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Guitarist STEVE BROWN Discusses TRIXTER Reunion

Guitarist Steve Brown recently spoke with SplitScreen Entertainment about the TRIXTER reunion, his memories of touring with KISS and his acoustic rendition of their song "A Million To One", as featured on the new tribute album "Kiss My Ankh: A Tribute To Vinnie Vincent". Steve also discussed his STEREO FALLOUT project and confirmed a new ...

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STAIND: New Album To Debut In U.S. Top 3

According to Hits Daily Double (the companion web site of music industry tip sheet HITS), STAIND's new album, "The Illusion of Progress", is poised to sell around 95,000 copies in the United States during its first week of release to debut in the Top 3 of The Billboard 200 chart. Hollywood's teenpop heartthrobs JONAS BROTHERS ...

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STAIND Thinks Chart-Topping Streak Could Snap

The Pulse of Radio reports: The members of STAIND reckon their streak of three consecutive albums debuting at the top of the Billboard album chart could snap next week, when the band's latest effort, "The Illusion of Progress", makes its first appearance on the list. According to MTV.com, guitarist Mike Mushok thinks the band will ...

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STAIND: Footage From The Road Posted Online

A four-minute video clip featuring behind-the-scenes footage from STAIND's recent tour stop in Hershey Park, Pennsylvania can be viewed below. STAIND's new album, "The Illusion of Progress", is due on August 19 via Atlantic Records. Guitarist Mike Mushok told Billboard.com that it's "a very different record for us, but better different." Vocalist Aaron Lewis added ...

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CANDLEBOX: Album-Release-Party Webisode 1 Posted Online

The first webisode featuring behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with CANDLEBOX shot at the band's album-release party on July 21, 2008 at the Viper Room in Hollywood, California can be viewed below. CANDLEBOX was interviewed on the July 28 edition of the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline", hosted by Bob Coburn. The program is now available ...

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STAIND: New Video Interview With AARON LEWIS Available

Possum of Altitude recently conducted an interview with vocalist Aaron Lewis of Springfield, Masachusetts natives STAIND. Aaron talks about not being able to play the obscure songs due to people wanting to hear the hits and talks about his dad and the band's longevity. Watch the chat below. "Believe", the new video from STAIND, can ...

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STAIND Guitarist Checks In From The Road

Guitarist Mike Mushok of the from Springfield, Massachusetts natives STAIND has issued the following update: "We got to see the first cut of the 'making-of-the-record' piece that was recorded over the last 8 months or so. I'll tell ya, I think it came out really good!! It's a pretty comprehensive piece that includes interviews with ...

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Watershed - OPETH

When a band makes an ascent up that arduous ladder of success and morphs from an underground phenomenon into a household name splattered across T-shirts worn everywhere from concert venues to middle schools, there will undoubtedly be cries of "fuckin' sell-out" heard from fans who caught on at the beginning. Those accusations are likely to ...

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CANDLEBOX: 'Into The Sun' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Into The Sun", the first new record in ten years from CANDLEBOX, has sold more than 14,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 32 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD was released on July 22 via Silent Majority Group in conjunction with Warner Music ...

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STAIND: 'Believe' Video Posted Online

"Believe", the new video from Springfield, Massachusetts natives STAIND, can be viewed below. The song comes off the group's new album, "The Illusion of Progress", which is due on August 19 via Atlantic Records. Guitarist Mike Mushok told Billboard.com that it's "a very different record for us, but better different." Vocalist Aaron Lewis added that ...

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BLESSED BY A BROKEN HEART: New Widget, EPK Available

A widget for "Pedal To The Metal", the new album from Canada's BLESSED BY A BROKEN HEART, can be found below. Also available is an eight-minute EPK (Electronic Press Kit). Due in Europe on August 18 and North America on September 2 via Centry Media Records, "Pedal To The Metal" was recorded by GGGarth Richardson ...

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ROADRUNNER Signs Three New Bands

Roadrunner Records has announced the signing of three eclectic, up-and-coming new bands to an already diverse roster than includes heavyweights such as NICKELBACK, SLIPKNOT, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, DRAGONFORCE, and THEORY OF A DEADMAN. Roadrunner welcomes DOMMIN, MUTINY and PORT AMORAL to the fold. Los Angeles-based goth rock quartet DOMMIN was discovered by Dirty Icon Productions, a ...

