September 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

ULI JON ROTH To Be Joined By Former SCORPIONS Bassist For European Tour

The lineup for legendary guitarist Uli Jon Roth's (ex-SCORPIONS) band for the upcoming European dates will be as follows: Uli Jon Roth - Guitar, vocals Francis Buchholz (ex-SCORPIONS) - Bass Olaf Senkbeil - Vocals Ferdy Doernberg - Keyboards, Guitar Stefan Schwarzmann (ACCEPT, ex-HELLOWEEN) - Drums John Boswell - Guitar Ex-SCORPIONS/ELOY drummer Jürgen Rosenthal will join ...

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NIGHTWISH: 'Highest Hopes' Collection Certified Platinum In Finland

NIGHTWISH's brand-new CD collection, entitled "Highest Hopes - The Best Of Nightwish", has been certified platinum in Finland for sales in excess of 40,000 copies. The album, which was released in two different formats (the normal version, and limited edition, featuring a bonus disc containing three video clips filmed at the Mera Luna Festival in ...

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LEAVES' EYES Frontwoman Completes Work On Solo Album

LEAVES' EYES frontwoman Liv Kristine (ex-THEATRE OF TRAGEDY) has posted the following message on her official web site: "Autumn is here. At this very moment I am sitting in an Internet cafe in Manchester. Tonight we will finish our tour with LEAVES' EYES and PARADISE LOST in the U.K. This has been another great experience ...

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MACHINE HEAD: Offically In Writing Mode

MACHINE HEAD drummer Dave McClain has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "What's up, everybody? Just getting back from doing some running, doing four miles every other day and starting five next week. I'm trying to get in shape for a half-marathon next year, maybe the Rock 'n Roll Marathon in ...

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SOULFLY Mainman Talks About His Appearance On ROADRUNNER UNITED CD

SOULFLY frontman Max Cavalera (ex-SEPULTURA) recently spoke to FMQB about his contributions to the ROADRUNNER UNITED "The All-Star Sessions" CD, which contains original tracks that are collaborations between 55 artists from 42 of Roadrunner's past and present bands. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow: FMQB: You sing on the ROADRUNNER UNITED CD on ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE, ALICE COOPER, WHITESNAKE, DISTURBED Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: MÖTLEY CRÜE Venue: Thompson-Boling Arena City/State: Knoxville, Tenn. Date: Sept 11, 2005 Attendance: 4,626 Capacity: 4,626 Artist/Event: MÖTLEY CRÜE Venue: New York State Fair City/State: Syracuse, N.Y. Date: Aug. 31, 2005 Attendance: 5,912 Capacity: 16,400 Artist/Event: ...

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