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BLOODSIMPLE Taps LIFE OF AGONY Bassist For DVD Cover Illustration

BLOODSIMPLE, which features in its ranks former members of VISION OF DISORDER and MEDICATION, has tapped LIFE OF AGONY bassist/SPOILER NYC mainman Alan Robert to create the custom cover illustration for its upcoming DVD, to be released in early 2007. Alan previously designed album covers, web sites and merchandise for such other bands as PUDDLE ...

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BLOODSIMPLE: 'We Are NOT Touring With SEVENDUST'

BLOODSIMPLE, which features in its ranks former members of VISION OF DISORDER and MEDICATION, is currently recording its second album at Machine Shop studio in Hoboken, New Jersey with producer Machine. Despite previous reports to the contrary, the group has revealed that they will not be going on tour with SEVENDUST as they are still ...

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ARMY OF ANYONE To Headline SNOCORE TOUR

SnoCore Tour is back in 2007 with headliners ARMY OF ANYONE. The tour will kick off January 18 in Houston, TX with support from HURT and more to be announced. The first round of dates has been released and the majority will go on sale this weekend. ARMY OF ANYONE (featuring vocalist Richard Patrick from ...

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BLOODSIMPLE Completes Basic Guitar Tracks For New Album

BLOODSIMPLE, which features in its ranks former members of VISION OF DISORDER and MEDICATION, is currently recording its second album at Machine Shop studio in Hoboken, New Jersey with producer Machine. The group's guitarist, Mike Kennedy, has issued the following update: "We just finished our basic guitar tracks yesterday. We still need to do overdubs ...

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BLOODSIMPLE Bassist Is Ready To Hit The Road

BLOODSIMPLE bassist Kyle Sanders has issued the following update: "Well... our body clocks are back on East Coast time and with one day off, we is back in the studio [with producer Machine], layin' down guitars [for the second BLOODSIMPLE album] in one room and vocals in the next. Gotta love that, but personally, I'm ...

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BLOODSIMPLE Completes Drum Tracks For New Album

BLOODSIMPLE, which features in its ranks former members of VISION OF DISORDER and MEDICATION, has finished laying down drums for its sophomore album with producer Machine. The group is scheduled to begin recording guitars today for a tentative early 2007 release. To read BLOODSIMPLE vocalist Tim Williams' recap of the band's trip to Japan this ...

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CHEVELLE Begins Recording New Album

Epic recording artists CHEVELLE have entered the studio to begin recording the highly anticipated follow-up to 2004's gold-selling album, "This Type of Thinking (Could Do Us In)". The yet-to-be-titled disc is tentatively scheduled for a spring 2007 release. The new CHEVELLE album will be produced by Michael "Elvis" Baskette, who the band previously worked with ...

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DISTURBED: Early Live Footage Available

An early DISTURBED live video clip, recorded at CBGB in New York City, has been posted online at YouTube.com. DISTURBED frontman David Draiman recently underwent successful surgery to fix a deviated septum which was making breathing difficult and affecting his vocal abilities on stage. The Chicago-based band is currently on tour in Europe ...

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BLOODSIMPLE: 'Jamming Out Heavy Tunes With Absolutely No Bullsh*t'

BLOODSIMPLE, the Long Island, New York-based band featuring former members of VISION OF DISORDER and MEDICATION, is currently in pre-production for its sophomore album with producer Machine (LAMB OF GOD) at the Machine Shop studio in Hoboken, New Jersey. The group's vocalist, Tim Williams, has issued the following update: "We are in the studio every ...

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BLOODSIMPLE Launches Drummer Search

BLOODSIMPLE bassist Kyle Sanders has issued the following update: "As many may know and others may not, we parted ways with our buddy Chris Hamilton [drums] a few months back. It sucked, but it happened. He's a slammin' drummer and a good dude but things happen for a reason and it happened. We didn't come ...

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BLOODSIMPLE To Work With Producer MACHINE On Upcoming CD

BLOODSIMPLE vocalist Tim Williams (ex-VISION OF DISORDER) has issued the following update: "I'm just shaking off some insanity from a VOD weekend [of reunion shows]. The down time off the road has been good. Summer in the city never felt so good. We've been hitting the studio daily. Last week was actually really productive. We ...

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DISTURBED: Blender.com Video Interview Posted Online

Blender.com recently spoke to DISTURBED about surviving the fall of "nu metal," recording a cover of GENESIS' "Land of Confusion", working with Todd McFarlane and singer David Draiman's bizarre chin piercing. Watch the three-minute interview at this location. DISTURBED drummer Mike Wengren recently told Launch that the band has no intention of coming ...

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DISTURBED Taps STONE SOUR For 'Music As A Weapon'

Launch Radio Networks reports: DISTURBED has tapped STONE SOUR to appear on its third Music As A Weapon tour. More acts will be announced soon, as well as dates, cities and venues for the trek, which will begin sometime in November. Ironically, DISTURBED is currently co-headlining Ozzfest while STONE SOUR is a featured main stage ...

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DISTURBED Planning Next MUSIC AS A WEAPON Tour

Launch Radio Networks reports: DISTURBED has no intention of coming off the road once Ozzfest ends next month. Drummer Mike Wengren told Launch that the Chicago-based band is already planning its third Music As A Weapon tour for sometime this fall. "After Ozzfest we're supposed to go over to Europe, and then when we come ...

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BLOODSIMPLE Members Perform With ALICE IN CHAINS In Holland

BLOODSIMPLE bassist Kyle Sanders and vocalist Tim Williams joined ALICE IN CHAINS on stage at Goffert Park in Nijmegen, Holland this past Sunday (July 2) to perform "We Die Young". The show was headlined by GUNS N' ROSES. BLOODSIMPLE feature in their ranks former members of VISION OF DISORDER and MEDICATION. The group's debut album, ...

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HELMET: New Music Posted Online

Three songs from the forthcoming HELMET album, "Monochrome""Gone", "Money Shot" and "Monochrome" — have been posted online at PureVolume.com. The follow-up to 2004's "Size Matters" will be released by Warcon Enterprises, the label co-owned by Warped Tour founder Kevin Lyman and the founder and CEO of Concrete Marketing, Bob Chiappardi, on ...

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HELMET Mainman Bounces back With 'Monochrome'

HELMET mainman Page Hamilton recently spoke to Chris Harris of MTV.com about his band's forthcoming sixth album, "Monochrome". The follow-up to 2004's "Size Matters" will be released by Warcon Enterprises, the label co-owned by Warped Tour founder Kevin Lyman and the founder and CEO of Concrete Marketing, Bob Chiappardi, on July 18. "It's ...

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HELMET: New Album Details Revealed

Forefathers of the post-hardcore/punk genre, HELMET will return July 18 with "Monochrome", marking their first release on Warcon Records, one of the leading post-hardcore/punk labels in the industry today. This summer, the band — founding vocalist/guitarist Page Hamilton, guitarist Chris Traynor and new members, drummer Mike Jost and bassist Jeremy Chatelain — will play to ...

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