SLIPKNOT Linked To German School Massacre

SLIPKNOT CDs have been found in the collection of German killer Robert Steinhaeuser, who shot dead 13 of his teachers, two teenagers and a policeman at his old school in Erfurt in Germany last week. Among the items found in Steinhaeuser's possession was a the supposed SLIPKNOT track "School Wars", the lyrics to which include ...

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UNLEASHED Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Swedish death metal legends UNLEASHED are the latest act to have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, which is scheduled to take place on August 2-3 in Wacken, Germany. The full list of artists currently scheduled to appear at the event is as follows: ALABAMA THUNDERPUSSY AMON AMARTH BLAZE BLIND GUARDIAN BLITZKRIEG ...

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COAL CHAMBER's NADJA PEULEN: Hopefully We Will Tour More

COAL CHAMBER have not yet booked any performances beyond the group's upcoming May 7th record-release show in Hollywood and the band's appearance on NBC's Last Call With Carson Daly on May 15th, according to bassist Nadja Peulen. We are supposed to play radio shows towards the end of May, Peulen stated via her official web ...

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KORN's JONATHAN DAVIS: "Untouchables" Is Our Masterpiece

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis on the group's upcoming Untouchables CD, as quoted by Billboard magazine: It's our masterpiece. It's more than just a progression from our last album. It's the absolute best work we're capable of right now. We've poured everything we have into these songs. Everything has been amped up to the max. We ...

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UNIDA: Track Listing For Unreleased CD Unveiled

California's UNIDA, featuring former KYUSS frontman John Garcia, are continuing to shop their already-completed full-length effort to interested labels and are hoping to secure a late 2002 release for the album, which was originally recorded while the band was part of the American/IslandDefJam roster (see previous news story here). The full track listing ...

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GODFLESH Split Up!

GODFLESH have officially split up following mainman Justin Broadrick's decision to leave the group, according to a message posted at the band's web site. Justin suffered a nervous breakdown prior to boarding his flight to the US [for the aborted US headlining run], reads the statement. Unable to make the trip, never mind perform a ...

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Metal/Hard Rock Album Sales In The US As Reported By SoundScan

Here are the latest sales figures for various current and catalog metal/hard rock releases in the US (in total units sold to date since the albums were issued), as reported by SoundScan for the week ending April 21st, 2002: KORN Issues: 3,047,076 KORN Follow The Leader: 3,414,717 LIMP BIZKIT Chocolate Starfish: 6,259,073 LIMP BIZKIT Significant ...

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