December 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

JIMI HENDRIX Guitar Auctioned For $168,000

Reuters reports that a Texas bookstore owner won the bidding for one of rock legend Jimi Hendrix's electric guitars — a 1968 Fender Stratocaster — for $168,000, the guitar's strap for $10,800 and a photograph of Hendrix and band members Noel Redding and Mitch Mitchell framed by two topless blondes for $5,400 at ...

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THE HAUNTED To Headline Austria's KALTENBACH OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish thrashers THE HAUNTED have been confirmed as the headliners of the Kaltenbach Open Air festival, set to take place July 13-14, 2007 in Spital Am Semmering, Austria. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: THE HAUNTED (SWE) DARK FUNERAL (SWE) BELPHEGOR (AUT) KAMPFAR (NOR) HOLY MOSES (GER) CALLENISH CIRCLE (NETH) SETHERIAL (SWE) AETERNUS ...

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KORN Frontman Issues Songwriting Update

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis has issued the following update: "We have been hard at work with our new album. Things are going really good; a lot of great ideas goin' on. We are in the process of fine-tuning the songs we got and after the first of the year we start working with [producer] Atticus ...

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MAD MAX To Support AXEL RUDI PELL

German veteran hard rock band MAD MAX has been tapped to support AXEL RUDI PELL on the second leg of the Mystica tour. The dates for the trek are as follows: Jan. 30 - Fulda, Germany @ Kreuz Jan. 31 - Augsburg, Germany @ Spektrum Feb. 02 - Madrid, Spain @ Heineken Feb. 03 - ...

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DEADSOUL TRIBE: New Album Title Revealed

Frontman Buddy Lackey (a.k.a. Devon Graves; ex-PSYCHOTIC WALTZ) of DEADSOUL TRIBE has issued the following update: "I changed my mind about making a double [DEADSOUL TRIBE] album. To me, it was an ambitious thought but probably a senseless business move. With all of today's downloading, it is becoming increasingly difficult for independent bands to keep ...

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