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Slipknot guitarist Mickael "Mick" Thomson has been charged with disorderly conduct after an incident earlier this month in which he and his brother were involved in a knife fight with each other and arrested. According to the Des Moines Register, a police investigation concluded...
Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell revealed in a post at his Facebook page that he has completed the recording of his fourth solo studio album. The yet-to-be-titled disc is expected to come out later this year. Cornell's previous solo outings include 1999's Euphoria Morning, 2007'...
Billy Corgan has had enough. After more than a quarter-century of being known as Billy, the Smashing Pumpkins founder and frontman told an audience last week in Lima, Peru -- who had just finished singing "Happy Birthday" to him -- that "my name is not Billy. My name is William...
In addition to releasing its first album in eight years, Strangers To Ourselves, Modest Mouse has now unveiled the Strangers To Ourselves "linguistic remix generator." You type in any phrase up to 96 characters, which is then converted into a looping remix that incorporates...
The Kurt Cobain documentary Montage Of Heck has not even been officially released yet and already there is a conspiracy theory surrounding it. According to Alternative Nation, someone named Shawn Helton has written an article for 21st Century Wire in which he offers his opinion...
A new book out in the U.K. claims that Metallica has made a series of "disastrous" financial decisions over the past five years that has left the band in the red. According to Gigwise, Into The Blackauthors Paul Brannigan and Ian Winwood claim that since 2010, "It’s likely that...
Blink-182 played the first show of the band's career without singer/guitarist Tom DeLonge on Wednesday night (March 18th) at the Roxy nightclub in Hollywood. Taking DeLonge's place was Matt Skiba of Alkaline Trio, who is also slated to perform with bassist Mark Hoppus and...
Green Day got together earlier this week to jam for the first time in a year, posting a photo of the band on Instagram to commemorate the occasion. It's not clear whether the band was assembling to rehearse for their upcoming induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame or to...
Slipknot percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan said in a new documentary special aired on BBC Radio One that he could envision a time when Slipknot's lineup consists of all new members. Crahan explained, "I'm always trying to figure out how to let it be forever . . . Don't be...