August 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

RUSH Guitarist To Take Part In GOLFAPALOOZA

RUSH guitarist Alex Lifeson will be participating in the eighth annual Golfapalooza Tournament on September 2, 2005 at Angus Glen Golf Club Markham, Ontario. Golfapalooza features Canada's best musicians and sports heros joined together to golf, celebrate and raise money for Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC). Other confirmed celebrities include Richard Zokal, Ian Leggatt, Lanny ...

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ARMANI DEATH MACHINE To Support MESHUGGAH In Atlanta

Atlanta, Georgia-based metallers ARMANI DEATH MACHINE have been confirmed as the support act for MESHUGGAH on Monday, November 7 at the Masquerade in Atlanta, Georgia. ARMANI DEATH MACHINE recently finished mixing their new four-song EP with Shawn Zuzek. The follow-up to the group's "Geared" full-length CD (2002) will feature the following track listing: 01. Sequence ...

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TOMMY BOLIN Audio/Visual Rarities Discovered

Greg Prato of Billboard.com is reporting that former DEEP PURPLE/JAMES GANG guitarist Tommy Bolin's younger brother, Johnnie, has been working closely with producer Greg Hampton on outtakes from the recording sessions of Bolin's lone two solo releases, 1975's "Teaser" and 1976's "Private Eyes", for future release. "We've found a lot of outtakes from ...

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Landlord Won't Renew Lease For CBGB Club

The Associated Press is reporting that the landlord of the venerable punk club CBGB announced Wednesday (Aug. 31) that the lease on the 32-year-old landmark will not be renewed. The Bowery Residents' Committee, landlord of the building on the Bowery, "believes it is in the best interest of our clients - the homeless and neediest ...

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FINNTROLL To Support KORN In Finland

FINNTROLL will support KORN on September 18 at Ishallen in Helsinki, Finland. As previously reported, FINNTROLL will be teaming up with long-running German thrashers SODOM for a U.S. tour beginning in early January. FINNTROLL are continuing to tour in support of their latest album, "Nattfödd", which was recorded and mixed at Sundicoop Studio in Savonlinna, ...

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THE MERCY CLINIC: First Audio Samples Posted Online

THE MERCY CLINIC, the new band featuring former DAMAGEPLAN singer Patrick Lachman, along with guitarists Brian Harrah (PROFESSIONAL MURDER MUSIC) and Josh Stinson (DRIST), bassist Steed Najera (TRIPLE SEVEN) and drummer Bevan Davies (DANZIG, JERRY CANTRELL), have uploaded two brand-new audio samples at heir official web site. Check out the songs "Let It Burn" (

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KORZUS Confirmed For Brazil's CHIMERA MUSIC FESTIVAL

Long-running Brazilian thrashers KORZUS have been confirmed for the Chimera Music Festival, set to take place Friday, September 23 in São Paulo, Brazil. Also scheduled to perform at the festival are SEPULTURA and headliners SLIPKNOT. Currently on a promotional tour in support of their highly acclaimed album "Ties of Blood" (2004), KORZUS members Marcello Pompeu ...

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