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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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LACUNA COIL: New Album, Single Artwork Revealed

The cover artwork for LACUNA COIL's upcoming album, "Karmacode", has been posted online at this location [NOTE: Link removed at LACUNA COIL management's request]. The artwork for the album's first single, "Our Truth", can be viewed by clicking here [NOTE: Link removed at LACUNA COIL management's request]. As previously reported, "Karmacode" is scheduled for release ...

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ROB ZOMBIE, LACUNA COIL: More Tour Dates Announced

More dates have been announced for ROB ZOMBIE's upcoming North American tour with LACUNA COIL. The schedule is shaping up as follows: Mar. 18 - Miami, FL @ Bicentennial Park (Global Gathering Festival) Mar. 19 - Lake Buena Vista, FL @ House of Blues Orlando Mar. 22 - Atlanta, GA @ The Tabernacle Mar. 24 ...

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IN FLAMES Schedule In-Store Appearances

Sweden's IN FLAMES have scheduled the following in-store appearances: Tuesday, January 31 at 5:00 p.m. Scrape Records 17 West Broadway Vancouver, BC V5Y 1P1 604-877-1676 www.scraperecords.com Saturday, February 4 at 3:00 p.m. Independent Records 937 East Colfax Denver, CO 80218 303-863-8668 www.beindependent.com As previously reported, IN FLAMES' video for the song "Take This Life" has ...

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DEFTONES Frontman To Produce DEAD POETIC

According to posting on DEAD POETIC's official web site, DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno will be producing a few songs on the Ohio band's upcoming third album, due later in the year via Tooth & Nail/Solid State Records. "We are huge fans of Chino and his work, and are ecstatic to have this opportunity ...

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DISTURBED, MUDVAYNE, SEVENDUST, CHILDREN OF BODOM 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: Roadrunner Records 25th Anniversary Concert: Members of SLIPKNOT, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, MACHINE HEAD, TRIVIUM, DEICIDE, BIOHAZARD, HATEBREED Venue: NOKIA Theatre Times Square City/State: New York, N.Y. Date: Dec. 15, 2005 Gross Sales: $28,480 Attendance: 1,726 Capacity: 1,900 ...

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IN FLAMES Members To Take Part In Online Chat

IN FLAMES members Anders Fridén (vocals) and Björn Gelotte (guitar) will be taking part in an online chat on Thursday, January 12 at Aftonbladet.se (web site of Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet). The chat will start at 3:30 p.m. (CET). As previously reported, IN FLAMES have unveiled an online E-Player featuring two tracks from their ...

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SEVENDUST: 'Best Of' Enters Billboard Chart At No. 156

SEVENDUST's greatest hits album, "Best Of (Chapter One 1997-2004)", has sold just under 12,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release (according to Nielsen SoundScan) to debut at position No. 156 on next week's The Billboard 200 chart. "Best Of (Chapter One 1997-2004)" features "Black", "Angel's Son", "Enemy", two previously unreleased ...

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SEVENDUST: More U.S. Tour Dates Announced

SEVENDUST are gearing up to embark on their own headlining tour in 2006. After taking a much-deserved break for the holidays (except for one show in Orlando, FL at the House of Blues on New Year's Eve), the band will criss-cross the U.S. starting January 18 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL at Revolution in support of ...

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SEVENDUST: Entire 'Best Of (Chapter One 1997-2004)' CD Available For Streaming

AOL Music is hosting an online listening party for SEVENDUST's greatest hits album, "Best Of (Chapter One 1997-2004)", released Tuesday (December 27). Listen to the album in full here. "Best Of (Chapter One 1997-2004)" features "Black", "Angel's Son", "Enemy", two previously unreleased tracks, collaborations with STAIND's Aaron Lewis (on the track "Follow") and ...

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