October 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

PAPA ROACH: First 'Zippo Hot Tour' Dates Surface

Launch Radio Networks reports: The first few dates of the Zippo Hot Tour, headlined by PAPA ROACH, have been revealed. The trek, which will also feature rap-rockers (HED) P.E., is set to begin on November 12 in Norfolk, Virginia. PAPA ROACH vocalist Jacoby Shaddix told Launch what he likes the most about the tour. "The ...

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MORBID ANGEL Guitarist: New Material Will Be 'Neat-O'

MORBID ANGEL guitarist Trey Azagthoth has posted the following message on his MySpace page: "I gotta say I love it. I really love reading these messages from all of you. They show me that what this band has done is much bigger than performing some cool music over the years. :) "I read messages from ...

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KISS/ALICE COOPER Drummer ERIC SINGER Schedules Montreal In-Store

Acclaimed drummer Eric Singer (KISS, ALICE COOPER, BLACK SABBATH) will make an in-store appearance at Steve's Music in Montreal, Quebec (51 Saint Antoine Ouest) on Sunday, October 15 between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. As previously reported, an exclusive interview with Eric Singer regarding his years in BLACK SABBATH, conducted by music writer Joel Gausten, ...

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MANTICORA Begins Recording New Album

Danish power metallers MANTICORA have entered the studio to begin recording the guitars for their upcoming sixth full-length album, "The Black Circus, Part 2". The companion CD to the recently released "The Black Circus, Part 1 – Letters" is tentatively due in 2007. The two-album "The Black Circus" concept project tells the story of the ...

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SLASH, RICK NIELSEN To Perform With CAMP FREDDY On 'Tonight Show With Jay Leno'

VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash and CHEAP TRICK's Rick Nielsen will join CAMP FREDDY — the Los Angeles-based "jam" group featuring guitarists Dave Navarro (ex-JANE'S ADDICTION, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS) and Billy Morrison (ex-THE CULT bassist, current CIRCUS DIABLO vocalist) alongside VELVET REVOLVER members Matt Sorum (drums) and Scott Weiland (vocals) — to perform their version ...

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VANISHING POINT To Support GAMMA RAY In Melbourne

Australian progressive metal band VANISHING POINT will support GAMMA RAY on December 9 at the Hifi Bar in Melbourne, Australia. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. and tickets are AUD$40 (plus booking fee). VANISHING POINT is currently writing material for its fourth album, tentatively due in early 2007 via Dockyard 1. The band was scheduled to ...

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BREED 77 To Be Interviewed By IRON MAIDEN Frontman

BREED 77 will join IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson in the studio on Saturday, October 7 during Bruce's weekly BBC 6 Music radio show, aptly named "Rock Show". Listen to the program live via the Internet between 9:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m. (midnight) U.K. time (between 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. EST) at

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