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KORN To Perform On 'Saturday Night Live'

According to a posting by KORN frontman Jonathan Davis on his ButtSexCrips.com web site, KORN will be performing on NBC's "Saturday Night Live" in support of their upcoming album, "See You on the Other Side", due on December 6 via Virgin Records. An exact air date for KORN's appearance on "SNL" has yet to be ...

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KORN: First U.S. Date Unveiled

Launch Radio Networks reports: The first of several selected KORN performances this fall has been posted at Pollstar.com. It will take place on December 16 in Miami, Florida, where the band will join that night's stop of the Masters Of Horror tour, featuring MUDVAYNE, SEVENDUST, 10 YEARS and BOBAFLEX. More KORN shows are expected to ...

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GOD FORBID's FURY OF THE FALL Tour Recap

GOD FORBID are currently in the midst of the highly-successful Decibel magazine-sponsored Fury of The Fall tour with MESHUGGAH, THE HAUNTED and MNEMIC, which is the group's first U.S. trek in support of their highly-acclaimed new conceptual opus "IV: Constitution of Treason". The album entered The Billboard 200 chart at No. 119 in its first ...

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ALLELE Announce Track Listing For Debut Album

Jacksonville's ALLELE, the new project featuring former COLD guitarist Kelly Hayes and former OTEP guitarist Lane Maverick, has finalized the track listing for the upcoming Ben Schigel-produced (CHIMAIRA, BREAKING POINT) CD, "Point of Origin", which hits stores October 25 through Corporate Punishment/Navarre. It is as follows: 01. Fake (2:54) 02. A Different Someone (3:26) 03. ...

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THE HAUNTED Drop Off HELLRAISERS' BALL; CROSSBREED Step In

Swedish thrashers THE HAUNTED have pulled out of the first annual Hellraisers' Ball, set to take place Saturday, October 1 at the Town Square Plaza Park/England Bros. Pavillion in Pinellas Park, Florida. Replacing them at festival are Tampa's CROSSBREED. The Hellraisers' Ball billing is now shaping up as follows: MOTÖRHEAD HATEBREED MESHUGGAH DEVILDRIVER GOD FORBID ...

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KORN: New Album To Arrive In December?

According to EMI Sweden, KORN's as-yet-untitled new album is scheduled for release in Sweden on December 7 — not late November, as has been previously reported. The band's frontman, Jonathan Davis, stated in a Swedish interview that the follow-up to 2003's "Take a Look in the Mirror" will contain 14 tracks. In addition, there will ...

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HATEBREED Confirmed For Florida's HELLRAISERS' BALL

HATEBREED are the latest confirmed act for the first annual Hellraisers' Ball, set to take place Saturday, October 1 at the Town Square Plaza Park/England Bros. Pavillion in Pinellas Park, Florida. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: MOTÖRHEAD HATEBREED MESHUGGAH DEVIL DRIVER GOD FORBID OTEP THE HAUNTED MNEMIC CEMETERY END OF THE ROPE ...

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ALLELE: Former COLD Guitarist Resurfaces With New Music

ALLELE, the new project featuring Kelly Hayes (ex-COLD) and Lane Maverick (ex-OTEP), have posted an MP3 of their first single, "Closer to Habit", on their MySpace.com page. The unmastered track is the first glimpse of the band's Ben Schigel-produced (CHIMAIRA, DROWNING POOL, SWITCHED) debut album, "Point of Origin", due in stores on October ...

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MANNTIS Embark On Headlining U.S. Tour; New Video Completed

Southern California quintet MANNTIS will embark on a headlining tour with labelmates EYES OF FIRE next week. The trek which will include a stop at this year's renowned Hellfest on Saturday, August 20. The group recently completed a successful nationwide U.S. tour with OTEP in support of "Sleep In Your Grave", their critically acclaimed debut ...

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OTEP: Kentucky Show Shut Down By Fire Marshall

OTEP's June 26 performance at the Bulldog Cafe in Louisville, KY was reportedly shut down by the fire marshall and police due to overcrowding. The following is OTEP frontwoman Otep Shamaya's posting on the band's official web site regarding the incident: "Even though this show only lasted 12 minutes and 47 seconds, it was obvious ...

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OTEP Begin Work On New Material

OTEP frontwoman Otep Shamaya has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "I am very pleased to announce that we have turned the cog and are in early developmental stages of writing our next album ... We will be recording our next opus sometime this fall. I am proud and honored to ...

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MORTAL MUSIC Forms Partnership With THE PLATFORM GROUP

Mortal Music Inc., founded by SOIL bassist Tim King and TWELFTH GATE's Rob Such, has recently formed a joint venture with The Platform Group. As a result of this partnership, distribution will be handled through Fontana/Universal. Mortal Music's first signing, LOCK 13, are currently in the studio recording their debut album, which is slated for ...

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OZZFEST 2005: WILL SMITH May Join Wife Onstage During WICKED WISDOM's Performance

ContactMusic.com has issued the following report: Jada Pinkett Smith is set to infuriate heavy rockers even more as she considers including hip-hop husband Will Smith in her Ozzfest tour plans. Ozzfest headliner Ozzy Osbourne caused controversy earlier this month when he added the actress' metal group WICKED WISDOM to the touring festival. Enraged fans suggested ...

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INDEX CASE Sign With MORTAL MUSIC

Iowa-based metal/hard rock act INDEX CASE have signed a deal with Mortal Music, the new label imprint headed up by Tim King of SOIL. INDEX CASE will be hitting the road with OTEP from the end of June through July, with their brand-new album tentatively scheduled for release on September 13, 2005. For more information, ...

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OTEP Frontwoman to Perform On HBO's 'Def Poetry'

According to a posting on OTEP's official web site, OTEP frontwoman Otep Shamaya will perform on this season's "Def Poetry" on HBO. Click here to watch the "Def Poetry" season five trailer. Best described as a performance poetry event, "Def Poetry" features poets who blend hip-hop — poetry's musical cousin — with the ...

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MANNTIS To Support OTEP On U.S. Tour

Southern California quintet MANNTIS will embark on a nationwide U.S. tour along OTEP and DEVILINSIDE this June in support of "Sleep In Your Grave", their debut album. The group's new offering, produced by Cameron Webb (DANZIG, MOTÖRHEAD, SOCIAL DISTORTION), is set for a June 28 release via Century Media Records. Click here to ...

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ALLELE Record New Material

ALLELE, the Jacksonville, Florida-based band featuring founding member of COLD, Kelly Hayes, and former OTEP guitarist Lane Maverick, have entered Los Angeles' Optimum Sound Studios with engineer Yuri Anisonyan (ABLOOM, MY RUIN) to record two new demo tracks which will be available for download later this week. ALLELE recently inked a deal with Corporate Punishment ...

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