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DARK NEW DAY To Open For CHEVELLE In April

DARK NEW DAY, the new "supergroup" featuring Clint Lowery (ex-SEVENDUST) on guitar, Brett Hestla (ex-CREED, VIRGOS MERLOT) on vocals, Will Hunt (ex-SKRAPE, TOMMY LEE) on drums, Clint's brother Corey Lowery (ex-STEREOMUD, STUCK MOJO) on bass, and Troy McLawhorn (ex-DOUBLE DRIVE) on guitar, have been tapped to open for CHEVELLE beginning in early April. As previously ...

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QUEEN & PAUL RODGERS Rock South Africa

Launch Radio Networks reports: QUEEN & PAUL RODGERS officially kicked off their partnership when they performed at the Nelson Mandela 46664 AIDS Awareness Concert in South Africa on Saturday (March 19). Their 15-song set, which is shorter than they plan to do when they start headlining their own shows this month, was heavy on QUEEN ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: 'In My Life' Video Posted Online

Yahoo! Music (formerly Launch) is premiering the new OZZY OSBOURNE video for THE BEATLES cover "In My Life" from the box set "Prince of Darkness". Click here to view the new video and to be re-directed to a feature page that has 10 classic OZZY videos, along with exclusive photos. The classic videos ...

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MOTÖRHEAD: 'Ace of Spades: Classic Album' DVD Due Next Week

MOTÖRHEAD's legendary "Ace of Spades" LP will be the focus of Eagle Entertainment's latest installment of its "Classic Album" DVD series. Due on March 22, "Ace of Spades: Classic Album" sees bandmembers Lemmy, "Fast" Eddie Clarke and Philip "Philthy Animal" Taylor talking candidly about the writing and recording of the album and the goings on ...

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SLIPKNOT Percussionist CLOWN Leaves Tour Due To Wife's Illness

SLIPKNOT performed at Lowell, MA's Tsongas Arena Tuesday night (March 15) without percussionist Clown (No. 6) — also known as Shawn Crahan — who had to leave the band's current tour because his wife is ill with Crohn's disease. Earlier this month, Clown was forced to miss the group's appearance on NBC's "Late Night with ...

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DARK NEW DAY: First Single 'Brother' To Go For Radio Adds Mid-April

DARK NEW DAY, the new "supergroup" featuring Clint Lowery (ex-SEVENDUST) on guitar, Brett Hestla (ex-CREED, VIRGOS MERLOT) on vocals, Will Hunt (ex-SKRAPE, TOMMY LEE) on drums, Clint's brother Corey Lowery (ex-STEREOMUD, STUCK MOJO) on bass, and Troy McLawhorn (ex-DOUBLE DRIVE) on guitar, have selected "Brother" as the first single off their debut album, "Twelve Year ...

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SLIPKNOT Frontman Discusses MUSHROOMHEAD 'Feud'

SLIPKNOT frontman Corey Taylor stopped by the 100.7 WMMS FM studios in Cleveland on Wednesday (March 9) and responded to questions from afternoon DJ, Maxwell, regarding the SLIPKNOT vs. MUSHROOMHEAD "feud" which has been raging, on and off, for the past several years. (MUSHROOMHEAD have made the claim that SLIPKNOT "copied" their masks-and-jumpsuits look a ...

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QUEEN Join Forces With KATIE MELUA

World Entertainment News Network is reporting that QUEEN will grant Georgian-born singer Katie Melua's childhood dream when they perform together at Nelson Mandela's South African AIDS charity concert later this month. The jazz singer was inspired to become a performer by late singer Freddie Mercury, and she's thrilled she's been offered the honor of filling ...

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SLIPKNOT Frontman Comments On Multi-Platinum Certifications

SLIPKNOT vocalist Corey Taylor has commented on the group's recent Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) certifications — double-platinum (2 million copies shipped) for the group's self-titled 1999 debut, platinum for "Vol. 3 (The Subliminal Verses)", and triple-platinum for the "Disasterpieces" DVD. "The last six years have taken ten years off of all of our ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Schedules TV/Radio Appearances

Ozzy Osbourne has lined up the following appearances to promote his upcoming box set, "Prince of Darkness": March 11 - "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" (w/ Sharon) March 21 – "The Howard Stern Show" (radio) March 21 - CNN's "Showbiz Today" March 21 - "Rockline" (radio show) March 22 - "Late Night with Conan ...

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SEVEN WITCHES Guitarist Offers DVD Update

SEVEN WITCHES guitarist Jack Frost (ex-SAVATAGE) has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "Recently you all have either heard about or read about the issues we faced and had to deal with at Crocodile Rocks in Allentown, PA concerning our recent DVD shoot. "Since James [Rivera, vocals] and I posted our ...

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SLIPKNOT Percussionist Forced To Skip 'Conan' Appearance

SLIPKNOT percussionist Clown (a.k.a. Shawn Crahan) was forced to miss the group's appearance on NBC's "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" Tuesday night (March 1) after his wife was taken ill. "The band actually dedicated their performance to him and his family — that is what [SLIPKNOT frontman] Corey Taylor said as the song started," a ...

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QUEEN Guitarist Growing Excited For Tour

Launch Radio Networks is reporting that QUEEN guitarist Brian May says he's growing more "excited" about the upcoming tour with FREE/BAD COMPANY vocalist Paul Rodgers as its start date draws closer. May told Britain's Uncut magazine, "As the tour approaches, it feels like my whole body and soul have been tipped upside down. It's now ...

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SEVEN WITCHES Guitarist Comments On Allentown Fiasco

SEVEN WITCHES guitarist Jack Frost has issued a statement regarding the disastrous circumstances that led to the group's underage fans being evicted from the venue halfway through the group's live DVD shoot at Crocodile Rock in Allentown, PA Saturday night (Feb. 12). His statement reads as follows: "First of all, I just want to thank ...

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DARK NEW DAY: First Music Posted Online

DARK NEW DAY, the new "supergroup" featuring Clint Lowery (ex-SEVENDUST) on guitar, Brett Hestla (ex-CREED, VIRGOS MERLOT) on vocals, Will Hunt (ex-SKRAPE, TOMMY LEE) on drums, Clint's brother Corey Lowery (ex-STEREOMUD, STUCK MOJO) on bass, and Troy McLawhorn (ex-DOUBLE DRIVE) on guitar, have set "Twelve Year Silence" as the title of their debut album, due ...

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Former SEVENDUST Guitarist Explains His Departure

In a recent interview with "The Kotae Show", former SEVENDUST guitarist Clint Lowery spoke about his reasons for leaving the group and discussed his new project DARK NEW DAY, which also features Brett Hestla (ex-CREED, VIRGOS MERLOT) on vocals, Will Hunt (ex-SKRAPE, TOMMY LEE) on drums, Clint's brother Corey Lowery (ex-STEREOMUD, STUCK MOJO) on bass, ...

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SEVENDUST: Former SNOT/AMEN Guitarist Joins The Fold

Former SNOT/AMEN guitarist Sonny Mayo has joined SEVENDUST as the replacement for Clint Lowery, according to Mayo's former SNOT/AMEN bandmate John "Tumor" Fahnestock (bass). Lowery left SEVENDUST mid-tour in December, citing "personal issues." He has since become a full-time member of DARK NEW DAY, the new "supergroup" also featuring Brett Hestla (ex-CREED, VIRGOS MERLOT) on ...

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