April 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

DEEP PURPLE Tops Riff Poll

ThisIsNottingham.co.uk reports that DEEP PURPLE's rock anthem "Smoke On The Water" is the track with the greatest guitar riff of all time, according to a new survey. The vintage hard rock song was crowned the greatest piece of strumming by Guitar-X students at London's Tech Music Schools. The song beat NIRVANA's grunge classic ...

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IN FLAMES 'Crushes' MESHUGGAH In MySpace Sweden Album Streams

Swedish metallers IN FLAMES have set a new MySpace Sweden record for the number of plays of an entire album within a one-week period. The group's latest CD, "A Sense of Purpose", was streamed 1,094,749 times for the week endng April 2, crushing the previous record on MySpace Sweden, which was held by MESHUGGAH's "ObZen" ...

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MEGADETH: Buenos Aires Dates Announced

MEGADETH will play two shows in Buenos Aires, Argentina next month on Wednesday, May 28 and Thursday, May 29. As previously reported, MEGADETH will also perform in Santiago, Chile on May 31. More South American shows will be announced soon. MEGADETH's February 4, 2008 concert in Helsinki, Finland marked the band's live debut with new ...

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'Guitar Hero: Aerosmith' Trailer Available

A trailer for Guitar Hero: Aerosmith, the first game built around the legendary music of America's greatest rock 'n' roll band Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Brad Whitford, Tom Hamilton and Joey Kramer can be viewed below. According to Gaming Today, several other artists will be included in Guitar Hero: Aerosmith. Slated for release ...

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CRAZY LIXX Parts Ways With Guitarist, Seeks Replacement

Swedish sleaze rockers CRAZY LIXX whose guitarist Vic Zino recently joined fellow Swedes HARDCORE SUPERSTAR as the replacement for Thomas Silver have issued the following update: "CRAZY LIXX have decided to part with guitarist Vic Zino. "We faced Vic with a choice and he went for HARDCORE SUPERSTAR. We need a guitarist who is 100% ...

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