July 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

NINE INCH NAILS Introduces 'Unplugged' Set Into New Live Show

The Pulse of Radio reports that Trent Reznor has introduced an "unplugged" portion into the new NINE INCH NAILS live show, which premiered on Saturday (July 26) in Seattle. According to RollingStone.com, the band stepped to the front of the stage about an hour into the show with Reznor on vibraphone and bassist Justin Meldal-Johnsen ...

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BLACK SABBATH: 'The Rules Of Hell' First-Week Sales Revealed

BLACK SABBATH's "The Rules Of Hell" box set has sold around 2,650 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. "The Rules Of Hell" is a box set featuring all three of BLACK SABBATH's Dio-era studio releases ("Heaven And Hell", "Mob Rules", "Dehumanizer") and its double live collection ...

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HEAVEN SHALL BURN To Film Vienna Show For Upcoming DVD

Germany's death metal and hardcore fusionists HEAVEN SHALL BURN will film their September 12, 2008 concert at Gasometer in Vienna, Austria for their first official DVD. The show, which is being dubbed "1000 Years Of HSB" in honor of the band's 10th anniversary, will also feature performances by MAROON and DEW-SCENTED. Commented HEAVEN SHALL BURN ...

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LAZARUS A.D. Signs With METAL BLADE RECORDS

Metal Blade Records has announced the signing of Kenosha, Wisconsin's LAZARUS A.D. Originally known simply as LAZARUS, the band has been pummeling audiences with their brand of modern thrash since the spring of 2005. Have no doubts that LAZARUS A.D. is a thrash band, but merely in attitude as their sound is no simple throwback ...

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RHINO: 'Dead Throne Monarch' Track Listing Revealed

Spanish heavy rockers RHINO have finalized the track listing for their second album, "Dead Throne Monarch", due after the summer via Arctic Music Group. The CD was recorded at WorkShop studios in Bilbao and The Room studios in Barcelona. The mix and mastering was handled by Gorka Dresbaj at The Room. The artwork was created ...

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MELIAH RAGE Reunites With Original Singer

Veteran Massachusetts metallers MELIAH RAGE have reunited with the group's original frontman, Mike Munro. After singer Paul Souza exited the band late last year, a six-month search for a suitable replacement began, which led to a dead end. That is, until producer Rich Spillberg (WARGASM) suggested that they should contact Munro and get back to ...

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AC/DC: 'Black Ice' Release Date Moved Forward

The Pulse of Radio reports that AC/DC's new album, "Black Ice", has had its release date pushed up one week, from October 28 to October 21. The record, AC/DC's first in eight years, will be sold exclusively at Wal-Mart. The first single from "Black Ice", titled "Rock 'n Roll Train", will arrive at radio stations ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE To Make 'Very Special Announcement' Tomorrow

According to a posting on MÖTLEY CRÜE's official web site, the band will "make a very special announcement" on Thursday, July 31 at 12:00 p.m. (noon) at Guitar Center (7425 W. Sunset Blvd.) in Los Angeles, California. As previously reported, MÖTLEY CRÜE will perform in a live global concert on Friday, August 1, 2008, from ...

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