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DEFTONES Films 'Hole In The Earth' Video

DEFTONES reportedly shot a video for its new single, "Hole in the Earth", in New York with director Brian Lazzaro (COHEED AND CAMBRIA, MEST). The clip is expected to begin airing late September/early October. In other news, an e-card for the DEFTONES' upcoming album, "Saturday Night Wrist", can be accessed at this location. ...

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DEF LEPPARD, ALICE COOPER, MINISTRY 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: DEF LEPPARD/JOURNEY City/State: Bristow, VA Venue: Nissan Pavilion At Stone Ridge Date: 7/7/06 Attendance: 22,433 Capacity: 22,433 Artist/Event: DEF LEPPARD/JOURNEY City/State: Woodlands, TX Venue: Cynthia Mitchell Woods Pavilion Date: 7/30/06 Attendance: 16,310 Capacity: 16,310 Artist/Event: ...

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EIGHTEEN VISIONS To Tour With HINDER

Epic recording artists EIGHTEEN VISIONS are hitting the road with HINDER for a barn-storming tour that kicks off October 18 in College Station, Texas. EIGHTEEN VISIONS started the year by touring with AVENGED SEVENFOLD and COHEED & CAMBRIA, then followed by tearing up the Warped Tour. Prior to the HINDER tour, they'll be doing separate ...

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DEFTONES Guitarist 'Personally Opposed To Singles'

Launch Radio Networks reports: The DEFTONES scored one of the most added songs at rock radio stations this week with "Hole in the Earth", the first single from the band's long-awaited new album, "Saturday Night Wrist". Despite the strong response to the track, guitarist Stephen Carpenter told Launch that he doesn't like the process of ...

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DROID Recording Debut Album For KORN Guitarist's Label

Long Beach, California-based metal/hardcore act DROID is currently recording its debut album that will be released on Emotional Syphon Recordings, the new label formed by KORN guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer. The as-yet-untitled effort will reportedly feature a guest appearance by DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno on "one of DROID's heaviest songs on the record." A late ...

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BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE: More U.S. Tour Dates Announced

BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE will be headlining a tour with BULLETS & OCTANE and ESCAPE THE FATE following their tour with monsters of metal IRON MAIDEN. BULLET, who were featured on the Vans Warped Tour this summer alongside AFI, AGAINST ME! and AIDEN, have become an international phenomenon, exploding on the U.S. shores since the ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Kicks Off Multimedia Extravaganza Tonight

Launch Radio Networks reports: QUEENSRŸCHE kicks off their North American tour tonight (Friday, August 25) in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The band is doing their "Operation: Mindcrime I" and "II" albums in their entirety, with a full-on multimedia extravaganza. Frontman Geoff Tate told Launch that the shows will expand on what they did last year, ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Singer Talks About Charity Motorcycle Rides

Launch Radio Networks reports: QUEENSRŸCHE is getting ready to start a North American tour for its "Operation: Mindcrime II" album, but it's also got something else in the works. Frontman Geoff Tate and guitarist Mike Stone will be hosting motorcycle rides with fans throughout the tour to raise money for the VH1 Save The Music ...

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RICHARD PATRICK Performs FILTER Classic With KORN

A big surprise happened at the Family Values tour stop in Devore, CA Saturday, August 19 when Richard Patrick — now lead vocalist for ARMY OF ANYONE — came out onstage during KORN's set and performed "Hey Man Nice Shot", the signature tune from his previous band FILTER. The crowd, already amped up from a ...

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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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