December 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

SHARON, OZZY OSBOURNE Charity Sale Reaps $800,000

Reuters reports that Ozzy Osbourne and his wife/manager Sharon raised more than $800,000 for charity after heavy metal enthusiasts turned out en masse for their Beverly Hills-style garage sale, auction manager Darren Julien said on Saturday. Bidders at the auction, which benefited the Sharon Osbourne Colon Cancer Foundation, ran the gamut from metal ...

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NILE's KARL SANDERS Checks In From The Road

NILE mainman Karl Sanders has issued the following update: "We recently finished a four-show run in Finland, so we were holed up for some r&r [rest and recuperation] in a small town in Holland. "The Finnish audiences were amazing — total metal fiends. "So we were anxious to play after resting a few days! "Today ...

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VAN HALEN: San Diego Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of VAN HALEN's November 25, 2007 concert at the Cox Arena in San Diego, California can be viewed below. VAN HALEN has extended its reunion tour well into 2008, with 29 dates added to the band's current trek. The tour is the band's first with singer David Lee Roth in more than ...

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PRIMORDIAL Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

Irish pagan metal outfit PRIMORDIAL is the second confirmed band for next year's installment of the Summer Breeze festial, set to take place August 14-16 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. Also scheduled to appear is ENSIFERUM. More acts will be announced over the coming weeks. Germany's Metal.de recently conducted an interview with vocalist Alan Averill "Nemtheanga" of ...

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TARJA TURUNEN Checks In From Moscow

Former NIGHTWISH singer Tarja Turunen performed her new single (see below), "I Walk Alone", last night (Friday, November 30) at the farewell fight of the German female boxing champion (and Doro Pesch's close friend) Regina Halmich. The event took place at the DM Arena in Karlsruhe, Germany. Turunen has since issued the following update: "Yesterday, ...

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