August 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE Draws 9,000 In Denver At Anti-War Concert

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE drew an estimated 9,000 of fans to its anti-war concert earlier today (Wednesday, August 27) at the Denver Coliseum. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be viewed below. About 8,000 free tickets were handed out by lottery for the show, sponsored by Tent State University and Iraq Veterans Against the ...

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THE ACACIA STRAIN Frontman Comments On new Album Chart Debut

Massachusetts heavy-hitters THE ACACIA STRAIN sold almost 5,600 copies of their new album, "Continent", in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 107 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD debuted at No. 2 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by ...

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SHINEDOWN Schedules 'Rockline' Appearance

Jacksonville, Florida-based hard rock/post-grunge band SHINEDOWN will guest on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" with host Bob Coburn on Monday, September 15 at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET. Fans are encouraged to speak with the group by calling 1-800-344-ROCK (7625). SHINEDOWN's "Devour" single recently reached #1 on both the Billboard Active and ...

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Reunited VISION OF DISORDER Announces New York City Show

Long Island, New York, hardcore legends VISION OF DISORDER have scheduled another reunion show on November 16 at The Fillmore NY @ Irving Plaza. Also scheduled to appear are INDECISION, OVERCAST and NASSAU CHAINSAW. VISION OF DISORDER has set "Dead in NY" as the title of its forthcoming DVD, due on November 11 through Koch. ...

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FILTER: New Video Interview With RICHARD PATRICK Available

GROCK listener Brenda Finkelstein conducted an interview FILTER mainman Richard Patrick on July 26, 2008. Watch the six-minute chat below. FILTER is finishing up a successful run of tour dates and fans everywhere are wondering, as it says in the title of the band's new single, "What's Next?" Richard Patrick and his bandmates — John ...

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AEROSMITH Crowns 'Guitar Hero' Champion in Boston

Spin magazine reports: With the astounding score of 398,000, Eric Miller blew away his rivals on stage [Monday] night in Boston, winning the booty in the Guitar Hero: Aerosmith ROCKS the Hard Rock competition. His prize? One rather stylish motorcycle signed by AEROSMITH's Steve Tyler himself. But the evening wasn't only about Guitar ...

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