December 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

RUSH Drummer's Tales From The Road

RUSH drummer Neil Peart has posted a lengthy message on his web site consisting mostly of tales of his travels between shows on the band's recent European tour. An excerpt follows: "Back in April of this year, just before the 'Snakes & Arrows' tour, I did a TV interview for the Canadian music channel MuchMusic. ...

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PETER CRISS Rare Artwork For Sale

According to KissAsylum.com, five "amazing works of art" by original KISS drummer Peter Criss have been put up for sale. Drawn in the late '60s and early '70s while the Cat Man was still in his early '20s, the paintings offer a rare glimpse of this drummer's other talents. The artwork was reportedly ...

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ANVIL Documentary To Premiere At SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

According to Variety.com, "Anvil! The True Story of Anvil", a mockumentary-like true account of fiftysomething Canadian heavy-metal practitioners Robb Reiner and Steve "Lips" Kudlow who, after a desultory European tour with their band ANVIL, decide to record a 13th album in a final attempt to fulfill their boyhead dreams of stardom, will debut ...

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VISIONS OF ATLANTIS Launches Vocalist Search

Austrian symphonic metallers VISIONS OF ATLANTIS have officially launched a search for a new female singer. The band says, "If you feel like having the talent, commitment and dedication for joining VISIONS OF ATLANTIS, please send a demo of your vocal abilities and 2-3 pictures to this e-mail address: [email protected] We look forward to receiving ...

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THIN LIZZY: New Interviews To Air On UK's PLANET ROCK

UK digital radio station Planet Rock will air brand new interviews with THIN LIZZY guitarists Scott Gorham and John Sykes as well as an archive interview with Phil Lynott during December as part of the station's "Thin Lizzy Month." For more information on exact air dates and times, click here. To celebrate 30 ...

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HEAVENWOOD Signs With RECITAL RECORDS

Portuguese metal/goth rock band HEAVENWOOD has inked a deal with Recital Records. The group will enter the studio in February/March 2008 to begin recording its third album for a late spring/early summer release. After the departure in 2004 of main songwritter and guitarist Ricardo Dias, HEAVENWOOD went on a lengthy hiatus. Now Ricardo Dias has ...

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GORGOROTH: 'Bergen 1996' Live Mini-CD Available

Regain Records has just released a live mini-CD from GORGOROTH entitled "Bergen 1996". The two-song effort, which was recorded at the Garage in Bergen, Norway on May 23, 1996, was originally issued as a limited-edition seven-inch single (in 666 copies) under the title "The Last Tormentor" (Malicious) and has since been remastered. "Bergen 1996" track ...

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