September 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

RHINO: 'Dead Throne Monarch' Artwork Unveiled

The cover artwork for "Dead Throne Monarch", the second album from Spanish heavy rockers RHINO, can be viewed below. Due in Europe in November and in North America on January 9, 2009 via Arctic Music Group, the CD was recorded at WorkShop studios in Bilbao and The Room studios in Barcelona. The mix and mastering ...

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AXEL RUDI PELL: 'Tales Of The Crown' Gydget Available

A gydget for German axe hero AXEL RUDI PELL's eighteenth offering, "Tales Of The Crown", can be found below. The CD will be released via SPV Records on the following dates: October 24: Germany October 27: Rest of Europe November 4: U.S./Canada According to a press release, "Tales Of The Crown" is a "haunting" studio ...

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AC/DC: North American Tour Extended

AC/DC has extended its trek across North America by adding sixteen more shows to its Black Ice World Tour. Newly added dates begin on December 20, in Ft. Lauderdale, FL and wrap up on January 31, 2009 in Nashville, TN. The tour kicks off on October 28, 2008 in Wilkes-Barre, PA. Tickets for the Houston, ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's IGOR CAVALERA, MARC RIZZO Interviewed; Video Available

The Italian branch of Roadrunner Records conducted an interview with CAVALERA CONSPIRACY/ex-SEPULTURA drummer Igor Cavalera and CAVALERA CONSPIRACY/SOULFLY guitarist Marc Rizzo when CAVALERA CONSPIRACY played the Evolution Festival in Milan, Italy in early July. Watch the chat at this location. "Inflikted", the debut album from CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, sold 9,000 copies in the United ...

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More AC/DC LIVE: Rock Band Track Pack Details Revealed

AC/DC comes exclusively to Rock Band beginning this November for the worldwide release of AC/DC LIVE: Rock Band Track Pack by Harmonix, the leading developer of music-based games, and MTV Games, a part of Viacom's MTV Networks. This exclusive deal with Columbia Records and AC/DC marks the first time ever the band has included an ...

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DRAGONFORCE: Video Interview With HERMAN LI Available

DRAGONFORCE guitarist Herman Li was interviewed by the "Rock Circus" video show on August 2, 2008 at the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania stop of the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival tour. Watch the chat below. "Ultra Beatdown", the new album from DRAGONFORCE, has registered the following first-week chart positions: Japan: #9 Canada: #15 USA: #18 UK: #18 Australia: ...

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RISING MOON: New Song Posted Online

Italian death metal band RISING MOON is currently mixing its as-yet-untitled new LP for a tentative early 2009 release. According to the group, the CD is "a concept album about our dear green friends." The track listing is as follows: 01. The Second Brother's Blood 02. The Sky That Looks Us All 03. The Abandoned ...

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KOCH Signs Deal With Guitar Virtuoso YNGWIE MALMSTEEN

KOCH Entertainment Distribution announced today that it has signed an exclusive physical and digital distribution deal with Rising Force Records and its flagship artist neo-classical metal guitar virtuoso Yngwie Malmsteen. Rising Force Records was launched in 2008 with the primary function to release and market new and back catalogue material from the world renowned guitar ...

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RHINO BUCKET Confirmed For ROCK GONE WILD Festival

RHINO BUCKET — the Bon Scott-era AC/DC sound-alike band that recorded two albums for Warner Bros./EMI back in '90 and '92 and an independent album in '94 with former AC/DC drummer Simon Wright — has been confirmed for for the inaugural Rock Gone Wild festival on August 20-23, 2009 in Algona, Iowa. Also scheduled to ...

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