December 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

BLACK SABBATH: 'The Dio Years' Collection Tentatively Due In April

Rhino Records has set a tentative April 3, 2007 North American release date for the new Ronnie James Dio-era BLACK SABBATH best-of set, appropriately titled "Black Sabbath: The Dio Years". The single-disc collection will include a couple of brand new tracks that are currently being recorded in England by the lineup of Ronnie James Dio, ...

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SANCTITY: Van Theft Forces Milwaukee Concert Cancellation

Asheville, North Carolina-based classic metal quartet SANCTITY was forced to miss last night's (Dec. 2) concert at The Eagles club in Milwaukee with CHILDREN OF BODOM, AMON AMARTH and GOJIRA after the group's van was stolen, a representative for the group's record label, Roadrunner Records, has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET. It is not presently clear if ...

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HYPOCRISY Drummer's Cymbals Ripped Off

HYPOCRISY drummer Horgh's (IMMORTAL) cymbals were reportedly stolen after the band's November 30, 2006 performance at the Exchange in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. A total of seven Paiste cymbals in a orange/red-colored flightcase were ripped off. If anyone has any information regarding the missing items, please e-mail Horgh at [email protected] As previously reported, HYPOCRISY and DECAPITATED ...

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NOSTRADAMEUS: New Album Pushed Back A Week

Swedish melodic metallers NOSTRADAMEUS will release their fifth album, "Pathway", on January 26. The CD will feature the following track listing (in no particular order): 01. Wall of Anger 02. No Trace of Madness 03. Not Only Women Bleed 04. MDCC Pt. 1 05. MDCC Pt. 2 06. The Untouchebles 07. Death by My Side ...

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VELVET REVOLVER Frontman Discusses Plans For SOFTDRIVE Label

According to Billboard.com, VELVET REVOLVER/ex-STONE TEMPLE PILOTS frontman Scott Weiland will release the debut album from the Los Angeles rock band THE ACTUAL, "In Stitches", early next year via his Softdrive Records label (originally launched in 2003). Also signed to Softdrive is country singer/songwriter TOMMY JOE WILSON, whom Weiland discovered in a Nashville ...

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BLACKEST OF THE BLACK Podcast Available

Full Metal Jackie, the DJ for Indie 103.1's "Chaos" metal show, has posted interview clips on her site's podcast from the recent Nov. 29 Blackest Of The Black Wiltern Theater show that "Chaos" hosted/sponsored and which featured DANZIG, LACUNA COIL, THE HAUNTED, BELPHEGOR and ASESINO. You can subscribe to the podcast at this ...

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VELVET REVOLVER To Begin Recording Next Week

VELVET REVOLVER has issued the following update: "We've been writing songs for a few months now, and we've been in pre-production with the great Brendan O'Brien hashing out the tunes for the past few weeks. We'll be going into the recording studio next Monday the 11th to start recording the new album, with Brendan producing. ...

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