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Fozzy

Formed: 1999
From: United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Fozzy News

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Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.

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Fozzy Releases Snippet Of New Track "No Good Way"

Fozzy, featuring WWE superstar Chris Jericho, released another snippet from the new album "Do You Wanna Start A War." Below check out a preview of the track "No Good Way." The new album is expected to drop July 21st in Europe and July 22nd in North America via Century Media Records.

The track list for "Do You Wanna Start A War" is:

1. Do You Wanna Start A War (see preview here)
2. Bad Tattoo
3. Lights Go Out
4. Died With You
5. Tonight
6. Brides of Fire
7. One Crazed Anarchist (see lyric video)
8. Unstoppable
9. Scarecrow
10. No Good Way
11. SOS
12. Witchery

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Fozzy Posts New Album Snippet

Fozzy has released a snippet from new album "Do You Wanna Start A War," which is due out July 21st in Europe & July 22nd in North America.

Check out part of the title track below, and you can find pre-orders at this location. The album's track listing is as follows:

1. Do You Wanna Start a War
2. Bad Tattoo
3. Lights Go Out
4. Died with You
5. Tonight
6. Brides of Fire
7. One Crazed Anarchist
8. Unstoppable
9. Scarecrow
10. No Good Way
11. SOS
12. Witchery More...

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Fozzy Posts "One Crazed Anarchist" Lyric Video

Fozzy posted a lyric video for the new track "One Crazed Anarchist." The song will appear on the upcoming new release "Do You Wanna Start A War," which is set for release on July 22, 2014 via Century Media Records.

The track list for the album is:

1. Do You Wanna Start a War
2. Bad Tattoo
3. Lights Go Out (streaming here)
4. Died with You
5. Tonight
6. Brides of Fire
7. One Crazed Anarchist
8. Unstoppable
9. Scarecrow
10. No Good Way
11. SOS
12. Witchery More...

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Fozzy And Raven Hit Springfield, Virginia

I recently made my first trip to the United States, for which I decided that catching a metal show was mandatory. The best option was by far a trip to the Empire in Springfield, Virginia, where Fozzy were headlining on May 5th, a show sweetened immensely by the addition of New Wave of British Heavy Metal legends Raven performing as special guests. The venue itself is quite impressive, it's got a nice lounge area before heading into the main venue itself, which is plenty spacious but still relatively compact, perfect for up and coming metal acts as well as those with a cult following.

Unfortunately, the show was far from sold out but there was still a decent sized crowd in attendance for the festivities on hand, which began with a local outfit called Shotgun Sugar, who were exclusively a covers band, performing songs by AC/DC, Journey and the like. They served their purpose as a warm up act before Newcastle nutters Raven took to the stage.

Raven are known for their energetic live performances and influential, hectic sound, something I am pleased to say they still possess in abundance. They kicked things off with the "All For One" opener, "Take Control," which immediately caught the crowd's attention. From then on, it was classic after classic, with songs such as "Live at the Inferno" and "Hard Ride" being thrown to the audience at full speed, as well as the title track from their 1981 debut album, "Rock Until You Drop," which had been slowed down for a more anthem like vibe. The interaction between the Gallagher brothers is still great and Raven put on a proper, old school heavy metal show with plenty of crowd banter, posing and a mid-set guitar solo. They finished their forty minute set with the hit, "On and On" from the 1985 album, "Stay Hard," much to the delight of fans in attendance. Of course, there'll always be a few songs which would have been great to hear such as "Don't Need Your Money" and "Crash, Bang, Wallop" but Raven's catalogue is strong enough that even if some favourites aren't busted out, you're guaranteed great music and a great time. More...

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Fozzy Streaming New Song

Fozzy has been a constant force in the music scene and worldwide touring circuit since 2000. The band is the brainchild of Rich Ward and Chris Jericho, two larger-than-life, trailblazing personalities that have spent the past decade shaping their own brand of sonic splendor.

Now with a brand new song, Fozzy is ready rock your face off! Turn up your speakers and check out "Lights Go Out" below, courtesy of Loudwire.com.

The band is also doing a run of shows including 98Rockfest, Welcome to Rockville, and Carolina Rebellion. Dates are as follows: More...

