July 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

THE BERZERKER Vs. The Music Industry

Australia's THE BERZERKER has released a two-minute video clip (see below) containing instructions on how you can purchase the band's fifth album, titled "The Reawakening" (available through the group's own label, Berzerker Industries). THE BERZERKER has taken a page out of Steve Albini's (NIRVANA producer) book and listed a breakdown of what a band actually ...

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LINKIN PARK 'Putting In A Lot Of Work' For Next Album

The Pulse of Radio reportst that LINKIN PARK plans to cut down the space between new studio releases this time around, hoping not to repeat the four-year gap between 2003's "Meteora" and 2007's "Minutes to Midnight". Singer Mike Shinoda told The Pulse of Radio that the band members have been working on new material for ...

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CLUTCH: 'Full Fathom Five' E-Card Available

Maryland rockers CLUTCH will release their first-ever live DVD, "Full Fathom Five: Video Field Recordings", on August 12 via the group's newly launched Weathermaker Music label. The band will also release a live companion CD, "Full Fathom Five: Audio Field Recordings", on the same day. All tracks on the DVD and CD were recorded and ...

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CHRIS CORNELL To Unleash His 'Scream' This Fall

The Pulse of Radio reports: Ex-SOUNDGARDEN and AUDIOSLAVE singer Chris Cornell's third solo album, titled "Scream", will be out this fall, with the exact release date yet to be determined. Several song excerpts recently surfaced online and indicate a very different style for the vocalist. Cornell recorded the disc with famed urban pop producer Timbaland, ...

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Reunited ICON Rejoined By Original Drummer PAT DIXON

Reactivated '80s hard rockers ICON — featuring original guitarists Dan Wexler and John Aquilino — have parted ways with drummer Bruce Stoddard and have replaced him with the group's original skinsman, Pat Dixon. ICON's "1984: Live Bootleg" will be released on DVD for the first time on August 5 through Epicenter Multimedia VD. Originally issued ...

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AC/DC To Start Tour On Halloween

According to The Pulse of Radio, AC/DC will kick off its first world tour in seven years on Halloween (October 31) in Chicago, a source close to the band has told HardDrive Radio. The tour, which is expected to last 18 months, will come in support of the group's new album, "Black Ice", which is ...

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METALLICA's ROBERT TRUJILLO Interviewed In Istanbul; Video Available

Turkey's leading 24-hour news channel NTV conducted an interview with METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo prior to the band's July 27, 2008 appearance at the Ali Sami Yen Stadium in Istanbul. Watch the chat below. Speaking to Norway's VG TV earlier in the month, METALLICA guitarist/vocalist James Hetfield stated about Trujillo's contributions to the METALLICA's new ...

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METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD Interviewed In Istanbul; Video Available

Turkey's leading 24-hour news channel NTV aired a lengthy report on METALLICA's July 27, 2008 appearance at the Ali Sami Yen Stadium in Istanbul. The report — which includes an interview with METALLICA guitarist/vocalist James Hetfield about the group's forthcoming album "Death Magnetic" and the "Some Kind of Monster" movie — can be viewed below. ...

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