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Below is our complete Drowning Pool news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.
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Drowning Pool is currently streaming the first single "Feel Like I Do" from their upcoming self-titled album at this location. The band also issued the following statement about the song:
"After months of lockdown in the recording studio in New Jersey, we are proud to emerge with our most solid and dynamic album yet. 'Feel Like I Do' is our first single from the new self titled record due out in April. All you Drowning Pool Fans will dig the new tunes so crank it up and rock out with us!"
Drowning Pool guitarist CJ checked in with a short video update from the Studio:
As we near Black Friday, the busiest Christmas shopping day of the year, many retailers and online stores have announced a variety of special deals. Many of these deals offer metal and hard rock albums at greatly reduced prices. As more Black Friday ads are announced we will continue to update this page with the most recent information. The current metal deals are as follows: More...
Drowning Pool has issued more updates from the studion. Stevie's update is as follows:
"We are now in full on drum mode at the studio. I'm so glad I didn't grow up wanting to be a drummer. They just have so much crap to deal with. There are a hundred different parts to a kit, any of which can break at any time..... Anyway, things are going pretty smoothly. So as long as the Cowboys and Saints keep winning, this record should turn out awesome!!!!!...."
Mike has a couple of video updates as well:
Tonight's Headbangers Ball on MTV2 at 2 AM ET/PT will feature Drowning Pool and the following lineup of videos:
Drowning Pool - "Shame"
Miss May I - "Forgive and Forget"
Otep - "Smash The Control Machine"
Converge - "Axe To Fall"
Echoes the Fall - "Break Away"
CJ from Drowning Pool has issued the brief studio update:
"To all our fans: We're in the studio working hard as hell 12/15 hour days seven days a week, making the best DP Rock record to date! I honestly have never been more excited about our all our new material. All the songs are growing and changing for the better during this recording process. We promise you won't be disappointed. Can't wait to get these songs out to you all and start touring again. Keep checking back because I'm sure we'll start leaking new music here and there in the next few weeks just so you can get an early taste of what's to come! See ya!"
They also posted a short tension-relieving destruction video a couple days ago:
Mike from Drowning Pool has issued the following studio update from the recording sessions of the band's fourth studio album:
"The studio time is going great! We've been dissecting each and every part of each song and getting some rough takes of them. We got a few more days of doing this then we start laying down the real drum tracks for the record!!! Can't wait to dive into the drum and rock that stuff!
"We have another long day scheduled tomorrow so I'm gonna hit the sack and get some rest. I got hit with a head cold late last night and I wanna try and get as much rest as possible to be "all go, no stop" in the studio!
"Be on the look out for video posts from me and all the guys as we report on all things from the recording process. Be it tracking, worldly advice or us simply blowing shit up!"
CJ also posted a short video update about their stay in New Jersey while they're recording:
Hard Rock Hideout has posted a video clip online of Drowning Pool performing the song "Bodies" at the Cruefest 2 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The video clip can be viewed below. More...
Members of Crue fest II, including Shannon Larkin of Godsmack, Tyler Connolly of Theory of a Deadman, C.J. Pierce of Drowning Pool and John Allen of Charm City Devils will be the featured guests on the nationally syndicated radio show ROCKLINE on Monday night July 6, 2009 with host Bob Coburn at 8:30pm PT / 11:30pm ET. Fans are encouraged to call to speak with the guests at 1-800-344-ROCK (7625). For a station near you and for information regarding how to log onto the Internet for the broadcast go to ROCKLINE's site. Beginning in the evening of the following day, the show will be streamed for two weeks on our website.
A five part video interview with Drowning Pool vocalist Ryan McCombs and guitarist C.J. Pierce, conducted by Brian Adler of Adlercast.com, has been posted online. The video clips can be viewed below. More...
Drowning Pool has released their fourth video off of their latest album "Full Circle." You can watch the music video for "Shame," which follows the third single of "Stitches," below. More...
The initial tour dates for Crue Fest 2 have just been announced. Produced by Live Nation, the tour kicks off on July 19, 2009 in Camden, NJ tours across North America and concludes on September 5th in Darien Lake, NY. Select dates go on sale to the public on March 20th, the remainder go on sale the 21st -- check www.CrueFest2.com and www.Motley.com for exact on-sale information and for tickets.
As previously reported, The follow-up to last summer's festival will feature Motley Crue with Godsmack, Theory of a Deadman, Drowning Pool and Charm City Devils.
Following the announcement, Motley Crue played a massive show at NYC's Madison Square Garden, which we've covered here.
