March 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

KITTIE Parts Ways With Bassist TRISH DOAN

Canadian metal band KITTIE has announced the departure of bassist Trish Doan. Doan has been diagnosed with the eating disorder anorexia-athletica-nervosa, which she developed during the recording of KITTIE's "Funeral For Yesterday", Doan's first release with the group. "It breaks my heart to say goodbye to this family that has given me the best two ...

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KISS' 'Kissology - Vol. 3' Certified Eight Times Platinum

According to a posting on KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons' web site, the band's DVD box set "Kissology - Vol. 3 1992-2000" has been certified octuple platinum (platinum certification for a single-disc release is 100,000 copies). "This is the biggest seller in the three-volume series," says Gene. "'Kissology Vol. 1' is almost fives times platinum. 'Kissology ...

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F5 Completes Work On Sophomore Album

F5 — the Phoenix-based band featuring former MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson, ex-SICK SPEED vocalist Dale Steele, guitarists Steve Conley and John Davis, and ex-MEGADETH drummer Jimmy DeGrasso — has issued the following update: "We have just completed the new F5 album and delivered it to the record company this past weekend. The title and release ...

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BACKYARD BABIES To Play China In May

Swedish sleaze rockers BACKYARD BABIES will play four shows in China in May. The details are as follows: May 01 - Midi Rock - Beijing May 03 - Midi Music - Shanghai May 04 - Midi Music - Shanghai May 06 - Mao Livehouse - Beijing BACKYARD BABIES is currently recording its sixth album with ...

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