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VELVET REVOLVER, MÖTLEY CRÜE, SYSTEM OF A DOWN Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: VELVET REVOLVER, CHEVELLE, THE ACTUAL Venue: Aladdin Theatre for the Performing Arts City/State: Las Vegas, Nev. Date: Aug. 20, 2005 Attendance: 5,910 Capacity: 7,019 Artist/Event: MÖTLEY CRÜE, SUM 41, THE EXIES, SILVERTIDE Venue: Marcus Amphitheatre City/State: ...

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A DOZEN FURIES 'Risking It All' For Sake Of Video

Dallas, TX-based A DOZEN FURIES, who won a highly coveted tour spot on Ozzfest 2005 after beating out North Carolina's CYNDER (now CYN) in MTV's "Battle for Ozzfest" finale, have reportedly tapped director Darren Doane (EVERY TIME I DIE, DARKEST HOUR) to film the video for their track "The Cycle" in the Californian desert on ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE, W.A.S.P., CINDERELLA, DEF LEPPARD Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: MÖTLEY CRÜE, SUM 41 Venue: White River Amphitheatre City/State: Auburn, Wash. Date: July 30, 2005 Attendance: 9,885 Capacity: 19,717 Artist/Event: W.A.S.P., L.A. GUNS, STEPHEN PEARCY Venue: House of Blues City/State: Las Vegas, Nev. Date: Aug. 7, ...

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TAPROOT Singer Says He Feels Comfortable Touring With CHEVELLE

Launch Radio Networks reports: TAPROOT plans to stream its entire new album, "Blue-Sky Research", at its MySpace.com webpage from Friday, August 12 to Sunday, August 14. But in the meantime, the band is also promoting the record's release the old-fashioned way as openers on CHEVELLE's current tour. TAPROOT singer Stephen Richards told Launch that the ...

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TAPROOT: 'Calling' Video To Premiere Today

Launch Radio Networks reports: TAPROOT's video for its current single, "Calling", will premiere online today (Wednesday, August 3) at MTV.com. The video will receive its broadcast premiere on Thursday (August 4) on Fuse's "Daily Download" program, where the band will also perform live in the studio. Singer Stephen Richards told Launch that "Calling" is about ...

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A DOZEN FURIES: 'A Concept From Fire' Due In September

Dallas, TX-based A DOZEN FURIES, who won a highly coveted tour spot on Ozzfest 2005 after beating out North Carolina's CYNDER (now CYN) in MTV's "Battle for Ozzfest" finale, have set "A Concept from Fire" as the title of their debut album, due on September 13 via Sanctuary Records. The album was mixed by Josh ...

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CHEVELLE To Play CBGB Benefit Show

Launch Radio Networks reports: CHEVELLE will play a benefit show at legendary New York club CBGB on August 4, with all proceeds going to the "Project Save CBGB" campaign. The club, which launched the careers of the RAMONES, LIVING COLOUR, THE TALKING HEADS and countless others, is in danger of losing its lease and closing ...

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TAPROOT Singer On New Album: 'We Weren't Sure If We Could Finish Due To Finances'

TAPROOT have set the tentative track listing for their new album, "Blue-Sky Research", due on August 16 via Velvet Hammer Music/Atlantic. The follow-up to 2002's "Welcome", "Blue-Sky Research" was produced by Michael Beinhorn in Los Angeles and features guest appearances by Billy Corgan (ex-SMASHING PUMPKINS) and Stephen Carpenter (DEFTONES). Download the album track "Facepeeler" in ...

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CHEVELLE: Lineup Change For Upcoming Tour

CHEVELLE have announced that bassist Joe Loeffler will not be touring with the band this summer. "After three years of non-stop touring and recording, Joe is taking a break to be home with family," the group write in a statement. "We'll miss having him on the road with us, but as his brothers and bandmates ...

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COLD Finalize 'A Different Kind Of Pain' Track Listing

According to Billboard.com, COLD have finalized the track listing for their new album, "A Different Kind of Pain", due on August 30 via Lava Records. The follow-up to 2003's "Year of the Spider" (Flip/Geffen) was recorded in Bearsville (N.Y.) Studios and Virginia's Studio Barbbarosa with producer Michael "Elvis" Baskette (CHEVELLE, PUDDLE OF MUDD). The disc ...

