August 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

MANIFEST Guitarist Breaks Elbow; Band Forced To Cancel Gigs

Guitarist Ole Marius Larmerud of the Norwegian noise-thrashers MANIFEST fell off his bike yesterday and broke his elbow. "This puts us out of business for some time," reads a posting on the group's web site. Commented Ole: "Yesterday I fell of my bike and broke my left elbow. This forces MANIFEST to cancel the upcoming ...

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AEROSMITH Frontman To Appear On 'Two And A Half Men'

AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler will mark his return to television Monday, September 25 (9 PM ET/PT) where he'll play himself on CBS-TV's Emmy-nominated prime-time comedy series "Two And A Half Men", starring Charlie Sheen and Jon Cryer. In the role, Steven appears as Charlie's famous Malibu neighbor, playing loud music and causing problems for Charlie. ...

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Late QUEEN Singer FREDDIE MERCURY Slammed By Some Muslims

Launch Radio Networks reports: Freddie Mercury would have been 60 years old next Tuesday (September 5), but there's some dispute in his homeland about whether he should be celebrated. The late QUEEN frontman was born Farrokh Bulsara on the East African island of Zanzibar, which is now part of Tanzania, and some conservative Muslims want ...

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DARK FUNERAL: New Licensees Confirmed For 'Attera Totus Sanctus'

DARK FUNERAL's latest album, "Attera Totus Sanctus", has been licensed to Icarus Music (Argentina) and Sylphorium Records (Colombia). "Attera Totus Sanctus" was recorded and mixed by Daniel Bergstrand (MESHUGGAH, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, IN FLAMES, BEHEMOTH) and Örjan Örnkloo (MISERY LOVES CO.) at Dug-Out studios in Uppsala, Sweden. Mastering duties were handled by Tomas Eberger at ...

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BEWITCHED Completes Work On New Album; Audio Sample Available

Swedish black metallers BEWITCHED have completed work on their long-awaited new album, "Spiritual Warfare", due on October 30 via Regain Records. The complete track listing for the effort is as follows: 01. Fucked by Fire 02. Gracefallen 03. Let Darkness Come 04. Heisinme 05. Black Burning Hatred 06. Glorious are the Ways of Death 07. ...

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STONE SOUR Getting Strong Response On FAMILY VALUES Tour

Launch Radio Networks reports: STONE SOUR's current stint on the Family Values tour marks the band's first live performances since 2003. But even though the group has been away for three years, singer Corey Taylor told Launch that the response on the road and to the band's new record has been great. "It's been great, ...

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DAM Begins Recording New Album

London's DAM have entered the studio to record their as-yet-untitled second album for a 2007 release via Candlelight Records. Commented guitarist/vocalist Nathan: "We laid down the drum tracks, bass tracks and some initial guitars last weekend at Eastcote Studios in London. The studo is in the area where the Notting Hill carnival took place: it ...

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DEFTONES Guitarist 'Personally Opposed To Singles'

Launch Radio Networks reports: The DEFTONES scored one of the most added songs at rock radio stations this week with "Hole in the Earth", the first single from the band's long-awaited new album, "Saturday Night Wrist". Despite the strong response to the track, guitarist Stephen Carpenter told Launch that he doesn't like the process of ...

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AXEL RUDI PELL: 'Mystica' Enters Swedish Chart At No. 56

AXEL RUDI PELL's latest CD, "Mystica", has entered the Swedish album chart at position No. 56. Due in North America on September 26, "Mystica" was co-produced/engineered by Charlie Bauerfeind and features artwork by Colombian illustrator Felipe Machado Franco. Axel explained the story behind the cover and the album: "The five knights are on their way ...

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