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MINISTRY Mainman Comments On GRAMMY Nomination

MINISTRY mainman Al Jourgensen has commented on the band's Grammy nomination in the "Best Metal Performance" category for the song "Lies Lies Lies" off the band's latest album "Rio Grande Blood". This is the fourth Grammy nomination for Jourgensen and MINISTRY, who were also nominated in 1993, 2000 and 2005 (for "The Great Satan"). Said ...

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LAMB OF GOD Drummer Comments On GRAMMY Nomination

LAMB OF GOD drummer Chris Adler has commented on the band's Grammy nomination in the "Best Metal Performance" category for "Redneck", the scorching first single from their acclaimed album "Sacrament". Said Adler: "Grammy nomination? Is someone still trying to make up for that whole JETHRO TULL thing?” "In all seriousness and regardless of the outcome, ...

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SLAYER, LAMB OF GOD, STONE SOUR Among GRAMMY Nominees

SLAYER, LAMB OF GOD, STONE SOUR and MASTODON are among the nominees for the 49th annual Grammy Awards, set to be broadcast live on CBS from Los Angeles' Staples Center on Sunday, February 11, 2007. The nominees in the "Hard Rock" and "Metal" categories are as follows: Best Metal Performance: LAMB OF GOD - "Redneck" ...

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WOLFMOTHER Returns To U.S. After Baby Break

Launch Radio Networks reports: Australian trio WOLFMOTHER returned to the road earlier this month in Europe, beginning a new North American trek last night (Tuesday, November 21) in Philadelphia. The band took a five-week break due to the premature arrival of a baby boy for bassist Chris Ross and his girlfriend. But with the family ...

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WOLFMOTHER Dominates Australia's ARIA AWARDS

WOLFMOTHER was a big winner at the Australian Recording Industry Awards (ARIA) gala in Sydney, capturing the "Best Rock Album" and "Best Group" awards. The band, which also scored the best breakthrough album award, marked the occasion with a performance at Sunday night's event that culminated with an onstage smash-up of their equipment, Billboard reported ...

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WOLFMOTHER Signs North American Publishing Deal

Australian hard rock trio WOLFMOTHER has signed with Cherry Lane Music for its North American publishing, acording to Hits Daily Double. Commented Cherry Lane's SVP Creative Services & Marketing Richard Stumpf: "WOLFMOTHER is one of the few groups today who successfully fuse vintage guitar rock sounds with an edgy, contemporary musical vibe that resonates with ...

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'Guitar Hero II': Final Track Listing Revealed

According to IGN, the final track listing has been revealed for the upcoming PS2/Xbox 360 video game "Guitar Hero II", due on November 7. Totaling 40 tunes in all, spread over eight difficulty levels, the new game seems to have an even wider range of rock-oriented music than the first time out. From ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Adds Third Los Angeles Show

GUNS N' ROSES has added a third Los Angeles show to their upcoming North American tour on December 20. They will now play Gibson Amphitheatre / Universal CityWalk in Universal City on Dec. 17, Dec. 19-20. In other news, GUNS N' ROSES is currently at No. 2 on U.S. trade magazine Pollstar's Top 50 chart, ...

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WOLFMOTHER: Three U.S. Dates Cancelled Or Postponed

WOLFMOTHER has pulled the plug on the last six days of their current world tour due to the premature arrival of a baby boy to the band's bassplayer/keyboardist, Chris Ross. Chris received the surprising news of the impending birth yesterday (Sept. 24). Not surprisingly he immediately headed for the airport and commenced a 23-hour trek ...

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WOLFMOTHER Taking Another Bite Out Of North America

Launch Radio Networks reports: WOLFMOTHER has announced a new string of North American tour dates in November and December. The Australian trio, who are performing on these shores right now, will begin its next round of shows on November 21 in Philadelphia. WOLFMOTHER continues to support its self-titled debut album, which has sold 258,000 copies ...

