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IN FLAMES: More U.S. Dates Announced

More dates have been announced for IN FLAMES' upcoming North American headlining tour in support of their highly anticipated new album, "Come Clarity". Support at the shows will come from Orlando's TRIVIUM, California's DEVILDRIVER and Greensburg, Pennsylvania's ZAO. The dates are as follows Jan. 25 - Tempe, AZ - Marquee Theatre Jan. 26 - Las ...

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'New Wave Of American Heavy Metal' Book Documents Over 600 Bands

Garry Sharpe-Young of Rockdetector has just published "New Wave of American Heavy Metal", a 376-page book with over 90 photos, featuring over 600 U.S. and Canadian alternative metal, emocore, hardcore, math metal, metal, metalcore, neo-thrash and screamo bands. In the mid-'90s, in the wake of grunge, the metal movement underwent its most radical evolution to ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, QUEENSRŸCHE, W.A.S.P., FEAR FACTORY 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: BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, BRAND NEW SIN Venue: Newport Music Hall City/State: Columbus, Ohio Date: Nov. 4, 2005 Gross Sales: $29,250 Attendance: 1,170 Capacity: 1,400 Artist/Event: QUEENSRŸCHE Venue: Lifestyle Communities Pavilion City/State: Columbus , Ohio Date: Sept. ...

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IN FLAMES: New Album To Include Bonus DVD

The forthcoming IN FLAMES album, "Come Clarity", will include a free bonus DVD featuring the band performing the album in full in a rehearsal room, akin to what METALLICA did with initial versions of their "St. Anger" album. In addition, one of the album's songs — "Dead End" — features the vocals of Swedish singer/songwriter ...

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IN FLAMES, TRIVIUM, DEVILDRIVER: First U.S. Dates Announced

Six dates have been announced for IN FLAMES' upcoming North American headlining tour in support of their highly anticipated new album, "Come Clarity". Support at the shows will come from Orlando's TRIVIUM, California's DEVILDRIVER and Greensburg, Pennsylvania's ZAO. The dates are as follows Jan. 25 - Tempe, AZ - Marquee Theatre Jan. 28 - Los ...

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TRIVIUM Crowned YAHOO! MUSIC's 'Who's Next?' Contest Winner

The awards and accolades keep coming in for TRIVIUM, who have just been named Yahoo! Music's "Who's Next?" winner for the month of December. Accumulating 37% of the votes, TRIVIUM have won an exclusive performance and interview that will available at Yahoo.com for the month of December. The band will be stopping by Yahoo!'s L.A. ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, JUDAS PRIEST, DEF LEPPARD 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: BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, BRAND NEW SIN Venue: Electric Factory City/State: Philadelphia, Pa. Date: Oct. 22, 2005 Attendance: 1,758 Capacity: 2,250 Artist/Event: BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Venue: Hampton Beach Casino City/State: Hampton, N.H. Date: Oct. 29, 2005 Attendance: ...

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ZAO Added To IN FLAMES' North American Headlining Tour

Greensburg, Pennsylvania's ZAO have been added as one of the opening acts on IN FLAMES' upcoming North American headlining tour in support of their highly anticipated new album, "Come Clarity". Also appearing on the bill will be TRIVIUM and DEVILDRIVER. A late January 2006 West Coast launch is expected. The extended trek will represent IN ...

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TRIVIUM To Record New Album In April/May

Orlando, Florida metal sensations TRIVIUM have posted the following message on their official web site: "We are on our way to Quebec this morning to prepare for tomorrow's sold-out opening show at the Theatre Capitole in Quebec City with CHILDREN OF BODOM and AMON AMARTH, in fact we think all of the Canadian shows are ...

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IN FLAMES Check In From U.K. Tour

Sweden's IN FLAMES have posted the following message on their official web site: "One week has past since we left for the tour with MOTÖRHEAD and our first real U.K. tour. "Things are working out really well as planned and we want to thank everyone for making us feel so welcome and for making the ...

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IN FLAMES, TRIVIUM, DEVILDRIVER To Team Up For U.S. Tour

IN FLAMES, TRIVIUM and DEVILDRIVER will be hitting the road together in late January for a full U.S. tour. No dates, cities or venues have been confirmed just yet, but the trek is expected to run through the end of February. As previously reported, IN FLAMES's new album, "Come Clarity", is scheduled for a February ...

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ROADRUNNER UNITED Concert: Tickets On Sale November 12

On Saturday, November 12, tickets for Roadrunner Records' 25th anniversary concert taking place at the Nokia Theater in New York City on December 15 will go on sale through all Ticketmaster outlets. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased at www.ticketmaster.com, at their outlets across the country and via phone by calling 212-307-7171. The year-long, ...

