January 2009 - Blabbermouth Archive

DC4: Tour Dates Announced

DC4, the Los Angeles-based hard rock band featuring former DIO guitarist Rowan Robertson alongside brothers Jeff Duncan (ARMORED SAINT, ODIN) on lead vocals and guitar, Shawn Duncan (ODIN) on drums and Matt Duncan on bass, has scheduled the following dates: Jan. 10 - Blue Café - Long Beach, CA Jan. 12 - Key Club - ...

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THE CLASSIC STRUGGLE Parts Ways With Drummer, Seeks Replacement

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina's THE CLASSIC STRUGGLE has issued the following update: "THE CLASSIC STRUGGLE regrets to inform everyone that our friend, brother and drummer, Tyler Solnosky, has decided to leave the band due to personal reasons. We, as a band, support Tyler in this decision. "THE CLASSIC STRUGGLE is currently seeking a drummer, willing ...

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AKERCOCKE, THE ROTTED, DAM Confirmed For UK DEATHFEST

AKERCOCKE, THE ROTTED and DAM are the first confirmed bands for the UK Deathfest, set to take place on Sunday, May 3 at Leeds University Union in Leeds, U.K. The event, which will feature 16 bands performing on two stages, is being organized by the team behind Damnation Festival. In a bid to beat the ...

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BLOODSTREAM PARADE Putting Finishing Touches On Debut Album

Chicago-based metallers BLOODSTREAM PARADE will return to the studio next month to put the finishing touches on their debut album, "The Apocalypse in Retrospect", for a summer 2009 release via Dark Star Records. The band is once again working with Chris Djuricic from Belle Sound Studios in Racine, Wisconsin. Songtitles set to appear on the ...

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HELSTAR: 'Pain Will Be Thy Name' Video Available

"Pain Will Be Thy Name", the new video from reactivated Texas heavy metal legends HELSTAR, can be viewed below. The song comes off the band's new album, "The King of Hell", which will receive a North American release on January 13 via Locomotive Records. The CD was issued in Europe on September 26, 2008 on ...

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DOWN, EVIL ARMY, WEEDEATER Tour Postponed

The previously announced North American tour dates for DOWN, EVIL ARMY and WEEDEATER — which were originally posted on EVIL ARMY's MySpace page — have now been removed from the site. According to EVIL ARMY, "The tour dates have changed so we won't be hittin the road until mid-March." Hellbilly rocker Hank Williams III (ASSJACK, ...

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AC/DC Concert Causes Hotel Crunch

Dave Roepke of In-Forum.com reports that AC/DC's January 17, 2009 concert in Fargo, North Dakota has prompted a run on hotel space. "The supply is slender," said Cole Carley, president of the Fargo-Moorhead Convention and Visitors Bureau. Carley said the CVB tracks hotel-room availability for the busiest weekends in the metro area. Thanks ...

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