December 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

U.D.O.: Helsinki Concert Footage Available

Fan-filmed video footage of U.D.O. — the German band fronted by former ACCEPT singer Udo Dirkschneider — performing the song "Mastercutor" on November 22, 2007 at Nosturi in Helsinki, Finland can be viewed below. The clip, which was filmed, edited and produced by Keke Lehikoinen, features dubbed audio taken from the "official bootleg" recording of ...

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EPICA: Rescheduled Colombian, Mexican Tour Dates Announced

Dutch female-fronted symphonic metallers EPICA have announced their rescheduled Mexican and Colombian tour dates. They are as follows: March 14 - Skyros - San Luis Potosi, Mexico March 15 - Country San Maunuel - Puebla, Mexico March 16 - Cafe Iguana - Monterrey, Mexico March 19 - Circo Volador - Mexico City, Mexico March 20 ...

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NIGHTWISH, MONSTER MAGNET, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Confirmed For Sweden's METALTOWN Festival

NIGHTWISH, MONSTER MAGNET and KILLSWITCH ENGAGE are among the confirmed bands for next year's Metaltown festival, set to take place June 27-28, 2008 in Gothenburg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: NIGHTWISH MONSTER MAGNET BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE KILLSWITCH ENGAGE AMON AMARTH NIFELHEIM WITCHCRAFT For more information, visit www.metaltown.se. Metaltown ...

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'Take Cover' On Stage With QUEENSRŸCHE!

QUEENSRŸCHE's web site has been updated with the following message: "Who wants to rock with the RŸCHE in the New Year? "Here's your once-in-a-lifetime chance to join the band on stage during their 2008 tour and ultimately win an opportunity to perform on the band's forthcoming CD to be recorded during the year. "Beginning in ...

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DEEDS OF FLESH: 'Drums Are Finished' For New Album

Southern California death metallers DEEDS OF FLESH entered the studio in early November to begin recording their new album, "Of What's to Come", tentatively due late spring via Unique Leader Records. Commented the band: "Drums are finished and they turned out killer!! With help from the recording talents of Colin Davis from VILE. Tracking the ...

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PAUL STANLEY Pays Tribute To LED ZEPPELIN Guitar Legend JIMMY PAGE

The December 2007 issue of Classic Rock magazine features the story "Rock's Sonic Architect" in which a number of musicians pay tribute to LED ZEPPELIN guitarist Jimmy Page, the man who many believe shaped the very sound of rock music. In the article, KISS guitarist/vocalist Paul Stanley had the following to say regarding Page's influential ...

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OZZY, MEGADETH, PANTERA, KISS AG RiffMaster Guitar Controllers Coming From ArtGuitar, Peavey

ArtGuitar, a leading designer of custom graphics for electric and acoustic guitars, along with Peavey Electronics, has announced plans to release the RiffMaster Pro bundle, a complete speaker system and guitar controller package designed to improve the experience of guitar-based music videogame tournaments in bars and nightclubs. The system will debut at the CES show ...

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Ex-KISS Guitarist BRUCE KULICK Issues Year-End Message

Former KISS and current GRAND FUNK RAILROAD guitarist Bruce Kulick posted the following message on his web site: "I trust you all are having a great holiday with friends and family and I hope you all can be happy for whatever blessings in life you really have. Perfect example for me to share is my ...

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