September 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

ALICE IN CHAINS Joins Forces With FULL CIRCLE LICENSING

ALICE IN CHAINSJerry Cantrell, Mike Inez and Sean Kinney — have joined forces with music industry veteran Toni Profera of Full Circle to handle their publishing placement. While Sony BMG has control of the ALICE IN CHAINS masters, Profera and her team will be working to seek placement for the music. "Full Circle ...

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SCORPIONS' BMG Catalog To Be Sold To UNIVERSAL MUSIC

German hard rockers SCORPIONS are among the artists whose BMG Music Publishing catalog is being purchased by Vivendi's Universal Music unit for $2.09 billion. Paris-based Vivendi said the deal will make Universal the world's leading music publisher. Vivendi said BMG's catalog includes over a million copyrights, including COLDPLAY, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, MAROON 5, CHRISTINA AGUILERA, R ...

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EARACHE Offering Free Downloadable Album In Memory Of JESSE PINTADO

To honor the recent unfortunate passing of the long-term recording artistJesse Pintado (TERRORIZER, ex-NAPALM DEATH), Earache Records is offering a free downloadable MP3 album. The collection, entitled "In Memory of Jesse Pintado", features some of Jesse's most well-known songs recorded during his time as guitarist for both NAPALM DEATH and TERRORIZER. The sad news of ...

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CYNIC To Reunite For European Festival Appearances, Possible U.S. Dates

Long-defunct Florida-based band CYNIC, whose 1993 album "Focus" is regarded as a landmark release in the field of technical/progressive metal, is rumored to be planning a reunion tour in the spring/summer of 2007, beginning with possible U.S. warm-up performances and culminating in a number of festival appearances across Europe. Although there has been no official ...

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HATEBREED's 'Supremacy' Enters BILLBOARD Chart At No. 31!

HATEBREED's "Supremacy" album sold around 27,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 31 on The Billboard 200 chart. This number is roughly in line with the first-week tally registered by its predecessor, "Rise of Brutality", which shifted more than 32,000 copies back in November 2003 ...

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CRIMSON GLORY Members To Perform Mini-Set At KAMELOT's Tampa Show

It has now been confirmed that several CRIMSON GLORY members — including Jon Drenning (guitar) and Dana Burnell (drums) — will be joining CRIMSON GLORY guitarist Ben Jackson to perform some classic CRIMSON GLORY songs during BEN JACKSON GROUP's support set for KAMELOT at their only Tampa Bay appearance at St. Petersburg State Theater on ...

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