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LINKIN PARK Singer To Perform At Club Tattoo Anniversary Show

LINKIN PARK singer Chester Bennington and ORGY guitarist Ryan Shuck are among the musicians set to perform at a May 21 bash celebrating the 10-year anniversary of Club Tattoo in Tempe, Arizona, according to MJI. Other scheduled performers at the Acme Roadhouse (855 S. Rural Road in Tempe) include Mike Cheese Brown (TSOL), Sean Dowdell ...

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LINKIN PARK Singer Says He Hardly Gets Recognized

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that LINKIN PARK may be one of the hottest bands around these days, but despite their success and popularity, the group says they hardly get stopped by fans on the street. Singer Chester Bennington said the only when he's hanging out with vocalist Mike Shinoda do fans recognize him. "People ...

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GENE SIMMONS Sued By Ex-Girlfriend

Samuel Maull of The Associated Press is reporting that a woman who says she is a former girlfriend of KISS bassist/vocalist Gene Simmons is suing him for slander, saying the bass guitarist made her sound like a "sex-addicted nymphomaniac" during a "rockumentary" on VH1 television. Georgeann Walsh Ward, 53, of Chester, N.Y., says in court ...

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LINKIN PARK Schedule Book Signing In New York City

LINKIN PARK will will be signing copies of their new book, "From the Inside: Linkin Park's Meteora", on December 14 at the Borders store located at 100 Broadway in New York City. The entire band will be present at the signing, which is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. As previously reported, the 144-page book ...

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LINKIN PARK Singer Considers Other Collaborations

With their collaborative EP with rapper JAY-Z, titled "Collision Course", out on Nov. 30, LINKIN PARK vocalist Chester Bennington told Launch Radio Networks that there are other artists he'd like to work with as well. "The list is long," he said. "I would really like to work with DEPECHE MODE. I think they're great. You ...

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LINKIN PARK Book Coming Later This Month

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that LINKIN PARK will publish a book called "From the Inside: Linkin Park's Meteora" later this month. The 144-page book contains photographs and handwritten notes that document the band's two-year "Meteora" world tour, as singer Chester Bennington recently discussed. "It's kind of like a documentary of our life up to ...

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KORN Guitarist Defends Decision To Record CAMEO Cover

Despite the fact that KORN's new cover of "Word Up", originally recorded by the legendary R&B act CAMEO, may raise a few eyebrows among the band's fans, guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer said he feels the song brings a lot of different listeners together. "It was just this great song with a good hook, and it ...

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KORN: New Single Goes To Radio

KORN have chosen their cover of "Word Up", originally recorded by the legendary R&B act CAMEO, as the first single from their new collection, "Greatest Hits: Volume One", according to Launch Radio Networks. CAMEO's version of the tune, released in 1986, reached Number Six on the pop charts. KORN have recorded several other covers for ...

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LINKIN PARK Singer Says He Is Not Impressed By OZZFEST 2004 Lineup

LINKIN PARK's just-started Projekt Revolution festival tour is scoring better advance sales than Ozzy Osbourne's Ozzfest in almost every market this summer, according to Launch Radio Networks. LINKIN PARK frontman Chester Bennington said he's not surprised, and that he's not particularly impressed with Ozzfest's lineup this year: "It's just too much of the same thing," ...

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CLUTCH: Live Video Posted Online

CLUTCH have posted a video of the group performing the track "Worm Drink" live in Seattle on July 3 at this location (Windows Media). "Worm Drink" comes off the group's latest album, "Blast Tyrant", which was released late March through DRT Entertainment. A promotional video for the album's first single, "The Mob Goes ...

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KORN Set Release Date For Greatest-Hits Collection

KORN have set an October 12 release date through Epic Records for their upcoming best-of set, singer Jonathan Davis revealed this past weekend during an interview with Scoop of the Columbus, Ohio radio station The Blitz 99.7 FM. Several new cover songs have been recorded for possible inclusion on the CD, including PINK FLOYD's "Another ...

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DRY KILL LOGIC Sign European Deal With SPV RECORDS

DRY KILL LOGIC have signed a European deal with SPV Records for their new album, "The Dead & Dreaming". The upcoming CD will be issued via a partnership between SPV and a new joint venture formed by DKL's own label Psychodrama and longtime DKL producers Scrap 60. "Having finished the record before having a record ...

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CLUTCH: Videogame Mania

CLUTCH's track "Immortal" is featured on the new Eidos Interactive game "Hitman Contracts" for PlayStation 2, X-Box and PC. In addition, the group's song "The Mob Goes Wild" will be featured in the upcoming Eidos release "Backyard Wrestling 2: There Goes the Neighborhood". In other news, CLUTCH frontman Neil Fallon was recently interviewed by IGN.com, ...

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LINKIN PARK Singer 'Ill With Bronchitis', Tonight's Concert Postponed

LINKIN PARK's show at the Great Western Forum in Inglewood, Calif., originally scheduled to take place Friday night (Feb. 6), has been postponed. According to an official statement released by the band's record label (Warner Bros.), LINKIN PARK vocalist Chester Bennington "is ill with bronchitis and acute laryngitis and has been advised not to perform. ...

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LINKIN PARK's BENNINGTON 'Insulted' By GRAMMY Nomination

LINKIN PARK singer Chester Bennington has told Launch Radio Networks that he is "insulted" by the fact that the group's only Grammy nomination this year is in the category of "Best Rock Instrumental Performance" (for "Session", a track from their recent "Meteora" album) when last year they received no less than three nods ("Best New ...

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DRY KILL LOGIC Part Ways With Bassist, Seek Replacement

New York-based DRY KILL LOGIC have parted ways with bassist Dave Kowatch and are currently seeking a replacement. "After 10 years with the band Dave Kowatch has decided to leave [DRY KILL LOGIC], and we wish him the best with all his future plans," vocalist Cliff Rigano said in an official statement. "That being said, ...

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LINKIN PARK Poised To Survive Death of Rap-Rock

L. Kent Wolgamott of JournalStar.com is reporting that "as record sales continue to slump, only three acts sold more than 2 million albums in the first six months of 2003. One, 50 CENT, is the hottest brand going in hip-hop. Another, NORAH JONES, benefited from a bunch of Grammy Awards. "The third is a band ...

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DEFTONES Singer Says He Feels Lucky To Be Touring With METALLICA

T'cha Dunlevy of the Montreal Gazette is reporting that "celebration was in the air as METALLICA's Summer Sanitarium tour rolled into Parc Jean Drapeau yesterday (July 20). For music that is supposedly dark and angry, there were an awful lot of smiles going around. " 'You guys are f--king amazing,' LINKIN PARK singer Chester Bennington ...

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