March 2014 - Blabbermouth Archive

ACE FREHLEY To Appear At 'Texas Frightmare Weekend'

Original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley will appear at the Texas Frightmare Weekend, set to take place May 2-4 in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. A description of Texas Frightmare Weekend: "Texas Frightmare Weekend is presented in association with Rue Morgue magazine. Conceived by Loyd and Sue Cryer in 2005 as a three-day horror convention, the event ...

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EPICA Announces Acoustic Set And Signing Session At VINTAGE VINYL

Vintage Vinyl in Fords, New Jersey will host vocalist Simone Simons and guitarist Isaac Delahaye of Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA for an in-store acoustic performance and signing session on Monday, April 7 at 7 p.m. The acoustic set will include selections from "The Quantum Enigma", EPICA’s upcoming sixth studio album, due out in North America ...

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EARACHE RECORDS Sues CENTURY MEDIA

According to the Courthouse News Service, British metal label Earache Records has filed a lawsuit against New York-based The Century Family, an affiliate of the nonparty record label Century Media Records, of Dortmund, Germany, claiming that the U.S. distributor owes it $250,000 in licensing fees, and broke a promise to release a catalog ...

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URIAH HEEP To Release New Album 'Outsider' In June

Progressive rock legends URIAH HEEP will release their new album, "Outsider", in June via Frontiers Records. URIAH HEEP's one-off show at Koko, in Camden, London, England on March 4 wwas filmed and released as a live DVD on Frontiers Records in later 2014/early 2015. As well as a host of HEEP classics, the set also ...

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VINNIE PAUL On PANTERA's 'Far Beyond Driven': 'We Wanted To Make The Most Extreme Record We Could Make'

Michael Christopher of Vanyaland recently conducted an interview with former PANTERA and current HELLYEAH drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Vanyaland: With [PANTERA's 1994 album] "Far Beyond Driven", how did you approach it? Because [it's predecessor] "Vulgar Display Of Power" quickly became one of those landmark ...

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WENDY DIO To Guest On WJCU's ‘Metal On Metal'

Wendy Dio, the wife/manager of legendary heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio, will guest on WJCU's "Metal On Metal" radio program tonight (Friday, March 28) at 7:00 p.m. EST. Wendy will discuss her Ronnie James Dio tribute album "This Is Your Life", which includes contributions by such metal heavyweights as METALLICA, MOTÖRHEAD, SCORPIONS, ANTHRAX, and ...

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