July 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

JUDAS PRIEST: Audio Interview With SCOTT TRAVIS Posted Online

TalkingMetal.com has posted episode 85 of their "Talking Metal" podcast. This Ozzfest pre-show features a 25-minute interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with JUDAS PRIEST and RACER X drummer, Scott Travis. Interview topics include JUDAS PRIEST, RACER X, FIGHT, "VH1 Rock Honors", Randy Rhoads, Tommy Aldridge, Tommy Lee, Ian Paice, Vinny Appice, and ...

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DOKKEN/TED NUGENT Bassist Checks In From The Road

Bassist Barry Sparks (DOKKEN, TED NUGENT) has issued the following update: "The last few months are just a blur! Where have I been? I have no idea? Oh, yes, I do remember something about a European TED NUGENT tour. Yes! We went to Europe and absolutely killed! Also went to Greece and all over Mexico ...

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ALICE IN CHAINS: New Audio Interview Posted Online

ALICE IN CHAINS played their first large-scale show in the Pacific Northwest in over a decade when they headlined KUFO's "Rockfest 11" at Columbia Meadows nears St. Helens, Oregon on July 29, 2006. KUFO's "Cort and Fatboy Show" interviewed the whole band (including new singer William DuVall) about being joined onstage by Sabastian Bach in ...

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It's Official: DARK FUNERAL And ENSLAVED To Tour North America Early Next Year

Candlelight Records has announced its second North American label tour package. Set to kick off January 9, "Candlelight II: Phoenix Rising" will feature the long-awaited stateside return of DARK FUNERAL (Sweden), ENSLAVED (Norway) and introduce newcomers ABIGAIL WILLIAMS (USA). The tour will visit 20-plus cities before concluding on February 4. DARK FUNERAL guitarist/founding member Lord ...

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BURY YOUR DEAD Films 'House Of Straw' Video

Fresh off of a stint on the Strhess Tour alongside SHADOWS FALL, POISON THE WELL and more, BURY YOUR DEAD's latest release, "Beauty and the Breakdown" (Victory), charted at No. 129 on The Billboard 200, selling 7,000 copies in its first week. This record is the brutal follow-up to the very successful Victory Records release, ...

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OPETH: European Tour Dates Announced

Sweden's OPETH has announced a number of European dates in December. The details are as follows: Dec. 02 - Berlin, GER @ Columbia Club - GER Dec. 03 - Cologne, GER @ Live Music Hall - GER Dec. 05 - Paris, FRA @ Elysee Montmartre - FR Dec. 06 - Lyon, FRA @ Transbordeur - ...

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