August 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

DEFTONES Guitarist 'Personally Opposed To Singles'

Launch Radio Networks reports: The DEFTONES scored one of the most added songs at rock radio stations this week with "Hole in the Earth", the first single from the band's long-awaited new album, "Saturday Night Wrist". Despite the strong response to the track, guitarist Stephen Carpenter told Launch that he doesn't like the process of ...

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AXEL RUDI PELL: 'Mystica' Enters Swedish Chart At No. 56

AXEL RUDI PELL's latest CD, "Mystica", has entered the Swedish album chart at position No. 56. Due in North America on September 26, "Mystica" was co-produced/engineered by Charlie Bauerfeind and features artwork by Colombian illustrator Felipe Machado Franco. Axel explained the story behind the cover and the album: "The five knights are on their way ...

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GRAVE Frontman Comments On DVD Shoot, Upcoming Tour

Swedish death metal pioneers GRAVE shot their first-ever live DVD on August 24 at the Stodola Club in Warsaw, Poland. The set, which is tentatively due in November via Metal Mind Productions, will also feature rare live footage, video clips and more. Vocalist Ola comments: "The 'Enraptured' DVD recording in Warsaw, Poland went very well. ...

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KISS To Tour With QUEEN In 2007?

According to KissKollector.com, KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons told the "Dudley & Bob" morning show on Austin's classic rock station KLBJ that KISS will take out QUEEN + PAUL RODGERS on the band's 2007 tour. Gene said that both bands had talked during the "VH1: Rock Honors" show and agreed to hit the road together. In ...

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MONGREL To Support HOOKERS N' BLOW, MICHALE GRAVES

New England area punk/rock/metal band MONGREL will be supporting Dizzy Reed's (GUNS N' ROSES keyboardist) cover band HOOKERS N' BLOW this Saturday, September 2 at The Compound in Fitchburg, MA. MONGREL is also slated to support former MISFITS frontman Michale Graves for a double header of shows on September 9 as the Almost Home tour ...

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