August 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

Legendary Long Island Record Store LOONEY TUNES Destroyed In Fire

Looney Tunes, the long-standing independent record store in West Babylon, New York which has hosted in-store appearances by such artists as OZZY OSBOURNE, QUEENSRŸCHE, DREAM THEATER, TYPE O NEGATIVE and STAIND (whose 2001 rooftop in-store performance attracted 7,500 fans to the store) experienced a devastating fire Wednesday night (August 29). The cause, arson investigators say, ...

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BAD BRAINS Comment On Loss Of CBGB's HILLY KRISTAL

D.C. hardcore legends BAD BRAINS have issued a statement extending their "sincere condolences to the family" of Hilly Kristal, the founder of legendary New York punk rock venue CBGB who died on Tuesday from complications from lung cancer at the age of 75. Commented BAD BRAINS' Darryl Jenifer: "The BRAINS didn't go to college... CBGB ...

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WOLF To Guest On Rock 247 Online's 'Hair Metal Haven'

Swedish metallers WOLF will guest on the "Hair Metal Haven" show on Rock 247 Online on Saturday, September 1 between 17.00 and 19.00 GMT (18.00 and 20.00 CET). The interview was conducted during the band's recent visit to the U.K. and was taped at JB's in Dudley. You can listen to the program live via ...

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TERROR SYNDROME: 'When God Was Sober' Goes To Radio

TERROR SYNDROME, the Vancouver, B.C.-based band led by THE DEVIN TOWNSEND BAND drummer Ryan Van Poederooyen, has released the track "When God Was Sober" to radio (mostly underground shows specializing in extreme metal, apparently) . According to Ryan, the track "was recently mixed by my brother Jay van Poederooyen here in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Jay ...

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DOMINATION BLACK Signs With VIOLENT JOURNEY RECORDS

Finnish "horror" metallers DOMINATION BLACK have inked a new deal with Violent Journey Records. The group's third release, "The Haunting" EP, is scheduled for release in the spring. A new DOMINATION BLACK track, entitled "The House of 1000 Eyes", has been posted on the band's MySpace page. DOMINATION BLACK's second album, "Dark Legacy", ...

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SMASHING PUMPKINS To Co-Headline Miami's BANG! MUSIC FESTIVAL

SMASHING PUMPKINS have been confirmed as the headliners of the second day of the two-day Bang! Music Festival, set to take place November 10-11 at the Bayfront Park Amphitheater in Miami, Florida. Confirmed for Saturday, November 10 is KANYE WEST along with RIVERBOAT GAMBLERS and AUTOMATIC LOVELETTER. Unlike last year's Bang! — which featured a ...

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AFTER FOREVER, SAMAEL, KATATONIA Confirmed For Norway's SCREAMFEST

AFTER FOREVER, SAMAEL, KATATONIA and BLOOD RED THRONE are among the confirmed bands for the first annual Screamfest, set to take place November 2-3 at Betong in Oslo, Norway. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: AFTER FOREVER AUDREY HORNE BLOOD RED THRONE BREED DIAMONDOG FUNERAL GOTHMINISTER GROUND ZERO SYSTEM KATATONIA SAHG SAMAEL SIRENIA ...

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