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Funeral Party To Support Deftones And The Dillinger Escape Plan On Spring Tour (Tour Dates)

March 9th, 2011 9:43pm EST
Funeral Party
Funeral Party will join legendary alt-metal band Deftones and mathcore mavericks The Dillinger Escape Plan on their North American spring tour, beginning on April 14 in Seattle, WA. The tour begins just weeks after the highly anticipated release of Funeral Party's debut album The Golden Age Of Knowhere on March 29, 2011.

The Golden Age Of Knowhere was produced by Lars Stalfors (Matt & Kim, The Mars Volta) and mixed by Dave Sardy (Band of Horses, LCD Soundsystem, Oasis). The first three songs - "New York City Moves to the Sound of L.A.,""Carwars," and UK hit, "Just Because" -are ...

Dillinger Escape Plan Frontman Slams 'Poser' Jared Leto

March 7th, 2011 12:26pm EST
Dillinger Escape
Dillinger Escape Plan frontman Greg Puciato has aimed a scathing internet rant at 30 Seconds To Mars star Jared Leto, branding the rocker "a poser" and urging him to go "back to acting."

Puciato took to his Twitter.com page and fired off a number of angry messages aimed at the Chapter 27 star, ranting about Leto's former career as an actor and even his outlandish hairstyles.

He writes, "How much of a f**king dork is Jared Leto? That guy's shtick is revolting. Biggest f**king poser. Makes Fred Durst seem like Jim Morrison. Anyone in this industry who has any pride should be ashamed if th...

Review: Year Of The Black Rainbow By Coheed And Cambria

April 9th, 2010 3:44pm EDT
Coheed and Cambria Year of the black rainbow review
It's difficult to judge Coheed and Cambria by any kind of conventional standards, because the genre of emo/prog/space rock is pretty much only inhabited by them. Yes, they have influences and you can stretch for comparisons, but they're pretty alone in their own little niche.

Year of the Black Rainbow is the band's fifth disc, but it comes first in the story of Coheed and Cambria, the parents of the story's protagonist, Claudio. Casual fans can overlook the details of the sci-fi plot but still get excited for the catchy choruses. Hardcore fans will want to buy the deluxe version of the alb...

Stars Join Deftones For Benefit Concert

November 22nd, 2009 11:03am EST
Motley Crue rocker Tommy Lee, Linkin Park frontman Mike Shinoda and rap group Cypress Hill were among the stars who joined the Deftones at a benefit concert in Los Angeles on Thursday night.

The musicians all took to the stage with the band in Hollywood to help raise funds for seriously ill bassist Chi Cheng, who was left in a coma following a car crash last year.

Cheng's bandmates promised to raise funds to help pay for the star's medical treatment and all their famous friends were on hand to help the cause.

Lee, Shinoda and Cypress Hill all took to the stage to perform with th...

Nine Inch Nails Retire After Three-Hour Finale

September 12th, 2009 3:46pm EDT
Nine Inch Nails
Nine Inch Nails bowed out as a live act onstage in Los Angeles on Thursday with a star-studded final show and a rendition of their classic track "Hurt."

Frontman Trent Reznor announced the band would cease live work after four shows in Los Angeles, but had to postpone his farewell after falling ill and scrapping shows last week.

The finale took place at the Wiltern Theater on Thursday, and included electro-pop pioneer Gary Numan, Dave Navarro and members of heavy rock group the Dillinger Escape Plan.

The three-hour show featured renditions of "Somewhat Damaged," "Numan's I Die, You...

Norway's Quart Rock Festival Scrapped

June 7th, 2008 8:42am EDT
Cradle of Filth
The promoters of July's Quart Festival in Norway have pulled the plug on the heavy rock music event due to poor ticket sales. The festival was scheduled to take place from July 2 to 5 in Kristiansand, and featured Cradle of Filth, Nile and The Dillinger Escape Plan among its top acts.

Festival organizers were forced to pull the plug on the 2008 event on Friday and file for bankruptcy after only 2,000 tickets had been sold.

Town mayor Per Sigurd Sorensen has been told of the festival's cancelation and has offered the following statement: "It's really a pity. Quart is a very import...

Coheed And Cambria To Hit The Road Supporting Linkin Park

November 30th, 2007 2:01pm EST
Coheed and Cambria
Columbia Records is proud to announce that Coheed and Cambria will be supporting Linkin Park on all dates of their upcoming national tour. The tour goes from February 12 to March 10 and will be hitting 19 cities, including Madison Square Garden in New York. The dates come on the heels of Coheed's successful sold-out 25-date national headlining tour that wrapped at New York City's Roseland Ballroom on November 29, 2007.

In their live review of the Los Angeles show at The Wiltern, the "LA Times" raved: "Self-indulgence is frequently seen as a crime in modern rock music, but without it th...

'The Best of Taste of Chaos' to be Released January 24

January 19th, 2006 7:00pm EST
Matchbook Romance
In conjunction with the kick-off of this year's Taste of Chaos Tour, WARCON Enterprises has announced a January 24th release date for The Best of the Taste of Chaos, a two-disc compilation that features an onslaught of music from the biggest and best bands in the punk/metal scene.

Being hailed as the most definitive post-hardcore collection to ever be assembled, The Best of the Taste of Chaos includes 36 songs comprising unreleased tracks, rare outtakes and special songs from such heavy hitters as Story of the Year, The Deftones, The Used, Killswitch Engage and more.

The perfect...

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