August 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

DISFEAR: European Tour Dates Announced

DISFEAR — the Swedish "crust rock" outfit featuring former AT THE GATES/THE CROWN vocalist Tomas Lindberg and ex-ENTOMBED guitarist Ulf "Uffe" Cederlund — has announced a number of European tour dates in support of its latest CD, "Live The Storm". The band will begin this fall tour with a run of dates in Germany with ...

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BLOODSTREAM PARADE Signs With DARK STAR RECORDS

Chicago-based hardcore/thrash metal band BLOODSTREAM PARADE has inked a deal with Dark Star Records. According to a press release, the group has a long history of involvement in the Chicago metal scene, with members coming from a number of well-known acts such as DOWN LO, CONCUSSION, WITHDRAWAL, DEACON and INSPITEOFYOU. With this powerful lineup, BLOODSTREAM ...

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Liquor Ban At MÖTLEY CRÜE's Toronto Show

According to the Toronto Sun, no alcohol is being sold at Toronto's Molson Amphitheatre tonight (Thursday, August 28) for MÖTLEY CRÜE's day-long, multi-act concert dubbed Crüe Fest 2008. A press release last night from promoters Live Nation announced that the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario suspended the liquor licence of the Molson ...

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JANE'S ADDICTION, MEGADETH Classics Among New Albums Being Offered By 'Rock Band 2'

According to Entertainment Weekly, JANE'S ADDICTION's "Nothing's Shocking" and MEGADETH's "Peace Sells...but Who's Buying?" are among the full-length albums will be added to Rock Band's extensively stocked catalogue of downloadable music, comprising part of the total 500-track pool that developer Harmonix Music Systems has promised in 2008. The game began offering full album ...

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POSSESSED Pulls Out Of Norway's HOLE IN THE SKY Festival

Reactivated California death metal pioneers POSSESSED — featuring sole original member Jeff Becerra (vocals) backed by members of California's SADISTIC INTENT — have cancelled their appearance at the Hole in the Sky festival, set to take place August 27-30 in Bergen, Norway. The festival organizers explain in a statement, "Jeff Becerra is hospitalized with a ...

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LAMB OF GOD Frontman To Appear At Portland Vocal Seminar

Frontman Randall Blythe will take a short break from recording the new LAMB OF GOD album in Richmond, Virginia and join his vocal teacher Melissa Cross at "The Zen of Screaming" seminar on September 16 in Portland, Oregon. The seminar, held at Mt. Tabor's Legacy Theatre, promises an ultimate vocal relief regimen for career rage-aholics ...

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