September 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

GUNS N' ROSES Drummer Joins Forces With Music Software Producer

GUNS N' ROSES/PRIMUS drummer Bryan "Brain" Mantia has joined forces with Audiowarrior producer Greg Giametta to create two world-class drum track building titles — "Brain Drum Track Builder Kreator-Plug-In" and and "Brain Drum Track Builder Reason Refill" — both of which work on any computer running Mac OS X or Windows XP. For more information, ...

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MORS PRINCIPIUM: New Album Title Announced

Finnish melodic death/thrash metallers MORS PRINCIPIUM EST have set "Liberation = Termination" as the title of their third album, tentatively due in early 2007 via Listenable Records. "Here we are, in Astia Studio [in Finland]," stated vocalist Ville Viljanen. "We have been here for over a week now and we finished the vocal recordings yesterday. ...

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DAVID LEE ROTH Serenades Nine-Year-Old Leukemia Patient

1010wins.com reports that a nine-year-old leukemia patient found her inspiration from the unlikeliest of places: a serenade from David Lee Roth. The former VAN HALEN frontman recorded a song especially for Ashley Abernathy, giving the little girl the rock-star treatment in the heart-rending tune. "Who deals the cards? Ashley Abernathy," Roth sang. "Who ...

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VENOM: Photos From Current U.S. Tour Posted Online

British black metal pioneers VENOM kicked off their North American tour, dubbed the "American 10 Commandments Tour", on August 24 at the Marquee Theatre in Tempe, Arizona. The group's current trek marks VENOM's first shows in the U.S. since 1997, when they made one-off appearance at the Milwaukee Metalfest. Check out pictures from some of ...

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'Metal: A Headbanger's Journey' Documentary To Air On VH1 Next Weekend

"Metal: A Headbanger's Journey", a brand-new documentary offering a guided tour through heavy metal's storied but largely ignored history, is one of eight new high-end feature-length programs that is included in VH1's documentary series "VH1 Rock Docs". Each of the documentaries will reveal an untold story in the history of rock and hip-hop music, combining ...

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OPPOSITE SIDES Hard At Work On Debut Album

Fusion death metal project OPPOSITE SIDES, featuring Italian session drummer Diego "Grom" Meraviglia (ANCIENT, HORTUS ANIMAE, DOOMSWORD, HATE PROFILE), has finished recording the drums and guitars for its debut album, "Soul Mechanics" (formerly "Chaotic Order"), at Fear studios in Ravenna, Italy. "The result is brilliant: a really devastating wall of sound," the group writes on ...

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