September 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

PLAN 9 Singer Dies In Motorcycle Crash

Aaron Fuller, lead singer of the MISFITS-inspired punk band PLAN 9, died early Tuesday morning (September 30) after crashing his motorcycle on a connector ramp between westbound Interstate Highway 580 and eastbound state Highway 24 in Oakland, California, according to the California Highway Patrol. The solo-vehicle crash was reported on the ramp at about 2:05 ...

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GILBY CLARKE Is A Video Star

Former GUNS N' ROSES/ROCK STAR SUPERNOVA guitarist Gilby Clarke has issued the following update: "I've been busy working on some videos... My wife made a video short for her company Frankie B. and I produced the music for it. Some of you may recognize the song 'Let's Get Lost' from my 'Pawnshop Guitars' CD. Taryn ...

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BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY: Self-Titled EP Out Now

Austin, Texas-based metal band BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY has just released a self-titled EP. The CD was recorded this past spring with producer Scott Sargeant (SKINLAB, KILLING CULTURE, LAAZ ROCKIT, M.O.D.) and was followed by a summer-long chain of shows spanning the band's home state. BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY is: Stephen Fernandes (bass) Adam Wright ...

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PROVEN To Enter Studio Next Month

Portland, Oregon-based metal act PROVEN will hit Black Diamond Studios at the end of October to start recording its third album for an early 2009 release. Songtitles set to appear on the effort include "We Stand" and "Kick the Bottle". Expect another string of U.S. and U.K. shows to follow the album's release. PROVEN worked ...

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Former VIXEN Bassist MAXINE PETRUCCI To Release New Solo Album

Former VIXEN bassist and MADAM X guitarist Maxine Petrucci (sister of ex-VIXEN drummer Roxy Petrucci) will release a new solo album, entitled "Don't Hate Me", on October 28. According to Petrucci, "this album is loaded with what you've grown to expect from Maxine! Eleven tracks all written by me as well as all guitars, bass, ...

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RUDRA Completes Recording New Album

Singaporean metallers RUDRA have issued the following update: "RUDRA has finally completed the recording of the forthcoming yet-to-be titled album, which shall be the second instalment to the 'Brahmavidya' trilogy. Joshua and Sean of Black Isle Studios will be busy mixing the album in the coming weeks. Alan Douches (who has worked on NILE, MASTODON ...

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WHITE LION: More North American Dates Announced

Fresh off their European and South American tours in support of the band's latest album, "Return Of The Pride", reactivated hard rockers WHITE LION have scheduled the following North American dates: Oct. 10. - West Hollywood, CA - House Of Blues Oct. 11 - Sacramento, CA - Club House Oct. 14 - San Diego, CA ...

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