, "Kuolinjulistus". Watch it below. "Teloitus" was recorded in Vaasa with producer Hannu Koivisto. The track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Tappaja ja tapettu 02. ...

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