December 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

ELEGY: Box Set Due In February

According to a posting on ELEGY frontman Ian Parry's web site, Metal Mind Productions will issue a seven-CD ELEGY box set in February 2009. It will feature 18 bonus tracks, behind-the-scenes footage, and video of acoustic sessions performed by Parry and guitarist Henk van de Laars during their 1998 TV and radio promotional tour of ...

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HYDROGYN: New Shows Announced

Ashland, Kentucky-based rockers HYDROGYN have scheduled the following dates: Jan. 09 - Fairplain Yacht Club - Ripley, West Virginia Jan. 10 - V-Club - Huntington, West Virginia Jan. 17 - Wake Up Dead - Richmond, Virginia The January 10 show in Huntington will follow the band's "Strip 'Em Blind Tour" format featuring a stage show ...

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WAYSTED: Audio Interview Posted Online

A nine-minute audio interview with vocalist Fin and bassist Pete Way of WAYSTED conducted by Norway's Metal Express Radio has been posted online at this location. Fan-filmed video footage of WAYSTED's December 6, 2008 performance at Hard Rock Hell II festival in Prestatyn, Wales, U.K. can be viewed below. WAYSTED released its latest ...

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Drummer KEVIN TALLEY To Guest On ABSENCE OF THE SACRED Album

Singapore-based death/thrash metallers ABSENCE OF THE SACRED have tapped DAATH's Kevin Talley — who has previously recorded and/or toured with DYING FETUS, CHIMAIRA, THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER, THE RED CHORD, HATE ETERNAL, M.O.D., MISERY INDEX and SUFFOCATION — to lay down the drum tracks on their upcoming third CD, entitled "Come Hither O Herald Of ...

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LIZZY BORDEN Interviewed In Greece; Video Available

Metalzone.gr's Elena Mihailidou and Vassilis Mazaris conducted an interview with LIZZY BORDEN frontman/namesake on December 15, 2008 when the band performed for the first time ever in Greece. Watch the 21-minute chat below. LIZZY BORDEN's latest album, "Appointment with Death", was released in the U.S. on October 30, 2007 via Metal Blade Records. ...

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SKELETONWITCH Announces Dates With CANNABIS CORPSE

Ohio's sons of Midwestern darkness SKELETONWITCH will play a handful of headlining dates in early January with the Richmond, Virginia-based old-school death metal band CANNABIS CORPSE (featuring Philip "Landphil" Hall of MUNICIPAL WASTE). The run of dates culminates in Brooklyn, New York where the 'WITCH and CANNABIS CORPSE will be joined by Brooklyn's own crusty ...

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In A Jacuzzi With JOHN 5; Video Available

ROB ZOMBIE/ex-MARILYN MANSON guitarist John 5 recently invited "The Metal Scene" TV show into his home for an interview and some guitar lessons. The 32-minute episode, which features host Jasmin St. Claire chatting to John 5 at his Jacuzzi with his fiancée Rita, can be viewed below. John 5 recently posted a track from his ...

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DREAM THEATER's MIKE PORTNOY Schedules NAMM Signing Session

DREAM THEATER drummer Mike Portnoy will take part in a signing session at the Tama booth at next year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show, which is being held January 15-18 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Portnoy will appear on Saturday, January 17 at 1:00 p.m. alongside other Tama signature snare ...

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