August 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

DEADSY's 'Phantasmagore' Makes Its Mark

DEADSY's triumphant return, "Phantasmagore", was released August 22 on Elementree/Immortal Records, with first-week sales totaling just under 4,500, placing them at No. 176 on The Billboard 200 chart. The band is currently offering its brand of synth-heavy goth-rock on the Family Values Tour and recently made an appearance at Lollapalooza. With a heavy tour schedule ...

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SLIPKNOT's SID WILSON To Make Los Angeles In-Store Appearance

SLIPKNOT's DJ Starscream (a.k.a. Sid Wilson) will be making an exclusive in-store appearance on (before his Long Beach show) on September 16 at an as-yet-undiclosed location in the Los Angeles area. He will be appearing with DJ Product and possibly other members of (HED)P.E. Sid will be signing CDs posters, T-shirts, masks etc. and mixing ...

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MESHUGGAH: More 'Nothing' Reissue Details Revealed

More information has been released about the upcoming reissue of MESHUGGAH's acclaimed 2002 effort, "Nothing", due in the U.S. on October 31 via Nuclear Blast Records. The new edition of the album includes re-recorded guitars and comes in a custom-shaped slipcase featuring a 3D hologram card. The CD, which was also remixed and remastered, contains ...

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Former SUPERJOINT RITUAL Guitarist Signs Distribution Deal

Former SUPERJOINT RITUAL guitarist Marzi (a.k.a. Maziar Montazeri) has signed an exclusive worldwide distribution deal with BCD Music Group. An exclusive, limited-edition EP will be released via iTunes in advance of the full-length CD, which is due in stores mid-November. Marzi describes his music as "heavy as Texas," adding that fans of PANTERA and SUPERJOINT ...

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CRIMINAL ELEMENT: 'Criminally Contaminated' Single Now Available

CRIMINAL ELEMENT — the band featuring Vince Matthews (DYING FETUS) on vocals, Terrance Hobbs (SUFFOCATION) on guitar, Derek Boyer (SUFFOCATION) on bass, Joe Cincotta (CATASTROPHIC) on guitar, Rob Maresca (CATOSTROPHIC, PYREXIA) on drums, and Chris Yuastella on backing vocals — has released a three-song limited-edition seven-inch single, entitled "Criminally Contaminated", via Relapse Records. Tracks featured ...

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QUEEN Guitarist Threatens To Beat Up MySpace Bloggers

World Entertainment News Network reports that QUEEN guitarist Brian May has threatened three bogus bloggers on MySpace with violence if they continue to impersonate him. The veteran musician, whose official web site is BrianMay.com, has also demanded the Brian May chatroom on the popular web site be closed down to prevent fans from being hoaxed. ...

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BREED 77 To Release New Single Next Week

BREED 77, who originate from Gibraltar (an overseas territory of the United Kingdom), are set to unleash new single, "Blind", on September 4. "Blind" displays many elements of BREED 77's highly developed sound; driving Latino rhythms, accomplished musicianship and high voltage modern rock. The infectious single is taken from the band's Ron St. Germain-produced (TOOL, ...

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Ex-FEAR FACTORY Guitarist To Host Birthday Bash In Hollywood

Former FEAR FACTORY/BRUJERIA and current ASESINO guitarist Dino Cazares will be hosting a special birthday bash this Saturday, September 2 at the Whisky A Go Go in Hollywood, California. Dino will reportedly be throwing special pinatas full of goodies at the show, which will feature performances by ASESINO, WASTED SIN, SAVAGE MACHINE, NEEDLEMOUTH, SERPENT UNDERGROUND, ...

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