November 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

SONATA ARCTICA Confirmed For PROGPOWER USA VIII Festival

Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA have been confirmed as one of the headliners of the ProgPower USA VIII festival, set to take place October 5-6, 2007 at Center Stage Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia. Also scheduled to appear are VIRGIN STEELE, REDEMPTION, FIREWIND, COMMUNIC and RAINTIME. Four more bands will be announced for the festival over ...

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LUPARA Frontman Pays Tribute To DIMEBAG

LUPARA vocalist Noa Brady recently got a new tattoo as a tribute to late PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. A famous Dimebag photo taken by rock-photographer Chad Lee inspired the ink. The tattoo was done by Paul Miller of In Your Face Tattooz in Beaver Dam, WI. Noa had this to say about immortalizing Dime ...

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JUDAS PRIEST Frontman To Guest On 'Jim Breuer Unleashed'

JUDAS PRIEST frontman Rob Halford will be the featured guest on "Jim Breuer Unleashed", airing on Sirius Satellite Radio's Raw Dog Comedy / channel 104 on Tuesday, December 5 at 4:00 p.m. EST. As previously reported, a brand new HALFORD song, entitled "Forgotten Generation", has been made available for streaming at MP3.com. The ...

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COMMUNIC Confirmed For PROGPOWER USA VIII Festival

Norwegian progressive/power metal band COMMUNIC, who feature in their ranks ex-SCARIOT members Oddleif Stensland (vocals) and Tor Atle Andersen (drums), have been confirmed for the ProgPower USA VIII festival, set to take place October 5-6, 2007 at Center Stage Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia. Also scheduled to appear are VIRGIN STEELE, REDEMPTION, FIREWIND and RAINTIME. Five ...

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KISS: Solo Album Gold Awards Coming Soon

KISS' official web site has posted images of the appoved pre-production samples of the four KISS solo album gold awards. They are being released by KISS licensee California Gold, who released several other KISS awards. Each title — Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley and Peter Criss — will be released in a ...

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AUGURY To Headline Third Annual ASHES OF AUTUMN Festival

Montreal tech-death stars AUGURY have been confirmed as the headliners of the third annual Ashes of Autumn concert, set to take place December 2 at The Metal Bar in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Also scheduled to appear are hyper folk-black metal newcomers PROFUGUS MORTIS, THREAT SIGNAL, and ADYTUM. Attendees can expect to hear performances of brand ...

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JIMI HENDRIX Guitar Sold For $117,000

A Jimi Hendrix guitar sold for hundreds of thousands of pounds at an auction of rock memorabilia in London, according to News.com.au. A spokeswoman for promoter Magnum Communications said that a Fender Stratocaster guitar owned by Jimi Hendrix went for £60,000 (approximately $117,000). It was one of 160 lots sold at the It's More Than ...

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