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SHINEDOWN: New Video Interview With BRENT SMITH Available

Leslie of the East Longmeadow, Massachusetts radio station WLZX Lazer 99.3 conducted an interview with vocalist Brent Smith of the Jacksonville, Florida-based hard rock/post-grunge band SHINEDOWN on March 26, 2009. Watch the nine-minute chat below. SHINEDOWN has announced that the title track from its latest album, "The Sound Of Madness", will be the next single ...

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STATIC-X's 'Cult Of Static' Lands In BILLBOARD's Top 20

"Cult of Static", the new album from the Los Angeles-based metal band STATIC-X, sold 19,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 16 on The Billboard 200 chart. STATIC-X's previous CD, "Cannibal", opened with more than 30,000 copies back in April 2007 to land at No. ...

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ROCK ON THE RANGE 2009: Day-By-Day Lineups Revealed

The day-by-day line-ups for Rock On The Range — America's premier destination rock festival have been revealed. Each day will feature more than 18 bands on three stages, encompassing over 11 hours of non-stop music. Simultaneously, single-day tickets will go on sale at all Ticketmaster outlets and at Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. While they ...

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KITTIE Frontwoman Guests On TEAM CYBERGEIST Track; Audio Available

KITTIE frontwoman Morgan Lander has recorded a guest appearance on the track "The End Of All We Know" from TEAM CYBERGEIST, the solo/side project of Angel (a.k.a. Andrew Bartolotta), best known as the past/present drummer of such bands as DOPE, GENITORTURERS, PIG, CROSSBREED, SWITCHED, THE UNDEAD, and many others. You can now stream the song ...

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SHINEDOWN: New Video Interview Available

Albany's New Rock Alternative Channel 103.1's "Backstage Correspondent" winner Rich conducted an interview with Brent Smith and Barry Kerch of the Jacksonville, Florida-based hard rock/post-grunge band SHINEDOWN on March 6, 2009. Watch the five-minute chat below. SHINEDOWN has announced that the title track from its latest album, "The Sound Of Madness", will be the next ...

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TYKETTO, CRAZY LIXX Confirmed For ROCK GONE WILD Festival

TYKETTO and CRAZY LIXX have been confirmed for the inaugural Rock Gone Wild festival on August 20-23, 2009 in Algona, Iowa. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: CANDLEBOX CRAZY LIXX DANGEROUS TOYS EVE 6 GREAT WHITE GYPSY PISTOLEROS HARDCORE SUPERSTAR HELIX JUNKYARD KIX LITA FORD LIZZY BORDEN PUDDLE OF MUDD RHINO BUCKET ...

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CLUTCH, DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED Added To ROCK ON THE RANGE

CLUTCH and DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED have been added to Rock On The Range — America's premiere destination rock festival — which will return to Columbus, Ohio's Crew Stadium Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17. The 2009 lineup for the nationally renowned festival, centrally located in the heart of the country, will be highlighted by ...

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STATIC-X Taps EVANESCENCE Drummer For Video, Tour

Los Angeles-based metal band STATIC-X has tapped drummer Will Hunt (EVANESCENCE, DARK NEW DAY, ex-SKRAPE, TOMMY LEE) to fill in for Nick Oshiro on the group's upcoming tour. Hunt also appears in STATIC-X's new video, "Stingwray", which can be viewed below. Oshiro is reportedly "taking a break" from STATIC-X, but has not officially left the ...

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WARRANT, LITA FORD, EVE 6 Confirmed For ROCK GONE WILD Festival

WARRANT, LITA FORD and EVE 6 have been confirmed for the inaugural Rock Gone Wild festival on August 20-23, 2009 in Algona, Iowa. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows: CANDLEBOX DANGEROUS TOYS EVE 6 GREAT WHITE GYPSY PISTOLEROS HARDCORE SUPERSTAR HELIX JUNKYARD KIX LITA FORD LIZZY BORDEN PUDDLE OF MUDD RHINO BUCKET ...

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STATIC-X: 'Stingwray' Video Released

"Stingwray", the new video from the Los Angeles-based metal band STATIC-X, can be viewed below. (Note: Video stream may not be available to some non-U.S. residents.) The track was inspired by frontman Wayne Static's wife, former adult film star Tera Wray, and the Corvette Stingray she drives. "Stingwray" comes off STATIC-X's new album, "Cult of ...

