November 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

GENE SIMMONS' NO GOOD TV Announces Partnership With MARK BURNETT PRODUCTIONS

The Beverly Hills, California-based entertainment company NGTV (No Good TV), for which KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons serves as the Chairman of the Board, has entered into a production partnership with Mark Burnett Productions that covers multiple programming genres and media formats. Simmons and Richard Abramson, board member and special consultant, brokered the deal. Mark Burnett ...

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RIGOR MORTIS' CASEY ORR Talks About DEAN Basses; Video Available

Bassist Casey Orr (GWAR, X-COPS, THE HELLIONS, THE BURDEN BROTHERS) of the reactivated Texas thrashers RIGOR MORTIS is featured in a four-and-a-half video Dean Guitars video clip which contains the first released footage of the band's performance at this past summer's Ozzfest. Watch it below. RIGOR MORTIS performed at the one-day Ozzfest 2008 festival in ...

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SEELENZORN Featuring Ex-BLIND GUARDIAN Drummer To Release New EP

German industrial/gothic/rock band SEELENZORN, whose current lineup includes former BLIND GUARDIAN/SAVAGE CIRCUS drummer Thomas "Thomen" Stauch, will release its third Internet-only EP, "Keine Angst", on November 20. The effort will include five songs and one video clip, including three brand new tracks which were recorded with Stauch. According to the band, "because of the very ...

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DESTROPHY: New Songs Posted Online

DESTROPHY, the Iowa City, Iowa-based band featuring former STONE SOUR guitarist Bruce Swink, has posted two new songs — "Still Bleeding" and "Rise Of The Overman" — on its MySpace page. Both tracks are expected to appear on the band's next CD, due in 2009 on a yet-to-be-determined label. DESTROPHY's last album, "The ...

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SIRENIA: 'The 13th Floor' Artwork Revealed

The cover artwork for "The 13th Floor", the new album from the Norwegian/Spanish female-fronted gothic metal band SIRENIA, can be viewed below (artwork by Jan Yrlund). Due on January 23, 2009 via Nuclear Blast Records, the CD was tracked at Sound Suite Studios in France and Stargoth Studios in Norway while the mixing and mastering ...

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TAPROOT Films 'Wherever I Stand' Video

Michigan-based hard rock quartet TAPROOT recently filmed a video for the song "Wherever I Stand" with director Jus10. The track comes off the band's latest album, "Our Long Road Home", which sold around 7,700 copies in the United States in its first week of release to enter The Billboard 200 chart at position No. 65. ...

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SEVENDUST Guitarist Releases Solo EP

HELLO DEMONS...MEET SKELETONS, the solo project of SEVENDUST guitarist Clint Lowery, has released its debut EP, entitled "Chills". The six-song, mostly acoustic EP, which was recorded in 10 days in September with Clint's brother Corey producing, chronicles Clint's recovery from personal and addiction problems in 2007. "I had this idea, I just wanted ...

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