April 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

LIQUID TENSION EXPERIMENT, JEFF SCOTT SOTO To Headline BAY AREA ROCK FESTIVAL

LIQUID TENSION EXPERIMENT the instrumental progressive rock/metal project featuring DREAM THEATER members Mike Portnoy (drums), John Petrucci (guitar) and Jordan Rudess (keyboards) alongside progressive rock icon Tony Levin (bass) of KING CRIMSON and PETER GABRIEL fame and legendary hard rock singer Jeff Scott Soto (TALISMAN, JOURNEY, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) have been confirmed as the headliners of ...

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VICIOUS RUMORS, PHANTOM-X To Team Up For Tour

Long-running California metallers VICIOUS RUMORS and Texas metal act PHANTOM-X will team up for a tour of the U.S., Europe, and Brazil. Exact cities and dates will be announced as soon as they are confirmed. Capital Chaos last month posted video footage of VICIOUS RUMORS performing the first show with the band's new lineup at ...

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CYNIC Signs With SEASON OF MIST RECORDS

Reunited progressive metallers CYNIC, whose 1993 album "Focus" is regarded as a landmark release in the field of technical/progressive metal, have inked a worldwide deal with France's Season of Mist Records. The band is set to enter the studio this summer with Grammy-award winning producer Warren Riker (DOWN, SANTANA) to begin work on its long-awaited ...

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LIMP BIZKIT's JOHN OTTO Offering Drum Lessons

LIMP BIZKIT/THE KILLER AND THE STAR drummer John Otto has decided to share expertise with the world by offering private lessons. All beginner lessons are one instructor to 1-2 students per lessons. Students are carefully matched according to age, skill level, and musical goals. Pairings will be evaluated and regrouped monthly to provide the best ...

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