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LACUNA COIL Prepare To Make U.S. Television Debut

LACUNA COIL's latest album, "Karmacode", has sold 67,000 copies in the United States since its April 4 release, according to Nielsen SoundScan (NOTE: That figure does not include the sales for the week ending May 7, which will be released tomorrow). The CD had a phenomenal first week at retail, moving an impressive 34,000 units ...

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SATYRICON, KHOMA Confirmed For U.K.'s DOWNLOAD Festival

SATYRICON, HENRY ROLLINS (spoken word) and KHOMA are among the latest acts confirmed for Download festival, set to take place at Castle Donington, Leicestershire, over the weekend of June 9-11 June. Download 2006 will go something like this: Friday, June 9: Main Stage: TOOL DEFTONES FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND COHEED & CAMBRIA SOULFLY STRAPPING YOUNG ...

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ROB ZOMBIE, MÖTLEY CRÜE, DEFTONES 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: ROB ZOMBIE, LACUNA COIL Venue: The Fillmore City/State: Denver, Colo. Date: April 17, 2006 Gross Sales: $125,231 Attendance: 3,700 Capacity: 3,700 Artist/Event: ROB ZOMBIE, LACUNA COIL, BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE Venue: Memorial Hall City/State: Hutchinson, Kan. ...

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MOONSPELL Celebrate 'A Heavy Metal Moment Of Victory'

MOONSPELL's latest CD, "Memorial", has entered the Portuguese album chart at position No. 1. "Only METALLICA and [IRON] MAIDEN did the same with their albums and for a country such as Portugal this is more than a MOONSPELL achievement, [it is] a truly heavy metal moment of victory," said lead singer Fernando Ribeiro in a ...

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FIREWIND: New Album Details Revealed

Century Media Records has set a July 24 European release date for the new FIREWIND album, entitled "Allegiance". The album's first single, "Falling to Pieces", will be released June 19 in Greece. It will include an edited version of the title track, the non-album track "Demon Nights" and the BLACKFOOT cover "Teenage Idol" (previously unreleased). ...

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HIGHLORD: 'Instant Madness' North American Release Date Announced

Italian power metallers HIGHLORD will release their fifth album, "Instant Madness", in North America on June 16 via Mythic Silence Records. The follow-up to 2004's "Medusa's Coil" was recorded at Elnor Studios and was issued in Japan via Soundholic Ltd. "Instant Madness" track listing: 01. Jester's Mask 02. Orion and Ocean 03. The Sweetest Drug ...

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M.A.N Film 'Last Injection' Video

M.A.N, the new band formed out of the ashes of Sweden's TRANSPORT LEAGUE (featuring former MNEMIC frontman Tony Jelencovich), have shot a video for the song "Last Injection" with director Patric Ullaeus of Revolver Film Company (DIMMU BORGIR, CHILDREN OF BODOM, LACUNA COIL). The clip is currently being edited and will be uploaded to the ...

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LACUNA COIL: More 'Karmacode' Chart Positions Revealed

LACUNA COIL's latest CD, "Karmacode", has entered the national charts in the following countries: Italy: #17 Greece: #21 USA: #28 Finland: #40 Germany: #43 UK: #47 Austria: #52 France: #54 Canada: #72 "Karmacode" shifted just under 34,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan (second-week sales: 15,000). ...

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DEATH ANGEL Confirmed For Belgium's GRASPOP METAL MEETING

San Francisco Bay Area metallers DEATH ANGEL have been confirmed for the Graspop Metal Meeting, set to take place June 23-25 in Dessel, Belgium. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, June 23: WHITESNAKE LACUNA COIL SATYRICON MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP MOONSPELL EVERGREY EDGUY TRIVIUM Y&T LEAVES' EYES ANVIL THE GATHERING GOJIRA SOILWORK 36 ...

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LACUNA COIL: More 'Karmacode' First-Week Chart Positions Revealed

LACUNA COIL's latest CD, "Karmacode", has entered the national charts in the following countries: Canada: #72 Finland: #40 France: #54 Switzerland: #61 UK: #47 USA: #28 "Karmacode" shifted just under 34,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The band's 2002 album "Comalies" has sold more than ...

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KORN, DREAM THEATER, ROB ZOMBIE 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: Global Gathering: NINE INCH NAILS, ROB ZOMBIE, AVENGED SEVENFOLD & others Venue: Bicentennial Park City/State: Miami, Fla. Date: March 18, 2006 Gross Sales: $1,135,200 Attendance: 18,920 Capacity: 25,000 Artist/Event: KORN, MUDVAYNE, 10 YEARS Venue: Allstate Arena ...

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TRISTANIA Part Ways With Male Singer

Norwegian symphonic metal band TRISTANIA have parted ways with vocalist Kjetil Ingebrethsen. Commented Kjetil: "After four amazing years, I have decided to leave TRISTANIA. There is no bad blood between us at all, and we are still good friends. This is a choice I had to make, just for my own part, and it was ...

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BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE Off ROB ZOMBIE Tour

According to one BLABBERMOUTH.NET visitor, music fans who showed up at Detroit's State Theater on Friday, April 7 to see ROB ZOMBIE, LACUNA COIL and BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE were informed that BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE had been taken off the bill. Speculation at the concert was that they had been kicked off the tour, ...

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LACUNA COIL Film 'Closer' Video

LACUNA COIL frontwoman Cristina Scabbia has told MTV.com that while the media seems to be fixated on her looks, she said she wants fans to focus on the COIL's music. "You'll never see [a magazine article dedicated to] 'The Hottest Men in Metal,' because it's not that common for the metal scene to have girls ...

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