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Pearl Jam celebrated its 20th anniversary as a band this past weekend, playing on Saturday (October 23rd) and Sunday (October 24th) as part of Neil Young 's annual Bridge School Benefit in Mountain View, California. The group actually played its very first gig on October 22nd,...
My Chemical Romance appears to have settled on former The Bled drummer Mike Pedicone as their new man behind the kit, according to Alternative Press . Pedicone wrote on Twitter, "I am thrilled to be drumming in MCR exclusively and to be a part of the fam. See you all soon!"...
The fifth album from Kings Of Leon , Come Around Sundown , set a new album sales record in the U.K. when it debuted atop the British chart on Sunday (October 24th). According to Billboard.com , the album sold more than 183,000 copies in its first week on shelves in the U.K.,...
Former Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan told Seattle radio station KISW last Thursday (October 21st) that playing in London two weeks ago with the current version of the band he left in the mid-Nineties was "great." McKagan came onstage during the group's October 14th gig at...
The Beastie Boys will release their new album, Hot Sauce Committee Part 2 , in spring 2011, according to a press release. But what happened to Hot Sauce Committee Part 1 ? According to the band's publicist, the songs originally set for inclusion on Part 1 will actually make up...
Weezer will likely have another release out this year: a new book called The Pinkerton Diaries , which ties in with the group's upcoming reissue of its 1996 sophomore album, Pinkerton . Pinkerton was considered a disappointment when it first came out, but is now viewed as one of...
There could be some new music from Stone Temple Pilots out as early as 2011. Drummer Eric Kretz told the Ventura County Star , "We're maybe looking at putting out another record next year or touring some more and trying new ideas of how to present music, especially for...
Saving Abel guitarist Jason Null is starting a new side project called Anti Dream Machine . According to TuneLab.com, he's teaming up with ex- Day of Fire vocalist Josh Brown , former Saliva guitarist Jonathan Montoya , bassist Jarred Mankin (who's played with Bobaflex) and...
Saving Abel will be busy on tour next month and in December to support its new sophomore album, Miss America . When frontman Jared Weeks isn't on the road, he's busy helping take care of his new baby girl. He told us what it's like to be first-time dad: "It's like, you know you...