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TEAM SLEEP: New Single Posted Online

TEAM SLEEP, the group led by DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno, have posted their new single, "Ever 'Foreign Flag'" at MySpace.com. The band will release their self-titled debut album on May 10 via Maverick. The group, also featuring Moreno's childhood friend Todd Wilkenson on guitar, DJ Crook, bassist Rick Verrett and drummer Zach Hill, ...

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VELVET REVOLVER Drummer 'Not Affected' By Jump To Arenas

Launch Radio Networks reports: VELVET REVOLVER drummer Matt Sorum said there's been little adjustment needed in making the jump from clubs and theatres to arena-sized venues on the band's current Electric Wonderland tour. "The stage is a little bigger, but it feels pretty much the same to me," he said. "I mean, I'm not too ...

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DEFTONES To Release CD/DVD Collection Of Rarities

DEFTONES are getting close to wrapping up the recording sessions for their as-yet-untitled untitled fifth album. The group have been recording with legendary producer Bob Ezrin (PINK FLOYD, KISS, JANE'S ADDICTION) and have 15 tracks recorded for the effort. The band are also said to be working on a very special 10th anniversary rarities and ...

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TEAM SLEEP Finalize Track Listing For Long-Awaited Debut

Billboard.com is reporting that TEAM SLEEP, the group led by DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno, will release their self-titled debut album on May 10 via Maverick. The group, also featuring Moreno's childhood friend Todd Wilkenson on guitar, DJ Crook, bassist Rick Verrett and drummer Zach Hill, has been working on the material since 2001. A North ...

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MACHINE HEAD: More Tour Dates Announced

MACHINE HEAD have lined up the following dates during the coming months: Apr. 28 - Lawrence, KS - Bottleneck Apr. 30 - Sauget, IL - Pop's May 02 - Grand Rapids, MI - Orbit Room (w/ LAMB OF GOD, TWELVE TRIBES) May 03 - Cincinnati, OH - Bogart's (w/ LAMB OF GOD, TWELVE TRIBES) May ...

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TEAM SLEEP To Release Long-Awaited Debut In May

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that TEAM SLEEP, the side project from DEFTONES singer Chino Moreno that's been in the works for over five years, will finally release its self-titled debut album on May 10. The only recorded output by TEAM SLEEP before this was a song on the soundtrack of the 2003 film, "The ...

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LIFE OF AGONY: More Tour Dates Announced

LIFE OF AGONY have announced more tour dates as part of their upcoming package tour with MUDVAYNE (headliners), AMERICAN HEAD CHARGE and BLOODSIMPLE. Upcoming LIFE OF AGONY shows: Mar. 26 - Albany, NY @ Northern Lights (headline, no MUDVAYNE) Mar. 27 - Cleveland, OH @ Peabodys (headline, no MUDVAYNE) Mar. 29 - St. Paul, MN ...

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MASTODON Announce U.S. Headlining Tour

MASTODON have announced a U.S. headlining tour in support of their current release, "Leviathan". MASTODON will launch their "Leviathan" tour beginning March 23 at the House of Blues in New Orleans. The tour is scheduled to conclude on May 21 in the band's hometown of Atlanta, GA, with additional dates pending. Support on the first ...

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FRANK HANNON BAND To Make Limited-Edition CD Available

FRANK HANNON BAND, the group led by TESLA guitarist Frank Hannon, will be making a special New Year's Eve edition four-song CD available for sale at their show at The Roadhouse in Sacramento, California on Dec. 31. This CD will contain three mixes of songs from the band's upcoming album, "Guitarz From Marz" (to be ...

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BEHEMOTH Confirmed For KING DIAMOND U.S. Tour

Polish black metallers BEHEMOTH have been confirmed for the upcoming KING DIAMOND/NILE/THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER tour happening in April of 2005. The tour follows their January/February co-headlining run with SUFFOCATION. Here's what Nergal (guitars/vocals) had to say: "Hey f(r)iends! We’re touring Europe right now with INCANTATION and KRISUIN in support of our brand new record, ...

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CRADLE OF FILTH, ARCH ENEMY: More Tour Dates Released

More dates have been released for the fall 2004 edition of the "Headbanger's Ball" tour, featuring headliners CRADLE OF FILTH alongside openers ARCH ENEMY, BLEEDING THROUGH and HIMSA. The details are as follows: Nov. 04 - Starland Ballroom - Sayreville, NJ Nov. 05 - Electric Factory - Philadelphia, PA Nov. 06 - The Palladium - ...

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ANTHRAX Change Title Of Upcoming CD

ANTHRAX have changed the title of their upcoming collection of Joey Belladonna/Neil Turbin-era songs performed by the band's current lineup to "The Greater of Two Evils" from the previously announced "Metallum Maximum Aeturnum". "What, no one speaks Latin any more?" ANTHRAX guitarist Scott Ian joked in a posting on the band's official web site. With ...

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AMORPHIS Guitarist Says Fill-In Vocalist Is Sounding 'Great'

AMORPHIS guitarist Esa Holopainen has posted the following update on the group's official web site: "A good time to inform [everyone] that the rehearsings with JP Leppäluoto [CHARON singer and fill-in vocalist for AMORPHIS' upcoming U.S. tour] goes further exellent. We have been now two days in rehearsing flat and the result is great, JP ...

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DEFTONES Singer: New Album To Contain 'Way More Riffs'

DEFTONES singer Chino Moreno has spoken to MTV.com about the group's decision to embark on a month-long club tour prior to entering the studio to record their fifth studio album. "We're just going to get used to playing as a live band again," Moreno said. "For me, the best part of being in a band ...

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DEFTONES: More Tour Dates Announced

DEFTONES have announced the complete details of their upcoming club tour, which starts on September 26 at Grand in San Francisco. The dates are as follows: Sep. 26 - San Francisco, CA - Grand Sep. 28 - Los Angeles, CA - House of Blues Sep. 29 - Los Angeles, CA - House of Blues Sep. ...

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DEFTONES To Hone New Material On Upcoming Club Tour

DEFTONES frontman Chino Moreno recently told Launch Radio Networks that the band will have a full album's worth of new material ready by the time their upcoming club tour starts on September 28 at the House Of Blues in Los Angeles. "We're just gonna go out and play a bunch of new stuff," he said. ...

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DEFTONES: Fall Tour Dates Announced

DEFTONES have announced the first dates as part of their upcoming fall club tour. They are as follows: Sep. 28 - House of Blues - Los Angeles, CA Sep. 29 - House of Blues - Los Angeles, CA Sep. 30 - House Of Blues - Anaheim, CA Oct. 01 - Somas - San Diego, CA ...

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DEFTONES Singer Says New Album Will Be 'Way Aggressive'

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that DEFTONES recently spent a month writing songs in Malibu, California, and after a club tour in October to road test the material, they will start recording their fifth album with producer Bob Ezrin (KISS, JANE'S ADDICTION, PINK FLOYD). Frontman Chino Moreno recently said that he expects it to be ...

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