December 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

Y&T To Write First New Original Material In Over A Decade

Legendary California rockers Y&T have issued the following update: "Happy holidays to our fans around the world, from all of us in Y&T! We loved spending our busiest year so far this decade with those of you who came to the 2008 shows, talked with us in person, and communicated with us online through our ...

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METALLICA: New Orleans Backstage Jam, 'Enter Sandman' Performance Available

Official Metallica.com footage from METALLICA's November 23, 2008 concert in New Orleans, Lousiana can be viewed below. The video includes footage of the "Of Wolf and Man" backstage jam session and the "Enter Sandman" performance. METALLICA's new album, "Death Magnetic", was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) just six weeks after ...

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OVERKILL: New Audio Interview Posted Online

The latest episode of "Talking Metal" features an interview host John Ostronomy conducted with OVERKILL's Ron Lipnicki (drums) and Dave Linsk (guitar). The podcast can be downloaded at this location. OVERKILL's second DVD, "Live at Wacken Open Air 2007", came out on February 5 via Bodog Music. The 50-minute disc was shot during ...

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QUEEN, JIMI HENDRIX Enter GRAMMY HALL OF FAME

According to BBC News, QUEEN's 1977 single "We are the Champions"/"We Will Rock You" and JIMI HENDRIX's rendition of "The Star Spangled Banner" are among 28 classic recordings that have been newly inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. The Hall Of Fame will form part of the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles ...

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VINNIE PAUL's Playhouse Webcam

Vinnie Paul Abbott (PANTERA, DAMAGEPLAN, HELLYEAH) fans got shocking surprise when we fired up the webcam for the first time on Thanksgiving Day and spread the news via a MySpace bulletin and for the first time Vinnie's kitchen was on display for thousands of fans to see live! Curious fans watched Vinnie drumming up an ...

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myContactCard Announces Partnership With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

myContactCard, the leading innovator in email networking communication, has announced its partnership with Nuclear Blast. BuzzMail and Nuclear Blast will work together to promote and brand DIMMU BORGIR, ENSLAVED, SONIC SYNDICATE, and PSYSROPTIC. "We can't think of a more natural partnership than this one with Nuclear Blast," said Bill Noonan, CEO, myContactCard. "Giving fans access ...

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GUNS N' ROSES: 'Chinese Democracy' Enters Italian Chart At No. 3

GUNS N' ROSES' long-awaited new album, "Chinese Democracy", has entered the Italian chart at position No. 3. "Chinese Democracy" first-week chart positions so far (Note: The album wasn't available a full week in many of these territories when the charts were compiled): Brazil: #1 Finland: #1 New Zealand: #2 UK: #2 Australia: #3 Ireland: #3 ...

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