June 2008 - Blabbermouth Archive

JUDAS PRIEST Confirms New Zealand Live Show

According to UnderTheRadar.co.nz, British metal legends JUDAS PRIEST are confirmed to play New Zealand after a strong rumor was leaked a few weeks ago. The band will play Auckland's Vector Arena on September 7, with CAVALERA CONSPIRACY joining them as support. Priest Feast 2008 Australian tour featuring JUDAS PRIEST and CAVALERA CONSPIRACY: Sep. ...

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$4 Million Too Much For VAN HALEN, Says P.E.I. Government

CBC.ca reports that escalating demands for a government subsidy has killed the possibility of a VAN HALEN concert in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada this Labour Day weekend. Tourism Minister Valerie Docherty told CBC News on Wednesday the request for the provincial investment in the concert continued to climb as negotiations went on ...

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OPETH Forced To Pull Out Of Sweden's PEACE & LOVE Festival

Swedish metallers OPETH have cancelled tonight's appearance at the Peace & Love festival in Borlnge, Sweden "due to sickness," according to a posting on the group's web site. Replacing them at the event is SABATON. "Watershed", the new album from OPETH, sold more than 19,000 copies of in the United States in its first week ...

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DIO: More London Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of DIO the band fronted by the legendary heavy metal vocalist Ronnie James Dio (HEAVEN AND HELL, BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW) performing live on May 28, 2008 at the Astoria in London, England can be viewed below (clips uploaded by YouTube user "kingofmullets"). DIO's last release was the "Holy Diver Live" CD, featuring ...

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ULI JON ROTH: Dates For New York City 'Sky Academy' Changed

Due to scheduling conflict with shows that have been scheduled with legendary guitar virtuoso Uli Jon Roth (ex-SCORPIONS) and the SCORPIONS in the UK, the dates for Uli's Sky Academy at Producer's Club Theater in New York City have been changed to October 8-11 from the previously announced October 11-14. This intensive, seminar will be ...

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