September 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

SLASH Talks About 'Guitar Center Sessions, 'Reckless Road'

ARTISTdirect editor Rick Florino conducted an interview with VELVET REVOLVER/ex-GUNS N' ROSES guitarist Slash right before Slash's "Guitar Center Sessions" (see video below) Wednesday night (September 3) in Northridge, California. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow. ARTISTdirect: Would you say your session for Guitar Cente and the release of [the book] ...

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TANK Guitarist Working On DOOGIE WHITE's Solo Album

TANK guitarist Mick Tucker is currently working with ex-RAINBOW/YNGWIE MALMSTEEN vocalist Doogie White on White's new solo album. Commented Mick: "I sent Doogie a couple of songs about twelve weeks ago and we just started jamming over the Internet (great fun). So far we have got five songs together. Doogie asked me if he could ...

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CHASTAIN Albums To Be Issued On CD

Shrapnel Records will reissue the first two CHASTAIN CDs — "Mystery of Illusion" and "Ruler of the Wasteland" — in October. Band founder/guitarist David T. Chastain states: "At long last these will be available on CD as an official release. These CDs aren't to be confused with the bootleg versions that were put out a ...

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SHADRANE To Release 'Temporal' In October

Lion Music has set an October 10 release date for SHADRANE's long-awaited debut album, "Temporal". Led by Vivien Lalu (LALU, HUBI MEISEL), this project features the legendary rhythm section of Matt and Gregg Bissonette (JOE SATRIANI, STEVE VAI) and Dutch guitar hero Joop Wolters (who co-produced the album). SHADRANE makes use of different singers, with ...

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BLACKENED Featuring HATEBREED Members: Demo Song Posted Online

BLACKENED, the new Connecticut-based hardcore/metal band featuring current and former members of the juggernaut that is HATEBREED (bassist Chris Beattie and original drummer and founding member Dave Russo) as well as current Connecticut contenders and alum alike, including vocalist Jay Reason (THE DISTANCE) and guitarist Chris Legg (FASTBREAK), has posted a demo version of the ...

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On The Tour Bus With DISTURBED; Video Available

Vocalist David Draiman of the Chicago heavy rock band DISTURBED sat down with Roxwel at the San Antonio, Texas stop of the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival tour and talked about touring, making records and winning awards. He also gave the viewers a tour of the band's bus. Watch the eight-and-a-half-minute clip below. Draiman as interviewed ...

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HOD Checks In From The Studio

HOD, the San Antonio, Texas-based band featuring vocalist Beer Reebs (ex-PILLCRUSHER, RANCID VAT), Bjorn Haga (ex-NECROVORE) on guitar, Carl "Lord Necron" Snyder (ex-THORNSPAWN) also on guitar, Dirty Derick Rivers (past GG Allin) on bass and Dennis Sanders (ex-EXCULCERATE) on drums, has entered the studio to begin recording its debut album, "Serpent", for an early 2009 ...

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GAMA BOMB Launches 'Stamp Out Inferior Metal' Campaign

Quick-witted Irish thrashers GAMA BOMB are gearing up for the start of their Thrashing Like A Maniac European tour next week with L.A. shredders BONDED BY BLOOD and new additions SWORN AMONGST, and have decided to offer something back to the fans who come to the shows: redemption. Singer Philly Byrne explains: "The right to ...

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SHADOWKEEP Signs With MELISSA RECORDS

British-American power unit SHADOWKEEP has inked a deal with the Dutch label Melissa Records. Over the course of the last few years, the band — formed by guitarists Chris Allen and Nikki Robson — has had to deal with several setbacks. Allenand Robson have never, however, erred in their determination to continue what, in our ...

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