June 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

KISS: Pro-Shot Footage Of ROCK AM RING Festival Performance Available

Professionally filmed video footage of KISS' June 3, 2010 performance at the Rock Am Ring festival in Nürburg, Germany can be viewed below. Continuing its ongoing support of aspiring artists, Guitar Center, the world's largest musical instrument retailer, has announced that it has teamed up with KISS and leading digital media company for entertainment, Eventful, ...

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SMASHING PUMPKINS Unveil 'Intimate' Tour

According to The Pulse of Radio, THE SMASHING PUMPKINS have announced a 14-date tour of "intimate" venues that will begin on July 6 in Cleveland and finish up on July 24 in Memphis. This will be the band's first live appearances since December 2008 and will also introduce new members Nicole Fiorentino on bass and ...

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THE SHOWDOWN To Release 'Blood In The Gears' In August

Tennessee's riff-tastic southern metal outfit THE SHOWDOWN will release its fourth album, "Blood in the Gears", on August 24 via Solid State Records. The follow-up to 2008's "Back Breaker" was recorded at Anthem Productions in Nashville, and produced by THE SHOWDOWN's bassist Jeremiah Scott. The album's title track, and first single off the record, is ...

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EASTERN FRONT Signs With CANDLELIGHT RECORDS

U.K. black metallers EASTERN FRONT have inked a deal with Candlelight Records. The band's debut album, "Blood on Snow", will be released later in the year. This CD features a track by Les Smith (ANATHEMA) and Brian Moss (DFA) titled "Dvenadtzat Kilometrov ot Moskvy" and "is sure to take U.K. black metal to the next ...

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AMORPHIS: 'Forging' DVD Trailer Available

AMORPHIS's first-ever live DVD, "Forging The Land Of Thousand Lakes", will be released on July 9 (Europe) and July 7 (Finland) via Nuclear Blast, in time for the band's 20th anniversary. The filming of the main concert took place on November 20, 2009 at Club Teatria in Oulu, Finland, where AMORPHIS was supported by STRATOVARIUS ...

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ROBERT PLANT Premieres New Album In London

According to Billboard.biz, LED ZEPPELIN frontman Robert Plant unveiled his new album project, BAND OF JOY, in London on Tuesday (June 1). BAND OF JOY takes its name from the blues band that Plant fronted before he joined LED ZEPPELIN, although Plant is the sole original member to participate in this new incarnation. ...

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