August 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

RUDY SARZO, MICHAEL SCHENKER To Guest On 'M.I.B. Show'

Legendary hard rock bassist Rudy Sarzo (DIO, QUIET RIOT, WHITESNAKE, OZZY OSBOURNE, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) and guitar hero Michael Schenker (UFO, MSG, SCORPIONS) will guest on the "M.I.B. Show" on Saturday, September 13. Sarzo will appear on the program at 12:30 p.m. EST and Schenker at 2:00 p.m. EST. You can listen to the show live ...

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PORNEA Seeking Singer For New Album

Icelandic progressive metallers PORNEA — the side-project of Mr. Thorgeirsson (POTENTIAM) and Mr. Heidarsson (CHANGER, ex-POTENTIAM) — are looking for a singer for their next release. Interested parties "need to be versatile enough to handle different styles." PORNEA was created by two members of the dark/black metal band POTENTIAM. Drummer Mr. Heidarsson joined Mr. Thorgeirsson ...

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'An Irish Tribute To Thrash' Due In September

Two years in the making, "An Irish Tribute to Thrash", Ireland's first tribute to thrash, will be released on September 5. It will be made availagle as a limited-edition digipack and will also be released on vinyl. According to a press release, the collection features "a wide variety from the thrash and crossover years to ...

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BUCKCHERRY Members Playing 'Rock Band'; Video Available

The nationally syndicated rock radio show "The Tour Bus" has posted video footage of BUCKCHERRY guitarist Stevie D. and vocalist Josh Todd playing Rock Band at the Holmdel, New Jersey stop of Crüe Fest '08 on Saturday, August 23 at the PNC Bank Arts Center. Watch the three-minute clip below. BUCKCHERRY has just four shows ...

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X-VISION: 'So Close, So Far' To Receive Wider European Release

Glasstone Records, in conjunction with Dirty8, will release "So Close, So Far", the new album from French metallers X-VISION, in the UK, Germany, Switzerland and Austria. The CD was recorded with producer Stéphane Buriez. The band's debut album, "Time of the New Slavery", was released in May 2004 via Slalom Music / Night&Day / Evolution ...

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Do You Want To 'Sing With KISS?'

Steve Palisin of MyrtleBeachOnline.com reports: Brian Galvin, the franchisee of the KISS Coffeehouse at Broadway at the Beach [in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina], invites Grand Strand residents to enter its "Sing with KISS" contest. The winner will sing "Forever" with KISS guitarist Tommy Thayer at the KISS Coffeehouse's daylong second-anniversary party Sept. 6. ...

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