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NONPOINT To Return With A 'Vengeance' In November

South Florida's NONPOINT has set a November 6 release date for its fifth studio album, "Vengeance". Currently hunkered-down at Bieler Bros. Studios in Pompano Beach, FL, NONPOINT will co-produce "Vengeance" alongside Matt LaPlant (SIKTH). "Vengeance" will be the follow-up to the acclaimed "To The Pain" CD, which featured the breakout single "Bullet With A Name". ...

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GODHEAD Hard At Work On New Album

GODHEAD frontman Jason Miller has issued the following update: "We just played an amazing concert in Madison, WI a few weeks ago called 'Band Camp.' It was great to meet up with a lot of bands we hadn't seen in a while like STONE SOUR, SEVENDUST, NONPOINT, DOPE, KITTIE and many others! "Here ...

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NONPOINT Teams Up With NHL's FLORIDA PANTHERS For Charity Event

NONPOINT frontman Elias Soriano will appear as one the special celebrity guests for the Florida Panthers Foundation's kettle ringing ceremony this Saturday, March 24. All funds raised from the kettles will be earmarked to support programs for the very low-income and homeless children that the Salvation Army serves in Broward County. Complete details on the ...

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ANKLA To Embark On Headlining Tour

ANKLA, the Los Angeles-based band led by former PUYA guitarist Ramón Ortíz, will embark on its first headlining tour of 2007 this month. ANKLA (meaning anchor in Spanish) came together to give a voice to the heavier side of Ortiz's musical taste. With bandmates Ikaro Stafford on vocals, José Clark on drums, Tony Castaneda on ...

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NONPOINT and WWE Superstars Team Up For Pre-'Wrestlemania' Event

On Thursday, March 29, NONPOINT will be taking a break from writing the follow-up to their highly acclaimed "To the Pain" album to take part in the WWE's pre-Wrestlemania festivities with a closing performance at THQ's "Superstar Challenge" at the Gem Theatre in Detroit, MI. Below is an excerpt from the official press release: "See ...

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No Second Leg For DISTURBED's 'Music As A Weapon' Tour

Launch Radio Networks reports: DISTURBED will not embark on a second leg of its Music As A Weapon tour this winter. A spokesperson told Harddrive Radio yesterday (Wednesday, January 3) that DISTURBED will instead start working on its fourth album. This contradicts recent comments made by singer David Draiman, who told Launch that another run ...

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FLYLEAF Confirmed For Christian Music Fest

Launch Radio Networks reports: FLYLEAF is among the bands confirmed to perform at this year's Cornerstone Festival, according to MTV.com. The Christian music event is scheduled to take place between June 25 and June 30 in Bushnell, Illinois and will also feature appearances from SWITCHFOOT, UNDEROATH, EMERY, ANBERLIN, DISCIPLE and others. Even though all the ...

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DISTURBED Planning Second Leg Of MUSIC AS A WEAPON

Launch Radio Networks reports: DISTURBED wraps up the first leg of the latest Music As A Weapon tour tomorrow night (Friday, December 22) in Madison, Wisconsin, and plans are already in the works for a second leg in early 2007. Although dates, venues and acts are not confirmed, DISTURBED vocalist David Draiman told Launch that ...

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Report: Up To 30 Injured In DISTURBED Mosh Pit At Wisconsin Concert

The Green Bay Press-Gazette reports that as many as 30 people were treated for various injuries at Tuesday night's (Dec. 19) Music as a Weapon Tour concert — featuring DISTURBED, STONE SOUR, FLYLEAF and NONPOINT — at the Resch Center in Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin, according to the Ashwaubenon Public Safety Department. Between 25 to 30 people ...

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ANKLA Joined By DIVINE EMPIRE's J.P. SOARS

ANKLA, the Los Angeles-based band led by former PUYA guitarist Ramón Ortíz, has issued the following update: "As we approach the end of 2006, we want to take a moment to be thankful for all the good things that happened to ANKLA this year — the signing with Bieler Brothers, the release of 'Steep Trails' ...

