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KITTIE Settle Lawsuit With ARTEMIS, Begin Recording New Album

Canadian metal band KITTIE have settled their lawsuit against Artemis Records and will spend the month of March recording their third release, titled "Until the End". The band are recording at Longview Farm Studios with producer Steve Thompson (METALLICA, KORN, SIMPLE PLAN, GUNS N' ROSES) and engineer Ian Hatton (BONHAM, LUXX). "We are excited that ...

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KORN Singer To Participate In Online Chat

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis will be chatting online Sunday, February 29 at 8:00 p.m. PST in the "Korn Korner" section of the band's official web site, Korn.com. "We look forward to seeing some old faces, and some new ones as well," reads a post on the web site. "For those that have not previously joined ...

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KORN, SLIPKNOT, IGGY Added To U.K.'s DOWNLOAD Festival

KORN, SLIPKNOT and IGGY POP AND THE STOOGES are among the latest bands announced for the U.K.'s Download festival. The bands will join previously confirmed headliners METALLICA and LINKIN PARK at the event, which takes place at Donington between June 5-6. This year's Download will include an earlier stint in Scotland when the festival hits ...

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Finland: The Most 'Heavy Metal' Country In The World?

Heavy metal/hard rock music continues to thrive in Finland, where bands like CHILDREN OF BODOM regularly top the chart with their single and full-length releases. Here is how the metal/hard rock genre fared on the Finnish Pop Album (Top 120) chart for the week ending February 21, 2004: 04. EVANESCENCE – "Fallen" 12. DIABLO – ...

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LINKIN PARK, KORN To Tour Together

LINKIN PARK, KORN, SNOOP DOGG and two other artists to be confirmed at a later date will be teaming up for the third Projekt Revolution tour, according to Billboard.com. Projekt Revolution will play amphitheaters from late July into September. LINKIN PARK's "Meteora" (Warner Bros.) debuted last March at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 and ...

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Report: Metal Bands Rocked By Slump

Jim Farber of the New York Daily News is reporting that three of the biggest metal acts of the last four years — LIMP BIZKIT, KORN and P.O.D. — have slumped in sales and shrunk in power, hobbled by a trend in rock radio to favor lighter, artier or more retro-oriented bands. P.O.D. has suffered ...

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METALLICA, EVANESCENCE Among Winners At 46th Annual GRAMMY AWARDS

METALLICA have won a Grammy in the "Best Metal Performance" category at the 46th annual Grammy Awards, which are being held tonight (Feb. 8) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. METALLICA ("St. Anger") beat out such other "Metal" nominees as KORN ("Did My Time"), MARILYN MANSON ("mOBSCENE"), SPINESHANK ("Smothered") and STONE SOUR ("Inhale"). Also ...

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Report: KORN On The 'Kok

Kitchana Lersakvanitchakul of Thailand's The Nation reports that the five members of KORN are expected to blow the minds of Thai heavy rock disciples who have waited for a long time to see their heroes play live in Thailand. And they are counting: in just seven days – next Saturday (Feb. 7) – the much ...

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Review: KORN Play To A Reduced Crowd In Korea

O Youn-hee and Andrew Petty of The Korea Herald reviewed KORN's January 29 concert with the hugely popular local rock artist SEO TAI-JI show at Olympic Park in Seoul, Korea. "Before KORN took the stage, a chunky portion of the audience left — mostly people who had not heard of the American band," they wrote. ...

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FEAR FACTORY: New Tour Report Posted Online

FEAR FACTORY frontman Burton C. Bell has posted the following tour report on the band's official web site: "Aussie, aussie, aussie! OI, OI, OI!!! "The Big Day Out in Melbourne had the biggest turn-out on record. The grounds were teaming with people, like army ants en masse. It was really something to see. We went ...

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KORN Frontman Produces DRAMA Debut

KORN singer Jonathan Davis has has signed a band called DRAMA to his own group's Elementree Records and will produce DRAMA's debut album for release later this year, according to MTV.com. "It's a band out of Sacramento by way of Seattle," Davis said. "It's really dark, dark rock. I'm excited about it. It's definitely going ...

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KORN Shooting Video For 'Ya'll Want A Single'

KORN are in the process of filming a video for "Ya'll Want A Single", a song railing against their record label's insistence on including some radio-friendly fare on their heavy-handed new album, "Take a Look in the Mirror". "This sucker is being directed by Andrews Jenkins who is a hot young talent who comes from ...

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FEAR FACTORY: A Letter From Vocalist BURTON C. BELL

FEAR FACTORY frontman Burton C. Bell recently wrote the following letter to the Roadrunner Street Team giving them a little update on what's going on in the FEAR FACTORY camp: "The FF crew is heading out to Australia to prepare for some shows with KORN and to shoot a video for 'Cyberwaste'. We are going ...

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NAMM 2004: Even More Photos Posted Online

Dave Mustaine of MEGADETH, Dan Donegan of DISTURBED, DOPE, DROWNING POOL, KORN, Paul Stanley of KISS, SLAYER, SLIPKNOT, STATIC-X, SLAVES ON DOPE and Michael Anthony of VAN HALEN were on hand for the NAMM convention on Saturday (January 17) at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Check out pictures from Wire Image. ...

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MESHUGGAH Confirmed For Denmark's ROSKILDE FESTIVAL

Swedish experimental extreme metal band MESHUGGAH have been confirmed for this year's installment of the Roskilde Festival, scheduled to take place July 1-4 in Roskilde, Denmark. Also set to appear are KORN, DAVID BOWIE and SANTANA, among others. More confirmations will be announced soon. As previously reported, MESHUGGAH will also perform at this year's edition ...

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KORN Singer To Speak At NAMM Producer Roundtable

This Saturday, January 17, at NAMM in Los Angeles, KORN frontman Jonathan Davis will be speaking at the 11th Annual Producers SoundTable, which will take place inside the Anaheim Marriott, Salons E & F, between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. Featured guests include Dave Adelson (moderator), Michael Beinhorn, Ron Fair, Patrick Leonard and Don Was. ...

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FEAR FACTORY Replace STATIC-X At Korean Show

STATIC-X were forced to cancel their previously announced appearance in Korea after their tour support was pulled by their record label, according to RockNew.com. Replacing them on the bill at the 10,000-capacity Jamsil Gymnastic Hall in Seoul, Korea on January 29 will be FEAR FACTORY. Also set to appear at the show are ...

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KORN Frontman Developing Video Game

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis is developing a video game called "Pop Scars", according to MTV.com. "It's basically a celebrity fighting game, but in the context of a 'Soul Calibur' or 'Mortal Kombat', where it's a real fighting game and it's not just a cheap fighting engine, just for the hell of it because it's celebrity ...

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STATIC-X: Australian, Japanese Tour Dates Announced

STATIC-X have lined up the following dates during February: w/ KORN, FEAR FACTORY: Feb. 09 - Robinson Pavilion – Perth, AUS Feb. 12 - Brisbane Entertainment Centre - Brisbane, AUS Feb. 14 - Sydney SuperDome - Sydney, AUS Feb. 16 - Rod Laver Arena - Melbourne, AUS Co-Headlining w/ FEAR FACTORY: Feb. 17 – Heaven ...

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