May 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

DEFTONES: 'Diamond Eyes' Projected To Sell 55K-60K First Week

According to Hits Daily Double, the companion web site of music industry tip sheet HITS, DEFTONES' new album, "Diamond Eyes", is on track (based on one-day sales reports) to sell between 55,000 and 60,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release. DEFTONES' last album, "Saturday Night Wrist", opened with 76,000 units ...

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SCORPIONS Drummer Interviewed On 'Heavy Metal Mayhem'

SCORPIONS drummer James Kottak, who also fronts the band KOTTAK under the name Jimmy Ratchitt, was interviewed on this past Sunday's (May 2) edition of the "Heavy Metal Mayhem" radio show with Mike "The Big Cheese". You can now listen to the program using the audio player below. "Sting In The Tail", the new album ...

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GODSMACK Headed For Another U.S. No. 1

According to Hits Daily Double, the companion web site of music industry tip sheet HITS, "The Oracle", the fifth album from Massachusetts rockers GODSMACK, is on track (based on one-day sales reports) to sell between 100,000 and 110,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 1 ...

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BLACK ROBOT: 'Cocaine' Video Released

"Cocaine", the new video from the Los Angeles rock band BLACK ROBOT, can be viewed below. The clip was filmed at the legendary Hollywood burlesque bar Jumbo's Clown Room and features a surprise cameo appearance by former "Kids in the Hall" and "NewsRadio" star Dave Foley. The video was directed by Lawrence Shapiro. "Cocaine" is ...

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BONAFIDE: 'Hard Livin' Man' To Debut Tomorrow

"Hard Livin' Man", the new video from Swedish rockers BONAFIDE, will make its online debut tomorrow (Thursday, May 6) at midnight via the band's YouTube channel. The clip was filmed in Spain, France, Germany and Sweden during BONAFIDE's six-week, 35-show tour of Europe in November -December 2009 that rolled through nine countries. The "Hard Livin' ...

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'Punk Goes Classic Rock' Lands In U.S. Top 25

"Punk Goes Classic Rock" — a selection of the best up-and-coming alternative rock bands, including MAYDAY PARADE, THE ALMOST, FOREVER THE SICKEST KIDS and NEVER SHOUT NEVER, doing their own cover versions of classic tracks by such bands as JOURNEY, QUEEN, KISS and DEF LEPPARD —sold 15,000 copies in the United States in its first ...

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