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PAPA ROACH: First 'Zippo Hot Tour' Dates Surface

Launch Radio Networks reports: The first few dates of the Zippo Hot Tour, headlined by PAPA ROACH, have been revealed. The trek, which will also feature rap-rockers (HED) P.E., is set to begin on November 12 in Norfolk, Virginia. PAPA ROACH vocalist Jacoby Shaddix told Launch what he likes the most about the tour. "The ...

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GUNS N' ROSES: More Tour Dates, Opening Acts Announced

GUNS N' ROSES's management, Sanctuary Artist Management, has issued the following press release: Hot on the heels of their sell out shows last week in Las Vegas, San Francisco and KROQ's Inland Invasion in Los Angeles GUNS N' ROSES announce the first leg of their "Chinese Democracy" North American Tour. The tour, which will kick ...

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PAPA ROACH Discusses New Album: Video Available

PAPA ROACH recently spoke to CBS News about the making of its new album, "The Paramour Sessions". Watch the three-minute interview at this location. "The Paramour Sessions" sold nearly 37,000 copies in the United States during its first week of release — a drop from the 52,000 first-week performance of 2004's "Getting Away ...

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PAPA ROACH, SEBASTIAN BACH To Open For GUNS N' ROSES In Tampa

PAPA ROACH and former SKID ROW frontman Sebastian Bach have been confirmed as the support acts for GUNS N' ROSES' October 25 concert at St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa, Florida. As previously reported, PAPA ROACH will be also be opening for GUNS N' ROSES on October 22 Gaylord Entertainment Center in Nashville, Tennesse. It ...

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PAPA ROACH To Open For GUNS N' ROSES

According to the web site of the Gaylord Entertainment Center in Nashville, Tennesse, PAPA ROACH will be the opening act for GUNS N' ROSES when Axl Rose and Co. perform at the arena on October 22. It is not presently clear if PAPA ROACH will provide support at any of the other dates ...

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WICKED WISDOM's Support Slot With PAPA ROACH Cancelled

WICKED WISDOM's previously announced European tour as the support act for PAPA ROACH has been cancelled. No further details are available at this time. WICKED WISDOM is the five-piece band featuring actress Jada Pinkett Smith (wife of Will Smith). The group is currently on the road in the U.S. as the opening band for SOULFLY. ...

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SHOT INJECTION: New Songtitles Revealed

Sweden's SHOT INJECTION will enter Studio Fredman in Gothenburg on September 23 to record the follow-up to its "Eleven Triple Manifest" mini-CD. The band will record three new songs: "Convinced", "From A Bleeding Heart" and "In A Circle Between Fear And Loss". According to a posting on the group's web site, fans can "expect a ...

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DEFTONES: New Audio Interview With STEPHEN CARPENTER Posted Online

The "Cort and Fatboy Show" (Rock 101 KUFO, Portland) recently conducted an interview with Stephen Carpenter of the DEFTONES. Topics discussed include his being angry at singer Chino Moreno's selfishness, meeting KISS, partying on Jonathan Davis' stripper bus, his early influences, his utter lack of skill in the field of guitar solos and a vague ...

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AUDIOSLAVE: New Audio Interview With TOM MORELLO Posted Online

The "Cort and Fatboy Show" (Rock 101 KUFO, Portland) interviewed Tom Morello of AUDIOSLAVE about his throwing the first pitch at last weekend's Cubs game, how METAL SKOOL keeps the terrorists from winning, learning the guitar, Old McDonald in metal, hanging with KISS in studio on the eve of their return to the makeup, and ...

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PAPA ROACH, MASTODON, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY: Early Sales Report

According to Hits Daily Double, PAPA ROACH's "The Paramour Sessions" is poised to sell between 35,000 and 40,000 copies in the United States during its first week of release — a drop from the 52,000 first-week performance of 2004's "Getting Away with Murder". Meanwhile, MASTODON's "Blood Mountain" and BLACK LABEL SOCIETY's "Shot to Hell" are ...

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PAPA ROACH Members Got Close During 'Paramour Sessions'

Launch Radio Networks reports: PAPA ROACH wrote and recorded most of its new album, "The Paramour Sessions", while the group members lived together for several months in a house in Los Angeles. Singer Jacoby Shaddix told Launch that camping out with his bandmates was an approach that he's wanted to try for a long time. ...

