December 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

MICHAEL MONROE: U.K. Headlining Tour Announced

Michael Monroe, iconic rock 'n' roll frontman and founding member of hugely influential Finnish outfit HANOI ROCKS, has confirmed a 13-date headline U.K. tour for April 2011. The dates are as follows: April 04 - Brighton, Concorde 2 April 05 - Bristol, Academy 2 April 06 - Exeter, Phoenix April 07 - Portsmouth, Wedgewood Rooms ...

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BRING ME THE HORIZON Rocks YAHOO! MUSIC (Video)

During their almost entirely sold-out U.S. "AP Tour", British metal heroes BRING ME THE HORIZON recently paid a visit to Yahoo! Music's studios in Santa Monica, California where they unleashed hell for the popular portal's "The New Now" series. Taken out of their element of dimly lit arenas and dingy clubs chock-full of rabid and ...

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AC/DC Among Australia's Richest Entertainers

The Music Network reports that legendary hard rockers AC/DC earned AUD 131.4 million (approximately USD $127 million) in 2009-10 (up from AUD $105 million [approximately USD $102 million] last year) to land at the second place on a list of Australia's richest entertainers, according to Business Review Weekly magazine. AC/DC couldn't hold on ...

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Ex-TROUBLE Drummer Comments On ARMANDO ACOSTA's Passing

Jeff "Oly" Olson, former TROUBLE drummer and current host of Internet radio show "Heady Metal With Jeff Olson", has released the following statement regarding the passing of ex-SAINT VITUS drummer Armando Acosta: "Sadly, it has been confirmed that the original drummer for SAINT VITUS, Armando Acosta, passed on Thanksgiving Day (November 25) at the age ...

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FLYLEAF To Release 'Remember To Live' In December

On December 7, rock quintet FLYLEAF will release "Remember To Live" (A&M/Octone), a seven-song album featuring new recordings of fan-requested tracks from the band's catalogue. Recorded with Mark Lewis (CHIMAIRA, TRIVIUM, ADRIFT) while on the road during FLYLEAF's "Unite & Fight" tour, "Remember To Live" is a rare collection of tracks that fans have been ...

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METALLICA: 'Live At Grimey's' First-Week Sales Revealed

METALLICA's new live album called "Live At Grimey's" sold around 3,000 copies in the United States in just a three-day sales window (Friday-Sunday). The effort is being sold as a standard CD and as a limited-edition two-disc vinyl set in a gatefold sleeve. Released on Friday, November 26, "Live At Grimey's" is available only at ...

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