In related news, Motley Crue and the Crue Fest 2 lead vocalists will perform “White Trash Circus” on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Friday, March 20th on ABC TV at 12:05 am/11:05c.
The latest Crue Fest 2 tour dates are as follows: More...
Highlights from Monday's Crue Fest 2 press conference have been posted online courtesy of Fuse TV. You can watch the video below.
As previously reported, this year's tour will feature Mötley Crüe with Godsmack, Theory of a Deadman, Drowning Pool and introduces Charm City Devils. More...
Mötley Crüe announced the lineup today for their second annual summer festival tour, Crüe Fest 2 at the Fuse TV studio in New York City. The follow-up to the most successful rock festival of last summer stars Mötley Crüe with Godsmack, Theory of a Deadman, Drowning Pool and introduces Charm City Devils.
In addition to announcing the 2009 line up, the Crüe debuted a new music video featuring members of all five Crüe Fest 2 bands performing the single “White Trash Circus.” During the announcement Mötley Crüe was joined on stage by Sully Erna of Godsmack, Tyler Connolly of Theory of a Deadman, Ryan McCombs of Drowning Pool and John Allen of Charm City Devils. The single of this track featuring Mötley Crüe with these vocalists is available to radio today.
Crüe Fest 2, produced by Live Nation and kicking off on July 19th in Camden, NJ tours across North America and concludes on September 5th in Darien Lake, NY. Select dates go on sale to the public on March 20th, the remainder go on sale the 21st -- check www.CrueFest2.com and www.Motley.com for exact on-sale information and for tickets. Tickets are also available at on Live Nation's website at www.livenation.com. Additional details can be found by calling 818.748.9075.
Mötley Crüe’s Nikki Sixx says, "This is what we imagined when we came up with the idea of Crüe Fest last summer – putting together the most kick ass bands on one bill for a day of rock. All of the bands on this tour compliment the others -- musically, theatrically and passionately."
Drowning Pool is streaming two songs from their upcoming live CD "Loudest Common Denominator," which is due out March 3rd. You can check em out here. The album will also feature two exclusive acoustic versions of the songs "37 Stitches" and "Shame."
The band has also streamed a trailer for the effort, which you can view below. More...
Texas based hard rockers Drowning Pool will be releasing their first live album next month, entitled "Loudest Common Denominator." The album will also feature two exclusive acoustic versions of the songs "37 Stitches" and "Shame."
The tracklisting is as follows:
2. Full Circle
4. Step Up
11. Tear Away
12. 37 Stitches (Acoustic)
13. Shame (Acoustic)
Texas based hard rockers Drowning Pool will be releasing their first live album on March 3rd through Eleven Seven Music. The album will be entitled, "Loudest Common Demoninator." More details will be revealed shortly.
Stevie Benton, bassist of Texas based hard rockers Drowning Pool has posted the following message online:
"18 months of touring in support of full circle has come to an end. My best guess is that it was over 350 shows. Looking back, I'm proud to say that we brought our "A" game for every single one. Not to say that they all were perfect. But each was a unique experience. My sincere thanks to everyone who came out and enjoyed a night with us. Y'all will always be loved. I hope you all have a wonderful holiday and let's do it all again next year!!!"
In a recent interview with the El Paso Times, Drowning Pool frontman Ryan McCombs confirmed that not only has the band begun writing material for a fourth studio album, but Eleven Seven Music, the bands label, are looking into releasing a live album and DVD in February of next year.
Read the full article at El Paso Times.
Hard rocking Texans Drowning Pool has announced a special VIP ticket package for their upcoming tour with Saliva which kicks off on October 17th. The package will include meet-and-greets along with photo opportunities. In addition fans will receive early entry passes, special merchandise, autographed collectibles and more.
The tour dates for the Drowning Pool/Saliva trek are as follows:
17 Saint Petersburg, FL Jannus Landing
18 Dayton Beach, FL Destination Daytona
20 Columbia, SC Headliners
21 Goose Creek, SC The Dive
22 Jacksonville, NC Hooligans
24 Providence, RI Dunkin’ Donuts Center
26 Lorrain, OH Black River Landing
28 Columbus, OH Newport Music Hall
29 Flint, MI The Machine Shop
30 Springfield, IL Illinois State Fairgrounds
1 Detroit, MI The Fillmore
2 Traverse City, MI Streeters
5 San Antonio, TX Scout Bar
6 Pharr, TX Graham Central Station
7 Beaumont, TX Scout Bar
8 Houston, TX Scout Bar
9 Corpus Christi, TX The Pavilion at Concrete Street
11 Lubbock, TX Wild West
22 Galamis Beach, CA Galamis Beach