April 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

STATUS QUO To Perform At 'Concert For Diana'

STATUS QUO has been confirmed to perform at "Concert for Diana" — a concert in being staged in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales. The gig will take place at London's Wembley stadium on July 1, which would have been Diana's 46th birthday. Also scheduled to appear are SIR ELTON JOHN, BRYAN FERRY, JOSS STONE, ...

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DEKAPITATOR: New Music Posted Online

San Francisco Bay Area's DEKAPITATOR has posted two songs from its upcoming album, "The Storm Before The Calm", on its MySpace page. Check out the tracks "Toxic Sanctuary" and "Run With The Pack" at this location. Relapse Records has set a July 24 release date for "The Storm Before The Calm". Other songtitles ...

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ALICE COOPER Adds New Guitarist

According to ALICE COOPER fan site SickthingsUK, Cooper has recruited new guitarist Jason Hook. Jason has worked with many acts over the years, including BULLETBOYS, STEPHEN PEARCY (RATT), and VINCE NEIL. He also has a solo album out, called "Safety Dunce", which recently won the L.A. Music Award for "Best Independent Instrumental Album." ...

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OCTAVIA SPERATI: Norwegian, U.K. Dates Announced

Norwegian metal band OCTAVIA SPERATI has scheduled the following dates: May 16 - Garage - Bergen, NOR (CD-release party) May 19 - Folken - Stavanger, NOR (with SIRENIA) May 24 - Astoria - London, UK (supporting FIELDS OF THE NEPHILIM) May 26 - The Night Owl - Cheltenham, UK May 28 - The Underworld - ...

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PAPA ROACH Drummer Checks Into Rehab

Launch Radio Networks reports: PAPA ROACH drummer Dave Buckner is not on the road with the band at the moment due to what a press release called "personal matters," and singer Jacoby Shaddix checked in to give Launch the straight story. "Dave, he went to rehab and went to go clean his act up 'cause ...

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ROB ZOMBIE Wants Fans To Dress As Killer For 'Halloween'

Launch Radio Networks reports: Rob Zombie said on the MySpace page for his upcoming remake of "Halloween" that he wants all fans who come out to see the movie to dress as the film's masked serial killer, Michael Myers. Zombie wrote, "Imagine the shocked look on everyone's faces when the lobby is jammed with Michael ...

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