LINKIN PARK Maintain Top Standing On Billboard Chart

LINKIN PARK's "Meteora" maintains its No. 1 standing on The Billboard 200 for a second-straight week, despite a 67% drop in U.S. sales, Billboard.com has reported. The band's sophomore Warner Bros. album sold 265,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan, bringing its two-week sales total above the one-million mark. The No. 1 entry of "Meteora" on ...

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Reformed EDGE OF SANITY To Release 'Crimson II' In August

EDGE OF SANITY, the Swedish band led by multi-talented Swedish producer/musician/songwriter Dan Swanö, have announced plans to reunite and record a new studio album, tentatively due on August 26 through Black Mark Records. The following is a message posted earlier today by Swanö on his official message board outlining his plans for the ...

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LOLLAPALOOZA: Early Ticket Sales 'Soft'

Is this year's Lollapalooza being negatively impacted by JANE'S ADDICTION not having a new record out? Hits Daily Double, the companion web site of music industry tip sheet HITS, says that some are wondering just that as they mull soft ticket sales for the summer tour, which this year features AUDIOSLAVE, INCUBUS and QUEENS OF ...

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ROB ZOMBIE Has No Anxiety About 'Corpses' Release

Rolling Stone caught up with Rob Zombie to question him about his "House of 1,000 Corpses" that is finally getting its release this weekend. Asked if he had any anxieties about the reception of the flick, more than an album release, Rob said, "It's a weird movie and I already know how it's going to ...

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EVANESCENCE Reaching New Heights With 'Fallen'

EVANESCENCE's major-label debut, "Fallen", has sold nearly 400,000 copies in the four weeks it's been in stores, according to SoundScan. The Little Rock, Arkansas-based group will embark on their maiden headlining tour Saturday in Nashville. The trek covers 15 shows before it wraps May 26 in Burgettstown, Pennsylvania. EVANESCENCE tour dates, according to Wind-Up Records: ...

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'THE OSBOURNES' To Return In June

Season three of "The Osbournes" is set to premiere on MTV on June 10, according to Launch. The new season will include details of Sharon Osbourne's colon cancer recovery, and an "only-in-Hollywood" incident that found "The Osbournes" camera crew face-to-face with a crew following actress/comedienne Roseanne. The third season of "The Osbournes" is expected to ...

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CONSTRUCDEAD To Ink Deal With SOUND POLLUTION

Sweden's CONSTRUCDEAD, the band featuring TERROR 2000 drummer Erik Thyselius, have announced plans to ink a new label deal with Sound Pollution Records. CONSTRUCDEAD — who were recently joined by GODSIC frontman Peter Tuthill — issued their debut album, "Repent", through Helsingborg, Sweden-based label Cold Records last spring. ...

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MY DYING BRIDE, PARADISE LOST, ANATHEMA Classics To Be Reissued

Peaceville Records have announced the U.S. release of special digipak pressings of label classic recordings — MY DYING BRIDE's "The Angel And the Dark River", PARADISE LOST's "Gothic", and ANATHEMA's "The Silent Enigma". In stores May 20, each has been remastered, with PARADISE LOST's "Gothic" featuring the rare cuts "Rotting Misery (Doom Dub)" and ...

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