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FILTER's PATRICK: 'I'm Doing Crazy Stuff With My Music'

FILTER frontman Richard Patrick has posted the following message to the group's official web site: "It's all about the rock: I've written 5 songs for the new record and right now this feels so much like 'the Richard Patrick drum machine record', it's awesome. Not that I'm excluding Geno and the guys, but time and ...

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FILTER's PATRICK: 'Almost Done Writing' New Album

FILTER frontman Richard Patrick has posted the following message to the group's official web site: "Hey guys, sorry I haven't posted in awhile but I've been really busy. Man it's bizarre, because I moved to California and I've kind of had a lot of time by myself, the new stuff is starting to sound a ...

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FILTER's PATRICK: 'I'm Working Really Hard'

FILTER frontman Richard Patrick has posted the following update via the group's official web site: "Hey this is Rich from [my home studio] Abyssinian West — I welcome the daily grind! I'm working really hard these days. I've written five new songs on my acoustic so far and I'm gonna get to work on recording ...

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FILTER's RICHARD PATRICK: 'I Have Come Back Down To Reality'

FILTER frontman Richard Patrick has posted the following update via the group's official web site: "Yes, I have come back down to reality in Los Angeles. I'm still really appreciating Christmas because I had a wonderful time with my mother and father. When I got back last night, my girlfriend and I celebrated the holidays. ...

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FILTER Frontman Relocates, Begins Work On New Music

FILTER frontman Richard Patrick has posted the following update via the group's official web site: "Hello, everybody. It's Richard talking to you from my new home in the beautiful mountains of southern California. I have set up my new studio out here, and I'm working on plenty of new music. The studio is now called ...

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FILTER's RICHARD PATRICK: 'Alive And Kicking'

FILTER frontman Richard Patrick has posted a message on their official site revealing that his recent spell in rehab was "the best thing that has ever happened" to him. The message runs as follows: "Hi, this is Richard again, I'm alive and kicking! Rehab was the best thing that ever happened to me, my mind ...

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FILTER Frontman Checks Into Rehab, Band Cancel Tour

FILTER frontman Richard Patrick voluntarily checked himself into rehab over the weekend, and the band have cancelled all touring activities through the end of the year. The group's Rellim Tour was due to start this week. There are no plans to reschedule the shows, but fans will be able to get refunds at the point ...

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FILTER Announce U.S., European Dates

FILTER have announced the following dates during the coming weeks: Sep. 25 - Tallahassee, FL @ Floyd's Music Store Sep. 26 - Orlando, FL @ Hard Rock Live Sep. 28 - Atlanta, GA @ 99X HiFi Buys Amphitheatre Sep. 29 - Huntsville, AL @ Big Spring Jam Sep. 30 - Ft. Wayne, IN @ Piere's ...

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FILTER Frontman Pulls Prank On Bandmate — And Gets Busted

FILTER frontman Richard Patrick, a notoriously bad-tempered individual known for speaking his mind, has become quite the prankster during the recent weeks, if his postings on the group's official web site are to be believed. "A lot of on tour pranks are starting to kick up," Patrick wrote in his most recent "Rich's Words" online ...

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FILTER To Ship New Single To Radio

FILTER's second single from their current The Amalgamut CD, "American Cliche", will be shipped to radio on September 10th. As of the first week of September, The Amalgamut has sold over 76,000 units in the U.S., according to Soundscan. ...

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FILTER's RICHARD PATRICK On Illegal Downloading: Fans Of Music Have Got To Pay For It

FILTER frontman Richard Patrick has no love for individuals engaging in illegal music downloading on the Internet and feels that the continuation of the current downloading trend could ultimately have disastrous consequences on the music industry. "There's an instrument you can use to find out how many times something's been swapped," Patrick told Kerrang! magazine ...

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DISTURBED, HATEBREED, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Confirmed For LOCOBAZOOKA! Festival

The Locobazooka! festival, which this year spawned a 16-date tour featuring SEVENDUST and FILTER, will revert to its original incarnation as a single-day festival on September 22nd in Worcester, Massachusetts, according to Billboard. DISTURBED, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, NONPOINT, FLIPP, BLINDSIDE, FLAW, and HATEBREED have all signed on to appear. The day-long concert is sponsored by ...

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PRONG To Perform At Belgium's PUKKELPOP Festival

In addition to their previously-announced one-off London gig on August 22nd, PRONG are scheduled to perform at Belgium's Pukkelpop festival on August 23rd. Other acts set to appear at the three-day event (held on August 22-24 in Hasselt-Kiewit) include KORN, GUNS N' ROSES, FILTER, JANE'S ADDICTION, SICK OF IT ALL, ANDREW WK, NICKELBACK, PUDDLE OF ...

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FILTER Line Up European Dates

FILTER have lined up the following European gigs during August: Aug. 14 - Eberschwang, AUS @ Buldog Festival Aug. 16 - Erfurt, GER @ Highfield Festival Aug. 17 – GER @ Bizarre Festival Aug. 19 - Hamburg, GER @ Grosse Freiheit Aug. 21 - London, UK @ The Astoria Aug. 23 – Luxembourg, LUX @ ...

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FILTER Line Up Headlining Dates

FILTER have announced the following headlining dates following their appearance on the Locabazooka tour: Jul. 23 - Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre Jul. 25 - Boise, ID @ The Big Easy Jul. 27 - Portland, OR @ The Roseland Theater Sep. 20 - Louisville, KY @ Kentucky Fair & Expo Center FILTER's brand new album, ...

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