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P.O.D. To Work With ROSS ROBINSON On New CD?

P.O.D. are reportedly in discussions with producer Ross Robinson (SLIPKNOT, KORN, LIMP BIZKIT) about collaborating on the group's next studio album, tentatively due on November 4 through Atlantic Records. The forthcoming album will be the group's first since the departure of guitarist Marcos Curiel, who has been replaced with former LIVING SACRIFICE axeman Jason Truby. ...

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KORN's JONATHAN DAVIS Says He 'Loves' CRADLE OF FILTH

KORN vocalist Jonathan Davis says that he is looking forward to seeing second-stage headliners CRADLE OF FILTH at this year's Ozzfest. "I love that band," Davis said. "It's some English grind-core, death metal. It's just funny they all look like vampires, and I love their T-shirts. Like, they have nuns masturbating and 'Jesus Is A ...

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KORN's SILVERIA Begins Laying Down Tracks For New Album

KORN's David Silveria is in the studio laying down drum tracks for the follow-up to "Untouchables", frontman Jonathan Davis revealed during an online chat with fans at the Korn.com web site. "We wanted to get back into the studio to do the album we wanted to do," Davis said. " 'Untouchables' was great, but it ...

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GODSMACK's ERNA On The New Album: 'Nobody Else Is Doing What We're Doing'

GODSMACK frontman Sully Erna is confident that the group's new album, "Faceless" (due April 8 through Republic/Universal Records), will help the band build upon the momentum created through the quadruple-platinum success of the group's debut and the double-platinum performance of its follow-up, "Awake". "Nobody's doing what we're doing on this record, I guarantee it," Erna ...

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Former SNOT Guitarist Officially Joins LIMP BIZKIT

LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "Well, back here in L.A. headed to the studio. 'Wrestlemania' was kinda ill. There were a lot of fucking people there, that's for sure. We played 'Rollin'' and 'Crack Addict'. Our new guitarist, Mike Smith, ripped it hard!! Also ...

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THE OFFSPRING Drummer Exits, FREESE Takes Over

THE OFFSPRING drummer Ron Welty has announced that he has quit the band. In a statement on the band's web site, the drummer explained: "After more than 15 great years with THE OFFSPRING, I've decided to leave to devote all my energies to a new project called STEADY GROUND. I wish Dexter, Noodles and Greg ...

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AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE: Just For The Record

AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE have set "Just For the Record" as the tentative title for their next studio effort, due later in the year through American Recordings. Among the tracks set to appear on the effort are: 01. Average Everyday Atrocity 02. Gone Wrong 03. March 04. Our Only Way Out 05. The Point of Getting ...

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OZZFEST 2003: TRUST COMPANY Moved To Main Stage

According to the official Ozzfest newsletter, TRUST COMPANY — who were previously set to co-headline the second stage with CRADLE OF FILTH — have now been added to the main stage at this summer's traveling festival. As a result, Montreal's VOIVOD will go on right before second-stage headliners CRADLE OF FILTH at every show on ...

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KORN To Produce Themselves On Upcoming Album

KORN's as-yet-untitled follow-up to "Untouchables" will be a self-produced effort, according to singer Jonathan Davis, who told the Los Angeles Times recently that the change in the group's approach "is really cool. Don't have someone outside coming over to tell us what we need to do. It's the fastest we've ever worked — three weeks ...

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Producer ROSS ROBINSON Signs THE CURE To Three-Album Deal

Producer Ross Robinson (LIMP BIZKIT, KORN, SLIPKNOT) has officially signed THE CURE to a three-album deal with his ARTISTdirect Records imprint, I AM. The band and Robinson are expected to begin work in London in July on a new album. "THE CURE has been my favorite band for years and years," Robinson said in a ...

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KORN, FOO FIGHTERS Take Home Grammies

KORN won a Grammy in the "Best Metal Performance" category at the 45th Annual Grammy Awards, held last night at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The Bakersfield, California quintet were honored for the track "Here To Stay" off their most recent Epic/Immortal album, "Untouchables". FOO FIGHTERS took home a Grammy for "Best Hard ...

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LIMP BIZKIT's DURST: Captured In New York

Several photos of LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst walking to his car on Madison Avenue in New York City on Friday, Feb. 21 have been posted online at this location. Durst is in town overseeing the mixing process for LIMP BIZKIT's new album, "Bipolar", due on May 13 through Interscope Records. Veteran producer/mixer ...

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KORN Singer Writes Ten Songs For Upcoming CD

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis has written ten songs for the follow-up to last year's "Untouchables" and plans for the band to co-produce the forthcoming album. However, Davis says he's still unsure of its direction. "Can't really say yet," he said. "I'll know once I get digging into it. It's basically all about us coming together." ...

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KORN's DAVIS: SHARON OSBOURNE Is A 'Shit Talker'

Despite having been called "has-beens" and "just too fucking gay from the word go" by Sharon Osbourne in a Rolling Stone article last fall, KORN are confidently pressing ahead with their decision to tour this summer under the Ozzfest banner. "She started rumors about us, but that is just how she is," Jonathan Davis said ...

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MARILYN MANSON To Direct 'mOBSCENE' Video

MARILYN MANSON will direct the video to "mOBSCENE", the first single from the group's upcoming "The Golden Age of Grotesque" CD. The clip will feature "a giant Victrola, painting an elephant black, [and] setting pianos on fire," the singer told Rolling Stone. MANSON will spend much of the summer promoting "…Grotesque" on the road alongside ...

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KORN Singer Re-Records 'The Twilight Zone' Theme

Jonathan Davis, lead singer of the Grammy-nominated nu-metal band, KORN, has re-recorded the theme song for UPN's "The Twilight Zone". The new recording will make its debut on Wednesday, February 26, 9:00 p.m. –10:00 p.m. ET/PT on UPN opening an original episode featuring Eriq La Salle, Vivica A. Fox, Wayne Knight and Bonnie Sommerville. Davis ...

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KORN To Premier New Material At OZZFEST 2003

KORN are currently working on their follow-up to "Untouchables", vocalist Jonathan Davis revealed revealed during the press conference Tuesday (Feb. 18) to announce the lineup for the eighth annual outing of Ozzfest. He also noted that fans on Ozzfest will probably be the first to hear all brand-new material from KORN. "Yeah we're working on ...

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LIMP BIZKIT Mixing 'Bipolar' In New York City

LIMP BIZKIT are currently mixing their new album, "Bipolar", at Soundtrack studios in New York City with Andy Wallace (KORN, DISTURBED, NIRVANA, SEPULTURA). "We've finished the album and I've just arrived in [New York] to mix with Andy Wallace," Durst wrote on the band's official web site. "The name of the album is 'Bipolar' and ...

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MARILYN MANSON Reveals Reasoning Behind New Album Title

MARILYN MANSON recently told Launch the reasoning behind the title of the group's upcoming album, "The Golden Age Of Grotesque". "The album is called 'The Golden Age Of The Grotesque' for a reason, because this is an age, an era, that I'm trying to bring about," he said. "Take people's minds off the horribleness of ...

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