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Lead Singer Of Staind Calls-Out Concert Goers For Molesting A 15 Year Old Girl

6/2/2014 4:13pm EDT
Lead Singer Of Staind Calls-Out Concert Goers For Molesting A 15

Lead singer of hard rock band Staind, Aaron Lewis stopped a concert mid-song to call out some handsy concert attendees who were getting out of control with a young crowdsurfer.

The girl, reportedly 15 was being groped by older men as she crowd surfed around the pit of the stage. Lewis spotted it and decided that it was his responsibility to step in.

"Alright, listen up, you f**king a**holes. That f**king girl right there is, like, 15 f**king years old and you f**king pieces of sh*t are molesting her while she's on the f**king crowd. Your f**king mothers should be as...

Korn Singer Jonathan Davis Says Barack Obama Became A Dictator Thanks To Miley Cyrus

2/20/2014 1:03pm EST
Jonathan Davis, lead singer of rock band Korn, had a few interesting things to say when asked about his group's latest music video.

Davis told a TMZ cameraman, "We just basically wanted people to wake up, to see what's going on.

"I think that our government uses those people [celebrities] to distract from what's really going on… that whole thing with Miley Cyrus at the VMAs, When that went down, Barack Obama passed a law that made him basically a dictator… he can imprison whoever he wants, he doesn't have to charge them, he can hold them for as long as he wants."

The music video for "S...

From Apple To Zowie: The Craziest Celebrity Baby Names

10/21/2012 3:14pm EDT
Ashlee Simpson
Uma Thurman and her French financier boyfriend Arpad Busson revealed the name of their newborn baby girl this week, and the tot's title is a mouthful.

Not content with the typical first/middle/last -- or in this case hyphenated last -- name, the little girl surely has a challenging future ahead of her when it comes to filling out any types of forms.

The couple named their three-month-old Rosalind Arusha Arkadina Altalune Florence Thurman-Busson. Where they got her nickname, "Luna," from is a mystery; but their rep says each name has a special reason and meaning.

But Uma and Arpad -- who ...

Johnny Depp & Marilyn Manson Rock Out Together At Golden Gods Awards (Video)

4/12/2012 11:53am EDT
Johnny Depp & Marilyn Manson
Johnny Depp was a surprise performer at the Golden Gods Awards show on Wednesday night as he took to the stage with Marilyn Manson.

The Revolver magazine prize giving took place at the Club Nokia venue in Los Angeles and featured a closing set by Manson, who performed with Pretty Reckless singer Taylor Momsen before introducing Depp to the stage.

The actor, who began his career in music before turning to Hollywood, thrilled the crowd by playing guitar with Manson on his cover of the Eurythmics' "Sweet Dreams" and hit track "The Beautiful People."

During the show, Motley Crue star N...

Korn's Jonathan Davis Undergoes Bomb Disposal Training With U.S. Troops

3/21/2012 10:53am EDT
Korn frontman Jonathan Davis was given a crash course in bomb disposal during a morale-boosting visit to U.S. troops in Germany.

The rocker recently met military personnel stationed at the Ramstein Air Force Base in Rheinland-Pfalz and during the trip he signed autographs and posed for pictures, and spent time with injured soldiers at a medical facility.

The troops also had a special surprise for Davis - they put him in an explosives-proof suit and taught him how to use a bomb disposal robot. The test involved learning to pick up an egg with the robot's claw and place it safely into a b...

Def Leppard Honored At Kerrang! Awards For Their Inspiration (Full List Of Winners)

6/10/2011 12:02am EDT
Def Leppard
British rockers Def Leppard were honored Thursday night at the annual Kerrang! awards in London with this year's Inspiration Award. Thursday's even marked the 30th anniversary of the annual hard rock & heavy metal awards, put on by the British metal magazine.

But it was actor/rocker Jared Leto's band 30 Seconds to Mars who were the toast of the British rock scene after picking up two trophies.

