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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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BODY COUNT Lined Up For OZZFEST 2006?

Jesse Hayes of the Cleveland radio station WMMS 100.7 FM announced on Tuesday, January 31 during his daily "Buzzard Rock Report" segment that BODY COUNT — the heavy metal band fronted by rapper/actor Ice T — will be performing at this year's Ozzfest. You can download the 80-second "Buzzard Rock Report" audio clip/podcast at

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DISTURBED Frontman: 'We Are Confirmed For OZZFEST'

DISTURBED frontman David Draiman has revealed that the band have been confirmed to appear on this summer's Ozzfest heavy metal festival tour. Speaking to Jolene of Seattle's 99.9 KISW on January 7, Draiman said of the band's upcoming touring plans, "It looks like at this point that we are confirmed for Ozzfest this summer, so ...

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Former KITTIE Guitarist LISA MARX Joins DAY OF CONTEMPT

Former KITTIE guitarist Lisa Marx (also ex-SCARS OF TOMORROW) has officially joined DAY OF CONTEMPT. DAY OF CONTEMPT are on tour now with AVENGED SEVENFOLD and CKY in support of their "The Will to Live" EP on Pulse/Epitaph. Marx is featured in the current issue of Revolver magazine as part of their "sexiest women of ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Bring 'Evil' Back On Tour Tonight

Launch Radio Networks reports: AVENGED SEVENFOLD begins the first 2006 leg of its Cities Of Evil tour today (Thursday, January 19) in Tucson, Arizona. Lead singer M. Shadows told Launch how the group gets itself psyched to play right before showtime. "We try to give each other a little pep talk before we go out ...

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DISTURBED, MUDVAYNE, SEVENDUST, CHILDREN OF BODOM 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: Roadrunner Records 25th Anniversary Concert: Members of SLIPKNOT, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, MACHINE HEAD, TRIVIUM, DEICIDE, BIOHAZARD, HATEBREED Venue: NOKIA Theatre Times Square City/State: New York, N.Y. Date: Dec. 15, 2005 Gross Sales: $28,480 Attendance: 1,726 Capacity: 1,900 ...

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KORN, MUDVAYNE, DISTURBED, AEROSMITH, YNGWIE 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 Venue: Congress Theatre City/State: Chicago, Ill. Date: Dec. 2, 2005 Gross Sales: $36,875 Attendance: 2,890 Capacity: 2,890 Artist/Event: KORN Venue: Hammerstein Ballroom City/State: New York, N.Y. Date: Nov. 29, 2005 Gross Sales: $100,317 Attendance: 2,983 ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH: 'BOB ROCK Will Always Be Our Producer'

Despite rumors of a possible collaboration with Rick Rubin (SLAYER, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, SLIPKNOT), METALLICA have no plans of working with anyone else but their longtime producer Bob Rock on their upcoming studio album, the group's drummer Lars Ulrich revealed in a September 2005 interview published in the brand-new issue of METALLICA's fan club ...

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Being and Becoming - THE SMASHUP

I don't think it's politically incorrect to call bands like THE SMASHUP the 2006 model of "metal for chicks". This is show-tune hardcore, a candy-coated facsimile of the more underground strains of metalcore, meticulously designed to be a lifestyle accessory for Suicide Girls and eyeliner-bleeding MySpace drama queens, with just enough heavy parts to keep ...

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