December 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

THE ACACIA STRAIN: Photos, Video Footage From DVD Shoot Available

Massachusetts heavy-hitters THE ACACIA STRAIN filmed their December 28, 2008 concert at the Palladium in Worcester, MA for a forthcoming DVD. The footage was shot by longtime THE ACACIA STRAIN friends and cohorts MyGoodEye, headed up by director David Brodsky, the man responsible for both the "Angry Mob Justice" video from the 2006 album "The ...

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GENE SIMMONS And Family Land In Vancouver

According to CTV, reporters who arrived at Vancouver International Airport in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on Monday (December 29) in search of hockey star Mats Sundin wound up bumping into Gene Simmons instead. The KISS bassist/vocalist was in town with his family. The Simmons family was en route to Whistler, British Columbia for ...

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ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO: Tour Dates Announced

ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO, the experimental band led by TESTAMENT/ex-SAVATAGE guitarist Alex Skolnick, has scheduled the following dates: Jan. 09 - New York, NY @ The Underscore Jan. 15 - San Diego, CA @ Brick By Brick Jan. 16 - Anaheim, CA @ NAMM Jan. 17 - Anaheim, CA @ NAMM Jan. 18 - Anaheim, CA ...

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DEVASTATION To Headline Mexico's MONTERREY THRASH FEST

Reactivated late '80s/early '90s Corpus Christi, Texas thrashers DEVASTATION will headline the Monterrey Thrash Fest on January 15, 2009 at the Rock House bar in Monterrey, Mexico. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: DEVASTATION STRIKE MASTER DEAD BLOOD INTOXXXICATED HOLOCAUSTO NUCLEAR TORTURA

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MEGADETH: First Sample Of New Music Available

MEGADETH's official fan club, MegaFanClub, has released the first video footage from Vic's Garage, the band's recently built recording studio in San Marcos, California where the group is completing the songwriting process for its new album, tentatively due sometime next year via Roadrunner Records. The December 20, 2008 clip includes footage of guitarist/vocalist ...

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Former ATTACKER Singer Completes Recording 'Days Gone By' CD

The recording sessions for "Days Gone By", former ATTACKER vocalist Bob Mitchell's collection of remakes of classic-rock tracks from such artists as THE WHO, DEEP PURPLE and KROKUS, wrapped up on Saturday, December 27 at Digi-Force Studio in Bayonne, New Jersey. A photo shoot also took place, before the final recording stage, with the band's ...

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