June 2006 - Blabbermouth Archive

ICED EARTH: New Guitarist Found?

Allentown, Pennsylvania's 91.7 FM WMUH radio station has announced that Ernie Carletti, formerly of SLIKHELVETIKA, has been added as the second guitarist for ICED EARTH. He was allegedly auditioned just over a week ago by ICED EARTH mainman Jon Schaffer and was accepted as a member. At press time, there has been no official confirmation ...

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R:I:P To Enter Studio Next Week

R:I:P (RAW:INTENSE:POWER), the new German band featuring Björn Daigger (MAJESTY) and drummer Chris Merzinsky (MIDNATTSOL), will enter the studio next Monday (July 3) to record the songs they've written over the last few months. "We decided to also re-record the songs [from] our promo CD as there was a little evolution going on during our ...

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METALLICA: 'The Simpsons' Guest Appearance To Air In September

According to a posting on METALLICA's official web site, METALLICA's much-anticipated appearance on "The Simpsons" will air as the program's season premiere on September 10, 2006 on the Fox network. Check local listings for channel and showtime in your area. The four members of METALLICA recorded their voices for the program last September. METALLICA joins ...

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MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE 'In Full Vocal Mode'

MEGADETH guitarist Glen Drover has posted the following message in the "Forums" section of the band's official web site: "I thought I would let you all know that I just arrived home from the recording sessions in L.A. and all went very very well! Working with Jeff Balding and Dave [Mustaine] was great and the ...

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'Rock Star: Supernova' Teams Up With MSN For Exclusive Content

MSN today announced the premiere of online programming for "Rock Star: Supernova", the new season of the hit reality series returning to CBS in a special 90-minute broadcast on Wednesday, July 5 at 8 p.m. EDT/PDT. Before its broadcast premiere, "Rock Star: Supernova" — produced by Mark Burnett Productions and seen last season by more ...

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