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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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GRAVITY KILLS Keyboardist Injures Hand, Group Cancels Dates

GRAVITY KILLS suffered a minor setback last weekend as keyboard player Doug Firley sustained serious injury to his hand in Allentown, Pennsylvania while performing in front of a sold-out crowd. The injury occurred when Firley dropped the custom-made, springloaded keyboard on his hand during the band's single, "One Thing". GRAVITY KILLS were touring to support ...

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LOCOBAZOOKA 2002: First Dates Announced

SEVENDUST, FILTER, GRAVITY KILLS, AUDIOVENT, NONPOINT, REVEILLE, and MUSHROOMHEAD are scheduled to take part in the first-ever Locobazooka Tour, which is due to kick off on June 27th in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jun. 27 - Milwaukee, WI @ Milwaukee Summerfest Jun. 28 - Ft. Wayne, IN @ Hilgers ...

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FILTER Looking For Extras To Appear In New Video

FILTER will shoot a video for the track "Where Do We Go From Here", the first single from the group's upcoming The Amalgamut CD, on Saturday, April 27th, and they are looking for authentic FILTER fans to participate all ethnicities are welcome as long as you are hip, cool and way into FILTER, according to ...

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TOMMY LEE Completes Video For "Hold Me Down"

Former MOTLEY CRUE drummer Tommy Lee shot a video for "Hold Me Down", the first single off his forthcoming solo CD, entitled Never A Dull Moment, on March 28th and 29th at a movie studio in Hollywood with director Dean Karr (i.e. FILTER, OZZY OSBOURNE, DEFTONES, GODSMACK). The clip, which features a newly-shorn Marty O'Brien ...

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SATYRICON Studio Report #2

SATYRICON mainman Satyr has posted the following studio report from the ongoing mixing sessions at a Danish studio with producer Jeff "Critter" Newell (i.e. MINISTRY, GUNS N' ROSES, FILTER, etc.) for the group's forthcoming album, which is due to be released in August/September through Capitol Records (Scandinavia): “We're almost done, two songs left to go ...

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