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SLIPKNOT Drummer JOEY JORDISON To Tour With KORN

SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison has confirmed rumors that he will sit behind the kit for KORN this summer. "I'm lucky to have had the opportunity to perform with bands that have influenced me as a musician over the years," Joey said. "When I first heard KORN they blew me away and I have been a ...

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HELLYEAH Parts Ways With Bassist, Announces 'Fire It Up' Tour Dates

HELLYEAH, the new band featuring former PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott alongside members of MUDVAYNE and NOTHINGFACE, has parted ways with bassist Jerry Montano (NOTHINGFACE, DANZIG). His replacement will be announced shortly. In other news, HELLYEAH will launch the "Fire It Up" tour on May 20 in Baltimore before heading over to Australia and making ...

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KORN's JONATHAN DAVIS A 'Guitar Hero' Convert

Launch Radio Networks reports: You would think a video game in which players use a guitar would have no appeal to a professional musician, but for KORN lead singer Jonathan Davis, that's just not the case. Davis told Launch he's become addicted to Guitar Hero, a video game that asks participants to play along in ...

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HELLYEAH Lands At No. 9 On BILLBOARD Chart

HELLYEAH's self-titled debut album has sold just under 45,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at No. 9 on The Billboard 200 chart. Meanwhile, Long Island post-hardcore act FROM AUTUMN TO ASHES shifted almost 11,000 copies of "Holding a Wolf by the Ears" to land at No. 73. ...

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HELLYEAH's Self-Titled Album To Debut In Billboard's Top 10

According to Hits Daily Double, HELLYEAH's self-titled debut album has sold around 44,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut in the Top 10 of The Billboard 200 chart. However, it should be noted that exact sales numbers and chart positions will not be available until tomorrow morning (Wednesday, ...

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KORN Schedules 'Rockline' Appearance

KORN will be the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Monday, July 16. The live show begins at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET, and fans are encouraged to call in with questions during the program at (800) 344-ROCK (7625). To find a station near you, check out

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FLYLEAF Postpones Tour Dates

FLYLEAF has postponed five dates on its current headlining tour in order to allow singer Lacey Mosley to rest her vocal cords. She has issued the following statement on the matter: "I'm so sorry, everyone. We have been working very hard to get to see all of you and play in all of your towns. ...

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KORN Management Confirms Drummer Exit

Launch Radio Networks reports: KORN's management has confirmed that temporary drummer Terry Bozzio has completed his work on the band's new record and is no longer working with the group. Bozzio, a legendary drummer known for his work with MISSING PERSONS and Frank Zappa, plays on some but not all tracks on the album. Bozzio ...

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MUDVAYNE Singer Finds 'Different Outlet' In HELLYEAH

Launch Radio Networks reports: MUDVAYNE frontman Chad Gray displays a slightly different style of singing on the self-titled debut from HELLYEAH, which comes out on Tuesday (April 10). Gray was one of the architects of the heavy rock supergroup, which also features members of PANTERA and NOTHINGFACE, and told Launch why he wanted to put ...

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KORN No Longer Working With TERRY BOZZIO?

According to a posting on the KORN fan site Kornspace, drummer Terry Bozzio will no longer be part of KORN for unspecified reasons. A source close to KORN told Kornspace that Terry will appear on the band's next album but will not tour with the group. Bozzio was sitting in for KORN drummer ...

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EVANESCENCE Singer Excited About FAMILY VALUES

Launch Radio Networks reports: EVANESCENCE is slated to co-headline this summer's Family Values tour with KORN, marking the first time that EVANESCENCE has appeared on a U.S. touring festival. Singer Amy Lee told Launch that she and her bandmates are thrilled with the idea of being part of a bigger lineup of acts. "Well, obviously ...

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TRIVIUM Frontman Is Looking Forward To Touring With KORN

TRIVIUM frontman Matt Heafy has commented on the band's participation in the upcoming Family Values tour alongside co-headliners KORN and EVANESCENCE, plus HELLYEAH, ATREYU and FLYLEAF. Says Heafy: "Over the past three years TRIVIUM has had the pleasure and honor of touring, supporting, as well as headlining many diverse tours and festivals along with so ...

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KORN Guitarist Is Looking Forward To Connecting With EVANESCENCE Prior To FAMILY VALUES

Launch Radio Networks reports: KORN held an online "meet-and-greet" with fans last night (Monday, March 26) to announce the lineup of this summer's Family Values tour. As previously reported, EVANESCENCE will co-headline, with HELLYEAH, ATREYU, TRIVIUM and 2006 alumni FLYLEAF all confirmed to appear in more than 30 cities on the tour route. Exact dates, ...

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SEVENDUST Rumored For FAMILY VALUES Tour

SEVENDUST are rumored to be one of the bands who will join headliners KORN at the 2007 Family Values Tour. Other acts that are expected to appear include EVANESCENCE and AIDEN, according to a promotional e-card sent out by KORN's label, Virgin Records. An official announcement regarding this year's Family Values tour will be made ...

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FOREVER NEVER To Support STONE SOUR In U.K.

Essex, U.K.-based upstarts FOREVER NEVER have been confirmed as the opening act on the U.K. leg of the STONE SOUR / FLYLEAF tour. The details are as follows: Mar. 11 – Birmingham, UK - Academy Mar. 12 - Manchester, UK - Apollo Mar. 13 - London, UK - Astoria - London Mar. 15 - Glasgow, ...

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LAMB OF GOD Kicked Off FAMILY VALUES Tour?

According to HardDriveRadio, LAMB OF GOD — which was previously rumored to be on this summer's Family Values Tour — is no longer on the bill. "Apparently someone from LAMB OF GOD made some disparaging remarks on their site about the leaked news of their inclusion on the tour, which got back to KORN," reads ...

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BURY YOUR DEAD To Headline 'Don't Call It A Comeback' Tour

Boston metal/hardcore outfit BURY YOUR DEAD will headline the Don't Call It A Comeback Tour 2007 beginning April 20 in Rochester, New York. Suppoer at the shows will come from SUICIDE SILENCE, STICK TO YOUR GUNS and SINCE THE FLOOD. The dates are as follows: Apr. 20 - Rochester, NY @ Montage Music Hall Apr. ...

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FLYLEAF Guitarist: What I Did During Holiday Season

FLYLEAF guitarist Jared Hartmann has issued the following update: "I guess I will take this time to fill everyone in on what's been going on with us for the past month or so. "After the Music As A Weapon tour ended, we were able to fly home for Christmas and that was great. I got ...

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