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WOLFMOTHER Goes Back On The Prowl Next Month

Launch Radio Networks reports: WOLFMOTHER has put together another North American tour that will begin on September 9 in Brooklyn, New York and finish up on September 30 at the Download Festival in San Francisco. The trek will also encompass both versions of the Virgin Festival in Canada and the U.S. WOLFMOTHER frontman Andrew Stockdale ...

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KORN Kicks Off FAMILY VALUES Tour; Setlist Revealed

KORN officially resurrected the Family Values tour last night (Saturday, July 29) in Antioch, Tennessee, with a line-up featuring DEFTONES, 10 YEARS, STONE SOUR, FLYLEAF and others. The group's setlist was as follows: 01. Intro 02. Right Now 03. Politics 04. Twist 05. Love Song 06. A.D.I.D.A.S. 07. Falling Away From Me 08. Ball Tounge ...

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SUFFOCATION: New Album Artwork Revealed

Legendary metal giants SUFFOCATION have recently completed work on their new album, "Suffocation". The self-titled CD was recorded at Full Force Studios in Long Island, NY and will feature artwork from tattoo artist JonZig, which can be previewed here. "Suffocation" is set for a September 19 release in North America (September 25 internationally). ...

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DRAGONFORCE: More OZZFEST 'Off' Dates Announced

U.K. power metallers DRAGONFORCE have confirmed the following U.S. headlining shows during Ozzfest "off" days (all shows with support from BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME except noted otherwise): Jun. 30 - Eugene, OR - WOW Hall Jul. 05 - Colorado Springs, CO - The Black Sheep Jul. 12 - Ft. Worth, TX - Ridglea Theatre ...

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GODSMACK, MINISTRY, DISTURBED 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: GODSMACK, HINDER Venue: Centre de Foire City/State: Quebec City, Quebec Date: June 10, 2006 Gross Sales: $115,900 Attendance: 3,695 Capacity: 3,748 Artist/Event: MINISTRY, REVOLTING COCKS, PITBULL DAYCARE Venue: House of Blues City/State: Anaheim, Calif. Date: May ...

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DEFTONES Album Reportedly Pushed Back

Launch Radio Networks report: The DEFTONES have now reportedly set October 3 as the release date for the band's long-awaited fifth album, according to various online sources, although neither the group's web site nor its record label have confirmed the new date. DEFTONES guitarist Stephen Carpenter recently told Launch that the CD, which has been ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE: More Tour Dates Announced

QUEENSRŸCHE have lined up the following dates during the coming months: Jun. 03 - Monsters Of Rock - Milton Keynes, UK Jun. 04 - Manchester Academy - Manchester, UK Jun. 05 - Hof ter Lo - Antwerp, BEL Jun. 06 - Big Box - Kempten, GER Jun. 07 - Arena - Oberhausen, GER Jun. 09 ...

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CANDLEBOX: First Tour Dates Released

RollingStone.com is reporting that the reformed CANDLEBOX will hit the road July 1 for a full-fledged tour, with a few one-offs scheduled before then. The band isn't reuniting to be merely a nostalgia act though: They've got plans to record an album in the fall for spring 2007 release. Frontman Kevin Martin, who ...

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DEFTONES: New Album Release Date Announced

Launch Radio Networks reports: DEFTONES has set September 12 as the release date for its fifth album, the band's management has told Launch. No title has been revealed yet for the disc, which the band has been working on for the better part of two years. Drummer Abe Cunningham recently told Billboard.com that internal strife ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Singer: 'I'm Really A Sailor'

Launch Radio Networks reports: QUEENSRŸCHE frontman Geoff Tate gave a different kind of performance last night (Wednesday, April 5). While in New York City promoting the band's new album "Operation: Mindcrime II", which came out Tuesday (April 4), he went to Shea Stadium to do the national anthem before the hometown Mets took on the ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY Explain Abbreviated San Diego Set

Sweden's DARK TRANQUILLITY, who are currently touring North America with OPETH, THE DEVIN TOWNSEND BAND and DEVILDRIVER, have posted the following message on their official web site: "[Monday's] show in San Diego turned out more than a little weird. Due to our bus breaking down on the way from San Francisco, we arrived to the ...

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IN FLAMES' 'Come Clarity' Enters BILLBOARD Chart At No. 58!

IN FLAMES' new album, "Come Clarity" (Ferret), has sold just under 24,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 58 on next week's The Billboard 200 chart. This is more than double the first-week tally registered by the group's last CD, "Soundtrack To Your Escape" (released ...

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KITTIE To Embark On First Tour In Over A Year

America will get its first taste of female metal band KITTIE's new lineup as the band hits the road this spring in support of its latest material, which was released in the form of a downloadable EP entitled "Never Again" on February 7 through Rock Ridge Music. "After a year hiatus, we are more than ...

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IN FLAMES: More European Chart Positions Revealed

According to a posting on IN FLAMES' official web site, the group's new album, "Come Clarity", has registered the following chart positions in Europe so far: Sweden: #1 Finland: #1 Germany: #6 Norway: #16 Austria: #27 Denmark: #52 U.K.: #67 IN FLAMES' North American "Come Clarity" headlining tour launched on January 25 to a sold-out ...

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IN FLAMES: 'Come Clarity' U.K. Chart Positions Revealed

According to a posting on IN FLAMES' official web site, the group's new album, "Come Clarity", has registered the following chart positions in the U.K.: Top 200 Artist Albums: #67 Top 50 Independent Albums: #7 Rock & Metal Top 40: #2 As previously reported, "Come Clarity", has entered the Swedish and the Finnish national album ...

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IN FLAMES: 'Come Clarity' Tops Swedish, Finnish Album Charts

IN FLAMES' new album, "Come Clarity", has entered the Swedish and the Finnish national album charts at position No. 1. In other news, IN FLAMES frontman Anders Fridén will be interviewed on the Swedish national radio channel P3 (Musikjornalen) Thursday evening (Feb. 9) sometime after 8:03 p.m. CET. More information is available at

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IN FLAMES: 'Come Clarity' Tops Hard Rock Radio Charts

IN FLAMES' brand new album "Come Clarity" has vaulted to the top of the college radio and commercial specialty Hard Rock charts — across the board — in just its second week. "Come Clarity" hit North American stores on Tuesday, February 7 via New Jersey's Ferret Music. Propelled by the red-hot single and video "Take ...

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IN FLAMES Announce AOL MUSIC 'Advance Listening Party'

IN FLAMES have announced an AOL Music "Advance Listening Party", previewing their long-awaited new album "Come Clarity". "Come Clarity" will be released in North America on February 7 through Ferret Music. The IN FLAMES / AOL Music "Advance Listening Party" will enable AOL Music listeners to hear IN FLAMES' new album in its entirety. "Come ...

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ROB ZOMBIE: 'Educated Horses' Track Listing Revealed

ROB ZOMBIE have set the tentative track listing for his new album, entitled "Educated Horses". The follow-up to 2001's "The Sinister Urge" was recorded at Los Angeles' Chop Shop Studios with co-producer Scott Humphrey and will include 11 tracks — including an acoustic number called "Death of It All", "Seventeen Year Locusts" and the album's ...

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MORBID ANGEL Announce More U.S. Tour Dates

Long-running Floridian death metallers MORBID ANGEL, who once again feature in their ranks bassist/vocalist David Vicent, have added more dates to their Master Of Chaos Tour 2006. Support at all shows will come from BEHEMOTH, KRISIUN and DESPISED ICON. The schedule is shaping up as follows: Apr. 02 - Culture Room - Fort Lauderdale FL ...

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