December 2004 - Blabbermouth Archive

TED NUGENT Mixing New And Old Songs On WHIPLASH BASH Tour

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that Ted Nugent is off and running with his latest Whiplash Bash tour — his first holiday season outing since 2000. The Motor City Madman told Launch that he's looking forward to giving his audiences everything they would want to hear, including fresh material he's written for an album he ...

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GLORIA MORTI: A New Level Of Brutality

Finnish black metallers GLORIA MORTI have posted the following message on their official web site: "The writing process for GLORIA MORTI's second album is nearing completion. Even as we speak the members of the band, along with the producer Eikind, are at Räihä's homestudio, working on pre-production and promotional material. Judging by the 5 allready ...

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BLACK SABBATH Drummer Adopts Turkey: Photo Available

BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward adopted a turkey this holiday season and wanted everyone to meet him. Here's Abraham. As previously reported, for this holiday season, Ward has made available for download one of his songs. The track he's released is "Light Up the Candles (Let There Be Peace Tonight)" in MP3 format. ...

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UNION: KISS Drummer ERIC SINGER To The Rescue

The following update has been posted at the official web site of former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick: "[UNION drummer] Brent Fitz unexpectedly had to drop out of the Japanese KISS Expo. Seems Brent has a great opportunity to tour Canada and won't be able to drum with UNION. Bruce made a few calls and none ...

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TAD MOROSE: New Album, DVD On The Way

TAD MOROSE guitarist Christer "Krunt" Andersson has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "So it is that time of year when everybody is trying to look back on everything that happened during past year again. For us in TAD MOROSE it has been a very nice year. We got to do ...

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AEROSMITH Singer: Money Does Not Bring Happiness

AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler recently spoke to USA Today about money and whether or not he is happier now that he's making millions or when he was just eager for a break. "I do believe money is like drugs," Tyler said, according to BostonHerald.com. "You may never know how to use it quite properly until ...

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METALLICA: 'Master Of Puppets' Playset Coming In January

After several delays and and missed target dates, it appears that the "much-anticipated" METALLICA playset, showcasing the group at the height of their metal domination, will finally be made available to the masses in January 2005. Manufactured by the Stevenson Entertainment Group, the Metallica Master of Puppets SMITI Playset (Image) is a numbered, ...

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IN FLAMES Perform PANTERA's 'Fucking Hostile' For DIMEBAG, Victims For Asian Earthquake

IN FLAMES performed a cover of PANTERA's "Fucking Hostile" as a tribute to both "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott (PANTERA, DAMAGEPLAN) and the victims of the recent undersea earthquake and resulting tsunamis along South Asia's coasts during their headlining appearance at Monday night's (Dec. 27) "Hammered at Xmas" concert at London's Hammersmith Apollo. Meanwhile, support act CALIBAN ...

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