September 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

'Hard Rock Park' To Open In May

According to the New York Times, the Hard Rock Park, which organizers call the world's first rock 'n' roll theme park, is scheduled to open in May in Myrtle Beach, S.C. The centerpiece will be "Led Zeppelin — the Ride", a 155-foot-tall steel roller coaster. Jimmy Page named the ride himself and picked ...

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OVERKILL: Video Blog Episode 2 Now Available

OVERKILL has unleashed the second installment in its video blog, featuring professionally filmed footage from this year's Wacken Open Air festival, which took place in early August in Wacken, Germany. Watch the clip (featuring a performance of the new song "Walk through Fire") below. A brand new OVERKILL track, Devils in the Mist, is available ...

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Report: SHARON And OZZY OSBOURNE Have A 'Suicide Pact'

World Entertainment News Network reports: Ozzy Osbourne has reportedly agreed to a suicide pact with wife Sharon — because she doesn't want to go through the pain her father Don Arden did when he suffered from Alzheimer's. Sharon, 54, claims she and Ozzy, 58, made the mutual decision earlier this year after music mogul Arden ...

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Finnish Heavy Metal 'Idol' ARI KOIVUNEN: Video Interview Available

The winner of the Finnish national TV talent competition "Idols", 23-year-old heavy metal singer Ari Koivunen, was interviewed by Finland's Get In The Pit on September 14, 2007 at the Scooprock festival in Mikkeli, Finland. The seven-minute chat, which was conducted in Finnish, can now be viewed with English subtitles below. In other news, the ...

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EBONY ARK Signs With ASCENDANCE RECORDS

Ascendance Records, the new label funded by Lee Barrett (founder of Candlelight Records; former member of EXTREME NOISE TERROR, currently in TO-MERA) and A&R'd by Sam Grant (writer, promoter, broadcaster, interviewer for Sonic Cathedral online), has announced the signing of the Madrid, Spain based, female-fronted gothic/progressive metal act EBONY ARK. The group's new album is ...

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DANKO JONES Pays Tribute To PHIL LYNOTT: Video Available

Video footage of DANKO JONES' performance that was specially filmed for Toronto's sixth annual "Thin Lizzy - A Celebration: The Music of Phil Lynott" (held on July 21, 2007 at Jeff Healey's Roadhouse in Toronto, Ontario, Canada) can be viewed below. Danko Jones was at Studio 606 in Los Angeles with Grammy Award-winning producer Nick ...

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Ex-NIGHTWISH Singer TARJA TURUNEN: Budapest, London Dates Rescheduled

Former NIGHTWISH frontwoman Tarja Turunen has been forced to reschedule the Budapest, Hungary and London, UK dates on her upcoming tour due to "new promotional activities in Germany." The Budapest show has been moved from November 29 to November 27, while the London concert has been postponed to December 20 from the previously announced November ...

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