November 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

MORTAL SIN Confirmed For Australia's METALSTOCK FESTIVAL

For the third time, an innocent farm near Scone, New South Wales will be turned into an open-air battleground to celebrate Australia's metal scene. More than half of the 36 bands have already been booked and confirmed, offering a wide range of heavy acts that will blow minds and ears of hundreds of fans. Set ...

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Former Editor Lets It 'RIP' In New Book

Lonn Friend, the ex-editor of RIP magazine and host of the "Friend At Large" segment on "Headbanger's Ball", has released a retrospective of his experiences when hair metal was king. antiMUSIC's Morley Seaver recently spoke to Lonn to find out about his book, "Life on Planet Rock". Here’s a sample of the conversation: Lonn Friend: ...

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BELPHEGOR To Guest On Tonight's 'Chaos'

Austria's supreme death/black metal artists BELPHEGOR, who are currently on the road for the first time in North America with DANZIG's "Blackest Of The Black" tour, will be guests on tonight's special edition of Los Angeles' Indie 103.1's "Chaos" show with Full Metal Jackie. The show will be broadcasting live from backstage at The Wiltern ...

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EXCALION Signs With LIMB MUSIC

Finnish symphonic power metallers EXCALION have inked a worldwide licensing deal with Limb Music for the release of their new album, "Waterlines". The follow-up to 2005's "Primal Exhale" was recorded and mixed at Watercastle studio by Arttu Sarvanne and is scheduled for release in February 2007. "Waterlines" (view artwork at this location) track ...

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'Black Sabbath Resurrection' Video Available

The "Black Sabbath Resurrection" exhibit — a highly unique collaboration of music, storytelling, and fashion inspired by a singular event in the history of BLACK SABBATH — opened to the public earlier this month. Want a peek inside? Helen at SuicideGirls.com has posted a video in which host Zoetica Ebb takes you inside the launch ...

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GLENN HUGHES: 'I Love My New Band Both On And Off Stage'

Legendary vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH) has posted the following message on his official web site: "Just got back last night to LA. I am really looking forward to the Christmas holiday. In my opinion this tour was an extremely vibrant experience. Mark [Mondesir, drums], Anders [Olinder, keyboards] and Jeff [Kollman, guitar] were ...

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EXODUS Vocalist Checks In

Vocalist Rob Dukes of the San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS has issued the following update: "Just finished up our shows in Germany and I have to say the show in Saarbrucken fucking ruled... Those German fuckers know how to kill for metal. All the shows we have done ruled. Dublin was crazy as fuck, ...

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