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KORN's BRIAN "HEAD" WELCH: We Are Not Mean And Unfriendly

KORN guitarist Brian "Head" Welch may be a hit with the record-buying masses, but he is not particularly popular with his Los Angeles neighbors, as he recently revealed in an interview. "Where I live in L.A. we rode motorcycles and stuff, and this lady kept calling the sheriff because this one motorcycle was too loud," ...

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LIMP BIZKIT To Broadcast Concerts To Movie Theaters

LIMP BIZKIT are reportedly thinking about broadcasting concerts by satellite to movie theaters, following a similar move by KORN. The band's management company The Firm said LIMP BIZKIT and another client, STAIND, could use satellite relays for show and for record launch events as well. Last month's transmitted concert by KORN at New York's Hammerstein ...

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KORN's JAMES "MUNKY" SHAFFER: "HITLER Went To Heaven"

KORN guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer believes Hitler went to heaven. "I think this is true Hitler went to Heaven [if such a thing as Heaven really exists]," Shaffer told Britain's Metal Hammer magazine. "He felt that what he did was right, and I think that if what you feel you're doing is right, in your ...

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STONE SOUR Debut Gets Pushed Up

STONE SOUR, the side project of SLIPKNOT vocalist Corey Taylor and rhythm guitarist Jim Root, have pushed up the release date of their self-titled debut album to August 27th through Roadrunner Records. In other news, the song "Bother" from the above-mentioned release (which also appears in slightly different form on the Spider-Man soundtrack) is currently ...

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KORN Add Extra London Date

KORN have added an extra London date to their forthcoming UK tour. The group's revised schedule now looks like this: Sep. 07 – London, UK @ London Arena Sep. 08 - London, UK @ London Arena Sep. 11 – Glasgow, UK @ SECC Sep. 12 – Manchester, UK @ Evening News Arena Support at all ...

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PAPA ROACH Opens At #2, KORN Drops To #3 On Billboard

PAPA ROACH debuted at #2 on the Billboard Top 200 Pop Album chart with first-week sales of over 135,000 copies of Lovehatetragedy, according to Soundscan. KORN on the other hand, dropped one spot to #3 with Untouchables, shifting over 132,000 units in their second week out, while former ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist JERRY CANTRELL moved ...

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KORN Postpone Canadian Dates

KORN have postponed two upcoming tour dates in Canada—Wednesday, June 26th at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto and Thursday, June 27th at the Molson Centre in Montreal. According to a spokesperson for the group, one of the members of the band is returning to Los Angeles on a personal matter. No further details have ...

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KORN Debut At Canadian #3

KORN shifted in excess of 24,000 copies of their latest effort, entitled Untouchables, in Canada since the album's release on June 11th, landing the quintet at position #3 that country's Pop Album chart. ...

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KORN's "Untouchables" Debuts At #2 On Billboard Pop Album Chart!

KORN shifted in excess of 434,000 copies of their latest effort, entitled Untouchables, since the album's release on June 11th, according to Soundscan, landing the quintet at position #2 on next week's Billboard Pop Album chart. As strong as KORN's first-week numbers were, they were not enough to beat EMINEM, whose The Eminem Show ended ...

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KORN's "Untouchables" Debuts At German #1!

Here is how the metal/hard rock genre fared in the German Media Control (Top 100) chart for the week ending June 24th (as reported by Rock Hard magazine): 01. KORN - Untouchables 08. MANOWAR - Warriors Of The World 19. BÖHSE ONKELZ - Dopamin 27. PUDDLE OF MUDD - Come Clean 28. P.O.D. - Satellite ...

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KORN Unlikely To Perform At FAMILY VALUES 2002

Although it's unlikely that KORN will be playing Family Values 2002 this fall, the originators of the traveling tour and one of the acts to perform on its inaugural lineup will still be involved in the organizational aspects of the upcoming trek. "After we go and tour Europe, we're going to come back and do ...

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METALLICA, KORN, OZZY Among 2001's Top-Earning Music Stars

METALLICA, KORN, OZZY OSBOURNE, TOOL, LIMP BIZKIT, and AEROSMITH are among the artists included in Rolling Stone magazine's list of top-earning music stars last year (2001). While admitting that calculating the earnings of famous people involves some "estimation and guesswork", the magazine said it compiled the numbers through conversations with music industry insiders, such as ...

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DISTURBED To Film Clip For "Prayer" Title Cut

DISTURBED will shoot a video for "Prayer", the first single from the band's upcoming sophomore album of the same name, with directors the Brothers Strause in Los Angeles later this month. DISTURBED frontman David Draiman recently told MTV.com that he was inspired to write the song by two recent tragedies in his life — the ...

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KORN Play New York, Line Up Additional European Dates

KORN will perform at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom tonight as part of what is being billed as the first-ever live digitally-simulcast concert available exclusively in movie theaters to celebrate the release of the group's forthcoming album Untouchables. The band will reportedly walk down the red carpet at 9:00 PM and will hit the stage by ...

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MEMENTO Tap ALICE IN CHAINS Producer For Debut CD

Australia's MEMENTO are due to shortly enter the studio in Los Angeles, California with producer Toby Wright (i.e. ALICE IN CHAINS, SOULFLY, SEVENDUST, KORN) to begin recording their debut album for Columbia/Sony Records, due at the end of the year. For more information on the group, visit their official web site at this ...

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KORN Line Up UK Dates

KORN have lined up the following UK dates in September: Sep. 07 - London, UK @ Docklands Arena Sep. 11 - Glasgow, UK @ SECC Sep. 12 - Manchester, UK @ Arena KORN's new CD, Untouchables, will be issued on June 11th through Immortal/Epic Records. ...

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FEAR FACTORY's "Concrete" To Surface On July 30th

FEAR FACTORY may have recently passed on into heavy metal history following their latest album Digimortal, but the band's legacy lives on not only in their catalog, which includes the gold-certified Obsolete, but in the forthcoming release of their never-before heard album Concrete, produced by heavy music guru Ross Robinson. On July 30th, fans of ...

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DISTURBED Mixing "Believe" For September Release

DISTURBED are currently mixing their sophomore album, Believe, at Soundtrack Studios in New York City with Andy Wallace (i.e. KORN, SOULFLY, LIMP BIZKIT) for a September release through Reprise/Warner Bros. Records. As previously reported, Believe will tentatively contain the following track listing (in no specific order): 01. Prayer 02. Remember 03. Believe 04. Rise 05. ...

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KORN Frontman Auctions Tickets To Exclusive Performance

KORN frontman Jonathan Davis successfully auctioned three tickets to the band's exclusive performance on May 29th at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles on the charity auction site Startrader.com. The winning bidder was Heather Osborne of San Diego who ended up paying $211 to see the show. Melissa Paul, assistant director of development for ...

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