November 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

SCOTT 'WINO' WEINRICH: Solo Album Details Revealed

Legendary guitarist Scott "Wino" Weinrich (SAINT VITUS, THE OBSESSED, SPIRIT CARAVAN, PLACE OF SKULLS, THE HIDDEN HAND) will release his first solo album, "Punctured Equilibrium", on January 20, 2009. After the demise of his last group, THE HIDDEN HAND, Wino did not rest. With newfound energy, he completed the writing of many new songs and ...

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SERJ TANKIAN Confirmed For Australia's BIG DAY OUT

SYSTEM OF A DOWN frontman Serj Tankian has been confirmed for the 2008 Big Day Out festival tour of Australia and New Zealand. The six-show run begins January 16 in Auckland. Tankian is a Big Day Out veteran with several previous appearances under his belt. Big Day Out 2009 will tour the following cities: Auckland ...

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BENEATH THE MASSACRE Lands On 'Top New Artist Albums' Chart

"Dystopia", the new album from the Montreal death metal quartet BENEATH THE MASSACRE, sold nearly 1,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The CD debuted at position No. 22 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing ...

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AC/DC's Norwegian Chart Reign Continues

The Norwegian music industry was caught by surprise when AC/DC topped the album chart with "Black Ice" last week, reports Norway's music industry magazine Faro Journalen. But the Australian veteran rockers have had such strong sales for their new CD that they managed to hold on to the No. 1 position for a ...

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SCOTT WEILAND: 'Happy In Galoshes' Deluxe Edition Detailed

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS/ex-VELVET REVOLVER singer Scott Weiland will issue a deluxe edition of his second solo album, "Happy In Galoshes", through Best Buy. The two-disc set will feature 19 songs and a total of 88 minutes of music, along with a 16-page color booklet, a redemption card for a free Scott Weiland T-shirt, and an ...

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Poland's CHAIN REACTION Signs With KOLONY RECORDS

Kolony Records has announced the signing of CHAIN REACTION from Poland. The band's debut album, "Vicious Circle", features "11 stunning tracks of modern thrash metal reminiscent of such bands as PANTERA and MACHINE HEAD with overall stoner-core inspired influences," according to a press release. An early 2009 release is expected. "Vicious Circle" track listing: 01. ...

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