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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Still Quiet On OZZFEST Involvement

Launch Radio Networks reports: Although it's widely believed that AVENGED SEVENFOLD is the yet-to-be-named "mystery" band on Ozzfest this summer, the band is keeping mum about its involvement for now. But guitarist Zacky Vengeance told Launch that the group is excited about what it's got in store for June, after finishing a U.S. run with ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Refuse To 'Talk Sh*t' About Other Bands

AVENGED SEVENFOLD have revealed to Kerrang! magazine that their days of shit-talking about other bands are over. The California-based group, who had a run-in with ATREYU last year, put their new attitude down to being more mature. "We don’t slag off any bands anymore because we’re more mature and we're over it now," confessed frontman ...

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OZZFEST 2006: Tour Routing Revealed

Sources close to the Ozzfest organization have told MTV.com that there had been discussions with both the KORN and METALLICA camps for the headlining slot at this year's festival, but that those talks were informal and never got passed the initial negotiations. A SEPULTURA reunion, featuring original frontman Max Cavalera, was also in the works, ...

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OZZFEST 2006: Lineup Revealed?

According to a posting on Clear Channel's Live Nation site (a posting which has since been removed), the following bands are expected to appear at this year's Ozzfest: Main Stage: OZZY OSBOURNE (select shows only) SYSTEM OF A DOWN DISTURBED HATEBREED LACUNA COIL BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Second Stage: ATREYU BLEEDING THROUGH BETWEEN THE ...

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GOD FORBID Check In From U.K. Tour

GOD FORBID are currently on the road in the U.K. as the support act for TRIVIUM. The band's guitarist/vocalist Doc Coyle has checked in with the following update: "Right now, we're five days into our U.K./Ireland tour with TRIVIUM, MENDEED, with BLOODSIMPLE joining us in about a week. I have to say that so far, ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE, DREAM THEATER, 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: MÖTLEY CRÜE Venue: 1st Mariner Arena City/State: Baltimore, Md. Date: Feb. 15, 2006 Gross Sales: $300,705 Attendance: 5,135 Capacity: 10,381 Artist/Event: MÖTLEY CRÜE Venue: Wachovia Arena City/State: Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Date: Feb. 14, 2006 Gross Sales: $265,613 ...

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SEVENDUST, IN FLAMES, DISTURBED, MÖTLEY CRÜE 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: SEVENDUST, NONPOINT, SOCIALBURN, WICKED WISDOM, ONE Venue: Bogart's City/State: Cincinnati, Ohio Date: Feb. 4, 2006 Gross Sales: $26,673 Attendance: 1,408 Capacity: 1,500 Artist/Event: IN FLAMES Venue: Meridian City/State: Houston, Texas Date: Feb. 7, 2006 Gross Sales: ...

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More ANTHRAX, SEVENDUST, 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: SEVENDUST, NONPOINT, WICKED WISDOM Venue: Phoenix Concert Theatre City/State: Toronto, Ontario Date: Jan. 23, 2006 Gross Sales: $17,253 Attendance: 927 Capacity: 1,100 Artist/Event: AVENGED SEVENFOLD Venue: State Theatre City/State: Portland, Maine Date: Jan. 31, 2006 Gross ...

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METALLICA And SYSTEM OF A DOWN Rumored For OZZFEST

METALLICA and SYSTEM OF A DOWN are strongly rumored to have secured the "headliner" and "special guest" slots at this year's Ozzfest, industry insiders have told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. Although no bands have been officially announced for this year's festival, DISTURBED frontman David Draiman revealed during an appearance on the Seattle station 99.9 KISW in January that ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD: 'City Of Evil' Certified Gold

AVENGED SEVENFOLD's Warner Bros. debut, "City of Evil", was certified gold in January 2006 by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) for shipments in excess of 500,000 copies. The group's third album, "City Of Evil" is the follow-up to 2003's "Waking the Fallen", which was issued through Hopeless Records. AVENGED SEVENFOLD frontman M. Shadows ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD: Support Acts Announced

According to MTV.com, AVENGED SEVENFOLD and COHEED AND CAMBRIA have tapped the support acts for their forthcoming co-headlining spring tour. HEAD AUTOMATICA will open on all of the dates between the tour's launch on April 7 in Poughkeepsie, New York, through April 27 in San Jose, California. EIGHTEEN VISIONS will take over on April 28 ...

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ANTHRAX, SEVENDUST, 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: ANTHRAX Venue: Avalon City/State: Hollywood, Calif. Date: Jan. 21, 2006 Gross Sales: $35,782 Attendance: 1,500 Capacity: 1,500 Artist/Event: ANTHRAX Venue: House of Blues City/State: Chicago, Ill. Date: Jan. 13, 2006 Gross Sales: $33,675 Attendance: 1,347 Capacity: ...

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TOMMY LEE: Bloody Post-Punch-Up Photo Posted Online

WWTDD.com has uploaded a photo that purportedly shows MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee shortly after he was assaulted at the Shady Bowl Super Party at the State Theatre in Detroit, Michigan on Saturday, Feb. 4 for allegedly "dissing favorite son Kid Rock," according to The New York Post. "He was talking trash all day about ...

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Concert Organizer: No Confirmed Bands Yet For PROPAGANDA MUSIC FEST

Contrary to Internet reports, none of the bands purportedly scheduled to perform at the Propaganda Music Fest on June 25 at the Long Beach Harbor in Long Beach, California have been confirmed to appear at the event, festival organizer Trac Edwards of Electric Ink Promotions told BLABBERMOUTH.NET. This list includes the likes of SLAYER, LAMB ...

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TOMMY LEE Confirmed For Miami's GLOBAL GATHERING

MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee will be using a rare night off from the CRÜE tour to join the lineup of the Global Gathering 2006 festival and play a DJ set along with buddy DJ Aero on the Beach Stage. Apparently Tommy has a few surprises in store as well as other friends he's bringing ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Likes To Party Hard In 'Bat Country'

Launch Radio Networks reports: AVENGED SEVENFOLD's current single, "Bat Country", is the band's tribute to late author Hunter S. Thompson and his classic book, "Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas", also the basis of a 1998 movie starring Johnny Depp. Guitarist Synyster Gates and singer M. Shadows told Launch that the California-based group visits Vegas ...

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