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DEFTONES Interviewed On 'Headbangers Ball' (Video)

Jose Mangin, host/producer of MTV.com's web-only show "Headbangers Ball" (and program director/DJ on SiriusXM Octane and Liquid Metal), recently conducted an interview with Abe Cunningham and Sergio Vega of the Sacramento, California-based alternative rock band DEFTONES. You can now watch the chat below. DEFTONES has set a November 13 release date for its seventh studio ...

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DEFTONES Had 'Tons Of Ideas' For New Album, Says Singer

Sacramento, California-based alternative rock band DEFTONES has set a November 13 release date for its seventh studio album, entitled "Koi No Yokan". The group worked again with producer Nick Raskulinecz, who helmed 2010's "Diamond Eyes" and has also worked on albums by RUSH and FOO FIGHTERS. Speaking to AOL's Noisecreep, DEFTONES frontman Chino ...

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ISIS: 'Temporal' Cover Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

ISIS will release "Temporal", a retrospective collection of unreleased rarities, remixes and videos, on November 6 via and Ipecac Recordings. "Temporal" spans the groundbreaking band's entire discography with inclusions from "Mosquito Control" to the band's final full-length album, "Wavering Radiant". "It was fun and also very nostalgic collecting material for this release," commented Aaron Harris. ...

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ISIS To Release 'Temporal' In November

ISIS will release "Temporal", a retrospective collection of unreleased rarities, remixes and videos, on November 6 via and Ipecac Recordings. "Temporal" spans the groundbreaking band's entire discography with inclusions from "Mosquito Control" to the band's final full-length album, "Wavering Radiant". "It was fun and also very nostalgic collecting material for this release," commented Aaron Harris. ...

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MISS MAY I: Video Interview With LEVI BENTON

Bryan Odell, a reporter from Lincoln, Nebraska, conducted an interview with vocalist Levi Benton of Ohio metallers MISS MAY I on June 27 at the Chula Vista, California stop of the Vans Warped Tour. You can now watch the chat below. Cleveland-based youth-culture magazine Alternative Press recently announced MISS MAY I as the headliner for ...

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ROB ZOMBIE's New Movie To Premiere At Toronto Film Fest

According to The Pulse Of Radio, Rob Zombie's sixth film as a writer and director, "The Lords Of Salem", will premiere this September at the Toronto International Film Festival. The movie will screen as part of the event's "Midnight Madness" series of genre films. The movie, about a 300-year-old coven of witches seeking revenge on ...

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ROB ZOMBIE Interviewed By FEARNET (Video)

Fearnet's Joseph McCabe conducted an interview with rocker-turned-filmmaker Rob Zombie at the San Diego Comic-Con convention, which was held July 12-15 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California. You can now watch the chat below. On August 7, Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) will release Rob Zombie's "Mondo Sex Head", featuring new and ...

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DEFTONES Performs Two New Songs In Hollywood; Video Available

DEFTONES played two brand new songs — "Roller Derby" and "Rosemary" — during last night's (Saturday, July 28) concert at the Troubadour in West Hollywood, California. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. "Roller Derby" and "Rosemary" are slated to appear on DEFTONES's seventh album, which is tentatively scheduled for release on ...

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ROB ZOMBIE: Video Interview Posted Online

GamerLive.TV conducted an interview with rocker-turned-filmmaker Rob Zombie at the San Diego Comic-Con convention, which was held July 12-15 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California. You can now watch the chat in two parts below. On August 7, Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) will release Rob Zombie's "Mondo Sex Head", featuring new ...

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ROB ZOMBIE's 'Mondo Sex Head' Cover Artwork Unveiled

On August 7, Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) will release Rob Zombie's "Mondo Sex Head", featuring new and unique remixes of Rob Zombie classics by some of today's top DJs, including KORN's Jonathan "JDevil" Davis, Photek, the Bloody Beetroots, Drumcorps and Ki:Theory. "Mondo Sex Head" was curated and executive-produced by Jason Bentley, Music Director at L.A.'s ...

