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NY Times: METALLICA Thrashes Back to 80's Angst

Jon Pareles of The New York Times reports that METALLICA brought along a fan club for its Summer Sanitarium tour: the other four hard-rock bands on the bill at Giants Stadium Tuesday night (July 8) . One by one they gave testimonials to METALLICA's influence. MUDVAYNE's lead singer, Chad Gray, wore a METALLICA T-shirt. Chino ...

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LINKIN PARK Talk About Unknown Ailments, CHINO And METALLICA

Chester Bennington and Mike Shinoda of LINKIN PARK stopped by K-Rock in New York on Monday (July 7) to chat with "The Cane Show" about Chester's unknown ailment, the current Summer Sanitarium Tour, DEFTONES singer Chino Moreno's "trash-talking", dealing with the heat when performing, and how METALLICA are "by far the coolest act ever," according ...

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LINKIN PARK Singer Released From Hospital

LINKIN PARK singer Chester Bennington was released from a Los Angeles hospital Monday (June 9), according to MTV.com. Bennington had checked into the facility on May 30 complaining of intense chest and stomach pains. Doctors determined that either a parasite or an intestinal disorder was likely responsible for the ailment. LINKIN PARK emcee/vocalist Mike Shinoda ...

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LINKIN PARK's BENNINGTON: Still In Hospital, But Improving

LINKIN PARK vocalist Chester Bennington, who has been hospitalized since last Friday (May 30) after suffering an attack of "severe back and abdominal pains," is undergoing tests to determine the exact nature of his ailment. Doctors have narrowed the cause down to a parasite or an intestinal disorder, and a spokesperson said that the situation ...

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LINKIN PARK Singer Hospitalized

LINKIN PARK frontman Chester Bennington was admitted to a Los Angeles-area hospital Friday, May 30 after suffering an attack of "severe back and abdominal pains." Bennington remains hospitalized as doctors are determining the cause of his ailments. A spokesperson for the band said, "All touring and video shoot plans in Europe have been put on ...

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OPIATE FOR THE MASSES Announce Tour Dates

Phoenix, Arizona-based OPIATE FOR THE MASSES have lined up the following dates during May: May 27 - Hollywood, CA - The Whisky May 29 - Orange County, CA - Hoagie Bar Michaels May 30 - San Diego, CA - Brick by Brick May 31 - San Diego, CA - Brick by Brick OPIATE FOR THE ...

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LINKIN PARK's Record Label Is Keeping Tight Lid On 'Meteora'

LINKIN PARK singer Chester Bennington told Jon Bream of Star Tribune that security is so tight for their "Meteora" album, due March 25 through Warner Bros. Records, that his copy of the advance disk includes a special code, so any duplicates can be traced back. "They don't even trust me," he said. Chester explained to ...

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LINKIN PARK Finishing Up Work On Sophomore CD

LINKIN PARK is wrapping up work on its sophomore album with producer Don Gilmore for an early 2003 release through Warner Bros. Records. Vocalists Chester Bennington and Mike Shinoda are reportedly finalizing their parts on 12 songs that will end up on the follow-up to the group's 2000 seven-times-platinum debut, "Hybrid Theory". "We're almost done ...

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PLANET X Line Up U.S. Tour

PLANET X, featuring keyboardist Derek Sherinian (YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, DREAM THEATER), guitarist Tony MacAlpine, and drummer Virgil Donati have lined up the following dates during November/December: Nov. 17 - Knitting Factory - Los Angeles, CA Nov. 19 - The Backroom - Austin, TX Nov. 20 - Canyon Club - Dallas, TX Nov. 22 - Rex's Tavern ...

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LINKIN PARK Frontman Cancels Benefit Appearance

LINKIN PARK singer Chester Bennington has cancelled plans to join his former band GREY DAZE on September 7th for a one-off show at the Dodge Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona in order to focus on the making of the group's next album, according to Launch. The now-postponed gig was planned as a benefit for his friend ...

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LINKIN PARK Singer Rejoins Old Band For One-Off Gig

LINKIN PARK singer Chester Bennington is set to join his former band GREY DAZE on September 7th for a one-off show at the Dodge Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona, according to MTV.com. The gig is a benefit for his friend and former bandmate Bobby Benish, who is having difficulty paying his medical bills after being diagnosed ...

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LINKIN PARK Singer Becomes Proud Father

LINKIN PARK vocalist Chester Bennington and his wife Samantha welcomed a baby boy on Friday, April 19th at 1:00 PM. According to the group's official web site, “he's happy, healthy, and cute as can be. The baby and parents are doing great. The whole family will be on the road during the next LINKIN tour!” ...

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FAMILY VALUES 2001 CD Due In Early May

On May 7th, Elektra Records will be releasing a Family Values live CD, recorded during last year's successful outing. The tentative track listing for the album is as follows: 01. STONE TEMPLE PILOTS - "Vasoline" 02. LINKIN PARK - "Runaway" 03. STAIND - "Fade" 04. STONE TEMPLE PILOTS - "Wonderful" (feat. Chester Bennington of LINKIN ...

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"Queen Of The Damned" Track Listing Announced

The Queen Of The Damned soundtrack, which features material co-written by KORN frontman Jonathan Davis and former OINGO BOINGO keyboardist Richard Gibbs and is due to be issued through Warner Bros. Records on February 19th, will contain the following track listing: 01. Wayne Static of STATIC-X - "Not Meant For Me" 02. David Draiman of ...

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JEFF SCOTT SOTO Lands On Frontiers, Gets Dissed By "Queen"

Former YNGWIE MALMSTEEN/current TALISMAN / HUMANIMAL singer Jeff Scott Soto will likely ink a deal with Frontier Records for the release of his new solo project following his “amicable” split with the Z label earlier in the month. A fall release is expected. Meanwhile, Soto's contributions to the upcoming Queen Of The Damned movie soundtrack ...

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Archive News Nov 27, 2001

Former CELTIC FROST guitarist/vocalist Tom G. Warrior (aka Thomas Gabriel Fischer) has contacted BLABBERMOUTH.NET to refute the reports of am imminent reunion of the band's classic line-up of Fischer, bassist Martin Eric Ain and drummer Reed St. Mark, the rumors of which gained fervor in the past week following the publication ...

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Archive News Oct 26, 2001

German thrashers DESTRUCTION have officially confirmed the departure of drummer Sven Vormann, a move that was first reported here back on October 22nd. A replacement skinsman has already been found, but his identity has yet to be revealed. More details will be forthcoming in the next few days.


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