January 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

ALCATRAZZ Schedules Anaheim Gig

ALCATRAZZ featuring legendary hard rock singer Graham Bonnet (RAINBOW, MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP, IMPELLITTERI) will play a short gig in Anaheim, California on January 18 at Loffler's (8901 Katella Ave.). This is a NAMM event sponsored by the Fender Custom Shop. FretFest 2008 is a benefit show for Fender's Kids Rock Free program. Although the NAMM ...

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SPYS4DARWIN Featuring ALICE IN CHAINS, QUEENSRŸCHE Members: EP Once Again Available

SPYS4DARWIN, the now-defunct project consisting of the ALICE IN CHAINS rhythm section of Sean Kinney (drums) and Mike Inez (bass), ex-SPONGE vocalist Vin Dombroski, and ex-QUEENSRŸCHE guitarist Chris DeGarmo, has made its 2001 six-song EP called "Microfish" available for purchase once again via CDbaby.com. According to a press release, "Microfish" "features songs pulled ...

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RAGE Films Two New Videos

Shortly before Christmas, German power metallers RAGE shot two video clips from their new album, "Carved in Stone", for the songs "Lord of the Flies" and "Open My Grave". According to the band, "while 'Lord of the Flies' is a dark and occult clip with a lot of actors and guests (like singer Jen Majura), ...

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TÝR, GOREROTTED, NOVEMBRE, DARK FORTRESS, SWORN Confirmed For Germany's SUMMER BREEZE Festival

TÝR, GOREROTTED, NOVEMBRE, DARK FORTRESS and SWORN have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Summer Breeze festival, set to take place August 14-16 in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: AGRYPNIE ALL ENDS ASP BEHEMOTH BORN FROM PAIN DARK FORTRESS DELAIN DIABLO SWING ORCHESTRA ELUVEITIE ENDSTILLE ENSIFERUM EXODUS ...

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GEHENNA's DOLGAR Discusses New Lineup, Future Plans

GEHENNA bass player/vocalist Dolgar recently spoke to Antenna about the group's current lineup, the split with Moonfog as well as the new deal with Nocturnal Art Productions and Indie Records. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow: Antenna: Please give us some details on the current lineup of GEHENNA. Dolgar: It sure ...

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ROB ZOMBIE On Touring, Movies And OZZY OSBOURNE

In November, Rob Zombie sat down for a media teleconference with journalists representing publications across North America. A transcript of the discussion was provided by Scoop Marketing. Jane Stevenson, Toronto Sun: ... wondering how long your association both personally and professionally with Ozzy goes back and what was that first meeting with him like for ...

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THROWDOWN: Video Interview With BEN DUSSAULT Available

HardTimes.ca conducted an interview with THROWDOWN drummer Ben Dussault prior to the band's show in Montreal, Quebec, Canada this past summer. Watch the five-and-a-half-minute clip below. THROWDOWN's latest album, "Venom & Tears", was released on August 7, 2007 via Trustkill. The CD was produced by Mudrock, who has done seminal work with such bands as ...

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