July 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

OTEP's EVIL J Talks Shop With Former MEGADETH Bassist; Video Available

Former MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson, who currently works for Peavey Electronics (manufacturer of musical equipment, gear and accessories) as an artist relations representative, conducted an interview with OTEP bassist Jason "Evil J" McGuire during the band's recent tour. Watch the nine-minute PVTV report below. OTEP is scheduled to film several shows this month for the ...

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KISS: Re-Recorded Classics To Be Released In Japan Next Month

A KISS "best-of" collection, "Kiss Best - Kissology", is scheduled for a release in Japan on August 27, 2008 via DefSTAR Records, a subsidiary of Sony Music Japan. The limited-edition version of the CD — which will feature the re-recorded versions of the band's classics completed with the group's current lineup (including guitarist Tommy Thayer ...

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TYGERS OF PAN TANG Guitarist Checks In

Guitarist Robb Weir of the NWOBHM legends TYGERS OF PAN TANG has issued the following update: "The TYGERS are currently having a short rest before 'roaring' again in a town near you! We are rehearsing some of the new songs to play live and working on a new show as well. "August sees us off ...

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LAUREN HARRIS Interviewed By Former MEGADETH Bassist; Video Available

Former MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson, who currently works for Peavey Electronics (manufacturer of musical equipment, gear and accessories) as an artist relations representative, conducted an interview with Lauren Harris — daughter of IRON MAIDEN bassist Steve Harris — and her backing band during Lauren's recent U.S. run as the support act for MAIDEN. Watch the ...

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BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE Interviewed By Former MEGADETH Bassist; Video Available

Former MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson, who currently works for Peavey Electronics (manufacturer of musical equipment, gear and accessories) as an artist relations representative, conducted an interview with BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE vocalist/guitarist Matt Tuck during BULLET's recently completed Taste of Chaos tour. Watch the three-minute PVTV report below. BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE will kick off ...

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HATESPHERE To Tour Italy In September

Danish thrashers HATESPHERE will team up with Italian bands METHEDRAS and NEURASTHENIA for the TMF On The Road mini-tour, set to take place in September. Confirmed dates are as follows: Sep. 17 - Solothurn, SWI - Kulturfabrik Kofmehl Sep. 18 - Milan, ITA - Music Drome Sep. 19 - Pescara, ITA - Rock House Sep. ...

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