March 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

SLAYER: More European Dates Announced

According to a posting on the SLAYER fan site SlayerSaves.com, the California thrash metal veterans have scheduled the following dates: June 24 - Tasmajdan Stadium - Belgrade, Serbia June 25 - Club B1 Maximum - Moscow, Russia June 27 - Topfest - Nov Mesto nad Vhom, Slovakia June 28 - Gods of Metal ...

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SLASH Says LED ZEPPELIN Won't Tour 'Any Time Soon'

NMe.com reports that Slash, who is good friends with Jimmy Page, has revealed that a LED ZEPPELIN tour is unlikely to occur in the near future. Speaking to the Daily Star's Playlist, the VELVET REVOLVER guitarist explained that rumors that his own band might be supporting the rock legends on a forthcoming tour ...

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SERJ TANKIAN: Audio Interview Posted Online

The latest episode of "Talking Metal" features the uncut interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with SYSTEM OF A DOWN lead vocalist and solo artist, Serj Tankian, for their "Talking Metal on Fuse" pilot. The podcast can be downloaded at this location. iTunes users can also subscribe to "Talking Metal" for ...

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X JAPAN: Pro-Shot Footage From Reunion Concerts Posted Online

Professionally filmed video footage of reactivated Japanese rockers X JAPAN's March 28, 2008 concert at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan can be viewed below. Performing with X JAPAN at the band's three reunion shows at the Tokyo Dome this past weekend were GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Richard Fortus and former LIMP BIZKIT and current ...

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EVERGREY: New 'Torn' Trailer Posted Online

Swedish metallers EVERGREY have posted the "April edition" of their their series of trailers containing audio samples from the group's forthcoming album, "Torn". Commented the band: "Just to clarify, these are excerpts of many different songs, it's not one song as some of you seemed to think when watching the first [trailer]." EVERGREY is in ...

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NEGATIVE: New Album Title, Release Date Announced

Finnish hard/glam rockers NEGATIVE will release their fourth album, "Karma Killer", in their home country on May 7. Release dates for other territories will be announced soon. "Won't Let Go" is the first single from the new album, showcasing the band's natural progress; there are fresh elements in the mix, but the song still sounds ...

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MISFITS: Rare 1995 Demo Recordings Posted Online

Veteran punk drummer Joel Gausten (PIGFACE, THE UNDEAD, ELECTRIC FRANKENSTEIN) has posted two rare MISFITS rehearsal demos for the tracks "Astro Zombies" and "London Dungeon" at this location. Recorded in February 1995 at the MISFITS' rehearsal compound in New Jersey, the demos feature Jerry Only on bass, Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein on guitar, ...

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TOURNIQUET Guitarist Quits

Guitarist Aaron Guerra of the Los Angeles-based Christian neo-classical progressive thrash metal band TOURNIQUET has issued the following statement: "I am passing along the news to everyone that I have stepped down as the guitarist of TOURNIQUET. I am unable to continue in my role as TOURNIQUET's guitarist and still focus on my family the ...

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