Tag: Album Sales

It’s Official!! MÖTLEY CRÜE & KISS – SUMMER 2012

Rock ‘n Roll doesn’t get any bigger than this! KISS and MÖTLEY CRÜE… On the same stage… On the same night. This spectacle of spectacles announced today, KISS and MÖTLEY CRÜE are uniting to launch THE TOUR of 2012. The summer’s biggest, baddest rock tour will level 40+ cities nationwide starting July 20th. The Live Nation promoted tour …

Another Rambling From A Crazy Metalhead: The Why We Steal Music Edition

Just like finding out that Casey Anthony lives close to me now, the new Lamb Of God album Resolution being leaked almost a month early hit me with both surprise and excitement.  I am still left wondering if the RIAA intercepted my mixtape to her because of illegally downloaded songs but it’s still the thought …

HELL Guitarist Kevin Bower Comments on Each Track of “Human Remains” Album (video)

After 24 years, HELL finally recieve their long overdue credit. The album sales are amazing and the press ratings beat everything that has been there before. This makes “Human Remains” the most important metal debut of the year 2011, worldwide. HELL are among the most remarkable acts of our time, an unbelievable history, a unique …

CHILDREN OF BODOM Keyboardist: ‘We Release An Album Just To Go On Tour For A Couple Of Months’

Sweden’s Metal Shrine recently conducted an interview with keyboardist Janne Wirman of Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Metal Shrine: With Alexi [Laiho, guitar/vocals] bringing in all the stuff, the rest of you guys, do you come up with stuff as well and it all gets turned …

SLIPKNOT Frontman Says ‘S**t’ New Music Is To Blame For Illegal Downloading

SLIPKNOT/STONE SOUR singer Corey Taylor has once again spoken out in defense of illegal music downloading, insisting that no one wants to pay for “crap” new music. He tells Britain’s Kerrang! magazine, “I have a completely different take on this from a lot of other people. A lot of people in the industry want to …

IRON MAIDEN: 15th Studio Album Out Now, SMNnews Quiz

Thirty years on from their eponymous debut album in April 1980, IRON MAIDEN has just released The Final Frontier, their 15th studio album. The legendary metallers have released an album every two years for 30 years, totalling over 80 million album sales during this period. The Final Frontier was helmed by South African producer Kevin …

BON JOVI Gets Toughened Up

While Bon Jovi may struggle to even be called ‘hair metal’ – having four semi-naked tarts in your bed is a start to enhancing your reputation. SMN just dug up this little snapshot below, which was taken by famed photographer Ross Marino in 1985 when Bon Jovi was just 22, busy promoting second album 7800°Fahrenheit. …

MELVINS: Finally Chart After 26 Years…

Rock act MELVINS finally made their grand entrance into the Billboard Top 200 – after 26 years. MELVINS achieved this feat by selling just 2,809 copies of The Bride Screamed Murder, their 19th album. With another 2,000 units, they would have breached the top half of the chart. Exactly five years ago, the threshold for …

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