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SLIPKNOT Drummer JOEY JORDISON To Tour With KORN

SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison has confirmed rumors that he will sit behind the kit for KORN this summer. "I'm lucky to have had the opportunity to perform with bands that have influenced me as a musician over the years," Joey said. "When I first heard KORN they blew me away and I have been a ...

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SOIL To Support HELLYEAH On Select Dates

Chicago's SOIL will support HELLYEAH on the following dates: May 27 - Madison, WI @ Barrymore Theater May 30 - Omaha, NE @ Sokel Auditorium Jun. 01 - Wichita, KS @ Cotillion Jun. 02 - Tulsa, OK @ Cains Ballroom Jun. 03 - Lubbock, TX @ Southbeach Jun. 05 - Corpus Christi, TX @ Pavilion ...

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HELLYEAH Parts Ways With Bassist, Announces 'Fire It Up' Tour Dates

HELLYEAH, the new band featuring former PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott alongside members of MUDVAYNE and NOTHINGFACE, has parted ways with bassist Jerry Montano (NOTHINGFACE, DANZIG). His replacement will be announced shortly. In other news, HELLYEAH will launch the "Fire It Up" tour on May 20 in Baltimore before heading over to Australia and making ...

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KORN's JONATHAN DAVIS A 'Guitar Hero' Convert

Launch Radio Networks reports: You would think a video game in which players use a guitar would have no appeal to a professional musician, but for KORN lead singer Jonathan Davis, that's just not the case. Davis told Launch he's become addicted to Guitar Hero, a video game that asks participants to play along in ...

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HELLYEAH Lands At No. 9 On BILLBOARD Chart

HELLYEAH's self-titled debut album has sold just under 45,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at No. 9 on The Billboard 200 chart. Meanwhile, Long Island post-hardcore act FROM AUTUMN TO ASHES shifted almost 11,000 copies of "Holding a Wolf by the Ears" to land at No. 73. ...

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HELLYEAH's Self-Titled Album To Debut In Billboard's Top 10

According to Hits Daily Double, HELLYEAH's self-titled debut album has sold around 44,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut in the Top 10 of The Billboard 200 chart. However, it should be noted that exact sales numbers and chart positions will not be available until tomorrow morning (Wednesday, ...

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MASTODON, PAPA ROACH Confirmed For U.K.'s DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL

MASTODON, PAPA ROACH, BIFFY CLYRO, BILLY TALENT, AIDEN, HINDER, FROM AUTUMN TO ASHES, REUBEN, REEL BIG FISH, HAYSEED DIXIE, BETWEEN THE TREES, KIDS IN GLASS HOUSES, NECRO, LEZ ZEPPELIN, THIS ET AL, HARDCORE SUPERSTAR and BEYOND ALL REASON have been confirmed for the Download festival, set to take place June 8-10 at Donington Park, Leicestershire, ...

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KORN Schedules 'Rockline' Appearance

KORN will be the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Monday, July 16. The live show begins at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET, and fans are encouraged to call in with questions during the program at (800) 344-ROCK (7625). To find a station near you, check out

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FLYLEAF Postpones Tour Dates

FLYLEAF has postponed five dates on its current headlining tour in order to allow singer Lacey Mosley to rest her vocal cords. She has issued the following statement on the matter: "I'm so sorry, everyone. We have been working very hard to get to see all of you and play in all of your towns. ...

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KORN Management Confirms Drummer Exit

Launch Radio Networks reports: KORN's management has confirmed that temporary drummer Terry Bozzio has completed his work on the band's new record and is no longer working with the group. Bozzio, a legendary drummer known for his work with MISSING PERSONS and Frank Zappa, plays on some but not all tracks on the album. Bozzio ...

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BLOODSIMPLE, TURISAS, ANJ Confirmed For U.K.'s DOWNLOAD Festival

BLOODSIMPLE, TURISAS, DRIVE BY ARGUMENT, I WAS A CUB SCOUT and ANJ have been confirmed for the Download festival, set to take place June 8-10 at Donington Park, Leicestershire, England. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): 30 SECONDS TO MARS ANJ BLOODSIMPLE BOWLING FOR SOUP BRING ME THE HORIZON BUCKCHERRY ...

