May 2018 - Blabbermouth Archive

AEROSMITH's TYLER, PERRY Earn TONY AWARD Nomination For Their Work On 'SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical'

AEROSMITH singer Steven Tyler and guitarist Joe Perry have received a Tony Award nomination for their work on "SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical". The Broadway musical based on the popular Nickelodeon cartoon series got 12 nods, including "Best Original Score (Music And/Or Lyrics) Written For The Theatre". CBS will broadcast the 72nd annual ceremony from Radio ...

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Guitar Maker GIBSON Files For Bankruptcy Protection

Guitar maker Gibson Brands Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday after struggling with debt it took on to finance acquisitions of home-entertainment and audio-equipment makers years ago. The Nashville-based company, which filed for chapter 11 in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware, said it will be "re-focusing the company on the manufacturing of world-class, musical instruments ...

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MADBALL: Lyric Video For New Song 'Old Fashioned'

The official lyric video for "Old Fashioned", a new song from New York hardcore veterans MADBALL, can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "For The Cause", which will be released on June 15 via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2014's "Hardcore Lives" was co-produced by Tim Armstrong (RANCID), who ...

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METALLICA, DEFTONES To Perform At This Year's 'Austin City Limits Music Festival'

The 17th annual Austin City Limits Music Festival will deliver one of the most exceptional lineups of this year's festival season with headliners Paul McCartney, METALLICA, CHILDISH GAMBINO, ARCTIC MONKEYS, Travis Scott and ODESZA. The history-making bill includes first time ACL Fest performances and only North American festival appearances by both Paul McCartney and METALLICA, ...

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