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Fozzy Heading Out On Tour

Fozzy will release new single "Lights Go Out" on April 29th across all digital platforms. Chris Jericho comments:

"Lights Go Out represents a brand new color in the Fozzy spectrum. Dark, sexy, sleek, dirty, heavy and catchy as fuck, this song turns a whole new page in hard rock history - it doesn't matter if you dance to it in a club or mosh to it in a pit, 'Lights Go Out' will make you move!"

The band will return to the North American tour circuit in late April, where they will be making crowds move on America's biggest festivals and playing select dates between festivals. See full dates below.

Also recently announced is the October 13th, 2014 release of "The Best in the World: At What I Have No Idea," Chris Jericho's third autobiography. More...

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Bloodstock Open Air Live Stream All Weekend

As previously reported the 2013 installment of the Bloodstock Open Air Festival in Derbyshire, United Kingdom is streaming now and all weekend long.

To view all the action, head over to the live stream now.

Headliners Slayer, Lamb of God, Anthrax are scheduled to be part of the action. The festival will also feature appearances from: King Diamond, Accept, Voivod, Municipal Waste, Firewind, Dark Funeral, Ex Deo, Death Angel, Avantasia, Sabaton, Gojira, Katakylsm, Hell, 3 Inches Of Blood, Beholder, Stormbringer, Devildriver, Exodus, Amorphis, Fozzy, Whitechapel and Gama Bomb to name a few. For a schedule of bands, head over to this location. More...

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Bloodstock Open Air Live Stream Available

The 2013 installment of the Bloodstock Open Air, scheduled to begin on Thursday August 8th and continue through Sunday, August 11th, will be broadcast live from Derbyshire, U.K. via the live stream at Daily Motion, or by simply bookmarking this page and coming back to watch the entire feed in the player right here:


Live Stream - Bloodstock Festival 2013 by BloodstockFestival

The schedule for bands to be streamed live has not yet been finalized, however, headliners Slayer, Lamb of God, Anthrax are scheduled to be part of the action. The festival will also feature appearances from: King Diamond, Accept, Voivod, Municipal Waste, Firewind, Dark Funeral, Ex Deo, Death Angel, Avantasia, Sabaton, Gojira, Katakylsm, Hell, 3 Inches Of Blood, Beholder, Stormbringer, Devildriver, Exodus, Amorphis, Fozzy, Whitechapel and Gama Bomb to name a few. For more information, head over to this location. More...

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Bloodstock Adds More Bands To Festival Lineup

The organizers of the Bloodstock festival have checked in with the following announcement about confirming more bands for this year's edition:

"Here at Bloodstock HQ we are excited to announce a whole batch of new additions for all three stages. There’s only seven weeks left to the most metal weekend of the year!! Have you got your tickets yet?!

"Opening Friday’s main stage, and fresh off the back of the release of ‘IV’, their first album in ten years, are British post metallers, Earthzone 9. The band are stoked to find their way to Catton Park’s hallowed ground, commenting 'Earthtone 9 have never played Bloodstock, so we could not be more excited! It's one of our only gigs this year, so we are truly going to make the most of it. There may well be some drinking!' You can pick up a free download of their single, ‘Horizon’s End’ at this location.

"On Sunday’s Sophie Lancaster stage, Sacred Mother Tongue get added. Having received huge plaudits for their second album, ‘Out of the Darkness’, and live shows, the Northampton based band are building quite the name for themselves. Check out the video for ‘A Light Will Shine’, here. More...

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Saxon Announces North American Tour

Legendary U.K. metal act Saxon has announced that the band will tour North America in support of the latest LP "Sacrifice," which is out now via UDR Music. In support will be Fozzy, the band fronted by WWE superstar Chris Jericho, as well as Atlanta progressive metal band Halcyon Way.

Saxon announced the tour on its Facebook page as follows:

"We're really glad to anounce a new tour of North America and Canada with the Sacrifice world tour! The album has done fantastic around the world! We can't wait hit your shores with the Saxon invasion with very special guest Fozzy. It should be a fantastic tour for all metal heads."

Confirmed dates and venues are as follows: More...

