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TOOL, ROB ZOMBIE, AVENGED SEVENFOLD Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: TOOL Venue: Auditorium Theatre City/State: Chicago, Ill. Date: May 13, 2006 Gross Sales: $214,133 Attendance: 3,726 Capacity: 3,726 Artist/Event: TOOL Venue: Memorial Hall City/State: Kansas City, Kan. Date: May 11, 2006 Gross Sales: $168,036 Attendance: 3,025 ...

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FASTER PUSSYCAT: Tour Dates Announced

FASTER PUSSYCAT and ADLER'S APPETITE will be teaming up for a U.S. tour this summer. Confirmed dates so far are as follows: Jul. 01 - Devore, CA @ Hyundai Pavilion Of Glen Helen (w/ POISON, CINDERELLA) Aug. 02 - Astoria, NY @ Bottoms Up! Aug. 03 - Farmingdale, NY @ Crazy Donkey Aug. 04 - ...

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FIREBALL MINISTRY Check In From DISTURBED Tour

Following a tremendous second half of 2005 that saw shows alongside JUDAS PRIEST, OPETH, NEVERMORE, PELICAN, CKY, H.I.M. and CLUTCH, as well as a performance on NBC's "Last Call With Carson Daly", hard rock quartet FIREBALL MINISTRY recently kicked off its first tour of 2006. The band is currently in the midst of a two-week ...

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Rio Grande Blood - MINISTRY

Uncle Al has gotta be pushing 50 at this point, but he's never been more enraged. Following MINISTRY's big comeback in 2004 with "Houses of the Molè", the cranky ringleader has assembled some new players (notably riffmeister Tommy Victor of PRONG and DANZIG fame, and PRONG/KILLING JOKE bassist Paul Raven), without changing the band's mission ...

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HELLFUELED Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

HELLFUELED have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 3-5 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABORTED AMON AMARTH ARCH ENEMY ATHEIST BATTLELORE BLOODTHORN BORN FROM PAIN CALIBAN CARNIVORE CELTIC FROST CHILDREN OF BODOM DANKO JONES D'ESPAIRSRAY DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN ...

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As the Ghosts Collect, The Corpses Rest - PLAGUE BRINGER

Speedier than GODFLESH, yet not as frantic as PIG DESTROYER, Chicago's two-man programmed blitzkrieg machine, PLAGUE BRINGER, dishes out wave after wave of bulldozer riffs and jackhammer rhythms. Probably better described as mechanized death metal than frenetic grindcore, the riffs are fat, the blasting sadistic, and the screeching of Josh Rosenthal (accented with the death ...

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MINISTRY Schedule Hollywood Signing Session

MINISTRY will be taking part in a signing session at Tower Records in West Hollywood, California on Thursday, May 18 beginning at 7:00 p.m. Present for the session will be the group's entire current touring lineup, which consists of the following: Tommy Victor (PRONG) - Guitar Al Jourgensen - Vocals, Guitar John Bechdel (FEAR FACTORY, ...

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MINISTRY: More 'Lies Lies Lies' Video Details Revealed

More information has been released about MINISTRY's recently completed video for the song "Lies Lies Lies", taken from their latest CD, "Rio Grande Blood". The clip was directed by Zach Passero at the 13th Planet Studios and The Pershing Theatre in El Paso, Texas and features the following lineup: Tommy Victor (PRONG) - Guitar Al ...

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MORBID ANGEL Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

MORBID ANGEL have been confirmed for this year's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 3-5 in Wacken, Germany. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): ABORTED AMON AMARTH ARCH ENEMY ATHEIST BATTLELORE BLOODTHORN BORN FROM PAIN CALIBAN CARNIVORE CELTIC FROST CHILDREN OF BODOM DANKO JONES D'ESPAIRSRAY DIE ...

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SLIPKNOT Guitarist To Embark On IBANEZ Clinic Tour

SLIPKNOT guitarist Mick Thomson is setting out on a 5-city guitar clinic tour, during which he hopes to create an intimate setting for interacting with his fans, as well as unveiling his new custom-designed Ibanez MTM1 Mick Thomson signature electric guitar. The MTM1 was custom designed to Mick's exact specifications, including his choice of pickups, ...

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PRESIDENT EVIL To Support MINISTRY In Europe

Bremen, Germany-based PRESIDENT EVIL have been confirmed as the support act for MINISTRY on the following European dates: Jul. 31 - Paris, FRA - La Locomotive Aug. 02 - London, UK - Forum Aug. 09 - Vienna, AUT - Planet Music Aug. 12 - Dresden, GER - Alte Reithalle Aug. 15 - Rimini, ITA - ...

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