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MUDVAYNE Singer Talks About Touring Plans, New Video

MUDVAYNE singer Chud (a.k.a. Chad Gray) recently spoke to MTV.com about how the band hooked up with LINKIN PARK, XZIBIT and BLINDSIDE for the upcoming Projekt Revolution tour, which launches April 8 in Rochester, New York. "We're friends with [LINKIN PARK]," Chud explained of the seemingly unusual pairing. "We were on Ozzfest together. They were ...

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SHADOWS FALL, STAMPIN' GROUND Added To U.K.'s DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL

SHADOWS FALL and STAMPIN' GROUND are the latest acts to have been confirmed for the U.K.'s Download Festival, set to take place May 31-June 1 at Donington Park. Other groups set to appear at the event include IRON MAIDEN, MARILYN MANSON, AUDIOSLAVE, LIMP BIZKIT and the DEFTONES. Download Festival will highlight the best rock talent ...

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SUMMER SANITARIUM TOUR 2003: Toronto Date Confirmed

The Toronto date for Summer Sanitarium Tour 2003, the upcoming monster trek featuring METALLICA, LIMP BIZKIT, LINKIN PARK, DEFTONES and MUDVAYNE, has been set for July 5 at Skydome. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jul. 04 - Detroit, MI @ Pontiac Silverdome Jul. 05 – Toronto, ONT @ Skydome Jul. 06 - Foxboro, ...

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GODSMACK Film New Video

GODSMACK recently filmed a performance-based video for "Straight Out of Line" — the first single off their forthcoming album, "Faceless" — in Los Angeles with director Dean Karr (DEFTONES, 3 DOORS DOWN). "The song has got good aggression, and the visuals, when the band plays it, look really good," Erna explained to MTV.com. "Sometimes it's ...

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AUDIOSLAVE Added To Britain's DOWNLOAD Festival

AUDIOSLAVE are the latest act to have been confirmed for the U.K.'s Download Festival, set to take place May 31-June 1 at Donington Park. Other acts set to appear at the event include IRON MAIDEN, MARILYN MANSON, LIMP BIZKIT and the DEFTONES. Download Festival will highlight the best rock talent in the world today with ...

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SUMMER SANITARIUM TOUR 2003: More Dates Announced!

METALLICA have released more dates for Summer Sanitarium Tour 2003, the upcoming monster trek featuring METALLICA, LIMP BIZKIT, LINKIN PARK, DEFTONES and MUDVAYNE. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jul. 04 - Detroit, MI @ Pontiac Silverdome Jul. 06 - Foxboro, MA @ Gillette Stadium Jul. 11 - Atlanta, GA @ Turner Field Jul. ...

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METALLICA Confirm FIELDS OF ROCK Appearance

As first reported here on Jan. 27, METALLICA have finally officially confirmed their participation in Holland's Fields of Rock festival, which is set to take place on June 15 at Goffertpark Fields in Nijmegen. LIMP BIZKIT, DEFTONES, MARILYN MANSON, DISTURBED, and MINISTRY are among the other artists rumored to be appearing at the ...

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IRON MAIDEN To Headline DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL

IRON MAIDEN have confirmed they will be headlining the Download Festival at the famous Donington Park on Saturday, May 31. This will be their only appearance in the UK this summer, as part of their Give Me Ed … 'Til I'm Dead World Tour 2003. The two-day festival features IRON MAIDEN headlining the first of ...

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P.O.D. Record New Track For 'The Matrix: Reloaded' Soundtrack

P.O.D. have recorded the lead-off single for "The Matrix: Reloaded", the sequel to the hit Keanu Reeves movie. Also set to appear on the soundtrack, due in May, are ROB ZOMBIE, DEFTONES, DISTURBED, SYSTEM OF A DOWN, LINKIN PARK, former RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE frontman Zack De La Rocha with DJ Shadow, and PAPA ROACH, ...

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DEFTONES Outline Touring Plans

DEFTONES have posted the following message to their official web site, www.deftones.com: "Greetings all...We want to thank everyone who came out and showed support while down under. The shows rocked and were definitely a great way to kick things off after being in the studio for so long. We look forward to being ...

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SUMMER SANITARIUM TOUR 2003: First Round Of Dates Announced!

METALLICA have released the first eight officially confirmed dates for Summer Sanitarium Tour 2003, the upcoming monster trek featuring METALLICA, LIMP BIZKIT, LINKIN PARK, DEFTONES and MUDVAYNE. They are as follows: Jul. 04 - Detroit, MI @ Pontiac Silverdome Jul. 06 - Foxboro, MA @ Gillette Stadium Jul. 13 - Orlando, FL @ Citrus Bowl ...

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METALLICA: SANITARIUM Schedule To Accommodate Working Fans

METALLICA have made every effort to accommodate their fans who have to work during the week when devising the touring schedule for the upcoming Summer Sanitarium 2003. "We learned last time around that booking stadium shows on weekdays...not a great thing," METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich said. "Not to get too smart and too analytical, but ...

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DEFTONES To Appear On "Matrix Reloaded" Soundtrack

DEFTONES will contribute an as-yet-undetermined new song to the "Matrix Reloaded" soundtrack, due out this spring. The band's contribution will be culled from the group's self-titled fourth album, which is expected to surface in May via Maverick Records. The follow-up to 2000's platinum-certified "White Pony" is currently being mixed by longtime collaborator Terry Date at ...

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SOULFLY: Helsinki Photos Posted Online

A bunch of high-quality photos of SOULFLY performing live at Tavastia in Helsinki, Finland last night (Jan. 30) have been posted online at this location. The group's complete set list for last night's performance was as follows: 01. Downstroy 02. Seek 'N' Strike 03. Spit (SEPULTURA) 04. Jumpdaduckup / Bring It 05. Brasil ...

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DEFTONES To Issue New Album In May

DEFTONES' forthcoming studio album, which looks likely to be a self-titled affair, is tentatively scheduled to surface in May through Maverick Records, frontman Chino Moreno confirmed during an appearance yesterday (Jan. 19) on Australia's Channel V. The follow-up to 2000's platinum-certified "White Pony" is currently being mixed by longtime collaborator Terry Date and is said ...

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WILL HAVEN: Official Statement On Split

WILL HAVEN have issued an official statement regarding their decision to disband following their final show together at the Capital Garage in Sacramento, California on Friday, Jan. 24. The statement reads as follows: "As most of you may already know, WILL HAVEN will be playing its final show on the 24th of January in Sacramento. ...

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DEFTONES' MORENO: New Album Is More Energetic Than 'White Pony'

DEFTONES singer Chino Moreno recently spoke to Revolver magazine about the musical direction of the group's long-awaited fourth album, due in the spring via Maverick Records. "I don't like to drop clues before the album's finished," Moreno said. "This way, when you hear it, you'll hear it fresh. Good things come to those who wait." ...

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DEFTONES Scrap Album Title, Refuse To Discuss New Music

DEFTONES have scrapped "Lovers" as the title for their much-anticipated fourth full-length album, due in the spring through Maverick Records. "The thing is that 'Lovers' was the title for a while, but not now because we've had a lot of fun watching it get reported everywhere," drummer Abe Cunningham told Kerrang! magazine. "But it's cool ...

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