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STONE SOUR Sending 'Sillyworld' To Radio

Launch Radio Networks reports: STONE SOUR will follow up the smash success of its single "Through Glass" with "Sillyworld", the second track headed to radio from the band's sophomore album, "Come What(ever) May". The group will also shoot a video for the song shortly, although singer Corey Taylor admitted to Launch they don't have a ...

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KORN Vocalist Says There Will Be A 2007 FAMILY VALUES Tour

Launch Radio Networks reports: KORN successfully resurrected the Family Values Tour this past summer after a five-year hiatus, and frontman Jonathan Davis — with his son Pirate celebrating in the background — told Launch that another edition of the trek is definitely on the band's radar for 2007. "There is gonna be one," he said. ...

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DISTURBED Launches 'Music As A Weapon' Tonight

Launch Radio Networks reports: DISTURBED heads back on the road tonight (Wednesday, November 15) with the third edition of the Music As A Weapon tour, which kicks off in Providence, Rhode Island and ends on December 22 in Madison, Wisconsin. The lineup also features STONE SOUR, NONPOINT and FLYLEAF. DISTURBED frontman David Draiman told Launch ...

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DIR EN GREY: U.S. Tour Dates Announced

Japanese band DIR EN GREY will bring its "Inward Scream Tour 2007" to the U.S this February. Confirmed dates are as follows: Feb. 01 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution Feb. 02 - Lake Buena Vista, FL & House of Blues (Orlando) Feb. 03 - Atlanta, GA @ Roxy Theatre Feb. 05 - Baltimore, MD ...

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DISTURBED Walks Line Between Politics And Entertainment

Launch Radio Networks reports: With a major U.S. election just days away and world events changing almost at an hourly pace, DISTURBED has struck a chord with its latest single, a cover of the 1986 GENESIS hit, "Land Of Confusion". But frontman David Draiman told Launch that it's challenging sometimes to know when to speak ...

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DISTURBED Singer Doesn't Care What GENESIS Thinks Of Cover Song

Launch Radio Networks reports: DISTURBED currently has a huge hit with its cover of the 1986 GENESIS track "Land of Confusion". Vocalist David Draiman says he's heard the members of GENESIS like the DISTURBED version, but also told Launch that he's not concerned about their opinion either way. "To be honest with you, I really ...

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FLYLEAF: Video Interview Available

Buzznet recently ran a contest where a lucky winner got to interview FLYLEAF. The video of the fan interview is now available at Buzznet.com. FLYLEAF is jumping from one major tour to another, finishing up the Family Values trek with KORN last month and getting ready for DISTURBED's Music As A Weapon jaunt ...

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FLYLEAF Singer Recalls First Time Seeing KORN

Launch Radio Networks reports: FLYLEAF is jumping from one major tour to another, finishing up the Family Values trek with KORN last month and getting ready for DISTURBED's Music As A Weapon jaunt in November. Singer Lacey Mosley told Launch that her favorite moment from Family Values was seeing KORN for the first time. "They ...

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STONE SOUR Shares Similar Work Ethic With DISTURBED

Launch Radio Networks reports: STONE SOUR will join DISTURBED on this November's Music As A Weapon tour, for which dates and cities were revealed on Tuesday (October 3). STONE SOUR vocalist Corey Taylor said that both bands share a similar work ethic that makes it a good pairing, and elaborated on that philosophy for Launch. ...

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FAMILY VALUES TOUR CD/DVD To Arrive In December

More than 400,000 wildly enthusiastic fans turned out for The Family Values Tour, one of the hottest tickets of the summer. The 30-show trek — headlined and founded by KORN — boasted some record-setting attendance figures. Kicking off with a sold-out show of 17,000 rocking fans at Nashville's Starwood Amphitheatre, The Family Values Tour set ...

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ARMY OF ANYONE: Photos From Live Debut Available

Several photos from ARMY OF ANYONE's first-ever performance, which took place Wednesday, September 20 at Solera in Minneapolis, Minnesota, have been posted online at RayLuzier.com. The band, which features FILTER frontman Richard Patrick on vocals, ex-STONE TEMPLE PILOTS members Robert DeLeo on bass and Dean DeLeo on guitar, will release its self-titled debut ...

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FAMILY VALUES Tour: Virginia Concert Cancelled

The Family Values Tour 2006 concert at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Virginia Beach, Virginia has been cancelled, according to a posting on the KORN fan site KoRn.Simpol.Net. The concert — which was supposed to include performances by headliners KORN alongside DEFTONES, STONE SOUR, FLYLEAF and DIR EN GREY — was originally scheduled ...

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STONE SOUR's COREY TAYLOR Slams Musicians With 'Great Cheekbones'

Launch Radio Networks reports: STONE SOUR frontman Corey Taylor recently said that the band's hit song "Through Glass" was based on his reaction to watching MTV Europe and seeing "act after act of this inane, innocuous, plastic music." Taylor told Launch that the song really reflects his distaste with the way celebrities are marketed as ...

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CATHEDRAL Confirmed For Japan's LOUD PARK 06 Festival

According to a posting on CATHEDRAL's official web site, the veteran British doom/stoner band has been confirmed for the Loud Park 06 festival, set to take place October 14-15, 2006 at the Makuhari Messe International Exhibition Halls 9-11 in Tokyo, Japan. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: Saturday, October 14: MEGADETH MINISTRY ...

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STONE SOUR's 'Through Glass' Reaching New Heights

STONE SOUR's hit single, "Through Glass", recently took the #1 spot on the Mainstream and Active Rock Charts, marking it the first #1 single in the band's career. The song bests the #4 charting position the band reached with "Bother", from their gold-selling, self-titled debut album. "Through Glass" is currently #7 on the Modern Rock ...

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STONE SOUR To Play Russia For First Time

Launch Radio Networks reports: STONE SOUR will play its first-ever show in Russia on October 18, at the RAMP Awards in Moscow. STONE SOUR vocalist Corey Taylor, whose other band SLIPKNOT has never appeared in Russia either, told Launch the gig is part of STONE SOUR's plan to play as many places as possible. "I ...

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STONE SOUR: European Headlining Tour Announced

STONE SOUR, the band featuring SLIPKNOT members Corey Taylor (vocals) and Jim Root (guitar), will embark on a European headlining tour beginning mid-October. Support on the trek will come from FLYLEAF. The dates are as follows: Oct. 18 - Moscow, Russia - Luzhniki Sports Palace (RAMP Awards) * Oct. 20 - Chemnitz, Germany - Talschock ...

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STONE SOUR Getting Strong Response On FAMILY VALUES Tour

Launch Radio Networks reports: STONE SOUR's current stint on the Family Values tour marks the band's first live performances since 2003. But even though the group has been away for three years, singer Corey Taylor told Launch that the response on the road and to the band's new record has been great. "It's been great, ...

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FLYLEAF Gets Personal On 'Fully Alive'

Launch Radio Networks reports: FLYLEAF's second single, "Fully Alive", is a very personal song for lead singer Lacey Mosley. Although she wouldn't go into detail, Mosley told Launch that the tune is about a close friend's longtime battle against illness. "It's about the singer for TRUST COMPANY, Kevin (Palmer), his wife Layla," she said. "She's ...

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ANVIL Confirmed For Japan's LOUD PARK 06 Festival

According to a posting on ANVIL's official web site, the veteran Canadian metal band has been confirmed for the Loud Park 06 festival, set to take place October 14-15, 2006 at the Makuhari Messe International Exhibition Halls 9-11 in Tokyo, Japan. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: Saturday, October 14: MEGADETH MINISTRY ...

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