December 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

DEF LEPPARD, WHITESNAKE, TESTAMENT Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

DEF LEPPARD, WHITESNAKE, TESTAMENT, ELAKELAISET, FASTWAY, FIVE FIFTEEN, GLYDER, H.E.A.T and SONIC SYNDICATE have been confirmed for next year's Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 4-7, 2008 in in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: ASTRAL DOORS (S) AT THE GATES (S) AVATAR (S) AXEWITCH (S) BLUE OYSTER ...

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GENE SIMMONS' 'Family Jewels' Heading Down Under

According to C21 Media, Australia's Bio channel, which AETN International has on pay platforms Down Under, will debut KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons' reality series "Gene Simmons Family Jewels" in the New Year. Filling the weekly Wednesday 21.30 slot, the series will make its Australian premiere on January 9, offering a look into the ...

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TYGERS OF PAN TANG: UK, Ireland Dates Announced

NWOBHM legends TYGERS OF PAN TANG have scheduled the following dates in the UK and Northern Island in support of their recently released "Back & Beyond" EP: Feb. 02 - Crook Town Feb. 09 - Leeds Rios Feb. 16 - Athens Greece AN Club (NWOBHM Festival) Feb. 22 - Londonderry The Nerve Centre (Northern Ireland) ...

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EXODUS Guitarist: 'Organized Religion In All Forms Is Just A Poison'

"The Classic Metal Show" recently conducted an interview with EXODUS guitarist Gary Holt. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow; The Classic Metal Show: [The new EXODUS album] "The Atrocity Exhibition: Exhibition A" really seems to attack organized religion as a whole. What is your take on organized religion? Gary Holt: Organized religion in ...

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CHUCK SCHULDINER Tribute Concert To Be Held in Massachusetts On Thursday

As part of its monthly "Metal Thursday" concert series, Ralph's Chadwick Square Diner in Worcester, Massachusetts will hold a tribute to late DEATH/CONTROL DENIED mastermind Chuck Schuldiner this Thursday, December 6 at 9:00 p.m. The event, presented by ZIRCON bassist Chris Farmerie, will feature some of New England's finest metal musicians covering classic DEATH and ...

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GORGOROTH: Aarhus Concert Photos Available

Photos of the Gaahl-fronted version of the Norwegian black metal band outfit GORGOROTH performing last night (Sunday, December 2) at the Studenthuset in Aarhus, Denmark can be viewed at this location (pictures by KongKent). The group's setlist was as follows: 01. Procreating Satan 02. Forces Of Satan Storms 03. The Rite Of Infernal ...

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