December 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

WHITESNAKE Guitarist Talks About Upcoming Album

Sweden's Metalshrine recently conducted an interview with WHITESNAKE guitarist Doug Aldrich. An excerpt from the chat follows: Metalshrine: These four new songs on the live album, did you write them with David [Coverdale] and how much of an input did you have on them? Was it David's ideas and you worked on them ...

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W.A.S.P., LIZZY BORDEN, SCORPIONS Members To Take Part In 'NAMM Jam'

Marten Andersson (bass; GEORGE LYNCH, LIZZY BORDEN, STARWOOD), Andy Freeman (vocals; GEORGE LYNCH), Joey Scott (drums; LIZZY BORDEN, STARWOOD), Patrick Johansson (drums; YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, W.A.S.P.), James Kottak (drums; SCORPIONS), Rev Jones (bass; MSG, BLACK SYMPHONY), Rick Plester (guitar; BLACK SYMPHONY, KOTTAK), Ira Black (guitar; LIZZY BORDEN, METAL CHURCH), Mike Duda (bass; W.A.S.P.), and Doug Blair ...

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ARCH ENEMY: South American Tour Pushed Back Three Weeks

ARCH ENEMY's previously announced South American tour, which was originally set to take place in early January, has been pushed back three weeks. An official statement from the South American promoters explaining the decision reads as follows: "We want to inform all of ARCH ENEMY's fans that the South American tour has been postponed three ...

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UNSANCTIFIED Frontman Looking To Join New Band

Longtime UNSANCTIFIED screamer Don Marhefka is looking to join an established working band, or to form a new project in the Los Angeles area. "It appears that UNSANCTIFIED has been put on hold permanently," Marhefka explains. "I have been with the band for six wonderful years, and I'm still not sure what exactly happened. It ...

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SONATA ARCTICA: North American Tour Dates Announced

Finnish melodic metallers SONATA ARCTICA will embark on a North American headlining tour in September/October 2007. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Sep. 16 - Key Club - Los Angeles, CA Sep. 17 - Galaxy Theater - Santa Ana, CA Sep. 21 - The Metro - Chicago, IL Sep. 22 - Harpo's - Detroit, ...

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STOLEN BABIES Featured On MP3.COM

Los Angeles' extravagant gothic/metal/carnival/rock ensemble STOLEN BABIES are one of the featured interviews this week on MP3.com. To check out the interview, click here. STOLEN BABIES — which released its debut album, titled "There Be Squabbles Ahead", on October 3 via The End Records — has just returned home from its first-ever Canadian ...

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DOWNLORD 'TV Commercial' Available For Streaming

Open Grave Records has posted a TV commercial for DOWNLORD's upcoming debut full-length album, "Random Dictionary of the Damned", at www.opengraverecords.com. The ad was produced by horror movie director Richard Chandler. DOWNLORD is the Danish death metal band featuring ex-BOLT THROWER/BENEDICTION vocalist Dave Ingram and former members of INIQUITY, DAEMON, and SUPERFICIAL. "Random ...

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EMERALD SUN Completes Work On Second Album

According to StayMetal.net, Greek power metal band EMERALD SUN will release its as-yet-untitled second album in February/March 2007 via Limb Music Products & Publishing (LMP). The CD will feature by re-recorded versions of songs from the band's first self-financed album, "The Story Begins" (2005), plus new songs mixed and mastered by Dimitris Liapakis ...

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SACRED STEEL To Play First-Ever Swedish Gig In January

German metallers SACRED STEEL will make their first-ever live appearance in Sweden on Saturday, January 27, 2007 at Rockklubben in Sandviken. Two additional bands will be appearing. Upcoming SACRED STEEL shows: Jan. 27 - Sandviken, SWE - Rockklubben Feb. 09 - Hannover, GER - S.O.M.A. Club Feb. 10 - Duisburg, GER - Parkhaus Mar. 03 ...

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