The rockers beat out competition from frontrunners My Chemical Romance by winning awards for Best International Band and Best Single for their hit "Hurricane."

Leto took to to announce...

Korn Guitarist To Marry Long-Time Girlfriend

5/21/2011 9:05am EDT
James Shaffer
Korn star James Shaffer is set to marry actress Evis Xheneti after six years of dating.

The guitarist, also known as Munky, proposed to Xheneti in Paris, France last week.

The bride-to-be tells, "He proposed in Paris at the top of the Eiffel Tower at dusk. The sun was setting and it was super romantic."

Charlie Sheen's 'Winning' Single To Benefit Tornado Victims

5/9/2011 11:56am EDT
Charlie Sheen
Charlie Sheen is boosting his efforts to aid victims of America's recent tornado disaster by pledging all profits from his debut single Winning to the relief efforts.

The actor has collaborated with rapper Snoop Dogg and former Korn guitarist Rob Patterson to create the song, named after his famous catchphrase. The track will be made available to download from Tuesday and Sheen has promised to give the proceeds to victims of the massive storms which swept across six southern U.S. states late last month, leaving almost 300 people dead.

In a post on his page on Sunday, Patters...

Korn To Perform In Crop Circle

7/10/2010 6:50pm EDT
Rockers Korn are to perform in an eerie crop circle which they helped create in a field near their native Bakersfield, California.

The group worked closely with expert circle makers on the design, which features a series of intricate circles and includes the band's logo, and now they'll perform in the centre of the field art.

Their 80 minute set will mark the first time a mainstream rock act has performed such a gig.

Frontman Jonathan Davis says, "The setting and the mood took us into a totally new direction musically. We took the opportunity to stretch out and experiment with the perfor...

Korn Boycotts BP

6/9/2010 6:30pm EDT
Rockers Korn have banned their tour bus drivers from using BP oil when they fill up at the pump as a mark of protest about the Gulf of Mexico oil slick.

Like all Americans, the group is sickened by the spill from the exploded BP rig which has now been declared the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history. And the band mates have chosen to show their disgust by turning their backs on British Petroleum this summer. The band has launched a boycott against using the company's gasoline while on tour - and the rockers are strongly encouraging other touring artists to do the same.


A Conversation With Sameer Bhattacharya Of Flyleaf

12/28/2009 4:29pm EST
Sure, sure. I have heard it all already. Everyone I know that is a fan of Flyleaf is upset that the band made the decision to take the road less traveled for them, one with less screams and a tad less aggression on their new album, Memento Mori. Yeah, their self titled album was teeming with a certain kind of rawness, a certain power all its own. This time out they took the path of melody and concentrated more of their hooks than anything else and guess what, it worked perfectly. Memento Mori is a great next step for the band, a natural progression if you will. So those that are miffed, res...

Have You Heard? Super Killer Fire

3/11/2009 10:33am EDT
Super Killer Fire
Boasting a concrete modern rock sound influenced by such bands as Korn, Pantera and Killswitch Engage, as well as a new album, "The Test", produced by Erik Nelson at Eclipse Studios (Mudvayne, V Shaped Mind), the Danville, Illinois group Super Killer Fire are creating a buzz all their own, and seem to be gaining fans by the day.

Sure, they might refer to their hometown as a 'hole,' but it is where they got together as a band.

"It all started out when Jermery (drums) and Rich (guitar) worked at the same place," said singer Brandon Taylor. "Once they realized they were both musici...

MTV Bids Farewell To 'TRL' With Star-Studded 'Total Finale Live'

11/12/2008 12:57pm EST
MTV TRL Finale
A star-studded group of artists from rock, pop, hip-hop and beyond are lined up to commemorate TRL with their memories, performances, and more as MTV's "Total Finale Live" celebration grows ever closer. Justin Timberlake, Kid Rock, and JC Chasez, always sure to draw a crowd in New York City's Times Square, are set to join "TRL's" current host Damien Fahey and former host Carson Daly in the studio and share their thoughts on what the show meant to them. The TRL Finale airs November 16 at 8:00pm ET/PT on MTV.

