January 2004 - Blabbermouth Archive

PUDDLE OF MUDD To Release Acoustic Album, DVD

PUDDLE OF MUDD will be issuing an acoustic album later this year, according to MTV.com. "Most of our songs were written on acoustic guitars, so you're inevitably gonna have to record 'em [that way]," singer Wes Scantlin said. "And it's a cool, raw way to record your music." In addition to the acoustic album, PUDDLE ...

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FIREWIND Frontman Bows Out Of Japanese Tour, Ex-AVALON Singer Steps In

FIREWIND, the Greek/American melodic metal band led by DREAM EVIL guitarist Gus G., will be utilizing singer Chity Somapala (ex-AVALON, FARO) on their upcoming tour of Japan after regular vocalist Stephen Fredrick (ex-KENZINER) was forced to bow out of the trek due to "pressing personal reasons." "Chity is an incredibly gifted singer and musician, as ...

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KORN Frontman Developing Video Game

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis is developing a video game called "Pop Scars", according to MTV.com. "It's basically a celebrity fighting game, but in the context of a 'Soul Calibur' or 'Mortal Kombat', where it's a real fighting game and it's not just a cheap fighting engine, just for the hell of it because it's celebrity ...

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STATIC-X: Australian, Japanese Tour Dates Announced

STATIC-X have lined up the following dates during February: w/ KORN, FEAR FACTORY: Feb. 09 - Robinson Pavilion – Perth, AUS Feb. 12 - Brisbane Entertainment Centre - Brisbane, AUS Feb. 14 - Sydney SuperDome - Sydney, AUS Feb. 16 - Rod Laver Arena - Melbourne, AUS Co-Headlining w/ FEAR FACTORY: Feb. 17 – Heaven ...

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IN FLAMES Guitarist, Bassist To DJ At Swedish Club

IN FLAMES guitarist Jesper Strömblad and bassist Peter Iwers will make a rare appearance as metal DJs this Saturday (January 10) at the well-known metal club Metallterrassen in Gothenburg, Sweden. The club has previously hosted as DJs members from such bands as HAMMERFALL, STRATOVARIUS, THE HAUNTED, ENTOMBED, EVERGREY, DARK TRANQUILLITY and TIAMAT. IN FLAMES will ...

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DOPE Part Ways With Bassist, Announce Temporary Replacement

DOPE bassist Sloane "Mosey" Jentry has left the band only five days before the start of the group's eight-week national tour, according to a posting on the band's official web site. "[Mosey] has decided to retire from the music business in search of a more normal, stable life in conjunction with his fiery, monogamous romance ...

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