LINKIN PARK, PUDDLE OF MUDD Get Certified!

LINKIN PARK's Hybrid Theory has been certified octuple-platinum for sales in excess of eight million copies in the US. Also freshly-certified is PUDDLE OF MUDD's Come Clean, which reached the double-platinum mark for sales in excess of two million copies in the US. ...

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G3 Rescheduled Mexican Dates Announced

The rescheduled G3 Mexican dates, featuring performances by Joe Satriani, Steve Vai (with assistance from Billy Sheehan), and DREAM THEATER's John Petrucci, are as follows: May 15 - Auditorio Nacional Mexico City - DF, MEX May 17 - Auditorio Coca-Cola Parque Fundidora - Monterrey, MEX ...

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SINERGY Singer, Former Bassist Issue Separate Statements Regarding Split

SINERGY frontwoman Kimberly Goss and former bassist Marco Hietala (currently in NIGHTWISH) have both issued follow-up statements yesterday regarding the announcement made by Goss two days ago that Hietala was fired from the group amid speculation and accusations about NIGHTWISH's future. Here are their statements in their entirety: Kimberly Goss: "There has been a lot ...

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AEROSMITH To Disband?

The following report was posted at MSNBC's The Scoop: Are the members of AEROSMITH planning to walk their own way? A source close to the long-lived group says that in-fighting among the members has gotten so bad that the band is on the verge of splitting. "They would be fighting except that they're ...

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DRAGONFORCE To Support VIRGIN STEELE At London Gig

British "melodic speed power metal" act DRAGONFORCE will reportedly support VIRGIN STEELE at the Underground Club in London, England on June 4th. As previously reported, DRAGONFORCE will enter the studio on May 27th to record their debut album, entitled Valley of the Damned, for a September 2nd release through Sanctuary/Noise Records. Recordings will reportedly take ...

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BRUCE DICKINSON: Final European Itinerary Announced

IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson and his touring bandwhich will reportedly consist of former SKUNKWORKS guitarist Al Dickson, ex-THE ALMIGHTY/ALICE COOPER guitarist Pete Friesen, SACK TRICK bassist Chris Dale, and SACK TRICK drummer Robin Guywill play the following shows during the summer: Jun. 08 SWE @ Sweden Rock Festival Jul. 06 BEL @ Graspop Metal ...

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