November 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

LIZZY BORDEN: More U.S., European Dates Announced

California metallers LIZZY BORDEN will bring their blood-red American metal to the U.S. and seven countries in Europe this fall. The show will feature songs from the band's latest release, "Appointment With Death", as well as classic anthems from the group's 25-year career catalog. The U.S. dates will see LIZZY joining forces with Finland’s own ...

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MASTODON Discusses New Album Concept

MASTODON's Brann Dailor (drums) and Troy Sanders (bass, vocals) spoke to the British web site The Quietus his week about the concept behind their fourth album, "Crack The Skye", due out on Reprise early next year. An excerpt from the chat follows below. The Quietus: You've been quite vocal in the press saying ...

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DREAM THEATER Keyboardist Demonstrates Benefits Of Intel's Latest Mobile Technology

A five-minute video clip showing how Intel Centrino 2 processor technology powers the music-making of progressive rock keyboardist extraordinaire, Jordan Rudess of DREAM THEATER, can be viewed below. Jordan and Intel strategic engagement manager Marco Vettorello demonstrate the benefits of Intel's latest mobile technology for making music on the go with Steinberg's Sequel 2 multitrack ...

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MEGADETH Drummer Comments On Upcoming GUITARFEST Appearance

MEGADETH mainman Dave Mustaine will be joined by bassist Marco Mendoza (THIN LIZZY, WHITESNAKE, TED NUGENT) and MEGADETH drummer Shawn Drover for a performance at this year's Guitarfest at Music Live (the UK's favorite music-making bash) on Friday, November 7. Mustaine is allowing punters to create his setlist for the show by voting for their ...

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KAMELOT/SONS OF SEASONS Keyboardist Working On Instructional DVD

Keyboardist/guitarist Oliver Palotai (KAMELOT, DORO, BLAZE, SONS OF SEASONS) is currently working on his first instructional DVD for keyboards in Florida. More information will be made available soon. The third in a series of behind-the-scenes clips from SONS OF SEASONS — the new progressive/symphonic metal band led by Palotai — can be viewed below. ...

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JEFF SCOTT SOTO: 'A Change Is Gonna Come'

Legendary vocalist Jeff Scott Soto (TALISMAN, JOURNEY, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) has issued the following statement: "As I sit here listening to the amazing song and lyrics originally sung by by the late, great Sam Cooke, how much more reflecting is this song towards the victory of our new leader, Barack Obama! "Growing up in a Democratic ...

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DEATHSTARS: New Album Title, Release Date, Track Listing Revealed

Swedish industrial goth metal band DEATHSTARS will release its third album, "Night Electric Night", on January 30, 2009 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD was mixed at Toytown studios in Stockholm, Sweden with Stefan Glaumann. Commented guitarist, songwriter and producer Emil "Nightmare Industries" Nödtveidt: "This album is the very mirror of our last years and ...

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STEELHEART: New Promo Video Posted Online

Reactivated hard rockers STEELHEART, led by vocalist Miljenko Matijevic, have posted a promotional video (see below) for their new single, "LOL". The track comes off the band's new album, "Good 2B Alive", which will be released on November 11. The CD will be made available for streaming in its entirety on November 7 at 12:00 ...

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