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KORN Providing Extra 'Values' With Second Stage

Launch Radio Networks reports: Along with bringing back the Family Values tour this summer for the first time in years, KORN is introducing a new wrinkle to the show with a second stage. KORN singer Jonathan Davis told Launch that the additional acts will complement the main stage nicely. "I don't have the lineup now, ...

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SATYRICON, KHOMA Confirmed For U.K.'s DOWNLOAD Festival

SATYRICON, HENRY ROLLINS (spoken word) and KHOMA are among the latest acts confirmed for Download festival, set to take place at Castle Donington, Leicestershire, over the weekend of June 9-11 June. Download 2006 will go something like this: Friday, June 9: Main Stage: TOOL DEFTONES FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND COHEED & CAMBRIA SOULFLY STRAPPING YOUNG ...

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KORN Frontman Is 'Extremely Concerned' About American Conservatives

Although Jonathan Davis dismissed any political influence when writing "See You on the Other Side", the KORN singer told Australia's Time Off magazine that he is still unhappy with the current state of government affairs in America. "I'm extremely concerned with how conservative America is," Davis said. "America was built on the people having the ...

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KORN Guitarist Says Band Is Planning 'Kornfest' For This Summer

Launch Radio Networks reports: KORN will complete its current North American tour tomorrow (Tuesday, April 4) in Toronto, but the band has already announced that it will return for another trek this summer. Guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer told Launch that the group has some big plans in mind. "We're trying to put together something similar ...

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KORN To Tour With DEFTONES, FLYLEAF?

According to a posting on the KORN fan site Korn Unleashed, the band's guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer told fans after the group's show at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Tuesday, March 28 that KORN will be touring with DEFTONES on the second leg of their U.S. tour this ...

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P.O.D. To Tour Australia In April

According to Undercover News, P.O.D. will be hitting Australian shores for the second time (ever) in April. "We'll be coming back in April," P.O.D. bassist Traa (pronounced "Tray") told Undercover. "We'll be going to Australia and New Zealand and believe you me if I get a chance to be coming to Australia, I'm ...

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Spring P.O.D. Tour Features Christian Slant

Launch Radio Networks reports: P.O.D. has announced the lineup of bands for its upcoming spring tour, dubbed the "Warriors Tour 2: Guilty By Association", at the band's official web site. The Christian rap rockers will headline over PILLAR, THE CHARIOT and MAYLENE, all groups with a similar spiritual bent. No dates or venues have been ...

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KORN, MUDVAYNE, DISTURBED, AEROSMITH, YNGWIE Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: KORN Venue: Congress Theatre City/State: Chicago, Ill. Date: Dec. 2, 2005 Gross Sales: $36,875 Attendance: 2,890 Capacity: 2,890 Artist/Event: KORN Venue: Hammerstein Ballroom City/State: New York, N.Y. Date: Nov. 29, 2005 Gross Sales: $100,317 Attendance: 2,983 ...

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Christian Rap-Rock Meets Hasidic Reggae On New P.O.D. Album

Launch Radio Networks reports: P.O.D.'s new album, "Testify", features a guest appearance by rising reggae star MATISYAHU on two songs, "Roots in Stereo" and "Strength of My Life". The collaboration between a Christian rap-rock band and a Hasidic reggae performer may seem strange to the outside world, but P.O.D. singer Sonny Sandoval told Launch it ...

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STAIND Going Back Out On Road In Early 2006

Launch Radio Networks reports: STAIND has barely put the tour bus in the garage after the end of the Fall Brawl tour before announcing a winter/spring jaunt for early 2006. The first confirmed date is January 29 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with more dates and all the venues yet to be revealed. STAIND completed its Fall ...

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STAIND To Close Out HOWARD STERN's Final FM Broadcast

STAIND will be the sole musical guest on Howard Stern's final traditional radio broadcast, slated for Friday, December 16. The group will perform on 56th Street in Manhattan, outside the studios of radio station K-Rock (WXRK). Stern and his show will move to Sirius Satellite Radio in January. A longtime STAIND fan and friend, Stern ...

