July 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

PAUL STANLEY: Missouri Art Shows Announced

KISS guitarist/vocalist Paul Stanley will present his collection of paintings this weekend at the Missouri Wentworth Gallery, located on the lower level in West County Center, Des Peres, Missouri. He will make two special appearances at the gallery on Friday, August 1 (7-9 p.m.) and Saturday, August 2 (5-8 p.m.). An exclusive, closed-door VIP reception ...

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PHANTOM-X: New Guitarist Announced

PHANTOM-X, the Dallas, Texas-based band featuring former OMEN singer Kevin Goocher, has issued the following update: "Dave Harvey [guitar] left PHANTOM-X to work on a WHITESNAKE tribute band in Dallas with [original PANTERA vocalist] Donny Hart. There were too many conflicts in scheduling between the bands so PHANTOM-X made the decision to move on. They ...

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MESHUGGAH: More Drum-Cam Footage Available

"Drum-cam" footage of MESHUGGAH's Tomas Haake performing the song "Pravus" from the band's latest album, "obZen", can be viewed below. Haake was recently named the #1 drummer in the "Metal" category in Modern Drummer magazine's 2008 Readers' Poll. The Readers' Poll results were published in the July 2008 issue of the magazine. 2008 Modern Drummer ...

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METALLICA Announces Shows In London, Berlin

METALLICA has posted the following message on its official web site: "Have we mentioned that we have an album coming out in September? Maybe just a few times . . . so to celebrate, we thought it would be cool to hang with a few of our closest friends in some of our favorite cities. ...

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LEAVES' EYES: DVD Trailer Available

LEAVES' EYES — the German/Norwegian band formed by ex-THEATRE OF TRAGEDY singer Liv Kristine Espenaes Krull and members of ATROCITY — has posted a trailer for its forthcoming double DVD, "En Saga I Belgia". Watch it below. Footage on the disc was filmed on October 20, 2007 at the Metal Female Voices Fest in Wieze, ...

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ELUVEITIE Auctioning Original Bagpipe 'Dr. S-Bock' Via eBay

Swiss folk metallers ELUVEITIE are auctioning their original bagpipe "Dr. S-Bock" via eBay (see photo below). The bagpipe was originally manufactured by David López García from Galicia, Spain. Paganistic modifications were made by Sevan Kirder (ex-ELUVEITIE). The bagpipe was used for: Recording - "From the Ashes" by RED SHAMROCK Recording - "Spirit" by ELUVEITIE Recording ...

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POISON: Top 10 Debut For 'Live, Raw & Uncut' DVD

POISON's "Live, Raw & Uncut" DVD, available exclusively at Best Buy, sold around 2,400 copies in its first week of release to debut at position No. 8 on Billboard's Top Music Videos chart. The DVD/CD collection — the band's first in over a decade — includes all of their greatest hits performed live. Captured in ...

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ANTAGONIST: New Song Posted Online

A new ANTAGONIST track entitled "Bomb Shelter" has been posted on the group's MySpace page. The song comes off the Southern California band's forthcoming album, "Exist", due on September 30 through Prosthetic Records. Commented frontman Carlos Garcia: "['Bomb Shelter' is] a damn good representation of what we're sounding like these days. We really ...

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