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A new Billboard article examines the relationship between Stone Temple Pilots and the band's label, Atlantic Records, which was strained last year by legal action over the release of future albums by the group. After the group reunited in 2008, singer Scott Weiland said it was a...
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...
U2 's concert at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California last October will be documented on a live DVD and Blu-ray due out on June 3rd, according to FMQB.com . The concert, which featured the Irish supergroup's massive "Claw" stage set, was streamed live on YouTube at the time,...
The 30th anniversary of R.E.M. will be celebrated this month with a batch of events in the band's hometown of Athens, Georgia. On tap this coming week is a film retrospective, along with a tour and tribute concert. Next Monday (April 5th) marks the 30th Anniversary of R.E.M.'s...
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 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...