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The Beastie Boys' classic 1986 debut album, Licensed To Ill, has been certified "diamond" by the Recording Industry Association of America for sales of 10 million copies, nearly 29 years after it was first released. The disc hit the magic number on March 4th and is one of just...
Modest Mouse celebrated the release of its first album in eight years, Strangers To Ourselves, with a performance on Tuesday night's (March 17th) edition of The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon. The band's first late-night TV appearance since 2009 featured them playing their...
Jack White recently expanded the Nashville headquarters of his Third Man record label and retail store, adding more display systems, more room for vinyl records and a brand new listening room. The company will celebrate its expansion this Friday (March 20th) with a food truck...
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl is interviewed in a new documentary called All Things Must Pass, which chronicles the history of the legendary music store chain Tower Records. Director Colin Hanks told Billboard.com why Grohl's appearance was a good fit for the movie,...
Fall Out Boy will induct Green Day into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next month, it was announced on Wednesday (March 18th). It was also revealed that Paul McCartney will induct Ringo Starr, Patti Smith will do the honors for Lou Reed, Stevie Wonder will induct Bill Withers,...
Stone Sour has named guitarist Christian Martucci as the permanent replacement for Jim Root, who was dismissed from the band in late 2013 after he decided to sit out the group's last tour in order to begin working on the new Slipknot album. Martucci was recruited to play on that...
Fun. frontman Nate Ruess will receive the Hal David Starlight Award at the 2015 Songwriter's Hall of Fame ceremony, according to Billboard.com. The annual honor recognizes a brilliant young songwriter and will be presented at the 46th annual Induction and Awards Dinner on June...
Korn performed on Tuesday night (March 17th) in Tempe, Arizona without drummer Ray Luzier. Luzier took a temporary leave of absence due to the birth of his child on Tuesday. Filling in behind the kid was Luzier's former drum tech, Abel Vallejo. Fan-filmed footage of the band...
Tool guitarist Adam Jones revealed earlier this week in an interview with Yahoo! Music that the band had finally settled a complicated lawsuit that has dragged on for eight years and set back the band's recording and touring plans. Jones told us just how badly the legal issues...