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Sales for music-based video games, including titles focused on Metallica , Van Halen and the Beatles , took a dive in 2009 and show no immediate signs of reviving, according to The Wrap . While overall video game sales were off, industry analyst The NPD Group reported that sales...
Pearl Jam is spending $210,000 to plant trees in the band's home state of Washington as part of an effort to offset the carbon footprint left behind by the band's 2009 U.S. tour, according to Reuters. The money will cover the band's own travel and hotel contributions as well as...
Stone Temple Pilots singer Scott Weiland has posted comments online in which he slams former Republican vice presidential candidate and future reality TV star Sarah Palin for calling liberalism "a mental disorder." Weiland wrote, "Sarah Palin's only attraction is that of...
Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder joined the Who onstage Tuesday night (March 30th) at London's Royal Albert Hall to perform their 1973 concept album Quadrophenia in its entirety. The band played their only scheduled gig of the year to cap off a 10-night run of shows in support of...
Linkin Park will debut a previously unheard song called "Blackbirds" on "Linkin Park 8-Bit Rebellion!," a new game app for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad due out in late April. The app has been in production for more than a year, with the band members intimately involved in...
System Of A Down vocalist Serj Tankian has finished recording his second solo album and is now mixing it, with a plan to release the set this summer. Although he had tentatively been calling it Music Without Borders , the project is now titled Imperfect Harmonies . While the...
Sevendust will celebrate the April 20th arrival of their eighth studio album, Cold Day Memory , the night before (April 19th) with a special hometown acoustic show at the Hard Rock Cafe in Atlanta, at which the group will also premiere the DVD portion of the set. The event will...
Up-and-coming Australian rockers The Temper Trap have taken a page out of the Who 's playbook by destroying their instruments in epic fashion in the video for the band's new single, "Sweet Disposition." In fact, the group got so carried away with the carnage that bass player...
The third major label album from Evanescence is tentatively due out this fall, but We Are The Fallen , the new group featuring former Evanescence members Ben Moody , John LeCompt and Rocky Gray , will beat them to the marketplace first with their debut disc arriving in May...