BREAKING BENJAMIN Added To KORN's U.S. Tour

BREAKING BENJAMIN have been confirmed as one of the openers for the upcoming KORN/CHEVELLE U.S. tour. Also set to appear on the bill are SKINDRED. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Nov. 12 - Sacramento, CA - Arco Arena Nov. 13 - Salem, OR - The Armory Nov. 14 - Seattle, WA - Tacoma ...

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ADAYAFTER Take Short Break, Seek Second Guitarist

ADAYAFTER, the new band featuring former DOWNTHESUN programmer Church, are on a short hiatus due to vocalist Burns donating a kidney to his father. The remaining members will be using this time to add a second guitar player and continue writing. All parties interested in the guitarist position can contact the band at [email protected] ADAYAFTER ...

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VELVET REVOLVER's SLASH Talks Fatherhood

VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash is among the featured artists on a new album called "Sing A Song With Six Strings", which came out yesterday (Oct. 5). Celebrating fatherhood and families, it features previously released tracks from Peter Frampton, Carlos Santana, the late Stevie Ray Vaughan, and the late Carl Perkins, plus never-before-released songs from former ...

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FIREBALL MINISTRY Involved In Van Accident

FIREBALL MINISTRY were involved in an accident when their van collided with a deer last week. Fortunately, no one in the band suffered injuries in the early-morning incident, except for the deer, which, unfortunately, did not survive the crash. The group's van sustained two thousand dollars' worth of damage, forcing the band to borrow multiple ...

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OZZY And SHARON To Launch New MTV Reality Series

Billboard.com reports: Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne are launching a new MTV reality series/contest in which a band will win a slot on the Ozzfest 2005 tour. "Battle for Ozzfest", which premieres Oct. 25 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, will feature eight bands competing for the Ozzfest prize in addition to touring money, equipment and a possible ...

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METALLICA Fans Gulp Down Hot Sauce And Lick Toilet Bowls

Buffalo, NY's WIVB TV4 is reporting that listeners gulped down hot sauce and licked toilet bowls to win free tickets to a METALLICA concert. That's what happened this Wednesday morning (Oct. 6) at a rather bizarre contest sponsored by radio station 103.3 The Edge. Some got a free ticket to the inside of an ambulance ...

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VALUME NOB Confirmed For VOODOO MUSIC EXPERIENCE

VALUME NOB, the Louisiana based band featuring CROWBAR/DOWN guitarist Kirk Windstein on bass, have been confirmed to play the sixth annual Voodoo Music Experience in New Orleans. This year's lineup includes THE BEASTIE BOYS, KID ROCK, VELVET REVOLVER and more. VALUME NOB will take the stage at 4:15 p.m. on Saturday, October 16. As previously ...

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Finnish Metal Awards 2004: First Details Revealed

The 2004 installment of the Finnish Metal Music Awards (Sirkkelirock 2004) will be held at the Tavastia club in Helsinki on January 8, 2005. The line-up of performers for the event is currently being finalized and is expected to be announced soon. This year, the metal fans are being invited to vote for the "Metal ...

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CHTON: Help Sought In Recovering Stolen Guitar

CHTON, the Norwegian death metal band featuring Kenneth of KEEP OF KALESSIN and Torstein of MANES, had one of their guitars stolen last month at the Southern Discomfort festival in Kristiansand, Norway. "Keep your eyes open for anyone trying to sell or have suddenly 'bought' a black Gibson Explorer," the band write on their web ...

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