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FLYLEAF: Limited-Edition 'Music As A Weapon' EP To Benefit WORLD VISION

In conjunction with the "Music As A Weapon Tour" — also featuring DISTURBED, STONE SOUR and NONPOINT — Texas-based FLYLEAF is issuing the limited-edition "Music As A Weapon" EP, available only at shows, featuring four original non-album tracks: "Fully Alive" (acoustic live performance), "Justice and Mercy", "Much Like Falling", and "Christmas Song". All proceeds from ...

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STONE SOUR Frontman To Guest On IRON MAIDEN Singer's Radio Show

STONE SOUR/SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor will be IRON MAIDEN frontman Bruce Dickinson's guests on Saturday, December 30 during Bruce's weekly BBC 6 Music radio show, aptly named "Rock Show". Listen to the program live via the Internet between 9:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m. (midnight) U.K. time (between 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. EST) at

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STONE SOUR: 'Come What(ever) May' Certified Gold In Canada

STONE SOUR's sophomore release, "Come What(ever) May", has been certified gold in Canada for sales in excess of 50,000 copies. The album has shifted 331,000 units in the United States so far, according to Nielsen SoundScan. As previously reported, STONE SOUR will follow up the smash success of its single "Through Glass" with "Sillyworld", the ...

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STONE SOUR Sending 'Sillyworld' To Radio

Launch Radio Networks reports: STONE SOUR will follow up the smash success of its single "Through Glass" with "Sillyworld", the second track headed to radio from the band's sophomore album, "Come What(ever) May". The group will also shoot a video for the song shortly, although singer Corey Taylor admitted to Launch they don't have a ...

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DISTURBED Launches 'Music As A Weapon' Tonight

Launch Radio Networks reports: DISTURBED heads back on the road tonight (Wednesday, November 15) with the third edition of the Music As A Weapon tour, which kicks off in Providence, Rhode Island and ends on December 22 in Madison, Wisconsin. The lineup also features STONE SOUR, NONPOINT and FLYLEAF. DISTURBED frontman David Draiman told Launch ...

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DISTURBED Walks Line Between Politics And Entertainment

Launch Radio Networks reports: With a major U.S. election just days away and world events changing almost at an hourly pace, DISTURBED has struck a chord with its latest single, a cover of the 1986 GENESIS hit, "Land Of Confusion". But frontman David Draiman told Launch that it's challenging sometimes to know when to speak ...

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DISTURBED Singer Doesn't Care What GENESIS Thinks Of Cover Song

Launch Radio Networks reports: DISTURBED currently has a huge hit with its cover of the 1986 GENESIS track "Land of Confusion". Vocalist David Draiman says he's heard the members of GENESIS like the DISTURBED version, but also told Launch that he's not concerned about their opinion either way. "To be honest with you, I really ...

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DIECAST Debuts New Video On YouTube

Boston metalcore band DIECAST recently shot a video for the song "Fade Away" with acclaimed director David Brodsky (STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, GWAR, THE RED CHORD). Watch the clip online exclusively through Century Media's YouTube site at this location. "Fade Away" comes off the group's latest album, "Internal Revolution", which is being hailed as ...

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FLYLEAF: Video Interview Available

Buzznet recently ran a contest where a lucky winner got to interview FLYLEAF. The video of the fan interview is now available at Buzznet.com. FLYLEAF is jumping from one major tour to another, finishing up the Family Values trek with KORN last month and getting ready for DISTURBED's Music As A Weapon jaunt ...

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FLYLEAF Singer Recalls First Time Seeing KORN

Launch Radio Networks reports: FLYLEAF is jumping from one major tour to another, finishing up the Family Values trek with KORN last month and getting ready for DISTURBED's Music As A Weapon jaunt in November. Singer Lacey Mosley told Launch that her favorite moment from Family Values was seeing KORN for the first time. "They ...

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