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PAPA ROACH To Guest On ManiaTV! Tomorrow

PAPA ROACH will be interviewed on Maniatv.com's ADD channel on Wednesday, September 13 at 11:30 a.m. Click here to watch the interview live. PAPA ROACH's new album, "The Paramour Sessions", (which is released today, Sept. 12), is available streaming in its entirety at this location. In a recent interview with Launch ...

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ANDARO RECORDS And CORPORATE PUNISHMENT Join Forces

Andaro Records, a subsidiary of Andaro Entertainment & Media, and Corporate Punishment Records, an independent record label known for a talent roster which includes AMITY LANE (featuring former TRUST COMPANY members), RE:IGNITION (featuring members of SKINLAB), ALLELE, RIKETS, SWITCHED, GHOST MACHINE (ex-MOTOGRATER), have joined forces for several upcoming releases. One of the first projects under ...

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PAPA ROACH Ready To Rock Live

Launch Radio Networks reports: PAPA ROACH performs tonight (Friday, September 8) on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!", playing a free half-hour show on the program's outdoor stage in Los Angeles for all fans who want to come down to the taping. Lead singer Jacoby Shaddix told Launch that tonight's event should give fans a taste of ...

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PAPA ROACH To Guest On KNAC.COM, TeenMusic.com

PAPA ROACH will make its first in-studio appearance at KNAC.COM in years today (Friday, September 8) at noon PST. The band will talk about, among other things, recording their new album, "The Paramour Sessions", in a Hollywood Hills estate that was once the home of an oil heiress who died after driving her car off ...

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SHOT INJECTION To Record New EP At STUDIO FREDMAN

Sweden's SHOT INJECTION will enter Studio Fredman in Gothenburg on September 23 to record the follow-up to its "Eleven Triple Manifest" mini-CD. The band will record three new songs, including "Convinced". According to a posting on the group's web site, fans can "expect a high-quality release with a lot of new elements.' "Eleven Triple Manifest" ...

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AVENGED SEVENFOLD Schedules 'Rockline' Appearance

AVENGED SEVENFOLD will be the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show "Rockline" airing Monday, October 16. The live show begins at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET, and fans are encouraged to call in with questions during the program at (800) 344-ROCK (7625). To find a station near you, check out

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PAPA ROACH Listening Parties Scheduled

Launch Radio Networks reports: PAPA ROACH will hold a series of listening parties around the country for its fourth major label album, "The Paramour Sessions", which is due out on September 12. The events begin on September 5 in Chicago, ending on September 11 in California. Lead singer Jacoby Shaddix told Launch he's a little ...

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WICKED WISDOM To Support PAPA ROACH In Europe

WICKED WISDOM — the five-piece band featuring actress Jada Pinkett Smith (wife of Will Smith) — will support PAPA ROACH on their European tour in the fall. Upcoming WICKED WISDOM tour dates now include: w/ PAPA ROACH: Aug. 24 - Kerrang! Awards - London, UK Aug. 26 - Columbia Club - Berlin, Germany Aug. 29 ...

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Singer Says AVENGED SEVENFOLD Had Best Summer Ever

Launch Radio Networks reports: How did you spend your summer vacation? If you're a member of AVENGED SEVENFOLD, you spent it with acts like GUNS N' ROSES, METALLICA and OZZY OSBOURNE. AVENGED singer M. Shadows told Launch that between opening for GUNS and METALLICA in Europe and doing Ozzfest with Ozzy, his band had their ...

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HELSTAR: Audio Interview With JAMES RIVERA Posted Online

MSRcast (web site), brought to you by Metal Injection Radio, has posted episode 31 of their podcast, with their very special guest, James Rivera, famed vocalist of such bands as HELSTAR, DESTINY'S END, SEVEN WITCHES, VICIOUS RUMORS, and countless other metal stalwarts. The hour-plus interview delves into many topics involving the metal god, ...

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TOMMY LEE, PAPA ROACH Confirmed For Las Vegas' GLOBAL GATHERING

According to MTV.com, MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee and PAPA ROACH are among the artists participating at the second Bacardi Global Gathering, a three-day concert taking place at Las Vegas' Palms Casino September 1-3. The first Global Gathering was staged in Miami in March and featured NINE INCH NAILS and ROB ZOMBIE, among others. More ...

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