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BLACK STONE CHERRY: New Video Interview Available

Adam Hawk of 103.9 The Bear in South Bend, Indiana conducted an interview with BLACK STONE CHERRY bassist John Lawhon and drummer John Fred Young before the band's February 20, 2009 concert at Piere's in Ft. Wayne. Watch the chat in three parts below. BLACK STONE CHERRY will guest on the nationally syndicated radio show ...

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STATIC-X, SALIVA: 'Sno-Core Tour' Dates Announced

STATIC-X and SALIVA will headline the 2009 Sno-Core Tour, which is slated to begin on April 1 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Also appearing on the bill will be BURN HALO and THE FLOOD. The tour is actually returning after a one-year hiatus. The last one in 2007 featured HURT, ARMY OF ANYONE and others, while ...

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STATIC-X: New Single Available For Streaming

"Stingwray", the new single from the Los Angeles-based metal band STATIC-X, is available for streaming on the group's MySpace page (click on the "Stingwray" artwork in the player in order to launch audio). The track was inspired by frontman Wayne Static's wife, former adult film star Tera Wray, and the Corvette Stingray she ...

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STATIC-X Interviewed On Chicago's Q101.1 FM; Video Available

Los Angeles-based metal band STATIC-X spoke with Ryan Manno of Chicago's Q101.1 FM from the Staples Center in Los Angeles ahead of this past Sunday's (February 8) Grammy Awards. Regarding the band's upcoming album, "Cult of Static", guitarist/vocalist Wayne Static stated, "[It is] just as heavy as our last record 'Cannibal'. But there's a lot ...

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ROCK ON THE RANGE Lineup Officially Announced; MÖTLEY CRÜE, SLIPKNOT, ALICE IN CHAINS Confirmed

Rock On The Range — America's premiere destination rock festival — will return to Columbus, Ohio's Crew Stadium Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17. The 2009 lineup for the nationally renowned festival, centrally located in the heart of the country, will be highlighted by performances from some of rock's biggest artists, including MÖTLEY CRÜE, ...

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STATIC-X Schedules 'Rockline' Appearance

Los Angeles-based metal quartet STATIC-X will guest on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" with host Bob Coburn on Monday, March 16 at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET. Fans are encouraged to speak with STATIC-X by calling 1-800-344-ROCK (7625). For more information, visit RocklineRadio.com. ABORT Magazine recently conducted an interview with ...

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JARBOE Was 'Stunned' By CATTLE DECAPITATION's Live Performance

Jarboe, the infinitely talented singer, songwriter and composer of SWANS fame, has posted a blog on her MySpace about seeing San Diego extreme metallers CATTLE DECAPITATION live in Atlanta on February 6. She writes, "Last night, I went to the Atlanta show of CATTLE DECAPITATION. I have the new album, 'The Harvest Floor', and have ...

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BLACK STONE CHERRY Performs On WGNO-TV's 'Good Morning New Orleans'; Video Available

Kentucky-based rockers BLACK STONE CHERRY recently performed an acoustic set on WGNO-TV's "Good Morning New Orleans". Watch video footage of the appearance below. BLACK STONE CHERRY has selected "the southern bluesy love track" "Please Come In" as the second single from its sophomore album, "Folklore and Superstition". "Folklore and Superstition" sold 13,600 in the United ...

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STATIC-X: 'Cult Of Static' Artwork Revealed

The cover artwork for "Cult of Static", the new album from the Los Angeles-based metal quartet STATIC-X, can be viewed below. "Cult of Static" is scheduled for release on March 17 via Reprise Records. The CD's first single, "Stingwray", hits airwaves February 14. The track was inspired by Wayne Static's wife, former adult film star ...

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STATIC-X Bassist Interviewed At NAMM; Video Available

Possum of Altitude conducted an interview with bassist Tony Campos of the Los Angeles-based metal quartet STATIC-X at this year's NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants), which was held January 15-18 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Watch the three-minute chat below. STATIC-X has finalized the track listing for its new album, "Cult ...

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DUFF MCKAGAN On 'My Planet Rocks'; Audio Available

Duff McKagan (VELVET REVOLVER, GUNS N' ROSES, DUFF MCKAGAN'S LOADED) was interviewed on the December 14, 2008 edition of the "My Planet Rocks" show on the U.K. classic rock radio station Planet Rock. You can listen to the program in four parts below. (Note: The audio for first two parts is a bit shaky.) DUFF ...

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