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Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil said in a new essay which he wrote for Rolling Stone that his band at first resisted early attempts to compare them to acts like Led Zeppelin. Thayil explained, "We started getting that a lot: ‘Zeppelin, Zeppelin, Zeppelin,’ and we were like, OK...
Muse has unveiled another snippet of a new track from its upcoming seventh album, which is apparently called Drones. The British trio has been teasing fans for months now with clips from the progress of the disc as they record in Canada and Italy with legendary AC/DC producer...
The international recording industry has declared that starting this summer, all new music will be released globally on Fridays. According to multiple outlets, the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), which serves as the worldwide governing body of the...
Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has declared war on pop music. According toBillboard, Corgan stopped by a local morning show this week while on tour in Australia, where he was asked about the state of pop and replied, "To me (pop music) is headed towards a form of...
Kid Rock went hunting, talked guns and took digs at Korn, President Obama and Beyonce in a new interview with Rolling Stone, while praising U.S. troops and Axl Rose. The magazine's reporter spent a day with Rock, whose real name is Bob Ritchie, at his 500-acre Alabama estate,...
HOZIER'S 'TAKE ME TO CHURCH' EXTENDS STREAK ON 'BILLBOARD' ROCK CHART Hozier's current single "Take Me To Church" topped Billboard's "Hot Rock Songs" chart this week for the 19th time, tying it with Lorde's "Royals" for the third-longest stint on the throne. Only "Radioactive"...
Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan has posted an update on the band's new album at its Facebook page, writing, "I've been making regular trips to L.A. to check on the writing progress of my Tool brethren. Things are progressing nicely. Slowly, but definitely progressing. Nothing...
Original Korn drummer David Silveria is suing his former bandmates, according to TMZ.com. Silveria claims that his 2006 exit from the group was merely a hiatus and that he was rebuffed when he tried to return to the band in 2013. Silveria says he still has ownership interest in...
Royal Blood was named Best British Group at the 2015 BRIT Awards on Wednesday night (February 25th), beating out much bigger contenders like Coldplay, One Direction and Alt-J for the prize. The win capped an extraordinary year for the duo, whose debut album went to Number One on...