October 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

THE FIRSTBORN Signs With MAJOR LABEL INDUSTRIES

Major Label Industries has announced the signing of one of the finest Portuguese bands, THE FIRSTBORN, for the release of its upcoming album, "The Noble Search". THE FIRSTBORN — formerly known as FIRSTBORN EVIL — has been crafting a fine career for itself throughout for more than 10 years and albums such as "The Unclenching ...

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SAMMY HAGAR Discusses CHICKENFOOT Project

Billboard magazine recently conducted an interview with former VAN HALEN singer Sammy Hagar about Sammy's new album, "Cosmic Universal Fashion" (out November 18 via Loud & Proud/Roadrunner), and his CHICKENFOOT project which also features guitarist Joe Satriani, bassist Michael Anthony (formerly of VAN HALEN) and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS drummer Chad Smith. A ...

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KORN Bassist Releasing 'Behind The Player' DVD; Trailer Available

KORN bassist Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu's massive dropped-down sound and unrivaled technique has woofers rattling car windows around the world. In his IMV "Behind the Player" DVD, Fieldy gives an intimate behind-the scenes look at his life as a professional musician including rare photos and video footage. Fieldy then gives in-depth lessons for how to play ...

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SLEEP To Reunite For Two UK Shows

Acclaimed San Jose, California stoner doom metal band SLEEP will apparently reunite for two UK shows in May 2009. The details are as follows: May 09 - Minehead - Butlins Centre - Minehead, Somerset, UK May 10 - Minehead - Butlins Centre - Minehead, Somerset, UK Active during the 1990s, SLEEP earned much critical and ...

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PAIN Performs With NIGHTWISH Singer On Swedish TV; Video Available

Swedish metallers PAIN were the featured musical guests Thursday morning (October 30) on the "Nyhetsmorgon" program on Sweden's TV4. The band performed two songs — including its new single, "Follow Me", featuring a special guest appearance by NIGHTWISH singer Anette Olzon — and took part in an interview. Watch footage of their appearance below. "Follow ...

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D-A-D Performs On Swedish TV; Video Available

Danish rockers D-A-D were the featured musical guests Friday morning (October 31) on the "Nyhetsmorgon" program on Sweden's TV4. Watch footage of their two-song performance by following the links below: "You Won't Change": Video "Beautiful Together": Video "True Believer", the documentary about D-A-D filmed and directed over a 25-year-period by Torleif ...

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TAPROOT: New Dates Announced

Michigan-based hard rock quartet TAPROOT has announced the following dates: Nov. 06 - Mt. Clemens, MI - Emerald Theatre Nov. 28 - Traverse City, MI - Streeters Nov. 29 - Flint, MI - Machine Shop Dec. 01 - Madison, WI - The Annex Dec. 02 - Green Bay, WI - Riverside Ballroom Dec. 04 - ...

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SATYRICON Frontman To Guest On BBC RADIO 1's 'Rock Show'

Vocalist Sigurd "Satyr" Wongraven of the Norwegian black metal band SATYRICON will be the featured guests on next week's (November 3/4) installment of BBC Radio 1's "Rock Show". The program, which is hosted by Daniel P. Carter, airs Monday nights/Tuesday mornings between 12:00 midnight and 2:00 a.m. local U.K. time (7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. ...

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