December 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

DEATHBOUND: 'Doomsday Comfort' Video Posted Online

Finnish/Swedish grinding death metal act DEATHBOUND, featuring members of ...AND OCEANS, THE DUSKFALL and ROTTEN SOUND, have uploaded their video for the song "Doomsday Comfort" at this location (Windows Media). The track is the title cut of the band's sophomore album, available now on Dynamic Arts Records. The CD was recorded at Soundlab ...

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THE CULT Sign Management Deal With RIDERS ON THE STORM's VITORINO

THE CULT principals Billy Duffy (guitar) and Ian Astbury (vocals) have inked a management deal with Tom Vitorino, who also represents RIDERS ON THE STORM (formerly THE DOORS 21ST CENTURY), the band featuring Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger of THE DOORS with Astbury as Jim Morrison. As previously reported, THE CULT are planning special product ...

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DISTURBED, MÖTLEY CRÜE, AEROSMITH Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: DISTURBED, CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Venue: Royal Oak Music Theatre City/State: Royal Oak, Mich. Date: Nov. 21-22, 2005 Gross Sales: $93,492 Attendance: 2,797 Capacity: 3,400 Artist/Event: DISTURBED Venue: NOKIA Theatre Times Square City/State: New York, N.Y. Date: ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE Among Top 20 Concert Tours Of 2005

MÖTLEY CRÜE ended 2005 among the top 20 in concert sales receipts, according to Pollstar, the industry trade magazine. THE ROLLING STONES' "A Bigger Bang" tour led all other concert tours in 2005 with $162 million in gross receipts, the Associated Press reported. The average STONES ticket was $133.98. The tour sold around 1.2 million ...

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LOCH VOSTOK Part Ways With Keyboardist, Announce Replacement

LOCH VOSTOK, who call themselves "Sweden's most extreme progressive metal act," have parted ways with keyboardist Andreas Lindahl. "[Andreas] quit LOCH VOSTOK," the group write in a statement. "Too bad but he lives so far away from where we reside, at least a six-hour drive, even if I'm driving :) His successor is Fredrik Klingwall, ...

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REVEREND, AZRAEL'S BANE, ANCIENT CROSS Confirmed For TEXAS METAL HEALTH

REVEREND, AZRAEL'S BANE, ANCIENT CROSS, IGNITOR and DRIFTER (an IRON MAIDEN tribute band) have been confirmed for the fourth annual Texas Metal Health concert, an established fundraiser for the benefit of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society….plus a 2006 tribute to deceased heavy metal vocalist David Wayne, formerly of METAL CHURCH and REVEREND. The concert, which ...

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