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MIKE PATTON Hates WOLFMOTHER: Video Available

MJI Interactive reports: WOLFMOTHER have won over lots of new fans this year, but apparently Mike Patton isn't one of them. "Are you hearing this shit?" the former FAITH NO MORE singer exclaimed while listening to the band during an interview held backstage at this year's Lollapalooza festival. "Forgive me, but WOLFMOTHER, you suck! Enough ...

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MISFITS Announce FIEND FEST 2006 North American Tour

MISFITS will embark on the Fiend Fest 2006 tour beginning on October 13 and running through November 5. "The MISFITS will headline as Jerry Only (vocals, bass), Dez Cadena (guitar; ex-BLACK FLAG) and Robo (drums) shred through a complete set of MISFITS classics old and new," reads a posting on the group's web site. "As ...

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WOLFMOTHER Goes Back On The Prowl Next Month

Launch Radio Networks reports: WOLFMOTHER has put together another North American tour that will begin on September 9 in Brooklyn, New York and finish up on September 30 at the Download Festival in San Francisco. The trek will also encompass both versions of the Virgin Festival in Canada and the U.S. WOLFMOTHER frontman Andrew Stockdale ...

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WOLFMOTHER To Rumble With Cast Of MTV's 'Jackass' For Video Shoot

Aussie rock trio WOLFMOTHER will be joined by Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera, Wee Man, Preston Lacy, and Dave England (better know as the dudes from "Jackass") while filming WOLFMOTHER's video for "The Joker And The Thief" in their native Australia. The second single from the band's self-titled debut (which is multi-platinum in their homeland) has ...

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MEGADETH, ROB ZOMBIE, AUDIOSLAVE Featured On 'FlatOut 2' Soundtrack

MEGADETH, ROB ZOMBIE, AUDIOSLAVE, PAPA ROACH, and MÖTLEY CRÜE are among the artists who have contributed previously released tracks to the soundtrack for the upcoming videogame "FlatOut 2", which is is scheduled for release on the Xbox, PlayStation 2, and the PC this August. The full soundtrack is as follows (in alphabetical order): ALKALINE TRIO ...

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OBSESSION, KILL CHEERLEADER Audio Interviews Posted Online

TalkingMetal.com has posted episode 62 of their "Talking Metal" podcast. This episode features interviews hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with Ethan Deth of KILL CHEERLEADER and Scott Boland of OBSESSION. Interview topics include Spinerazor Records, KILL CHEERLEADER's association with Lemmy, Nikki Sixx, and the Hellrose skateboarders as well as OBSESSION's upcoming album, "Carnival ...

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TOOL, PEARL JAM To Top Next Week's BILLBOARD Album Chart

Hits Daily Double is reporting that TOOL's "10,000 Days" looks poised to sell in the 600,000 range after a tremendous first-day start, according to retailers around the country. This is roughly in line with the first-week performance of the band's last album, "Lateralus", which shifted 555,000 copies back in May 2001 to debut at No. ...

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Wolfmother - WOLFMOTHER

A dollop of SABBATH riffing, a whole slopload of ZEP crunge and yowling about mystical bullshit and evil women, and just the right amount of greasy white boy funk, DEEP PURPLE organ noodling, and wide-eyed top-of-the-mountain pseudo-serious bare-chested shaman posturing. That's the formula for the band that's bowled over the world, and seems poised to ...

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Invaders - VARIOUS ARTISTS

A few years after someone, somewhere, thought stoner rock was gonna be the next big thing, a younger and hipper-looking contingent came along and decided trucker caps, three-quarter-sleeve baseball jersey shirts, and velvet blacklight posters were pretty cool after all. Some old-schoolers got caught up in this movement — former SLEEP man Matt Pike's band ...

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THE SWORD Set To Launch U.S. Headlining Tour

THE SWORD have announced a U.S. headlining tour in support of their debut album, "Age of Winters". The dynamic quartet will launch a three-week U.S. tour beginning March 29 at the Masquerade in Tampa, FL. The tour is scheduled to conclude April 20 in the band's hometown of Austin, TX, with additional dates pending. Support ...

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