Just when you thought the finale couldn't get any bigger, the show has been ex...

Food Groups: Bands With Food Names

10/1/2008 10:37am EDT
Smashing Pumpkins
Ever notice that food names seem to be popular as a choice for band names? We certainly have! Check out some of the most popular food groups/music acts ever, and let us know if any tickle your taste buds.


No pun intended, the gutsy singer named Peaches would have no problem displaying her peaches.

Red Hot Chili Peppers

These Chili Peppers are still chart topping hot!

Salt N' Pepa

With their VH1 reunion The Salt N Pepa Show, these Hip Hop queens are still spicing up the entertainment scene.


Pop's Korn is perfect name ...

Walt Disney Records Releases 'Nightmare Revisited' Sept. 30

9/16/2008 7:00pm EDT
Tim Burton
On September 30, Walt Disney Records unveils Nightmare Revisited with 20 fresh recordings and beloved covers of the music, mayhem, and merriment from Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas.

Danny Elfman returns to recapture the musical landscape he masterfully created for the original The Nightmare Before Christmas soundtrack with two brand new recordings of the "Opening" and "Closing." Adding a new tantalizing twist to Nightmare favorites, Nightmare Revisited also boasts an eclectic array of today's music superstars including Korn, Amy Lee, Plain White T's, Rise Against, Rodrigo...

The Dirty Heads' Full-Length Debut 'Any Port In A Storm' Out Sept. 23

8/31/2008 2:30pm EDT
Dirty Heads
SoCal's reggae and hip-hop influenced alt-rockers The Dirty Heads are set to release their debut album Any Port In A Storm on September 23rd via Executive Music Group (Universal). Featuring one of the last recorded performances of the late keyboardist Billy Preston, best known for his work with The Beatles, the album blends The Dirty Heads' distinctive brand of reggae, hiphop and folk-influenced party music.

Produced by Sugar Ray drummer Stan Frazier and Steve Fox (Ashlee Simpson), and mixed by legendary Beastie Boys mixmeister Mario C, Any Port In A Storm includes the first single, 'S...

Stars Who Hit The Right Notes With Their Musical Mates

5/27/2008 11:24am EDT
Jennifer Lopez & Marc Anthony
Not many can resist a musician, and the following stars are no exception. Here we present a list of our favorite women who "rock" and are also as hot as their music mates!

1. Gwen Stefani

Singer Gwen Stefani hooked up with hubby Gavin Rossdale when her band No Doubt was touring as an opening act to his then-famous band Bush in the 90s. Stefani has become a music/fashion "Rock Babe" icon in her own right, and the couple still make a pretty pair.

2. Beyonce Knowles

Newlyweds Beyonce Knowles and Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter are a music industry powerhouse. This fierce "Ro...

Up-And-Comer Ferras Releases Debut In Digital Format

3/25/2008 5:27pm EDT
"Hollywood's Not America" – the lead single from Capitol Music Group recording artist Ferras' (pronounced Fer-AHSS) debut album, Aliens & Rainbows – rockets onto the Hot AC radio chart at #33, marking the highest debut for a career-opening single by a solo male artist since John Mayer in 2002. Aliens & Rainbows, produced by The Matrix (Avril Lavigne, Jason Mraz, Korn) with Gary Clark (Natalie Imbruglia, Lloyd Cole), is available for purchase in digital format beginning today at iTunes and Walmart with the physical release to follow on April 1st.

The video for "Hollywood's Not America,...

12 Stones, Korn, & More Contribute To 'World's Strongest Man' Soundtrack, Out Dec. 18

12/17/2007 9:00pm EST
The World
Wind-up Records and IMG Media have announced the release of the inaugural soundtrack for The World's Strongest Man franchise, airing on 2. The title will be available exclusively through Amazon upon release.

