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A two-night benefit event for injured Deftones bassist Chi Cheng will be held this Friday and Saturday (January 14th and 15th) at the Slidebar in Fullerton, California. This is the second time the venue has worked with the One Love For Chi organization, having staged a similar...
Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has told the New York Times that he is interested in writing a musical from scratch, not based on one of the band's albums, after being involved with the stage version of the trio's American Idiot . Armstrong told the newspaper, "I think I...
The Black Keys have enjoyed the biggest success of their nearly decade-long career in the past year with their sixth album, Brothers , and no one was more surprised than the band itself. Drummer Patrick Carney told Billboard.com , " Dan ( Auerbach , frontman) and I weren't...
Staind frontman Aaron Lewis told Vegas.com that the band's new album will be "very in-your-face and heavy." The band is recording its seventh studio effort right now at its New England headquarters, and Lewis, who is getting ready for a solo acoustic tour, said, "It's heavy. You...
Stone Sour and Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor has come out strongly in defense of illegal music downloading in a new interview with England's Kerrang! magazine. Taylor says that no one wants to pay for "crap" new music, explaining, "I have a completely different take on this...
Disturbed and co-headliners Korn have announced the first few dates of the second leg of the Music As A Weapon V tour, just a few days before the Friday (January 14th) kick-off of the first leg in Bloomington, Illinois. Following the first leg's wrap-up on February 12th in...
Cake' s first studio album in six years, called Showroom Of Compassion , arrives on Tuesday (January 11th). It's the first Cake album to be self-released after the band spent years on a major label. While music trends have come and gone over the course of the band's career,...
Metallica 's self-titled fifth record, released in 1991 and known as the "black album," remains the biggest selling album of the SoundScan era after pulling ahead of Shania Twain 's Come On Over last year. The Metallica disc has sold 15,620,000 copies since SoundScan began...
Linkin Park is about 10 days away from the start of its 2011 North American tour, the band's first here in support of its latest album, A Thousand Suns . While the group has already played places like Europe, Israel and Australia since the album's arrival last September,...