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Ten More Bands Confirmed For Bloodstock 2013

The organisers of Britain's, Bloodstock Open Air festival have announced a further ten bands for this year's edition of the event, including Bay Area thrash metal legends Exodus and Death Angel, as well as 3 Inches Of Blood, Scar Symmetry, Dying Fetus, Xerath, Bloodbound, Vanderbuyst, Scarab and The Prophecy. The event will take place at Catton Park from August 8 - 11th and will be headlined by Slayer, King Diamond and Lamb of God.

King Diamond (Headliner)
Lamb Of God (Headliner)
Slayer (Headliner)
3 Inches Of Blood
Amorphis
Accept
Anthrax
Avantasia
Bloodbound
Dark Funeral
Death Angel
Devildriver
Dying Fetus
Ex Deo
Exodus
Firewind
Fozzy
Hell
Kataklysm
Municipal Waste
Negligence
The Prophecy
Scar Symmetry
Scarab
Vanderbuyst
Whitechapel
Xerath

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Slayer To Headline Bloodstock 2013

American thrash metal legends Slayer has been confirmed as the third and final headliner for next year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival in Derbyshire, England. The event will take place at Catton Park from August 8 - 11th and will also be headlined by King Diamond and Lamb of God. A statement from Slayer guitarist Kerry King reads: "Can't wait to hit the stage at Bloodstock! Metal Festival in England? Fuck yes!! It's going to be hell on earth and I'm looking forward to having a party with all my British friends."

The organisers of the festival added: "We are thrilled to announce that seminal thrash metal legends, SLAYER are confirmed as the third and final headliner for Bloodstock 2013. The Californian four-piece will close the Ronnie James Dio stage on Sunday night at Catton Park, bringing their face-melting, monster riffs to the metal hordes."

The lineup for the festival is now as follows: More...

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Century Media Offering Compilation Download

Century Media Records is currently offering a free download of the "Carnival of Sounds II" compilation, which can be found at this location. The digital sampler includes tracks from:

In Flames
Devin Townsend
Stealing Axion
7 Horns 7 Eyes
Nachtmystium
Napalm Death
Paradise Lost
Fozzy
Jeff Loomis
Destiny Potato
Monuments
Vildhjarta
Borknagar
3 Inches of Blood
Iced Earth
Geoff Tate More...

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Lamb Of God To Headline Bloodstock 2013

American heavy metal outfit, Lamb Of God has been confirmed as the second headliner for next year's edition of the Bloodstock Open Air festival, closing the main stage on the second day of the festival. The organisers have also confirmed two more bands for next year in Swedish black metal veterans, Dark Funeral and Finnish heavy metal group, Amorphis, who had this to say about their performance:

"Greetings from Hell-sinki's 5K studio where Amorphis is finishing recording our forthcoming 11th album. Our agent gave us the great news that we are booked for Bloodstock Festival 2013! Bloodstock has become one of the best European metal events, so it's an honour to be part of the festival again. We promise to put on an epic show, so keep the horns up and see you at Bloodstock next summer!"

The festival will take place from August 8th- 11th in Walton On Trent, Derbyshire and will feature the following bands, with many more to be confirmed: More...

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King Diamond To Headline Bloodstock 2013

The organisers of the British metal festival Bloodstock Open Air have announced that Danish heavy metal icon, King Diamond, will be one of the three headlining acts at next year's edition of the event. King and his cohorts will be closing the main stage on the first day of the festival, which will also include performances from German metal legends, Accept and Greek power metal outfit, Firewind, amongst other names yet to be announced.

Speaking on the band's performance at Bloodstock, King Diamond stated: "I'm looking so much forward to this, we all are. Finally back in England! The people at Bloodstock have gone the extra mile to make this possible, and will be expanding the stage to fit our full production. This is gonna be DARK and very HEAVY!"

