November 2011 - Blabbermouth Archive

RUSH Frontman Honored By Scholarship Endowment

According to Decanter.com, bassist/vocalist Geddy Lee of Canadian rock legends RUSH has had a wine scholarship created in his name. The honor has been conferred by his fellow directors at the charitable foundation Grapes For Humanity. The board voted unanimously to create a scholarship in his name, in perpetuity, for a student of ...

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NIKKI SIXX Working On Two New Books

MTLEY CRE/SIXX: A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx is working on two new books, the first one of which is due in May-June 2012, to be followed by the second one in 2013. Sixx writes on his Facebook page, "Neither book is like anything I have done before (I guess you can say the same thing about ...

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CHRIS CORNELL: Pro-Shot Footage Of MAQUINARIA FESTIVAL Performance

Professionally filmed video footage of Chris Cornell's (SOUNDGARDEN, AUDIOSLAVE) November 12, 2011 concert at the Maquinaria Festival in Santiago, Chile can be seen below. Although Cornell has been recording a new album with SOUNDGARDEN for the first time in 15 years, he continues to work as a solo artist as well. He told Spin.com how ...

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VIRGIN STEELE To Play Long Island In January

U.S. metallers VIRGIN STEELE have confirmed a rare local performance for early next year. They will play at Ollie's Point in Amityville, New York on January 14, 2012. This will be a warm-up gig for the band's upcoming 30th-anniversary dates. For more information, call 631-264-7712 (long-distance charges may apply). SPV/Steamhammer will re-release VIRGIN STEELE's "Age ...

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AMORAL To Film New Video Tomorrow

Finnish metal/hard rock outfit AMORAL will film a new video tomorrow (Monday, November 28) at On The Rocks in Helsinki. According to a posting on the band's Facebook page, AMORAL "need[s] a few people to act as audience in one short scene. Anyone up for it? This would be around 15.00 - 16.00. Just show ...

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DEATHDESTRUCTION: Fifth Webisode From HAMMERFALL Tour Posted Online

The fifth in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from DEATHDESTRUCTION's current European tour with HAMMERFALL, VICIOUS RUMORS and AMARANTHE can be seen below. DEATHDESTRUCTION recently inked a deal with the Swedish branch of Sony Music Entertainment. The band's three-song EP, "Fuck Yeah", was released in April and was followed by the group's self-titled ...

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