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Lawyers for Metallica have sent a cease-and-desist letter to Sandman , a Canadian tribute band. Although the group has less than 800 followers on Facebook at press time, Sandman apparently caught the attention of Metallica's lawyers by using the latter band's "official, stylized...
Chicago-based trio Chevelle are in the process of beginning work on a new album. Frontman Pete Loeffler revealed via Twitter that the band is now in pre-production for the outing, writing, "Killer things happening in Pre production for new record today!! Voice/brain fried but...
A concert film shot on Imagine Dragons ' recent Smoke + Mirrors world tour will hit movie theater screens for one night only on March 2nd, according to CBS Local . Titled Smoke + Mirrors , the movie was filmed in front of 15,000 fans in Toronto and includes performances of hits...
A report at Billboard.com indicates that Avenged Sevenfold has been sued by its record label, Warner Bros., for breach of contract. The suit seeks compensatory damages because the band is refusing to fulfill its agreement with the company. Avenged Sevenfold has released four...
Florence + The Machine will embark on a North American headlining tour this spring in support of the act's third album, How Big How Blue How Beautiful . Support on the trek will come from Grimes and Of Monsters And Men . The tour kicks off May 13th in Miami, winding down on June...
Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner is preparing to release the second album from his side project, The Last Shadow Puppets , and now the act has issued a new video for the song "Bad Habits." The duo - comprised of Turner and Miles Kane - will bring out their first new album in...
Disturbed and Rob Zombie lead the lineup of the 10th annual Rocklahoma music festival, scheduled for May 27th, 28th and 29th at Catch The Fever Festival Grounds in Pryor, Oklahoma, just outside Tulsa. Also scheduled to appear on the event's three stages are acts like Five Finger...
As musicians continue to react to the death of the legendary David Bowie , members of Pearl Jam , Soundgarden and Jane's Addiction have posted their thoughts online. Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready wrote on Twitter, "Thank you @DavidBowieReal for making music interesting,...
Cage the Elephant , Foals and Silversun Pickups will join forces for a U.S. tour this spring. Dubbed the Spring Fling Rock AF 2016 Tour , it kicks off on March 11th in Fresno, California and will hit 15 cities before winding down on April 1st in Providence, Rhode Island. Cage...