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AC/DC still has it. Billboard ’s year-end sales tally for 2015 has been unveiled and AC/DC came out on top of the hard rock category, leading all contenders for Top Artist and Top 10 Albums. The band’s latest effort, Rock or Bust , outpaced many new but established artists,...
Green Day spread holiday cheer on Christmas Eve by sharing a new festive track called, “Xmas Time of the Year.” The original mid-tempo song is a meditation on traditional Christmas themes, opening with the lines: “Season’s greeting cards and Christmas lights / light up the city...
Papa Roach slipped something in their fans’ stockings this Christmas: the music video for "Falling Apart," the third single off the band’s eighth studio album, F.E.A.R. The disc has been a radio favorite, with two hits, "Face Everything and Rise," which reached #1 on the active...
Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell recently weighed in on the controversy of rockers, drugs, and who's to blame for their sometimes deadly combination. Cornell says he doesn't believe that the music industry deserves the blame for the deaths of rockers Scott Weiland of Stone...
Pop artist Sam Smith recorded the official Spectre theme song, called “Writing’s on the Wall,” but Radiohead , as rumors indicated, threw its sonic hat in the ring initially. On Christmas Day, frontman Thom Yorke confirmed rumors that the band worked on music for the film,...
Scott Weiland 's third wife and now widow, Jamie Weiland , admitted in an interview with Rolling Stone that her husband was drinking heavily before he left on the tour that eventually claimed his life. She added, "He did tell me, 'I'm going to get it together.'" Jamie also said...
Bastille , the breakout British act who scored two years ago with the monster Modern Rock hit "Pompeii," have discussed their upcoming sophomore album in a new interview with Billboard . Frontman Dan Smith revealed, "We’ve written a whole album, we’ve got 25 songs, give or take...
Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell said in an interview with radio station DC101 that rock band "reunions" featuring just one original member can be "alienating" to fans, explaining, "Without comparing to specific other bands, a lot of things can happen when a band takes a...
Metallica has uploaded a new holiday video greeting from guitarist/vocalist James Hetfield that includes a short snippet of Hetfield in the studio at the band's headquarters in San Rafael, California playing back what seems to be a new Metallica song. Loudwire described the song...