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FILTER: 'The Trouble With Angels' First-Week Sales Revealed

"The Trouble With Angels", the fifth studio album from FILTER, sold around 6,300 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 63 on The Billboard 200 chart. FILTER's previous album, 2008's "Anthems For The Damned", opened with 13,000 units to land at No. 42. "The Trouble With ...

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KORN Performs On 'Lopez Tonight'; Video Available

KORN performed the song "Let The Guilt Go" on last night's (Tuesday, August 24) edition of "Lopez Tonight", comedian George Lopez's new talk show on TBS. The show, which premiered in November 2009, features audience interaction using a high-energy format. The program airs Monday through Thursday at 11:00 p.m. Eastern/8:00 p.m. Pacific in the United ...

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KORN To Perform On 'Lopez Tonight'

KORN will perform on the Tuesday, August 24 edition of "Lopez Tonight", comedian George Lopez's new talk show on TBS. The show, which premiered in November 2009, features audience interaction using a high-energy format. The program airs Monday through Thursday at 11:00 p.m. Eastern/8:00 p.m. Pacific in the United States. For more information, visit

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KORN Guitarist Talks About Touring

TheScore.com conducted an interview with KORN guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer at this year's edition of the Heavy MTL festival, which was held July 24-25, 2010 at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. You can now watch the chat below. KORN's new album, "Korn III - Remember Who You Are", sold 63,000 copies in ...

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KORN Guitarist Interviewed In Atlanta

Russell Eldridge of Target Audience magazine conducted an interview with KORN guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer at the Atlanta, Georgia stop of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival on August 1. You can now watch the chat in two parts below. KORN's new album, "Korn III - Remember Who You Are", sold 63,000 copies in the ...

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FILTER: Performance Footage Of New Song Available

Fan-filmed video footage of FILTER perfoming a brand new song, "Drug Boy", on July 25, 2010 at Concrete Street in Corpus Christi, Texas can be viewed below. "Drug Boy" comes off FILTER's fifth studio album, "The Trouble With Angels", which will be released on August 17 via Rocket Science Ventures. Fans of the band's "Short ...

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KORN Interviewed On AUX's 'Hard'

KORN bassist Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu and guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer were interviewed for an episode of "Hard" on the AUX music channel out of Canada. The five-minute segment can be viewed below. KORN's new album, "Korn III - Remember Who You Are", sold 63,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release ...

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Festival - JON OLIVA'S PAIN

Jon Oliva is one of the world's truly great rock music artists. Folks that disagree probably never heard his work in SAVATAGE, TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA, or JON OLIVA'S PAIN. And it's not like I was ever a huge SAVATAGE fan. The simple fact is that from the moment I heard "Maniacal Renderings" I was hooked, which ...

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KORN Interviewed By NIKKI SIXX (Audio)

The four members of KORN were interviewed on a recent edition of "Sixx Sense", the new national radio program hosted by MÖTLEY CRÜE bassist Nikki Sixx. You can now listen to the chat below. KORN's new album, "Korn III - Remember Who You Are", sold 63,000 copies in the United States in its first week ...

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KORN Drummer Interviewed On 'Ryan's Rock Show'

"Ryan's Rock Show" recently conducted an interview with KORN drummer Ray Luzier. You can now watch the chat below. KORN's new album, "Korn III - Remember Who You Are", sold 63,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 2 on The Billboard 200 chart. The band's ...

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FILTER: 'The Inevitable Relapse' Video Released

"The Inevitable Relapse", the new video from U.S. alternative rockers FILTER, can be viewed below. Directed by Jesus Rodriquez, the clip explores a slightly dysfunctional relationship intercut with live footage of the band. "I always wanted to do a video that shows what a healthy addiction looks and feels like, without being some G-rated after-school ...

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FILTER Signs European Deal With NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS

U.S. alternative rockers FILTER have inked a European deal with Nuclear Blast Records. The band's fifth studio album, "The Trouble With Angels", will be released in Europe in September. Commented Markus Jakob of Nuclear Blast: "I just can't express what it's like to announce this signing! I guess if it comes to intelligent, emotional, thrilling ...

