June 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

GENE SIMMONS, Former Girlfriend Settle Defamation Lawsuit

The Associated Press is reporting that KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons and a former girlfriend have settled a defamation lawsuit in which she said he made her sound like a "sex-addicted nymphomaniac" during a documentary shown on VH1. The settlement, announced Wednesday (June 28), said the "amicable resolution" of Georgeann Walsh Ward's lawsuit over the way ...

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THE PANIC CHANNEL: Rehearsal Footage Available Online

According to Hits Daily Double, THE PANIC CHANNEL — the new band featuring three quarters of the most recent lineup of JANE'S ADDICTION (guitarist Dave Navarro, drummer Stephen Perkins, and bassist Chris Chaney) and former SKYCYCLE vocalist Steve Isaacs — debuted their new single, "Why Cry", on Rehearsals.com, the online digital portal powered by CenterStaging ...

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AMERICAN HERITAGE Set Release Date For 'Millenarian'

Philadelphia independent record label Translation Loss has set a September 19 release date for "Millenarian", the new album from heralded Chicago, IL-based trio AMERICAN HERITAGE. AMERICAN HERITAGE deliver "uncompromising and unconventional heavy music that seamlessly blends crushing, punishing riffs, dizzying composition and pummeling rhythms and structures," according to a press release. Formed in 1997, the ...

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BRUCE DICKINSON: 'Anthology' DVD First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson's new three-disc DVD set, entitled "Anthology", has entered the Music DVD charts in the following countries: Denmark: #3 Finland: #2 France: #20 Italy: #9 Sweden: #10 UK: #3 Available on Sanctuary Visual Entertainment, "Anthology" is the definitive Dickinson package, and includes over six hours of videos and live performances, and ...

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KISS Guitarist TOMMY THAYER Attends Charity Golf Event

KISS guitarist Tommy Thayer attended the third annual Shaun Micheel Make-A-Wish Golf Classic, taking place June 25-26, 2006 at Ridgeway Country Club in Memphis, Tennessee. Tommy brought in a signed Paul Stanley Silvertone guitar for the auction set up by his good friend, top golfer Shaun Micheel, who happens to be a big KISS fan ...

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SUFFOCATION Drummer: New Album Will Silence All Doubters

Legendary New York death metallers SUFFOCATION recently completed work on their self-titled new album at Full Force Studios in Long Island, NY. Drummer Mike Smith commented on the recording process: "We have the ability to work in our timeframe and comfort zone where the best results will always occur. We are completely confident in the ...

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