August 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

JANE'S ADDICTION, MEGADETH Classics Among New Albums Being Offered By 'Rock Band 2'

According to Entertainment Weekly, JANE'S ADDICTION's "Nothing's Shocking" and MEGADETH's "Peace Sells...but Who's Buying?" are among the full-length albums will be added to Rock Band's extensively stocked catalogue of downloadable music, comprising part of the total 500-track pool that developer Harmonix Music Systems has promised in 2008. The game began offering full album ...

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POSSESSED Pulls Out Of Norway's HOLE IN THE SKY Festival

Reactivated California death metal pioneers POSSESSED — featuring sole original member Jeff Becerra (vocals) backed by members of California's SADISTIC INTENT — have cancelled their appearance at the Hole in the Sky festival, set to take place August 27-30 in Bergen, Norway. The festival organizers explain in a statement, "Jeff Becerra is hospitalized with a ...

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LAMB OF GOD Frontman To Appear At Portland Vocal Seminar

Frontman Randall Blythe will take a short break from recording the new LAMB OF GOD album in Richmond, Virginia and join his vocal teacher Melissa Cross at "The Zen of Screaming" seminar on September 16 in Portland, Oregon. The seminar, held at Mt. Tabor's Legacy Theatre, promises an ultimate vocal relief regimen for career rage-aholics ...

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TAPROOT: The Journey To 'Our Long Road Home' Part 2

Michigan-based hard rock quartet TAPROOT has posted the second in a series of clips showing the journey to the group's new album, "Our Long Road Home". Each "chapter" will highlight a different part of the band's evolution, with Chapter 2 (see below) which covers the second stage of TAPROOT's career after the group signed with ...

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