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Touring 'A Bittersweet Thing' For STAIND Singer

The Pulse of Radio reports: STAIND recently hit the road again for the first time in nearly two years, joining 3 DOORS DOWN and HINDER on a summer bill that extends into August. After that, the New England-based group will headline on their own before going to Europe with NICKELBACK in the fall. The Pulse ...

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CANDLEBOX: 'Stand' Video Available

"Stand", the new video from CANDLEBOX, can be viewed at this location. The clip was directed by Michael Sarna, who has previously worked with MEGADETH and OBITUARY, among others. In other news, CANDLEBOX has scheduled the following in-store appearances, featuring an acoustic performance from the band: Tuesday, July 22 at 7:00pm Borders 1501 ...

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JACKNIFE Finishes Filming 'A Plague Of People' Video

Dallas, Texas-based band JACKNIFE has shot a video for the title track of its sophomore album, "A Plague of People". The clip is expected to be released before the end of the month. "A Plague of People" is scheduled for release in August via Battle Flag Records. The CD was recorded at Skyline Studios in ...

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10 YEARS Drummer Talks About Making Of 'Division'

ARTISTdirect editor Rick Florino recently conducted an interview with 10 YEARS drummer Brian Vodinh. An excerpt from the chat follow. ARTISTdirect: "Division" feels like a step up from "The Autumn Effect" [the band's 2005 breakthrough debut], but it still maintains the signature elements of your sound. Brian: That was the main thing we ...

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STAIND Getting Experimental On New Record

The Pulse of Radio reports that STAIND frontman Aaron Lewis told MTV.com on Monday (June 30) that the band has taken an experimental approach to its new album, "The Illusion of Progress", due out on August 19. Lewis explained, "We're big on trying not to repeat ourselves, and grow in some way with every record ...

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BLESSED BY A BROKEN HEART: European Headlining Tour Announced

Canada's BLESSED BY A BROKEN HEART will embark on a European headlining tour this fall with support from I AM GHOST, DEVIL'S GIFT and FEI COMODO (UK only). Bassist Tyler comments: "Expect smoke, lasers, fanny packs, hot chicks, teased hair and the kinds of things youll be embarrassed to remember the morning after. We wrote ...

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STAIND: Acoustic Performance Of New Single Available

Altitude TV's "Live and Direct" show has posted video footage of STAIND performing its new single "Believe" on June 24, 2008 at an industry showcase at the Viper Room in Hollywood, California. Watch the five-minute clip below. "Believe" is the first single from STAIND's upcoming sixth studio album, "The Illusion of Progress", which arrives in ...

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STAIND: New Single Posted Online

"Believe", the new single from STAIND, is available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. The track, which hits U.S. radio outlets today (June 24), comes off the group's new album, "The Illusion of Progress", which is due on August 19 via Atlantic Records. "The Illusion of Progress" is the follow-up to 2005's ...

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LYNAM To Release 'Tragic City Symphony' In August

Birmingham, Alabama-based hard rock band LYNAM will release its new album, "Tragic City Symphony", on August 26 through New Ocean Media. The first single from the effort, "Save My Soul", will be impacting rock radio July 15. The follow-up to 2006's "Slave To The Machine", "Tragic City Symphony" was produced by Jason Elgin (MAYLENE AND ...

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CANDLEBOX: More Tour Dates Announced

CANDLEBOX has scheduled the following dates: Jun. 13 - Omaha, NE Rosenblatt Stadium Jun. 27 - Maplewood, MN The Rock Jun. 28 - Rock Island, IL Rock Island Plaza - Daquiri Festival Jun. 29 - Mt. Clemens, MI Stars and Stripes Festival Jun. 30 - Milwaukee, WI Summerfest - WJJO Zippo Rock Stage Jul. 02 ...

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JACKNIFE Signs With BATTLE FLAG RECORDS

Dallas, Texas-based band JACKNIFE has inked a deal with Battle Flag Records for the release of its sophomore album, "A Plague of People", tentatively due mid-summer. The CD was recorded at Skyline Studios in the band's hometown with the help of Sterling Winfield and Tim "Timmy Tooth" Kimsey, who have more than 20 years of ...

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METALLICA's Future With WARNER MUSIC Unclear

The Pulse of Radio reports that METALLICA's future with its record label, Warner Bros. Records, may not extend past the release of the band's ninth studio album this fall. According to Bloomberg.com, Edgar Bronfman Jr., CEO of the Warner Music Group, of which Warner Bros. Records is a division, declined to comment on the status ...

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