April 2016 - Blabbermouth Archive

DIMMU BORGIR Extends Deal With NUCLEAR BLAST

Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR have extended their partnership with Nuclear Blast. Says the band in a statement: "We wish to inform you that DIMMU BORGIR and Nuclear Blast once again put pen to paper, acknowledging the past, present and future by opening another chapter in the history of extreme music! Stay tuned and ...

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GRAHAM BONNET BAND To Release Concert CD, DVD

GRAHAM BONNET BAND's performance at the Frontiers Rock Festival on April 24 at Live Club in Trezzo (Milano), Italy will be professionally filmed and recorded for an upcoming CD and DVD, to be released via Frontiers Music Srl. Graham Bonnet says: "It's been a very long time since I last released a live video, 32 ...

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GLENN HUGHES's Father Dies At Age 90

William Hughes, the father of legendary bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH, BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION), has died at the age of 90. Glenn, a native of Cannock, England but now living in Los Angeles, announced his father's passing on Twitter, adding that he was flying back to the United Kingdom with his wife Gabrielle ...

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Student Does Study On Why NICKELBACK Is So Hated

According to The Pulse Of Radio, a student named Salli Anttonen at the University of Eastern Finland recently conducted a study to find out why there is so much hate directed towards NICKELBACK. Anttonen analyzed Finnish reviews of the band from 2000 through 2014 for her paper, which was titled "Hypocritical Bullshit Performed Through Gritted ...

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BABYMETAL's 'Metal Resistance' Cracks U.S. Top 40, U.K. Top 20

"Metal Resistance", the second album from the Japanese teenage girl pop metal band BABYMETAL, debuted at No. 38 on The Billboard 200, having shifted 12,914 equivalent album units in the week ending April 7. The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week based on multi-metric consumption, which includes traditional album sales, ...

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