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STAIND Singer Maps Out Solo Acoustic Gigs

Launch Radio Networks reports: STAIND lead singer Aaron Lewis will perform a string of solo acoustic shows once the band finishes up its Fall Brawl tour this month. Lewis will play at selected casinos around the country, as he did in early 2004, with ten gigs mapped out so far. All but one of the ...

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SLIPKNOT, H.I.M., AUDIOSLAVE, MUDVAYNE Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: SLIPKNOT Venue: Rockford MetroCentre City/State: Rockford, Ill. Date: Nov. 12, 2005 Gross Sales: $102,900 Attendance: 3,349 Capacity: 6,846 Artist/Event: H.I.M., FINCH, SKINDRED Venue: Hammerstein Ballroom City/State: New York, N.Y. Date: Nov. 18, 2005 Gross Sales: $92,479 ...

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SLIPKNOT, BENNINGTON, KEENAN Venture Into 'Underworld'

Launch Radio Networks reports: SLIPKNOT, TOOL singer Maynard James Keenan, LINKIN PARK frontman Chester Bennington and up-and-coming band FLYLEAF all contribute tracks to the soundtrack of "Underworld: Evolution", the sequel to the 2003 vampire action hit "Underworld". A complete track and artist listing for the disc has not been made available yet, but FLYLEAF is ...

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P.O.D. Looking Forward To Playing With STAIND Again

Launch Radio Networks reports: STAIND, TAPROOT and FLYLEAF kicked off the Fall Brawl tour last night (Tuesday, November 8) in Seattle, Washington, and they'll be joined by P.O.D. on Friday (November 11) in San Jose, California for the rest of the tour. P.O.D. drummer Wuv told Launch that the trek gives his band a chance ...

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P.O.D. Ready For A Brawl

Launch Radio Networks reports: P.O.D. gets back in front of live audiences on November 11 in San Jose, California, when the band joins STAIND, TAPROOT and FLYLEAF on the Fall Brawl tour. P.O.D. drummer Wuv told Launch that the group is raring to go. "It's about time for us, you know what I mean? When ...

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STAIND Get Heavier With 'Falling'

Launch Radio Networks reports: STAIND's new single, "Falling", is a heavier follow-up to "Right Here", the first single released from the band's latest album, "Chapter V". Guitarist Mike Mushok told Launch that "Falling" was picked exactly for that reason. "To me, it's a heavier song, kind of just to say, you know, we still have ...

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JUDAS PRIEST, MÖTLEY CRÜE, QUEENSRŸCHE, MEGADETH: More Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: JUDAS PRIEST, ANTHRAX Venue: Bell Centre City/State: Montreal, Quebec Date: Oct. 12, 2005 Attendance: 4,747 Capacity: 5,000 Artist/Event: JUDAS PRIEST, ANTHRAX Venue: John Labatt Centre City/State: London, Ontario Date: Oct. 15, 2005 Attendance: 2,910 Capacity: 3,199 ...

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STAIND Schedule 'Rockline' Appearance

STAIND will be the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Monday, November 7. The live show begins at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET, and fans are encouraged to call in with questions during the program at (800) 344-ROCK (7625). To find a station near you, check out

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MÖTLEY CRÜE, ALICE COOPER, WHITESNAKE, DISTURBED Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: MÖTLEY CRÜE Venue: Thompson-Boling Arena City/State: Knoxville, Tenn. Date: Sept 11, 2005 Attendance: 4,626 Capacity: 4,626 Artist/Event: MÖTLEY CRÜE Venue: New York State Fair City/State: Syracuse, N.Y. Date: Aug. 31, 2005 Attendance: 5,912 Capacity: 16,400 Artist/Event: ...

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STAIND, P.O.D., TAPROOT Gear Up For 'Fall Brawl' Tour

Flip/Atlantic recording group STAIND has weighed in with the announcement of a major headlining U.S. tour, dubbed the "Fall Brawl". The cross-country trek will find the band joining forces with Atlantic labelmates P.O.D. and TAPROOT, plus Texas rockers FLYLEAF, for what promises to be one of the season's most electrifying events. The itinerary is slated ...

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