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COLD Seek Extras For 'Happens All The Time' Video Shoot

COLD will be filming a video for their new single, "Happens All the Time", on Thursday, June 30 in Los Angeles. "We are looking for strange characters, weird, off center looks are a definite plus!" the band write in their newsletter. "The video is being shot on a beach, so you should be comfortable in ...

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COLD Change Album Title, Post New Single Online

COLD have changed the title of their fourth full-length album to "A Different Kind of Pain" from the previously announced "The Calm That Killed the Storm". The follow-up to 2003's "Year of the Spider" was recorded in part at Bearsville studios in Woodstock, New York with producer Michael "Elvis" Baskette (CHEVELLE, IGGY POP) and was ...

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DARK NEW DAY Enjoying First Tour

Launch Radio Networks reports: New rock "supergroup" DARK NEW DAY is currently on its first national tour, opening up for CHEVELLE, and guitarist Clint Lowery (ex-SEVENDUST) told Launch that things couldn't be going better for the band. "So far, I mean, the CHEVELLE guys, we have a little bit of history with those guys and ...

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ASHES II ASHES To Record New Material For Upcoming EP

ASHES II ASHES, the new Austin, Texas-based band featuring former SLAVES ON DOPE members Frank "Frankie" Salvaggio (bass) and Rob Urbani (drums), along with ex-UNLOCO singer Joey Duenas, be re-entering Matchbox Studios on April 25 with producer Dwight Baker to record more songs that will most likely be released as an EP later in the ...

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BLOODSIMPLE: First-Week SoundScan Number Revealed

BLOODSIMPLE, the New York-based band featuring former members of VISION OF DISORDER, DOWNSET and MEDICATION, have sold 3,120 copies of their debut album, "A Cruel World", in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. "A Cruel World", available on MUDVAYNE singer Chad Gray's Bullygoat label imprint (via Warner Bros.), was recorded over the ...

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DARK NEW DAY: More Tour Dates With CHEVELLE Announced

DARK NEW DAY, the new "supergroup" featuring Clint Lowery (ex-SEVENDUST) on guitar, Brett Hestla (ex-CREED, VIRGOS MERLOT) on vocals, Will Hunt (ex-SKRAPE, TOMMY LEE) on drums, Clint's brother Corey Lowery (ex-STEREOMUD, STUCK MOJO) on bass, and Troy McLawhorn (ex-DOUBLE DRIVE) on guitar, have announced several more stops on their upcoming tour with CHEVELLE. Confirmed dates ...

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DARK NEW DAY To Open For CHEVELLE In April

DARK NEW DAY, the new "supergroup" featuring Clint Lowery (ex-SEVENDUST) on guitar, Brett Hestla (ex-CREED, VIRGOS MERLOT) on vocals, Will Hunt (ex-SKRAPE, TOMMY LEE) on drums, Clint's brother Corey Lowery (ex-STEREOMUD, STUCK MOJO) on bass, and Troy McLawhorn (ex-DOUBLE DRIVE) on guitar, have been tapped to open for CHEVELLE beginning in early April. As previously ...

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OZZFEST 2005: Complete Details Revealed

It's big. It's bad. And it's back for more. Got a problem with that? Ozzfest — the king of festivals — triumphantly returns this summer to celebrate its hard-earned 10th anniversary with the staggering line-up of BLACK SABBATH, IRON MAIDEN, ROB ZOMBIE, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, SHADOWS FALL and BLACK LABEL SOCIETY. The summer's premier concert festival ...

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BLOODSIMPLE Launch New Media Player

BLOODSIMPLE, the New York-based band featuring former members of VISION OF DISORDER, DOWNSET and MEDICATION, have launched a media player to support the release of their upcoming album, "A Cruel World". To listen to "Straight Hate", "Falling Backwards" and "Blood In Blood Out", click here. "A Cruel World" is scheduled for release on ...

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