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Coldplay has donated 10,000 British pounds -- or just over $15,000 in U.S. dollars -- to a quadruple amputee who lost his limbs from a deadly infection. According to the BBC, Coldplay frontman Chris Martin personally emailed the man, Alex Lewis, writing, "I was very moved by...
The third annual " Metallica Day " was held at AT&T Park in San Francisco on Saturday (May 2nd) as part of the day's game between the San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. As with the previous two editions of the event, drummer Lars Ulrich threw out the...
Five Finger Death Punch has denied rumors that the band is breaking up following an onstage meltdown at the Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis, Tennessee on Friday night (May 1st). According to multiple reports, the group performed half a dozen songs before the entire band,...
Filmmaker Brett Morgen, director of the new documentary Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck , has revealed that an album collecting previously unheard music from late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain's personal tapes will be released this summer. Morgen told Bedford + Bowery , "We’re going...
Hozier revealed to the Guardian that the controversial subject matter of his worldwide chart-topping hit "Take Me To Church" has led angry pastors to write open letters to him. The Irish singer-songwriter has called the song a slam against "institutions that undermine humanity...
Work may finally be progressing a little more consistently on the new Tool album, but meanwhile singer Maynard James Keenan has apparently found the time to complete a new disc from his music-and-cabaret act Puscifer. Keenan told Punchdrink.com that a new Puscifer set is nearing...
Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis , Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne , bassist Duff McKagan and others are among the musicians and celebrities that have joined a campaign this month to make sure bears can still poop in the forest. The campaign, which is actually called “Let...
Stone Sour's Meanwhile In Burbank . . . , a five-song EP featuring covers of songs from Black Sabbath, Metallica, Kiss, Judas Priest and Alice In Chains, can be streamed in its entirety online. The set was released digitally via iTunes on April 28th after being issued as a...
Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has commented to Rolling Stone on a recent report in which the band's producer, Rob Cavallo, said that Armstrong had five new songs ready for the trio's next record. Armstrong said, "I've got, like, four or five songs right now. I'm gonna...