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Monochrome
7/18/2006

Size Matters
10/5/2004

Unsung: The Very Best Of Helmet (1991-1997)
1/27/2004
 
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Helmet Announce California Dates
January 1, 2007
Helmet has lined up the following dates:

Jan. 07 - Glass House - Pomona, CA
Jan. 31 - Troubadour - West Hollywood, CA
Feb. 01 - Troubadour - West Hollywood, CA

As previously reported, Helmet's new video for "Monochrome", filmed by director David Brodsky (Gwar, Strapping Young Lad, The Red Chord) of MyGoodEye and featuring clips from the "Saw III" movie, has been posted online at YouTube.com.

"Monochrome" is featured on the "Saw III" soundtrack, which came out on Oct. 24 via Warcon Enterprises.
 
 
 
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'Saw III' Soundtrack Final Tracklisting Revealed
September 18, 2006
The final track listing for the upcoming 'Saw III' soundtrack, which hits stores on October 24th, has been revealed. The soundtrack, which is being released via Artist Addiction, Warcon Entertainment, and Fontana Distribution features some of the biggest names in Hard Rock and Metal. From veterans like Slayer, Helmet, Ministry, and Meshuggah to some of the best up and coming bands today such as Lamb Of God, Avenged Sevenfold, All That Remains, Eighteen Visions, Mastodon, and many more. Helmet's "Monochrome" will serve as the soundtrack's lead off single. The full tracklisting is as follows:

Saw III Soundtrack:
1. All That Remains- "This Calling"
2. Static-X- "No Submission"
3. Slayer- "Eyes Of The Insane"
4. Lamb of God- "Walk With Me In Hell"
5. Helmet- "Monochrome"
6. Disturbed- "Guarded"
7. Blue October- "Drilled a Wire Through My Cheek"
8. Drowning Pool- "No More"
9. Avenged Sevenfold- "Burn It Down"
10. Eighteen Visions- "Your Nightmare"
11. Opiate For The Masses- "Dead Underground"
12. Bullet For My Valentine- "Suffocating Under Words (What Can I Do) "
13. Ministry- "Fear Is Big Business"
14. Mastodon- "The Wolf Is Loose"
15. Hydrovibe (feat. Shawnee Smith)- "Killer Inside"
16. HourCast- "Sakkara"
17. Meshuggah- "Shed"
18. The Smashup- "Effigy"
19. Ghost Machine- "Siesta Loca"
20. Charlie Clouser- "S*!thole Theme"
 
 
 
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'Saw III' Soundtrack Tentative Track Listing
September 16, 2006
Warcon Enterprises has set an October 24 release date for the "Saw III" soundtrack. The tentative list of tracks that are set to appear on the effort is as follows:

Slayer - "Eyes Of The Insane" (exclusive remix)
Eighteen Visions - "Victim"
Mastodon - "The Wolf Is Loose"
Lamb Of God - "Walk With Me In Hell"
Helmet - "Monochrome"
All That Remains - "This Calling"
Dragonforce - "Fury Of The Storm"
Charlie Clouser - "Score Suite" (exclusive
As I Lay Dying - "Empty Hearts"
Every Time I Die - "Guitared & Feathered"
Hydrovibe - "Killer Inside"
Blue October - "Drilled A Wire Through My Cheek"
Opiate For The Masses - "Naked" (unreleased track)
Dry Kill Logic - "My Dying Heart" (unreleased track)

Other artists, including The Smashup and Korn, are also expected to appear on the CD. Helmet's track "Monochrome" will serve as the lead single from the CD, accompanied by a video featuring a "Saw"-styled narrative.

As previously reported, Helmet, The Smashup and Hydrovibe will perform at a show on October 19 at Webster Hall in New York City to promote the upcoming horror film. Special guests from the "Saw" franchise will also make appearances.
 
 
 
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A Musical Evening Inspired By 'Saw III'; Helmet To Headline
September 14, 2006
In anticipation of the opening of 'SAW III', which hits theaters October 27th, the SAW franchise teams up with Warcon Records to begin “pulling out all the stops” with a show at Webster Hall in New York City October 19th. The show focuses on the musical side of SAW and combines appearances by bands featured on the 'SAW III' soundtrack, to be released October 24th via Artist Addiction, Warcon Enterprises & Fontana Distribution. The night will be headlined by the infamous Helmet, The Smashup and Hydrovibe. The show will be hosted by Shawnee Smith (who stars as “Amanda” in all three SAW films). Special guests from the SAW franchise will also make appearances.


The show will also feature a SAW museum that includes: torture devices, headgear, set pieces and even Jigsaw’s infamous puppet “Billie” as well as other authentic props from the SAW franchise. All on exhibition for the first and only time ever. As an added bonus, true SAW devotees will be able to join the “Circle of Blood.” Circle of Blood participants will gain early access to the venue for a private meet and greet autograph session with Shawnee Smith, the bands and members of the cast and will take home a commemorative bag of SAW merchandise.


For ticket information to participate in this special event, and to find out how to take part in the “Circle of Blood,” click here.
 
 
 
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Helmet To Be Featured On 'Saw III' Soundtrack
August 10, 2006
Warcon Enterprises — the label co-owned by Warped Tour founder Kevin Lyman and the founder and CEO of Concrete Marketing, Bob Chiappardi — will be distributing the "Saw III" soundtrack, with Helmet as the featured artist. The movie will be out Halloween 2006. More details will be announced soon.

Helmet's latest album, 'Monochrome', has sold 7,400 copies in the United States since its July 18 release, according to Nielsen SoundsScan.
 
 
 
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Biography
YEAR FORMED: 1989
HOME TOWN: New York, NY
MEMBERS:
Page Hamilton (Vocals & Guitar)
Chris Traynor (Guitar)
Jeremy Chatelain (Bass)
Mike Jost (Drums)

Forefathers of the post-hardcore/punk genre, HELMET will return July 18 with MONOCHROME, marking their first release on Warcon Records, one of the leading post-hardcore/punk labels in the industry today. This summer, the band--founding vocalist/guitarist PAGE HAMILTON, guitarist CHRIS TRAYNOR and new members, drummer MIKE JOST and bassist JEREMY CHATELAIN--will play to thousands of music lovers across North America as a main stage-headlining act on the Vans Warped Tour from June 15 through August 13. The albums first single Gone will arrive at radio in late June. For MONOCHROME, PAGE enlisted Strap It On and Meantime collaborator Wharton Tiers to co-produce and return to the organic sound the band is known for. Tiers recorded the bands first two releases Strap It On and Meantime, the latter of which sold over a million copies and defined the brusque element of Americans underground rock scene. The HELMET sound sparked a new brand of metal, crossing all traditional music boundaries, paving the way for bands like Chevelle, Deftones, Killswitch Engage, Norma Jean and Silverchair, among many others. The New York Times called HELMET a band that made important connections between indie-rock and metal (September 12, 2004). "Wharton was my only choice to co-produce this project with me, notes HAMILTON. Apart from the sounds he can get in his studio, he was also a major influence in terms of helping me shape my guitar playing. HELMETs catalog also includes Betty (1994) and Aftertaste (1996), after which they broke up in 1998. In 2004, HAMILTON rejoined with TRAYNOR and two other established players to release and tour in support of the critically acclaimed Size Matters. Jim Farber at New York Daily News praised the album, noting: Helmets smart rock has returned at just the right time.