September 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

FREDDIE MERCURY Birthday Celebration Cancelled In His Homeland

Launch Radio Networks reports: A celebration planned for this weekend in Zanzibar to honor native son Freddie Mercury has been called off due to religious protests. The population of the Tanzanian islands off the East Coast of Africa is primarily Islamic, and conservative Muslims threatened to disrupt the event, which would have marked the 60th ...

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MISERY INDEX To Shoot 'Conquistadores' Video

MISERY INDEX will film a video for the track "Conquistadores" from its acclaimed new album "Discordia". The shooting for the video, the band's first from "Discordia", will take place with director Frankie Nasso (MUDVAYNE, HATEBREED, ALL THAT REMAINS) and producer Dale Resteghini of Raging Nations films next week with the band on location in Brooklyn, ...

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DEICIDE: 'Homage For Satan' Video To Air On 'Headbanger's Ball'

The video for DEICIDE's track "Homage for Satan", which was allegedly "banned" in the U.K. by music station Scuzz TV, looks set to air on MTV2 this weekend. The track, taken from the critically acclaimed album "The Stench of Redemption", released earlier this month, will make its "Headbanger's Ball" debut on Saturday, September 2. The ...

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AUDIOSLAVE's New Album Touches On Hurricane Katrina Disaster

Launch Radio Networks reports: With the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina having just arrived, AUDIOSLAVE addresses the disaster in a song called "Wide Awake" off the band's new album, "Revelations". While AUDIOSLAVE has stayed away from politics in the past, guitarist Tom Morello told Launch that the gloves are off this time. "'Wide Awake' is ...

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TESTAMENT To Work On New Studio Album In Early 2007

TESTAMENT guitarist Alex Skolnick has issued the following update: "Just back from a whirlwind of shows, starting with ALEX SKOLNICK TRIO on the East Coast (touring with new projects by Dave Ellefson [ex-MEGADETH] and Marc Rizzo [SOULFLY, ex-ILL NINO], respectively) followed immediately by TESTAMENT on the West Coast and Europe (hottest summer in 100 years ...

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ARMY OF ANYONE Might Play FILTER And STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Songs

Launch Radio Networks reports: ARMY OF ANYONE, featuring FILTER frontman Richard Patrick and former STONE TEMPLE PILOTS guitarist Dean DeLeo and bassist Robert DeLeo, plans to hit the road as soon as possible. In addition to material from the group's upcoming debut album, Patrick told Launch that the group hopes to play songs from its ...

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