August 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

ROB ZOMBIE Guitarist JOHN 5 Working On Instructional DVD

ROB ZOMBIE/ex-MARILYN MANSON guitarist John 5 is currently putting the finishing touches on an instructional DVD, tentatively due by Halloween. He has also started work on a new instrumental CD for a 2008 release. John 5 released his third solo album, "The Devil Knows My Name", on April 3. The CD features guest guitar solos ...

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PRONG Mainman Pays Tribute To Late CBGB Founder

PRONG mainman Tommy Victor has posted the following bulletin on the band's MySpace page: "Raven [former PRONG and current MINISTRY bassist Paul Raven] just let me know that Hilly Krystal, owner of CBGB, is gone. He was my boss from 1986 to '90. He was a tough guy to work for, but that's what he ...

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MOONSPELL: 'Under SatanÆ' Release Date Announced

SPV has set an October 12 German release date for MOONSPELL's new CD, "Under SatanÆ", which consists of re-recordings of the band's legendary EP "Under the Moonspell" (1994) as well as their first demo "Anno SatanÆ" and their sole track as MORBID GOD, "Serpent Angel". All songs were re-arranged and revamped in order to "underline ...

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THE ABSENCE Offering 'Free Metal Upgrade'

Tampa, Florida-based melodic thrashers THE ABSENCE have issued the following update: "FREE METAL UPGRADE! Bring your TRIVIUM shirt to an ABSENCE show and swap it out for a shirt from THE ABSENCE for free! We're touring all over America and Canada so come out, swap out that TRIVIUM shirt and show the world that you ...

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NIGHTWISH To Perform At CD-Release Parties In Helsinki And Hamburg?

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH are expected to perform at the Hamburg, Germany release party for their new album, "Dark Passion Play", which will take place on the album's German release date, September 28, at a club called Delphi Showpalast. It has been announced that the entire group will attend the event, which will feature a ...

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KORPIKLAANI Signs With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

Finnish folk metallers KORPIKLAANI have inked a new worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The band has issued the following statement on the matter: "Once upon a time were the merry men of KORPIKLAANI on a tour somewhere in Europe, drinking beer in the bus on the road from here to there. Between the beers ...

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BODY OF SCARS: Debut CD Artwork Unveiled

BODY OF SCARS, the new Phoenix, Arizona-based band featuring JAG PANZER drummer Rikard Stjernquist and former 40 GRIT vocalist/guitarist James Santiago, has unveiled the cover artwork of its upcoming debut CD. Check it out at this location. BODY OF SCARS recently completed work on 10 tracks for its upcoming album. Three one-minute snippets ...

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