March 2013 - Blabbermouth Archive

Gibson Custom Introduces Joe Perry 1959 Les Paul

Of all the great original 1959 Standards out there — a pretty small number to begin with — Joe Perry's Les Paul has long been acclaimed as one of the finest. The rich, road-worn character of this guitar, serial number 9-0663, is utterly moving, and it seems to throb with the wealth of music and ...

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ANTHRAX: "Anthems' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Anthems", ANTHRAX's long-awaited, eight-track EP that pays tribute to the classic songs by some of the band's favorite acts from the 1970s, sold around 8,500 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 52 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD was released in North America on ...

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AYREON: New Album Title Revealed

Dutch guitarist/composer Arjen Lucassen has set "The Theory Of Everything" as the title of the new AYREON album, tentatively due in the fall. Regarding the progress of the songwriting sessions for the upcoming effort, Lucassen said: "I've finished recording demos of the music, and am now about halfway finished with the lyrics. It's going to ...

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IRON MAIDEN Bassist's BRITISH LION: Paris Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of IRON MAIDEN bassist Steve Harris's new solo/side project BRITISH LION performing on March 24 at Trabendo in Paris, France can be seen below. BRITISH LION is out on the road this month, visiting fourteen countries and twenty-four cities across Europe. For the first time ever, and as a major surprise to ...

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STONE SOUR: 'Do Me A Favor' Video Released

"Do Me A Favor", the new video from STONE SOUR, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Phil Mucci, whose video for HIGH ON FIRE's "Fertile Green" was named best video of 2012 by Revolver. The song is the first single from "House Of Gold & Bones - Part 2", the second part ...

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SLIPKNOT's CLOWN Directs New MOTIONLESS IN WHITE Video

On Tuesday, March 26, SLIPKNOT co-founder, conceptualist and percussionist Shawn M. Crahan (a.k.a. Clown) directed a video for an as-yet-undisclosed track from the Scranton, Pennsylvania-based metalcore sextet MOTIONLESS IN WHITE. He writes on his Facebook page: "I had a blast. We created something special. All the people involved were so great and a pleasure to ...

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IMMOLATION: New Song Available For Streaming

New York death metal veterans IMMOLATION will release their ninth full-length album, "Kingdom Of Conspiracy", on May 14 in North America, both digitally and physically, via Nuclear Blast Records. The The follow-up to 2010's "Majesty And Decay" was recorded at Sound Studios in Millbrook, New York with longtime producer Paul Orofino, and mixed and mastered ...

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