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GUNS N' ROSES Announce London Date

GUNS N' ROSES have announced a very special one-off date in the U.K. as a warm-up for their appearance at this year's Download Festival, according to NME.com. The band will return to London Hammersmith Apollo on June 7 for their first show at the venue in almost 20 years. Last time they performed at the ...

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ANCIENT RITES Confirmed For Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

Belgian metallers ANCIENT RITES 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 SEVENDUST MOONSPELL MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP EVERGREY EDGUY TRIVIUM Y&T THE GATHERING LEAVES' EYES STREAM OF PASSION GOJIRA SOILWORK 36 ...

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CALLENISH CIRCLE Confirmed For Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

Dutch melodic death metallers CALLENISH CIRCLE 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 SEVENDUST MOONSPELL MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP EVERGREY EDGUY TRIVIUM Y&T THE GATHERING LEAVES' EYES STREAM OF PASSION GOJIRA ...

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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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ROB ZOMBIE, MÖTLEY CRÜE, DEFTONES 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: ROB ZOMBIE, LACUNA COIL Venue: The Fillmore City/State: Denver, Colo. Date: April 17, 2006 Gross Sales: $125,231 Attendance: 3,700 Capacity: 3,700 Artist/Event: ROB ZOMBIE, LACUNA COIL, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE Venue: Memorial Hall City/State: Hutchinson, Kan. ...

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DEATH ANGEL Confirmed For Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL 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 MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP MOONSPELL EVERGREY EDGUY TRIVIUM Y&T LEAVES' EYES ANVIL THE GATHERING GOJIRA SOILWORK 36 ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Guitarist Looks Ahead To Next Album

Launch Radio Networks reports: AVENGED SEVENFOLD is not coming off the road anytime soon, with its own North American tour underway, a European trip in June and a rumored Ozzfest stint this summer. But that doesn't mean the band isn't thinking about its next album. Guitarist Zacky Vengeance told Launch that the group has been ...

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KORN, DREAM THEATER, ROB ZOMBIE 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: Global Gathering: NINE INCH NAILS, ROB ZOMBIE, AVENGED SEVENFOLD & others Venue: Bicentennial Park City/State: Miami, Fla. Date: March 18, 2006 Gross Sales: $1,135,200 Attendance: 18,920 Capacity: 25,000 Artist/Event: KORN, MUDVAYNE, 10 YEARS Venue: Allstate Arena ...

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KORN, DEFTONES, ROB ZOMBIE, SEVENDUST 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, MUDVAYNE, 10 YEARS Venue: Cricket Arena City/State: Charlotte, N.C. Date: March 22, 2006 Gross Sales: $236,131 Attendance: 6,596 Capacity: 6,596 Artist/Event: KORN, MUDVAYNE, 10 YEARS Venue: Veterans Memorial Arena City/State: Jacksonville, Fla. Date: March 21, ...

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OZZFEST 2006: New Kick-Off Date Announced

The Ozzfest 2006 organizers have announced a new kick-off date for this year's festival tour: June 29 at the White River Ampitheater in Auburn, Washington — two days earlier than the previous start date of July 1 in San Francisco, California. According to the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, the June 29 Ozzfest opening-night lineup will include a ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Follows Up 'Bat' With 'Beast'

Launch Radio Networks reports: AVENGED SEVENFOLD has followed up the first single from its "City of Evil" album, "Bat Country", with the CD's opening track, "Beast And The Harlot". Guitarist Zacky Vengeance told Launch that he thinks the new single might be a bit of a curveball for people who know the band through "Bat ...

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STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, CATHEDRAL, SEVENDUST Confirmed For U.K.'s DOWNLOAD Festival

STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, CATHEDRAL, SEVENDUST, KILLING JOKE, DRAGONFORCE, 10 YEARS, SKINDRED, BLINDSIDE and EVERGREY are among the newly confirmed acts for this year's Download festival, joining headliners TOOL, METALLICA, and GUNS N' ROSES, plus dozens more. The three-day rock festival takes place at Castle Donington, Leicestershire, England over the weekend of June 9-11. Now in ...

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POWERMAN 5000 Sign With DRT ENTERTAINMENT

POWERMAN 5000 have inked a new record deal with DRT Entertainment. The band's recently completed new album, "Destroy What You Enjoy", was produced by Mudrock and is tentatively scheduled for release mid-July. Commented frontman Spider One: "We produced and recorded [the new CD] alongside our old buddy Mudrock. He's the guy who co-produced 'Mega!! Kung ...

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KORN, MÖTLEY CRÜE, DREAM THEATER, OPETH 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, MUDVAYNE, 10 YEARS Venue: General Motors Place City/State: Vancouver, British Columbia Date: March 4, 2006 Gross Sales: $197,884 Attendance: 5,600 Capacity: 5,800 Artist/Event: KORN, MUDVAYNE, 10 YEARS Venue: Idaho Center City/State: Nampa, Idaho Date: March ...

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FROM AUTUMN TO ASHES Deny Breakup Rumors, Plan New CD, Tour

Despite rumors to the contrary, Long Island, New York's FROM AUTUMN TO ASHES have not broken up. Instead, the band are currently writing material for their next album and will perform as part of the Warped Tour package beginning mid-June. Drummer/singer Francis Mark has issued the following statement via the band's official web site: "It's ...

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OZZFEST 2006: New 'Mystery Band' Slot Added To Second Stage

Ozzfest.com has added a "mystery band" slot to the "Monster Energy" second stage at this year's Ozzfest. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: Main Stage: OZZY OSBOURNE (10 dates only) SYSTEM OF A DOWN DISTURBED TBA** HATEBREED LACUNA COIL **Major main-stage band (rumored to be AVENGED SEVENFOLD) to be announced on May ...

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