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NONPOINT Want To Communicate With Their Fans

NONPOINT have posted the following message via their official web site: "Some bands read their fan mail….most don't. Some Artists read their e-mail….but most rarely write back. Some post in the diary section of their web sites…but not very often. Some have IMs…but they never seem to respond. "If music is communication, NONPOINT wants to ...

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NONPOINT To Seek Out New Talent On Upcoming Tour

NONPOINT are embarking on a headlining tour this month and are taking out the band they discovered, SUNSET BLACK, as support. "They are actively looking to discover the greatest new bands in the world and encourage fans and bands to come out to the shows and pass along any demos they think should be considered," ...

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NONPOINT: We Didn't Sell Out!!

NONPOINT have issued a statement in an attempt to clarify the recent comments made by vocalist Elias Soriano in which he seemingly admitted that the melodic vocals and musical hooks of the band's third record, Development, were partially influenced by the group's desire to get played on the radio. The statement reads as ...

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NONPOINT Frontman Admits Toning Music Down For Radio

NONPOINT vocalist Elias Soriano has admitted to MTV.com that the melodic vocals and musical hooks of the band's third record, Development, were partially influenced by the group's desire to get played on the radio. "A lot of our fans were expecting something a little bit more on the edgier, heavier side," Soriano explained. "But unfortunately, ...

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DISTURBED, HATEBREED, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Confirmed For LOCOBAZOOKA! Festival

The Locobazooka! festival, which this year spawned a 16-date tour featuring SEVENDUST and FILTER, will revert to its original incarnation as a single-day festival on September 22nd in Worcester, Massachusetts, according to Billboard. DISTURBED, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, NONPOINT, FLIPP, BLINDSIDE, FLAW, and HATEBREED have all signed on to appear. The day-long concert is sponsored by ...

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COLD Prepare To Enter Studio To Record "Year Of The Spider"

COLD have completed the songwriting process for their new album, entitled Year Of The Spider, and will enter Bay 7 Studios in Los Angeles, California in July to begin recording the effort with producer Howard Benson (i.e. SEPULTURA, P.O.D., SKINDRED) for a tentative October 29th release through Geffen Records. 13 songs will reportedly be tracked ...

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UK OZZFEST 2002: Stage Times Announced

The stage times for the UK edition of Ozzfest, which is scheduled to take place at Donington Park on May 25th, have been announced. These are subject to change: Main Stage OZZY OSBOURNE 8:45 PM - ? TOOL 7:15 - 8:30 PM SYSTEM OF A DOWN 5:45 - 7:00 PM SLAYER 4:40 - 5:30 PM ...

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GRAVITY KILLS Keyboardist Injures Hand, Group Cancels Dates

GRAVITY KILLS suffered a minor setback last weekend as keyboard player Doug Firley sustained serious injury to his hand in Allentown, Pennsylvania while performing in front of a sold-out crowd. The injury occurred when Firley dropped the custom-made, springloaded keyboard on his hand during the band's single, "One Thing". GRAVITY KILLS were touring to support ...

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LOCOBAZOOKA 2002: First Dates Announced

SEVENDUST, FILTER, GRAVITY KILLS, AUDIOVENT, NONPOINT, REVEILLE, and MUSHROOMHEAD are scheduled to take part in the first-ever Locobazooka Tour, which is due to kick off on June 27th in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jun. 27 - Milwaukee, WI @ Milwaukee Summerfest Jun. 28 - Ft. Wayne, IN @ Hilgers ...

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NONPOINT Frontman To Contribute To New COLD CD

NONPOINT singer Elias Soriano and DOLLSHEAD's Sierra Swan will contribute to the third full-length release from COLD, entitled Year of the Spider, which is tentatively due in October through Flip/Geffen Records. Frontman Scooter Ward recently told MTV that the upcoming CD might surprise some fans who favor the hard sounds of "Just Got Wicked" and ...

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NONPOINT Guitarist To Produce SUNSET BLACK CD

NONPOINT guitarist Andy Goldman will be entering the studio in mid-April with SUNSET BLACK to do some pre-production work for the latter act's forthcoming Belier Bros./ MCA Record debut. NONPOINT's recently-completed new album, entitled Development, is set for a June 25th release through MCA Records. ...

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ILL NINO Confirmed For OZZFEST UK

ILL NINO have been added to the bill of this year's UK Ozzfest. The full line-up of artists currently scheduled to appear at the May 25th event, which will take place at Castle Donington, is as follows: OZZY OSBOURNE SYSTEM OF A DOWN TOOL SLAYER CRADLE OF FILTH BLACK LABEL SOCIETY LOSTPROPHETS HUNDRED REASONS MUSHROOMHEAD ...

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UK OZZFEST 2002: More Acts Confirmed

MUSHROOMHEAD, LOSTPROPHETS and NONPOINT are among the latest acts to have been confirmed for the UK edition of this year's Ozzfest festival, which is scheduled to take place at Castle Donnington on Saturday, May 25th. The full line-up of artists confirmed to appear at the event is as follows: OZZY OSBOURNE SYSTEM OF A DOWN ...

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Archive News Nov 21, 2001

According to a report published in yesterday's edition of The New York Post, LIMP BIZKIT frontman Fred Durst “lied when he said he visited a dying Australian girl injured in a mosh pit at his concert. Durst told Access Hollywood he visited Jessica Michalik on her deathbed and kept in touch with ...

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Archive News Aug 22, 2001

As exclusively reported here yesterday, HELLOWEEN have now officially confirmed the departures of lead guitarist Roland Grapow and drummer Uli Kusch from the group's ranks. In a posting on the message board of HELLOWEEN's official web site last night, webmaster Tony offered the following statement on the matter: “Well…not much to tell you ...

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Archive News Aug 02, 2001

ROB ZOMBIE is scheduled to enter the Jim Henson Studios on Saturday, August 4th to record with a 30-piece orchestra for an as-yet-unspecified track on the singer's forthcoming follow-up to 1998's Hellbilly Deluxe CD, which is due to be released on October 30th through Geffen Records. As previously reported, a host of guests are ...

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Archive News Jul 13, 2001

CRADLE OF FILTH have issued a statement slamming their US label, Spitfire Records, for not releasing an “enhanced” version of the group's current album, Bitter Suites To Succubi, and failing to inform the band of the change in plans. According to the statement, “the USA version of the BSTS CD should also ...

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Archive News Apr 06, 2001 - update 2

San Francisco's SPIKE 1000 will be releasing their debut Portrait / Sony Records album, titled Waste of Skin, during July. The CD was produced by Malcolm Springer (LIQUID GANG, FEAR FACTORY, FULL DEVIL JACKET). In the meantime, the group will be performing a number of gigs as support to bands like (HED)P.E., NONPOINT ...

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Archive News Mar 30, 2001 - update 1

Despite previous reports to the contrary, it now appears that COAL CHAMBER have selected former SAIGON KICK guitarist Jason Bieler (NONPOINT, SW1TCHED) to produce their third full-length effort, which is tentatively scheduled to be released in the fall. Pre-production for the as-yet-untitled album is set to begin in Los Angeles on April 9th, with the ...

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Archive News Mar 26, 2001

COAL CHAMBER are reportedly still seeking a producer to collaborate with on their forthcoming third full-length effort after having failed to come to an agreement with some of their top choices for the job, a list that included Ulrich Wild (i.e. STATIC-X, TAPROOT) and Jason Bieler (SW1TCHED, NONPOINT), among others. The as-yet-untitled CD is due ...

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