September 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

STONE SOUR: European Headlining Tour Announced

STONE SOUR, the band featuring SLIPKNOT members Corey Taylor (vocals) and Jim Root (guitar), will embark on a European headlining tour beginning mid-October. Support on the trek will come from FLYLEAF. The dates are as follows: Oct. 18 - Moscow, Russia - Luzhniki Sports Palace (RAMP Awards) * Oct. 20 - Chemnitz, Germany - Talschock ...

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CRYPTIC VISION To Open For KAMELOT In Florida

CRYPTIC VISION from the west coast of Florida has been added as an opener for KAMELOT's appearance at State Theater in St. Petersburg, Florida on Saturday, September 16. The prog rockers have opened for bands such as KANSAS, FLOWER KINGS and more. CRYPTIC VISION also features keyboardist Howard Helm, who has previously played on KAMELOT ...

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STEPHEN PEARCY On RATT Reunion: 'Never Say Never'

Blasting-Zone.com recently conducted an in-depth interview with former RATT/ARCADE frontman Stephen Pearcy. Several excepts follow: Blasting-Zone.com: Was it grunge that ultimately killed ARCADE? Stephen: "Nobody killed anybody. It was the labels. I was signed to Sony with ARCADE and they had PEARL JAM, so of course they're going to concentrate on whatever, ya ...

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NASUM: Early Live Videos Posted Online

Defunct Swedish grindcore merchants NASUM have uploaded video footage of two complete live shows from the band's very first tour. According to former NASUM drummer Anders Jakobson, Rob of Loudnet.tv "shot these videos back in 1999 at CBGBs in New York and Melody Bar in New Brunswick, and they bring back a lot of memories. ...

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ATARGATIS To Support CREMATORY, ILLUMINATE

German gothic metal band ATARGATIS has been confirmed as the support act for CREMATORY on their upcoming "Klagebilder Tour". The dates are as follows: Sep. 29 - Glauchau (D) Alte Spinnerei Sep. 30 - Berlin (D) Kato Oct. 01 - Hamburg (D) Fabrik Oct. 02 - Hannover (D) Musikzentrum Oct. 27 - Adelsheim (D) Live ...

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EXILIA Cancels European Tour

Italian female-fronted quartet EXILIA has been forced to cancel its previously announced September/October tour due to "a fracture of [singer] Masha's leg. The tour will be made up in spring 2007," the band writes in a statement. "If you already purchased tickets, please hold on to them as they will be honored for the make-up ...

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TURISAS To Support LORDI On U.K. Tour

Finnish pagan folk metal band TURISAS will support LORDI on the "Bringing Back The Balls To UK" tour 2006 in October. Confirmed dates are as follows: Oct. 26 - Nottingham - Rock City (UK) Oct. 27 - Birmingham - Academy (UK) Oct. 29 - Manchester - Academy (UK) Oct. 30 - Glasgow - The Carling ...

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MEGADETH: Pre-Order New Album And Receive Limited-Edition Lithograph

Beginning Wednesday, September 6, everyone attending the Gigantour tour will be able to preorder a copy of the forthcoming MEGADETH CD, "United Abominations" (in stores early 2007), exclusively at the FYE booth at all of the venues. Along with your purchase of the new record, you will also receive a hand-numbered, limited-edition MEGADETH lithograph which ...

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