Mandeville, Louisiana-based quartet 12 Stones, signed to Wind-up Records, was filmed recently in Baton Rouge. The footage will be cut into the program to their song "Adrenaline" as the opener of each episode this season. The individual episodes will also contain a thirty second music video of each individual track featured on the soundtrack utilizing scenes from the competition. ...

Celebrity Birthdays, September 21

9/21/2007 3:00am EDT
Faith Hill
Happy Birthday to "Lost" actress Maggie Grace (1983), socialite Nicole Richie (1981), Indian actress Kareena Kapoor (1980), Korn drummer David Silveria (1972), Oasis singer Liam Gallagher (1972), "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" actor Alfonso Ribeiro (1971), "Idiocracy" actor Luke Wilson (1971), talk show host Ricki Lake (1968), Barenaked Ladies drummer Tyler Stewart (1967), country singer Faith Hill (1967), "RV" actress Cheryl Hines (1965), "Cradle Will Rock" actor Angus Macfadyen (1963), "Numb3rs" actor Rob Morrow (1962), "Becker" actress Nancy Travis (1961), "JAG" star David James Elliot (1...

Evanescence Announce Plans For North American Fall Tour

9/4/2007 5:06pm EDT
Los Angeles (September 4, 2007) — Following the massive success of their October 2006 release The Open Door, which has sold nearly 2 million copies in the U.S., and their co-headlining spot on this summer's Family Values Tour with Korn, Evanescence will headline their own North American tour this Fall. The tour will begin October 23rd in Miami and conclude on or about December 10th. Tickets for most of the shows will go on sale beginning Saturday, September 8th and are available at Ticketmaster.

"I am excited to be headlining our own tour this Fall," says frontwoman Amy Lee. "While...

The Last Goodnight To Hit The Road This Fall With American Idol Alum Elliot Yamin

8/27/2007 7:00pm EDT
The Last Goodnight
Breakthrough Connecticut-based band The Last Goodnight who release their debut album Poison Kiss (Virgin Records) on August 28th have announced plans to join American Idol's Elliot Yamin on his fall tour when they finish their current outing with Rocco DeLuca & The Burden. The 31-city cross-country stint begins October 5th in Chicago, IL at Park West and concludes November 26th in Washington DC at the 9:30 Club.

"We poured our hearts and souls into making this album and love being out on the road playing the songs live," said frontman Kurtis John. "Our live show is energetic and fun...

MySpace To Broadcast Projekt Revolution Concert Via MySpaceLive Today At 1:30pm

8/22/2007 10:33am EDT
Linkin Park
Record Breaking Six Hour Live Streamed Concert to Feature Main Stage Acts Linkin Park, My Chemical Romance, Taking Back Sunday, HIM, Placebo and Julien-K

Los Angeles – MySpace, America's most trafficked Web site, today announced that the Projekt Revolution concert tour stop at the DTE Energy Music theater in Clarkston, Michigan will be streamed as a MySpace LIVE! event on August 22, 2007 starting at 1:30PM PST. As one of the official sponsors of the Projekt Revolution concert series, taking place this summer across the country, NowWhat will host the stream of the concert on its MySpac...

Mink: Here To Stay And Ready To Play-- For A Long, Long Time

8/9/2007 5:30pm EDT
The band has clearly hit the ground running. Formed just a blink ago in Spring 2006, Mink has already written more than 60 songs (30 of them in one intense three week stretch), recorded their debut album in just four weeks (with noted producer Sylvia Massy of Red Hot Chili Peppers and Tool fame), shot one of the most fun videos of recent times for its infectious song Talk to Me with director Christian Lamb (Madonna, Korn, Kelly Clarkson, Incubus), had another song Pressure Pressure featured nightly in ESPN's 2006 Major League baseball playoffs coverage, and has established itself as one of ...

