December 2001 - Blabbermouth Archive

DAVID COVERDALE Continues Work On Upcoming Solo CD

Former DEEP PURPLE/WHITESNAKE frontman DAVID COVERDALE has posted the following update on the progress of the songwriting sessions for his upcoming solo CD, the singer's first since 2000's Into The Light: “I have more than 20 songs to actually turn into 'songs', as opposed to 'instrumentals'...actually, closer to 30, [including] some [Into The Light] stuff ...

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RAVEN Guitarist's Recovery "Ahead of Schedule"

According to an update posted by RAVEN bassist/vocalist John Galagher, guitarist Mark Gallagher has been recovering faster than expected from the leg injuries he sustained (shattered ankle on one leg, most of the flesh ripped off the other) when a “20-foot wall” fell on him in early November. “He can stand now, and has been ...

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THE IRON MAIDENS Hit The Road, Score Movies

THE IRON MAIDENS, L.A.'s all-girl tribute to IRON MAIDEN that features in its ranks PHANTOM BLUE drummer Linda McDonald and guitarist Josephine, have lined up the following performances during the coming weeks: Dec. 31 – Reseda, CA @ Paladino's Jan. 05 – Las Vegas, NV @ PINK-E's Jan. 10 – Santa Ana, CA @ The ...

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THE MEADS OF ASPHODEL, MAYHEM To Issue Split 10"

Britain's THE MEADS OF ASPHODEL have recorded three new tracks that will be included on a split 10" with Norway's MAYHEM. The MAYHEM tracks are reportedly old tracks that were originally meant to go on a compilation that, for an undisclosed reason, never saw the light of day. This will be a strictly limited release ...

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HADES To Issue "Best Of", Regroup In Spring

Veteran New Jersey metallers HADES will be issuing a limited-edition “best of” CD entitled HADES 1982-2002. According to the group's official web site, the band “haven't jammed together as HADES since [the] October 5th [show] at the Wreck Room [in New Jersey]. We'll start playing again this Spring.” ...

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SAVIOUR MACHINE To Issue Final LP

Christian goth/opera rockers SAVIOUR MACHINE have begun production on Legend Part III Disc 2 for release in late 2002. According to the band, this will be “not only the definitive and conclusive Legend album, but also the last SAVIOUR MACHINE album. May God grant us the strength...” ...

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DOGFACE To "Smell The Glove" In March

Sweden's DOGFACE, featuring former TREAT/YNGWIE MALMSTEEN singer Mats Leven, are currently in the studio recording their second album, entitled Smell The Glove. The new CD is tentatively scheduled to be released during March. ...

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