1. Slipknot's U.S. Knotfest Lineup: Danzig, Five Finger Death Punch, Tech N9ne

    July 07, 2014 1:07 PM EDT Slipknot's hard-charging Knotfest will return to the U.S. this October, touching down in San Bernardino, Calif. for the first time. The three-day festival will be held at San Manuel Amphitheater & Campgrounds from Oct. 24-26. Slipknot will headline the main stage on the second and…

  2. Passenger Hits Top Five on Rock Albums Chart

    June 19, 2014 4:57 PM EDT Passenger scores its best sales week. Also, chart action from Lorde, Linkin Park and HellYeah Passenger 's "Whispers" debuts at No. 5 on Top Rock Albums and notches its highest rank on the Billboard 200 (No. 12) earning its best sales week yet (19,000 in the week ending June 15…

  3. Five Finger Death Punch, Volbeat Announce Fall Arena Tour

    May 06, 2014 1:55 PM EDT This fall's Five Finger Death Punch and Volbeat co-headlining tour has been "years" in the making, according to FFDP guitarist Zoltan Bathory.  "We've tried to do this, actually for two years now," Bathory tells Billboard. We've been playing festivals in…

  4. Chart Highlights: Pharrell's 'Happy,' John Legend's 'All Of Me' Expand Reigns

    April 21, 2014 6:05 PM EDT 'Happy' takes over atop a sixth singular-format Billboard airplay chart, while 'All of Me' grants Legend his first Pop Songs and Rhythmic Songs No. 1s. Plus, new No. 1s for A Great Big World & Christina Aguilera, Fitz and the Tantrums and more Chart Highlights offers…

  5. Seether's Rise Above Fest Returns in May With Motorhead, Avenged Sevenfold

    January 28, 2014 10:39 AM EST After taking a year off due to "circumstances that were beyond our control," Seether's Rise Above Fest combating mental illness and suicide is returning this year, with a new location and grander ambitions. The festival will take place May 10, moving form New Hampshire to…

  6. Phil Anselmo Takes Solo 'Walk,' Promises More New Songs at Housecore Horror Fest

    July 16, 2013 1:15 PM EDT Between Pantera, Down, Superjoint Ritual and so many others, Philip H. Anselmo has fronted nearly as many bands as he has tattoos. But with the just-released "Walk Through Exits Only," the venerable metal icon is putting his own name out front at last. And, he says, there'…

  7. Megadeth's New Angle With 'Super' Album: 'Let the Music Do the Talking'

    June 13, 2013 7:37 PM EDT Dave Mustaine decided to take "a new angle towards writing" for Megadeth's 14th studio album, "Super Collider," whose No. 6 debut on the Billboard 200 is the group's highest showing since 1994's "Youthanasia." An astute and outspoken observer of…

  8. Lamb of God Trying To Find 'Silver Lining' in Singer's Manslaughter Charge

    September 11, 2012 4:30 PM EDT 'Who knows what will happen? But we believe that we are innocent of it and justice will sort itself out,' says drummer Chris Adler. Heavy metal band Lamb of God is trudging along despite a looming manslaughter charge that frontman Randy Blythe faces in the Czech Republic. The future…

  9. Rocklahoma Lineup: Rob Zombie, Creed Performing

    April 04, 2012 12:35 PM EDT Megadeth and Slash Will Also Headline the Three-Day Fest Rob Zombie , Chickenfoot , Creed , Megadeth and Slash are among the headliners announced for this year's Rocklahoma festival, happening May 25-27 in Pryor, Okla. Tickets for the three-day fest go on sale April 13, for $60-$70 a day…

  10. Hellyeah, "Stampede"

    August 13, 2010 12:42 PM EDT If you've ever wondered what sort of code of conduct the cowboy community lives by, the first track on this heavy-metal super-group's sophomore disc lays it out quite clearly: "What's mine is mine/What's yours is mine," Hellyeah frontman Chad Gray growls, "…

  11. Eminem's 'Recovery' Tops Billboard 200 for a Fourth Week

    July 21, 2010 11:08 AM EDT E minem' s "Recovery" album hangs in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 for a fourth consecutive week, selling 195,000 (down 15%) according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the first set to notch four straight frames at No. 1 since Susan Boyle's "I Dreamed a Dream"…

  12. Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival: Summer Live Preview 2010

    May 24, 2010 2:43 PM EDT Dates: Aug.-Oct. Headliners: Disturbed , Avenged Sevenfold Support: Stone Sour, Halestorm, Airbourne, Hellyeah, others Ticket prices: $20-$69 (Tickets available June 12) Official event page: www.rockstaruproar.com The debut event from Rockstar Mayhem producers John Reese and the Creative…

  13. Avenged Sevenfold, Disturbed To Headline Uproar Festival Tour

    May 03, 2010 8:58 AM EDT The first annual Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival will begin in late summer and feature headliners Avenged Sevenfold and Disturbed , along with Halestorm and Stone Sour. Set for the Jägermeister second stage are headliners Hellyeah, as well as Airbourne, Hail The Villain, New Medicine…

  14. Organizers Brand '08 Ozzfest A Success

    August 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ozzfest 2008, with Metallica and Ozzy Osbourne as headliners, grossed nearly $3.5 million and drew close to 30,000 people to Dallas' Pizza Hut Park, according to producers Sharon Osbourne and AEG Live Ozzfest 2008, with Metallica and Ozzy Osbourne as headliners, grossed nearly $3.5…

  15. Ozzy, Metallica, Tankian Join One-Off Ozzfest

    May 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica, Jonathan Davis of Korn, Serj Tankian, Hellyeah, Sevendust and Shadows Fall, among others, are scheduled to appear at this year's one-off Ozzfest, to be held Aug. 9 at Pizza H Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica, Jonathan Davis of Korn, Serj Tankian, Hellyeah, Sevendust and…

  16. Mudvayne, "Dull Boy"

    October 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The formation of supergroup Hellyeah—which shares members with Mudvayne—didn't push the latter group by the wayside. The formation of supergroup Hellyeah—which shares members with Mudvayne—didn't push the latter group by the wayside. News …

  17. Mudvayne Lets Fans Choose On New Album

    October 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Mudvayne frontman Chad Gray says the group is "getting really close" to figuring out what songs are going to appear on its fan-generated album "By the People, For the People," due Nov. 27 via Epic. Mudvayne frontman Chad Gray says the group is "getting really close…

  18. Korn Kicking Around Possible Covers Album

    July 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Covers may be in Korn's future. The hard rockers, who release a new, untitled album July 31 via Virgin, told reporters yesterday (July 18) they've actually started work on what will likely turn into a Covers may be in Korn's future. The hard rockers, who release a new, untitled…

  19. Hellyeah

    June 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Somehow found the energy to tie one on and head out to my fave strip club there, Shotgun Willies! Well HELLYEAH is officially steam rollin'! The band has been getting tighter and tighter and we are now starting to find those spontaneous moments that make playing live so much fun. After…

  20. Hellyeah

    May 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT We all came in for sound check at 3 p.m. and, as usual, when we started it sounded like sh*t and I could tell that everyone was nervous. We hung with it and nearly did the whole set but got it done an Well, finally the Hellyeah tour has begun. Baltimore was the lucky first spot -- and Tom&…

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