September 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

THE POODLES: European Tour Canceled

Swedish hard rockers THE POODLES have released the following statement: "We regrettably have to inform you that we have been forced to cancel the 'Performocracy' European tour that was to take place in October and November this fall. Due to circumstances beyond our control, it is no longer possible for us to go ahead as ...

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METALLICA And LOU REED: 'Dragon' Lyrics Revealed

The musical collaboration between Lou Reed and METALLICA, "Lulu", will be released on November 1 in North America via Warner Bros. Records and one day earlier (October 31) in the rest of the world through Universal Music. The CD was co-produced by Reed, METALLICA, Hal Willner who has produced albums for Reed, Marianne Faithfull, and ...

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OBSCURA To Embark On First-Ever North American Headlining Tour

German progressive death metallers OBSCURA will embark on their first-ever North American headlining tour this fall. The trek will kick off on November 4 in Wilmington, Delaware and run through December 7. Support on the tour will come from ABYSMAL DAWN, LAST CHANCE TO REASON (select dates) and ENFOLD DARKNESS (select dates). The details are ...

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WILLIAM SHATNER's Version Of BLACK SABBATH's 'Iron Man': Studio Footage Posted Online

Legendary actor William Shatner will release his new space-themed concept album entitled "Seeking Major Tom" on October 11 via the Los Angeles-based label Cleopatra Records. Comprised of 19 "interpretations" of classic intergalactic rock anthems, the release features guest appearances by Ritchie Blackmore (RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE), Ian Paice (DEEP PURPLE), Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, OZZY ...

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DEMONICAL Taps WITCHERY Drummer For Upcoming Tour

DEMONICAL, the Swedish death metal band featuring past and present members from CENTINEX, GRAVE, REGURGITATE, INTERMENT, AMARAN, WORLD BELOW and DELLAMORTE, has issued the following update: "Drummer Ronnie Bergersthl has decided to sit out the upcoming 'Eastern Death Infernal Tour 2011' due to other commitments. But rest assured, we have tapped Fredrik Widigs (WITCHERY live ...

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MORS PRINCIPIUM EST Adds Second Guitarist

Finnish melodic death metallers MORS PRINCIPIUM EST have announced the addition of Andhe Chandler from New Zealand as the group's second guitarist. The band states, "Yes, New Zealand is pretty far, but don't worry, it will not affect our gigs in the future. Now we can concentrate on the new material with full force!" MORS ...

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