October 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

NIRVANA Music To Start Showing Up In Commercials, TV Shows

Launch Radio Networks reports: NIRVANA's music will soon begin showing up in commercials and television programs, thanks to Courtney Love's recent decision to sell a portion of the rights to the band's catalog. According to Forbes, four NIRVANA songs will be heard in an upcoming episode of "CSI: Miami" for starters. Love's attorney, Peter Asher, ...

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ROB ZOMBIE Lists Top Five Zombie Movies

Launch Radio Networks reports: Although Rob Zombie has previously touted the original 1931 "Frankenstein" as his all-time favorite horror movie, he's got a different set of favorites on his list of the top five zombie flicks. In a posting on his MySpace page, Zombie revealed his fave movies about the walking dead, along with his ...

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TWISTED SISTER Will NOT Perform At Vintage Vinyl In-Store

Despite a previous announcement to the contrary, TWISTED SISTER will **NOT** perform during their scheduled in-store appearance Wednesday, November 29 at 7:00 p.m. at Vintage Vinyl in Fords, New Jersey. Pick up the band's latest CD, "A Twisted Christmas", at Vintage Vinyl (51 Lafayette Rd. in Fords) and get a wristband. The wristband will get ...

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VINNIE PAUL's New Band Has A Name: HELLYEAH

Former PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott has confirmed that his new band with members of MUDVAYNE and NOTHINGFACE has been officially dubbed HELLYEAH. The group has been writing and recording material in Dallas, Texas for what will eventually become its debut album, tentatively due in March 2007. HELLYEAH lineup is as follows: Chad Gray (MUDVAYNE) ...

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HOWLING SYN To Enter Studio In December

Canadian "gothic metallers" HOWLING SYN will enter studio Radicart with producer Francis Perron (DECAYED REMAINS, THE SYRE) on December 8 to begin recording their third album, entitled "A Taste of Modern Evil". Francis previously worked with HOWLING SYN on their first album, "Forebearers of Dusk". HOWLING SYN recently parted ways with longtime drummer Éric Mireault. ...

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ROBERT PLANT Working On Duets Album

Launch Radio Networks reports: Robert Plant has been spotted out and about in Nashville recently, but he's not on vacation. According to the Tenneseean newspaper, the LED ZEPPELIN singer is working on a duets project with country and bluegrass star Alison Krauss. There's no word on how far along the sessions are or when it ...

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DICTATORS A&R Exec Passes Away

HITS magazine reports that former Warner Bros. and Elektra/Asylum A&R and publicity exec Karin Berg, who signed acts like the DICTATORS, TELEVISION, DIRE STRAITS and R.E.M. to the label as a champion of many of the early new wave bands, passed away on Wednesday (Oct. 25). Berg was one of the first and most admired ...

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KISS In Full Regalia For Halloween

AOL Music reports that Paul Stanley will take a breather from supporting his first solo album in 28 years by joining KISS bandmate Gene Simmons in New York this week. "This Halloween we're celebrating the release of [DVD] 'Kissology Volume One', so Gene and I will be in New York in full regalia," ...

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TEXTURES To Support ARCH ENEMY In Europe

Dutch progressive metallers TEXTURES will support ARCH ENEMY on the following European dates: Nov. 29 - Bochum (D), Zeche Nov. 30 - Hamburg (D), Knust Dec. 01 - Glachau (D), Alte Spinnerei Dec. 03 - Zurich (CH), Rohstofflager Dec. 05 - München (D), New Backstage Dec. 06 - Aschaffenburg (D), Colos-Saal Dec. 08 - Antwerpen ...

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