Korn Go Green

8/1/2007 5:30pm EDT
July 31, 2007 – (Source: Corn field in Times Square, New York, NY) - Korn announced today that they will be joining the effort to tour green by fueling all their vehicles with bio-diesel. This effort will lessen their environmental impact on this year's Family Values Tour by using domestically produced bio-fuels in all 16 of their touring vehicles. The band is working with Music Matters' SMART (Sustainable Minded Artists Recording Touring) program and Conserv Fuel to fuel their vehicles with domestically produced bio-fuel which can be derived from a variety of plant based matter including...

Korn Evolves Environmentally On Family Values Tour

7/31/2007 1:45pm EDT
Korn announced today that they will be joining the effort to tour green by fueling all their vehicles with bio-diesel. This effort will lessen their environmental impact on this year's Family Values Tour by using domestically produced bio-fuels in all 16 of their touring vehicles.

The band is working with Music Matters' SMART (Sustainable Minded Artists Recording Touring) program and Conserv Fuel to fuel their vehicles with domestically produced bio-fuel which can be derived from a variety of plant based matter including; soy, corn, and various other vegetable and animal oils. Korn is...

Korn To Preview New Album Tonight on vMTV

7/23/2007 5:53pm EDT
Korn will preview the new untitled album on vMTV on Monday, July 23rd from 8-10pm ET. Sign up now at and log on Monday to chat and interact with the band in their virtual world! Jonathan, Fieldy, and Munky will be hanging out. Also on Monday, July 23rd, MTV2 will be unleashing Korn's Evolution music video.

For their upcoming release, the band has covered classics from Nine Inch Nails, Faith No More, and The Psychedelic Furs; and lead singer Jonathan Davis hopes the band will get to record versions of Prince's Erotic City and Ozzy Osbourne's Diary Of A Madma...

MIMS To Hang Out In Virtual World July 10

7/6/2007 3:03pm EDT
Meet and talk with MIMS live in a 3D virtual world - - on July 10th, at 8:00pm EST. It's free! And yes, MIMS will be there LIVE. What? That's right, LIVE. Here's what to do:

1. Visit, and create a free login.

2. Download the There virtual world software onto your computer.

3. Create your custom avatar.

After that, have fun exploring the virtual world. Then on July 10th, fans, and hang out in the lounge. Bring your friends!

Nearly anyone with a computer and Internet connection can visit The Tower in The nightclub will officially open in T...

Family Values Tour Expands With Second Stage And 'Guitar Hero II' Competition!

7/4/2007 9:00am EDT
This summer's biggest tour, Family Values, has teamed up with RedOctane's Guitar Hero to sponsor a second stage on the tour with an additional five bands making a total of 13 acts performing. A likely pairing, rock's biggest outing including co-headliners Korn and Evanescence, Atreyu, Flyleaf, Hellyeah, and Trivium partnered with the ultimate rock star experience, Guitar Hero, will foster hot newcomers Five Finger Death Punch, Invitro, Twin Method and others to be announced shortly, on the second stage all for an added value and the best-priced lawn tickets of the summer at $9.99!


Celebrity Birthdays, June 19

6/19/2007 3:00am EDT
Paula Abdul
Happy Birthday to "Without a Trace" actress Poppy Montgomery (1972), Korn guitarist-turned-holy-man Brian "Head" Welch (1970), "American Idol" jugde and singer Paula Abdul (1962), "Romancing The Stone" actress Kathleen Turner (1954), Heart singer Ann Wilson (1951), British guitarist Nick Drake (1948), "The Cosby Show" actress Phylicia Rashad (1948), Italian actress Pier Angeli (1932; d. 1972), "The Notebook" actress Gena Rowlands (1930), "The Sopranos" matriarch Nancy Marchand (1928; d. 2000), baseball legend Lou Gehrig (1903; d. 1941), and Canadian bandleader Guy Lombardo (1902; 1977).