December 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

JOE SATRIANI Completes Album, Plots Tour

Greg Prato of Billboard.com reports: Guitarist Joe Satriani is near completion on his 12th studio album. While an album title and release date are still pending, tickets for an album-supporting U.K. tour are moving briskly. "Yesterday was a great day — we officially finished recording," Satriani tells Billboard.com. "This is definitely a rocking ...

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OTEP Singer Facing Possible Surgery For Polyp On Vocal Cord

OTEP frontwoman Otep Shamaya has issued the following update: "So here it is. All summed up. Another tour winding down. Minds changed, lives saved. New album infecting the souls of the initiates. Drip by drip / creating stellar stalagmites for the futurists to ponder and study in awe. In our world of performance, all of ...

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LITTLE CAESAR To Release New Music, DVD

Longtime rockers LITTLE CAESAR have signed a worldwide management agreement with Jeff Keller Management LLC (management home for RATT's Stephen Pearcy and WHITE LION). The band — which features Ron Young (vocals), Loren Molinare (guitar), Tom Morris (drums), and Fidel Paniagua (bass) — is prepared to move forward with a vengeance on a worldwide level ...

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Ex-MASTERPLAN Singer JORN LANDE Mixing New Solo Album

Former MASTERPLAN singer Jorn Lande is currently at Tommy Hansen's Jailhouse Studio in Denmark mixing his new solo album for a March 2008 release (to be made available under the JORN banner). "We are planning to come see many of you guys and gals around Europe next year — and hopefully other parts of the ...

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LED ZEPPELIN Taking Sound Tips From ELTON JOHN?

According to NME.com, LED ZEPPELIN are taking tips from ELTON JOHN ahead of their reunion next week (December 10). The band will take the stage in London at the 02 Arena, which was converted into a gig venue after it began life as the Millennium Dome. However, after seeing several concerts there, guitarist ...

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GORGOROTH Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

The Gaahl-fronted version of the Norwegian black metal band GORGOROTH has been been confirmed for next year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place July 31 - August 2, 2008 in Wacken, Germany. The group will be one of the headliners on the event's "Black Stage." The festival billing is shaping ...

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Private Eye Charged For Breaking Into CHRIS CORNELL's Mansion

World Entertainment News Network reports that a private investigator hired by Chris Cornell's ex-wife has been charged for breaking into the former AUDIOSLAVE/SOUNDGARDEN frontman's Los Angeles home. Matthew Turner paid a recent visit to Cornell's Beverly Hills mansion to serve the star with legal papers over a dispute of ownership of 15 guitars on behalf ...

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