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GOD FORBID's FURY OF THE FALL Tour Recap

GOD FORBID are currently in the midst of the highly-successful Decibel magazine-sponsored Fury of The Fall tour with MESHUGGAH, THE HAUNTED and MNEMIC, which is the group's first U.S. trek in support of their highly-acclaimed new conceptual opus "IV: Constitution of Treason". The album entered The Billboard 200 chart at No. 119 in its first ...

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Roadrunner United: The All-Star Sessions - VARIOUS ARTISTS

You have to give a project like this credit for sheer balls alone, not to mention the amount of frequent-flyer miles annihilated in the name of tribute. Four "team captains" — ex-FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares, MACHINE HEAD mainman Robert Flynn, SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison and TRIVIUM frontman Matthew K. Heafy — assembled core bands ...

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Exclusive FEAR FACTORY Track To Appear On 'Rainbow Six' Soundtrack

Calvin Records has set a November 15 release date for the "Rainbow Six: Lockdown Soundtrack", featuring contributions from FEAR FACTORY, TRIVIUM, CHIMAIRA, SOILWORK and STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, among others. Produced by FEAR FACTORY drummer Raymond Herrera and partner Laddie Ervin (3Volution Productions), the soundtrack includes some of the bands' biggest hits, like SOILWORK's "Stabbing the ...

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It's Official: SLIPKNOT, SEPULTURA, MACHINE HEAD Members To Take Part In ROADRUNNER Jam

As BLABBERMOUTH.NET exclusively reported on September 24, the year-long, multi-tiered celebration of Roadrunner Records' 25th Anniversary culminates on December 15 when the label will host a once-in-a-lifetime concert at the Nokia Theatre in New York City. The show will feature a ROADRUNNER UNITED "house band" comprised of Joey Jordison (SLIPKNOT) on drums, Andreas ...

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ROADRUNNER UNITED Takes Over FUSE's 'Metal Asylum'

A live performance of "Tired 'n Lonely" from the ROADRUNNER UNITED album — featuring Joey Jordinson (SLIPKNOT) on drums, Acey Slade (MURDERDOLLS) and Matt Baumbach (VISION OF DISORDER) on guitar, Nadja Peulen (COAL CHAMBER) on bass, Omar Clavijo (ILL NINO) on keyboards and Keith Caputo (LIFE OF AGONY) on vocals — was taped last Friday ...

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LAMB OF GOD Schedule Hometown Gig

LAMB OF GOD have scheduled a Richmond, Virginia concert on November 27, 2005. This will be the first time the band has played their hometown since July of 2004 and will be the last "Ashes of the Wake" concert in the U.S. As previously reported, LAMB OF GOD have scheduled a brief break in their ...

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THE HAUNTED Drop Off HELLRAISERS' BALL; CROSSBREED Step In

Swedish thrashers THE HAUNTED have pulled out of the first annual Hellraisers' Ball, set to take place Saturday, October 1 at the Town Square Plaza Park/England Bros. Pavillion in Pinellas Park, Florida. Replacing them at festival are Tampa's CROSSBREED. The Hellraisers' Ball billing is now shaping up as follows: MOTÖRHEAD HATEBREED MESHUGGAH DEVILDRIVER GOD FORBID ...

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DEVILDRIVER To Tour With GWAR

DEVILDRIVER will be direct support to GWAR on their upcoming North American tour that will also feature A DOZEN FURIES and MENSREA. Beginning on October 7 in Sayreville, NJ and running through November 11 in Seattle, WA, the tour will traverse the United States playing storied venues, including the Palladium in Worcester, MA, the House ...

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LACUNA COIL Enter Studio; Announce New Album Title

LACUNA COIL — the Italian hard rock sensation, whose standout Active Rock singles for "Heaven's A Lie" and "Swamped", led Billboard to name them one of last year's biggest success stories — entered the studio on September 3 to begin tracking "Karmacode", the highly anticipated follow-up to their critically acclaimed commercial breakthrough album, "Comalies". The ...

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MÖTLEY CRÜE, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, SLIPKNOT 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: MÖTLEY CRÜE, SUM 41, THE EXIES, SILVERTIDE Venue: Nissan Pavilion at Stone Ridge City/State: Bristow, Va. Date: Aug. 13, 2005 Attendance: 10,336 Capacity: 22,667 Artist/Event: MÖTLEY CRÜE, SUM 41, THE EXIES, SILVERTIDE Venue: PNC Bank Arts ...

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DEVILDRIVER To Support LAMB OF GOD On U.K. Tour

DEVILDRIVER will support LAMB OF GOD on their upcoming U.K. tour in December. Also appearing on the bill will be THE AGONY SCENE. The dates are as follows: Dec. 01 – Nottingham, UK @ Rock City Dec. 02 - Stoke, UK @ Sugarmill Dec. 03 - Manchester, UK @ Academy II Dec. 04 - Glasgow, ...

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