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WATAIN Taking Black Metal 'To The Next Level'

Brendan Crabb (a.k.a. Spiritech) of PyroMusic.net recently conducted an interview with Erik Danielsson of Swedish black metallers WATAIN. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. PyroMusic.net: "Lawless Darkness" has been out for a few weeks now. What has the reception been like that you've noticed? Erik Danielsson: I always say to ...

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MONGO NINJA Releases Sophomore Album

MONGO NINJA, the punk/metal band featuring drummer Bård G. Eithun (a.k.a. Faust; BLOOD TSUNAMI, SCUM, ABORYM, EMPEROR), released its sophomore album, "No Cunt For Old Men", on May 31 via Indie Recordings. The CD was recorded and mixed in a 48-hour period by Ruben Willem (Haust) at Caliban Studios in Oslo. Commented Eithun: "Don't be ...

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SOILWORK Joins BP Boycott

Swedish metallers SOILWORK among the growing list of musical acts that have joined KORN's ban on using fuel sold by BP or its affiliates in the wake of the company's catastrophic oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico. SOILWORK will not use any BP or BP-affiliated products and facilities on the band's upcoming 2010 North ...

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FILTER To Release 'The Inevitable Relapse' Seven-Inch Single

On July 6, FILTER will release an exclusive "The Inevitable Relapse" seven-inch single, available exclusively at indie retailers nationwide. The B-side is the 666 remix of the track by Rob Patterson. "The Inevitable Relapse" is the first single off FILTER's fifth studio album, "The Trouble With Angels", which will be released this August on Rocket ...

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Top Touring Artists Join KORN In Boycott Of BP

KORN's boycott of BP has started a ground swell of like-minded musicians intent on making a statement against the devastation in The Gulf caused by BP's record-setting oil spill. The following top touring artists have joined the cause and have committed to avoid the use of fuel sold by BP or its affiliates on their ...

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FILTER: Performance Footage Of New Single Available

Video footage of FILTER performing its new single, "The Inevitable Relapse", on May 31, 2010 at the Hollywood Roosevelt for Deleon Tequila can be viewed below. "The Inevitable Relapse" is the first single off FILTER's fifth studio album, "The Trouble With Angels", which will be released this August on Rocket Science Ventures. Fans of the ...

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FILTER: More 'The Trouble With Angels' Details Revealed

FILTER will release its fifth studio album, "The Trouble With Angels", this August on Rocket Science Ventures. Fans of the band's "Short Bus" and "Title of Record" will be ecstatic to hear Richard Patrick return to his industrial roots. Rocket Science owner Kevin Day says, "I have known Richard for a good while and have ...

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FILTER: New Single Available For Streaming

Eclecticism has been a hallmark of Richard Patrick's career in FILTER, and it's administered with crushing efficiency on "The Trouble With Angels". Fans weaned on the industrial outbursts and corrosive beats of 1995's "Short Bus" and 1999's "Title of Record" will be ecstatic to hear Patrick's unmistakable scream and unflinching honesty dominating the new album. ...

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Obsolete - HOUR OF THE WOLF

Rarely has 10 minutes of running time been so righteously rocking, infectiously tuneful, and still properly punk. "Obsolete" is a blast on a number of levels, but primarily because Prescott, AZ's HOUR OF THE WOLF have not only located that elusive middle ground at which the furious meets the catchy (without turning into a pop ...

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We are the Cult of the Plains - BLOOD CULT

With a description like "Midwestern black metal rednecks", it's a cinch that Kenney, IL's BLOOD CULT won't be offered membership in the flavor of the month club. And that's a good thing. Much like VAN CANTO's "Tribe of Force" offers a brand of metal unlike most, albeit for entirely different reasons, "We are the Cult ...

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EXODUS Bassist Talks About Forthcoming Album

Way Too Loud! recently conducted an interview with bassist Jack Gibson of veteran San Francisco Bay Area thrashers EXODUS. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Way Too Loud!: Something I'm wondering about the new album, are the songs pretty long like they were on "The Atrocity Exhibition… Exhibit A"? Jack: ...

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