The festival will take place from August 8th - 11th (no main stage performances on the 8th) and now features the following lineup, with many more bands to be announced:

King Diamond (Headliner)
Accept
Anthrax
Firewind
Fozzy

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Century Media Announces "Keep A Breast" Sale

The Century Family and the Keep A Breast Foundation have teamed up to launch a Halloween sale. Throughout the entire month of October, thirteen albums under The Century Family's umbrella will be for sale right here. For every album sold, The Century Family will donate $0.50 to the Keep A Breast Foundation to support their cause against breast cancer. Below is the list of albums involved in the sale:

...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead - "TAO Of The Dead"
Arch Enemy - "Khaos Legions"
Blaqk Audio - "Bright Black Heaven"
Fozzy - "Sin And Bones"
In This Moment - "Blood"
Iwrestledabearonce - "Ruining It For Everybody"
Lacuna Coil - "Dark Adrenaline"
Matt Skiba & The Sekrets - "Babylon"
Otherwise - "True Love Never Dies"
Rise To Remain - "City Of Vultures"
Suicide Silence - "Black Crown"
The Agonist - "Prisoners"
Vampires Everywhere! - "Hellbound & Heartless"

In addition to having select albums on sale, The Century Family also has a limited number of t-shirts available via CM Distro. 100% of the proceeds from t-shirt sales will be donated to the Keep A Breast Foundation.

For many of the artists participating, they are not only supporting a good cause, but supporting something close to them. The Keep A Breast Foundation has posted videos of those artists talking about their personal experiences with breast cancer or cancer in general.

And now a relevant photo of Maria Brink from In This Moment: More...

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Fozzy Releases "Sandpaper" Video

Hot off a run on this summer's Uproar tour, Fozzy has released a music video for the single "Sandpaper." The video premiered exclusively on WWE.com this week, and the track has been named the theme song for the WWE's upcoming Hell In A Cell pay-per-view event, which will be held October 28th, 2012 at the Philips Arena in Atlanta.

The lead single from Fozzy's new release "Sin and Bones," "Sandpaper" features guest vocals by M. Shadows. Directed by Sean McEwen, the video is inspired by horror classic Evil Dead, with M. Shadows playing the role of Fozzy's evil puppet master. The music video for "Sandpaper" can be seen below. More...

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Fozzy Streaming Entire New Album

The wait is nearly over: Fozzy's new album "Sin and Bones" will be out this Tuesday, August 14th. The brainchild of WWE Superstar Chris Jericho and guitar extraordinaire Rich Ward, "Sin and Bones" contains 10 explosive, hard rocking tracks.

In anticipation of the release, Fozzy has teamed up with Loudwire to stream the album in its entirety. Listen to the release at this location. The album's track listing is:

01. Spider In My Mouth
02. Sandpaper
03. Blood Happens
04. Inside My Head
05. Sin And Bones
06. A Passed Life
07. She's My Addiction
08. Shine Forever
09. Dark Passenger
10. Storm The Beaches

After years of non-stop touring in Europe, the band will embark on the first U.S. tour of its 12-year career next week, joining fellow heavyweights Shinedown, Godsmack, Staind and Papa Roach on this summer's Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival. Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival and Fozzy headlining dates are listed below. More...

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Fozzy And SOiL To Tour The U.K.

American heavy metal band Fozzy, led by WWE Superstar Chris Jericho and Stuck Mojo founder Rich Ward, has announced that the group will be embarking on a tour of the United Kingdom this November, where Fozzy will share the headlining slot with Chicago hard rock outfit SOiL, as well as British alternative metal group Breed 77.

"The U.K. has always been Fozzy's second home, and after the amazing experience we had rocking Download 2012, we couldn’t wait to return to the U.K.," adds frontman Chris Jericho. "That’s why this tour with Soil is so huge for us. To be able to come back to England, Scotland and Wales with a band of their stature is going to blow away our fans, their fans, and make new fans for both of us! Mark my words... for excitement, energy and pure value, Fozzy vs SOiL is going to be THE tour of the fall!!" More...

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Fozzy Talks Band History

The fist pumping lead single "Sandpaper" from Fozzy's forthcoming album "Sin and Bones" is now available on iTunes, Amazon, and Google Play. You can also stream the track at this location The new album "Sin and Bones" will be released on August 14th and the single features guest vocals from M Shadows.

Gearing up for the album release, Fozzy released a video called "The Evolution of Fozzy" where frontman Chris Jericho discusses everything from the creation of the band, how it go signed, and where the group is today with Century Media. Check out the clip below. Fozzy will also be performing on the "Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival this summer/fall.

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