December 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

DISTURBED, MÖTLEY CRÜE, AEROSMITH Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: DISTURBED, CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Venue: Royal Oak Music Theatre City/State: Royal Oak, Mich. Date: Nov. 21-22, 2005 Gross Sales: $93,492 Attendance: 2,797 Capacity: 3,400 Artist/Event: DISTURBED Venue: NOKIA Theatre Times Square City/State: New York, N.Y. Date: ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Among Top 20 Concert Tours Of 2005

MÖTLEY CRÜE ended 2005 among the top 20 in concert sales receipts, according to Pollstar, the industry trade magazine. THE ROLLING STONES' "A Bigger Bang" tour led all other concert tours in 2005 with $162 million in gross receipts, the Associated Press reported. The average STONES ticket was $133.98. The tour sold around 1.2 million ...

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LOCH VOSTOK Part Ways With Keyboardist, Announce Replacement

LOCH VOSTOK, who call themselves "Sweden's most extreme progressive metal act," have parted ways with keyboardist Andreas Lindahl. "[Andreas] quit LOCH VOSTOK," the group write in a statement. "Too bad but he lives so far away from where we reside, at least a six-hour drive, even if I'm driving :) His successor is Fredrik Klingwall, ...

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REVEREND, AZRAEL'S BANE, ANCIENT CROSS Confirmed For TEXAS METAL HEALTH

REVEREND, AZRAEL'S BANE, ANCIENT CROSS, IGNITOR and DRIFTER (an IRON MAIDEN tribute band) have been confirmed for the fourth annual Texas Metal Health concert, an established fundraiser for the benefit of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society….plus a 2006 tribute to deceased heavy metal vocalist David Wayne, formerly of METAL CHURCH and REVEREND. The concert, which ...

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THE ACACIA STRAIN's '3750' To Be Released On Vinyl

THE ACACIA STRAIN's "3750" album will be released on limited-edition 12" vinyl. The LP is being issued by Spare Change Records, via a licensing deal with Prosthetic, and it will be limited to 200 copies on black and clear and 800 copies on black. The black-and-clear version will be hand-numbered and there will be a ...

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THE FINAL BURDEN Sign With THORP RECORDS

Southern California metalcore act THE FINAL BURDEN have inked a deal with Thorp Records. "After a long time look at various labels we decided to go with Thorp because of the hard work and attitude coming from the label," the band write in a statement. "The owner Andy is an amazing guy and really seems ...

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