February 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

ASHES DIVIDE: 'The Stone' Video Available

ASHES DIVIDE, the new project fronted by A PERFECT CIRCLE guitarist Billy Howerdel, has released a widget that features the brand new video for the song "The Stone". The clip was directed by Paul R. Brown, who has previously worked with MÖTLEY CRÜE, SMASHING PUMPKINS and EVANESCENCE, among many others. The cover artwork ...

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Ex-YNGWIE MALMSTEEN Singer DOOGIE WHITE Working On Solo Album

Former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN/RAINBOW singer Doogie White has spent the last few months writing and recording his first solo album. Commented Doogie: "As Ronnie [James Dio] is off with Tony Iommi, touring and working on a new HEAVEN AND HELL album, I thought it was time to do some writing with my good friend Mr. Craig ...

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SIXX: A.M. Tour 'Postponed'

SIXX: A.M., the new band featuring MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx, will postpone its spring tour "due to unforeseen circumstances and will most likely hit the road in the summer of 2008," according to a statement released by the group. SIXX: A.M. recently let fans vote at VoteSixxAM.com on which cities the group should play ...

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ALTER BRIDGE, AIRBOURNE Confirmed For Austria's NOVA ROCK Festival

KID ROCK, ALTER BRIDGE, AIRBOURNE, JAGUAR LOVE, SUNSHINE and FIRE IN THE ATTIC have been confirmed for the Nova Rock festival, set to take place June 13-15 on the Pannonia Fields in Burgenland, the easternmost federal state of Austria (near Nickelsdorf and the Hungarian and Slovak borders). The festival billing is shaping up as follows: ...

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ARSON ANTHEM Frontman Says PHILIP ANSELMO 'Gets These People Who Are Jealous, Hating On Him'

Keith Carman of Canada's Exclaim! magazine recently conducted an interview with vocalist Mike Williams (EYEHATEGOD) of ARSON ANTHEM, the hardcore punk-influenced project also featuring drummer Hank Williams III (ASSJACK, SUPERJOINT RITUAL), guitarist Phil Anselmo (PANTERA, DOWN, SUPERJOINT RITUAL), and bassist Collin Yeo. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow: Exclaim!: Do you ...

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LINKIN PARK Building Homes In New Orleans; Photos Available

On Wednesday, February 27, mega-platinum Grammy-winning rock band LINKIN PARK took a break from their current tour in support of new album, "Minutes To Midnight", and travelled to New Orleans to help families displaced by Hurricane Katrina. Following Tuesday night's show at the Sommet Center in Nashville, the band — vocalist Chester Bennington, drummer Rob ...

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SOUL EMBRACED To Release 'Dead Alive' In April

SOUL EMBRACED, the Little Rock, Arkansas-based band featuring ex-EVANESCENCE drummer William "Rocky" Gray, has set "Dead Alive" as the title of its first studio album since 2003, due on April 29 through Solid State Records. The tentative track listing for the CD is as follows: 01. To End It All 02. Into Darkness 03. Everything ...

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