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Volbeat was forced to cancel its Sunday night (May 3rd) show in Calgary, Canada, after a building engineer determined the Calgary Stampede Corral’s infrastructure was not strong enough to support the bands’ production requirements. Volbeat wrote at its Facebook page, "In order...
Monday night (May 4th) saw the HBO premiere of Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck , the new documentary about the late Nirvana frontman compiled largely from Cobain's archive of home movies, artwork and audio tapes. Even though the film doesn't delve into the details of Cobain's April...
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...