May 2010 - Blabbermouth Archive

DROWNING POOL: New Album First-Week Sales Revealed

DROWNING POOL's new self-titled album sold 12,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 35 on The Billboard 200 chart. DROWNING POOL's last album, "Full Circle", opened with 10,000 units in the U.S. back in August 2007 to land at No. 64. DROWNING POOL's new self-titled ...

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BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE's 'Fever' Cracks U.S. Top 3

"Fever", the third album from Welsh metallers BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, sold 71,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 3 on The Billboard 200 chart. "Fever" has also gone top five in Australia, the U.K., Japan, Germany, Austria and Switzerland. In the U.K. it reached ...

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D.J. ASHBA: I Am Not Just 'Filling In' With GUNS N' ROSES

D.J. Ashba (GUNS N' ROSES, SIXX: A.M.) has shot down reports that he is just "filling in" on guitar with GUNS N' ROSES while he is preparing to release the sophomore album from SIXX: A.M. In an April 2010 interview with Meltdown of Detroit, Michigan's WRIF 101.1 FM radio station, Ashba's SIXX: A.M. bandmate, MÖTLEY ...

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RIKETS: 'Program The Dead' Video Released

On March 27, Oklahoma industrial/metal outfit RIKETS filmed a video for the song "Program The Dead" with director David Brodsky (THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, HATEBREED, FEAR FACTORY) in Oklahoma City. The clip, which can be viewed below, features leading lady Staci Flood, who has worked with Busta Rhymes and Will Smith in addition to co-founding ...

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BRET MICHAELS: 'I'm Lucky To Be Alive'

Less than two weeks after POISON frontman Bret Michaels was hospitalized for a massive subarachnoid brain hemorrhage, he was discharged from Barrow Neurological Institute in Arizona to receive physical therapy at an undisclosed location. "I opened my eyes, and was like, 'I am so thankful. I'm lucky to be alive," Bret told People magazine in ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY: New Album Title Announced

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY has set "Order Of The Black" as the title its new studio album, due in North America on August 10 via E1 Music. The CD will be made available in Europe through Roadrunner Records and in Australia and New Zealand via Riot! Entertainment. Commented BLACK LABEL SOCIETY mainman Zakk Wylde: "The Doom ...

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ACCEPT To Support AC/DC In Hannover

Reunited German heavy metal band ACCEPT will play a one-hour-long set as the support act for AC/DC on May 25 in Hannover, Germany. According to a press release, "Everybody in ACCEPT is honored and excited to perform with one of the greatest legends in rock and share the stage with their all time heroes." ACCEPT ...

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