April 2012 - Blabbermouth Archive

GUNS N' ROSES: Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Plaque Unveiled

Bronze plaques in the ground honoring the newest class of Rock And Roll Hall Fame inductees were unveiled earlier today (Wednesday, April 4) in front of Public Hall in Cleveland, Ohio. Each of the 17 plaques reportedly cost around $5,000 to make. A construction team member told NewsNet5.com only 14 are in the ground, ...

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OSI: 'Fire Make Thunder' First-Week Sales Revealed

OSI's new album, "Fire Make Thunder", sold 1,900 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 18 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared in the Top 100 ...

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CRUCIFIED BARBARA: 'Into The Fire' Video Released

"Into The Fire", the new ColdheArt.se-created video from the Swedish all-girl hard rock quartet CRUCIFIED BARBARA, can be seen below. The song comes off the band's third studio album, "The Midnight Chase", which will be released on May 23 in Japan and May 28 in Europe. A North American release via Nuclear Blast is expected ...

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GOD FORBID: 'Equilibrium' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Equilibrium", the new album from New Brunswick, New Jersey's melodic, thrash-metal warriors GOD FORBID, sold 3,400 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 156 on The Billboard 200 chart. The effort landed at No. 7 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the ...

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MESHUGGAH's 'Koloss' Cracks U.S. Top 20

"Koloss", the new album from Swedish experimental extreme metallers MESHUGGAH, sold 18,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 17 on The Billboard 200 chart. Released in March 2008, MESHUGGAH's previous CD, "obZen", opened with 11,400 units to debut at No. 59. This was substantially more ...

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TAPROOT: 'No Surrender' Video Released

"No Surrender", the new video from the Ann Arbor, Michigan hard rock band TAPROOT, can be seen below. The song comes TAPROOT's new album, "The Episodes", which will be released on April 10 via Victory Records. The CD was produced by Tim Palatan, who previously worked with the group on 2010's "Plead The Fifth". "The ...

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