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DEFTONES Putting Finishing Touches On New Album

According to EW.com, DEFTONES has set a tentative October 9 release date for its seventh album. Regarding the musical direction of the follow-up to 2010's "Diamond Eyes", DEFTONES vocalist Chino Moreno said, "Obviously we're an aggressive band — not the heaviest, but there's a lot of attack. But there's also this lush beauty ...

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ROB ZOMBIE's 'Mondo Sex Head' Due In August

On August 7, Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) will release Rob Zombie's "Mondo Sex Head", featuring new and unique remixes of Rob Zombie classics by some of today's top DJs, including KORN's Jonathan "JDevil" Davis, Photek, the Bloody Beetroots, Drumcorps and Ki:Theory. "Mondo Sex Head" was curated and executive-produced by Jason Bentley, Music Director at L.A.'s ...

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DEFTONES Bassist CHI CHENG Diagnosed With Pneumonia

The family of DEFTONES bassist Chi Cheng has revealed that his health has taken a turn for the worse. The musician, who has been receiving special treatments in New Jersey after showing more signs of emerging from a semi-comatose state to a semi-conscious state, over three years since he was gravely injured in a November ...

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DEFTONES Frontman Joins Forces With Former ISIS Members In PALMS

PALMS is the newly formed Los Angeles-based quartet featuring three former members of ISIS (Aaron Harris, Clifford Meyer and Jeff Caxide) with DEFTONES vocalist Chino Moreno (pictured below). "Clifford, Jeff and I started PALMS a little over a year ago out of a desire to continue making music together after ISIS ended," explained Harris. "Chino ...

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SYSTEM OF A DOWN, DEFTONES To Tour Together?

SYSTEM OF A DOWN and DEFTONES have posted cryptic messages on thier Twitter accounts, seeming to imply that they will announce a joint tour next week. The SOAD message reads: "Important announcement coming Monday. Stay tuned…" The tweet is accompanied by a picture of SYSTEM bassist Shavo Odadjian holding a DEFTONES all-access pass. Meanwhile, the ...

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NIGHTWISH To Tour North America With KAMELOT

Finnish/Swedish symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH will embark on a North American headlining tour in September with support from KAMELOT. The dates are as follows: Sep. 12 - Center Stage - Atlanta, GA Sep. 13 - Center Stage - Atlanta, GA Sep. 15 - Beacon Theatre - New York, NY Sep. 16 - Electric Factory - Philadelphia, ...

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DEFTONES: New Album Due In October

DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno told the Buenos Aires, Argentina radio station Vorterix Rock 103.1 earlier this week (see video below) that the band completed pre-production on its seventh album late last month and will enter the studio in a few days to begin recording the effort for a late 2012 release. "We start recording next ...

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DEFTONES To Enter Studio In July

DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno told the Chilean web site La Tercera that the band completed pre-production on its seventh album this past week and will enter the studio on July 9 to begin recording the effort for a late 2012 release. "I know everyone says this, but I think it will be the ...

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KISS, MÖTLEY CRÜE Tour Dates Revealed

KISS and MÖTLEY CRÜE held a press conference today (Tuesday, March 20) at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, California to officially announce details of their co-headlining 2012 North American summer tour, simply dubbed "The Tour". The trek — which will see KISS closing the show each night — will kick off on July 20 ...

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DEFTONES Frontman Ties The Knot

DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno married his longtime girlfriend Risa Mora, this past Wednesday, March 7 in Hawaii. This is the 38-year-old Moreno's second marriage. Moreno has two sons — Kristian and Jakobi — from his marriage to Celeste Schroeder. DEFTONES last year began laying the groundwork for its seventh studio release, tentatively due before the ...

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DEFTONES Bassist Continues On Road To Recovery

According to The Pulse Of Radio, DEFTONES bassist Chi Cheng is showing more signs of emerging from a semi-comatose state to a semi-conscious state, over three years since he was gravely injured in a November 2008 car crash. Cheng is now able to move his leg on command (see video below), but is still otherwise ...

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