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KORN: European Tour Officially Cancelled

KORN have officially cancelled their European tour after frontman Jonathan Davis was admitted to a London hospital Friday with a blood disorder called immune thrombocytopenic purpura, which is described as a clotting disorder. The alternative metal act played a shortened set on Saturday (June 10) at the Download festival with the help of guest vocalists ...

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KORN Cancel Amsterdam Concert

According to MetalRage.com, KORN have just cancelled their previously announced June 13 headlining appearance at the Heineken Music Hall in Amsterdam, Holland. The reason for this cancellation is the illness of KORN frontman Jonathan Davis. It should be noted, however, that support act HATEBREED will now play a headlining show at the Melkweg ...

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POWERMAN 5000 To Film 'Wild World' Video This Weekend

DRT Entertainment recording artist POWERMAN 5000 will begin shooting their video for the track "Wild World" on Sunday, June 11 in Los Angeles. "Wild World" is the first single off the band's upcoming album, "Destroy What You Enjoy", due on August 1. "We're shooting most of it in an abandoned crack house," vocalist Spider commented. ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM, IN FLAMES, H.I.M., AVENGED SEVENFOLD 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: CHILDREN OF BODOM, GOD FORBID Venue: House of Blues City/State: Cleveland, Ohio Date: March 26, 2006 Gross Sales: $7,617 Attendance: 435 Capacity: 600 Artist/Event: IN FLAMES Venue: Revolution City/State: Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Date: May 30, 2006 ...

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STONE SOUR Guitarist Says New Album Is More Thought Out

Launch Radio Networks reports: STONE SOUR has made an instant impact on rock radio with "Through Glass", the first single from its sophomore album, "Come What(ever) May". It's been four years since the first STONE SOUR disc arrived in 2002, and guitarist Jim Root (also of SLIPKNOT) told Launch that the group put a lot ...

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ANTHRAX Guitarist Comments On Episode Three Of 'SuperGroup'

ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian has commented on episode three of "SuperGroup", the VH1 "reality" TV program starring Ian, Ted Nugent, former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach, ex-BIOHAZARD bassist/vocalist Evan Seinfeld and drummer Jason Bonham (BONHAM, UFO, FOREIGNER). Filming for the program commenced on February 22, with the premise being to lock several musicians in a ...

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STONE SOUR Film 'Through Glass' Video

According to MTV.com, STONE SOUR — the band featuring SLIPKNOT singer Corey Taylor and guitarist Jim Root — recently shot a video with director Tony Petrossian (HEAD AUTOMATICA, AVENGED SEVENFOLD) for the track "Through Glass", the first single off of the band's forthcoming album "Come What(ever) May". The album's set to hit stores August 1 ...

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DARKANE Confirmed For Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

Swedish high-energy thrashers DARKANE have been confirmed for the Graspop Metal Meeting, set to take place June 23-25 in Dessel, Belgium. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, June 23: WHITESNAKE LACUNA COIL SATYRICON DIE KRUPPS MOONSPELL MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP EVERGREY EDGUY TRIVIUM Y&T THE GATHERING LEAVES' EYES STREAM OF PASSION GOJIRA SOILWORK ...

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METALLICA Debut New Song At Berlin Concert

METALLICA premiered a brand new song during their headlining appearance Tuesday (June 6) at Waldbuhne in Berlin, Germany. According to several fans that attended the gig, the as-yet-untitled track is about eight minutes long with a "killer main riff" and "lots of double-bass parts." As on the first two dates on the band's current "Escape ...

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THE CULT, THE DARKNESS, SOULFLY, H.I.M. 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: GUNS N' ROSES, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE Venue: Hammerstein Ballroom City/State: New York, N.Y. Date: May 12, 14-15, 17, 2006 Gross Sales: $739,668 Attendance: 12,872 Capacity: 12,872 Artist/Event: AVENGED SEVENFOLD Venue: Cobo Arena City/State: Detroit, Mich. ...

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TOOL, ROB ZOMBIE, AVENGED SEVENFOLD 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: TOOL Venue: Auditorium Theatre City/State: Chicago, Ill. Date: May 13, 2006 Gross Sales: $214,133 Attendance: 3,726 Capacity: 3,726 Artist/Event: TOOL Venue: Memorial Hall City/State: Kansas City, Kan. Date: May 11, 2006 Gross Sales: $168,036 Attendance: 3,025 ...

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