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VINNIE PAUL Says HELLYEAH 'Really Felt Like The Right Thing To Do'

Launch Radio Networks reports: HELLYEAH releases its self-titled debut disc on Tuesday (April 10), featuring a new all-star collaboration between members of PANTERA, MUDVAYNE and NOTHINGFACE. PANTERA drummer Vinnie Paul was initially hesitant about joining the new project, but told Launch that NOTHINGFACE bassist Jerry Montano helped push him over the edge. "He just kept ...

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VINNIE PAUL: New Audio Interview Posted Online

The latest episode of the "Talking Metal" podcast features an interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with Vinnie Paul of HELLYEAH. Interview topics include the 2007 Family Values Tour, HELLYEAH's setlist, recording in Dimebag's studio, PANTERA's influence on metal, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, the upcoming Little Kids Rock benefit, Cleatas, REBEL MEETS REBEL, and Big ...

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MUDVAYNE Singer Finds 'Different Outlet' In HELLYEAH

Launch Radio Networks reports: MUDVAYNE frontman Chad Gray displays a slightly different style of singing on the self-titled debut from HELLYEAH, which comes out on Tuesday (April 10). Gray was one of the architects of the heavy rock supergroup, which also features members of PANTERA and NOTHINGFACE, and told Launch why he wanted to put ...

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Hellyeah - HELLYEAH

The march of "supergroup" collaborations continues, with this new amalgamation featuring MUDVAYNE singer Chad Gray and guitarist Greg Tribbett, NOTHINGFACE guitarist Tom Maxwell and bassist Jerry Montano, and former PANTERA and DAMAGEPLAN drummer Vinnie Paul. The project's self-titled disc is a solid slab of straight-out metal, with little of the complexity of MUDVAYNE or angularity ...

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KORN No Longer Working With TERRY BOZZIO?

According to a posting on the KORN fan site Kornspace, drummer Terry Bozzio will no longer be part of KORN for unspecified reasons. A source close to KORN told Kornspace that Terry will appear on the band's next album but will not tour with the group. Bozzio was sitting in for KORN drummer ...

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NOTHINGFACE Guitarist: 'I Promise You A Great F**kin' Record'

NOTHINGFACE guitarist Tom Maxwell (also in HELLYEAH) has issued the following update: "It's been quite some time since I last checked in with everyone...my apologies. So much going on between HELLYEAH and NOTHINGFACE that I'm starting to lose my fuckin mind! All good though...no rest for the wicked right?? Right! "Anyway, here's the deal with ...

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EVANESCENCE Singer Excited About FAMILY VALUES

Launch Radio Networks reports: EVANESCENCE is slated to co-headline this summer's Family Values tour with KORN, marking the first time that EVANESCENCE has appeared on a U.S. touring festival. Singer Amy Lee told Launch that she and her bandmates are thrilled with the idea of being part of a bigger lineup of acts. "Well, obviously ...

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TRIVIUM Frontman Is Looking Forward To Touring With KORN

TRIVIUM frontman Matt Heafy has commented on the band's participation in the upcoming Family Values tour alongside co-headliners KORN and EVANESCENCE, plus HELLYEAH, ATREYU and FLYLEAF. Says Heafy: "Over the past three years TRIVIUM has had the pleasure and honor of touring, supporting, as well as headlining many diverse tours and festivals along with so ...

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VINNIE PAUL On HELLYEAH Recording: 'It Felt Like DIME Was Watching Over Us And Guiding Us'

Former PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott told Billboard.com that the hardest part, emotionally, about launching his new band HELLYEAH was recording the group's debut album at the Chasin' Jason studio in the garage of his late brother "Dimebag" Darrell's Dallas-area home, which was loaded with photos and memorabilia from their days making music ...

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