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Soundgarden is officially back in the studio. The band started work on a new album last year, but took a break while singer Chris Cornell toured through the fall in support of his latest solo effort, Higher Truth . With that trek completed, Cornell posted a brief message on...
Tera Wray Static , the 33-year-old widow of Static-X frontman and founder Wayne Static , was found dead late Thursday night, January 14th, of an apparent suicide, according to Blabbermouth.net . More details of the circumstances surrounding her death were not available at press...
Breakout act Highly Suspect are using their newfound success to make a political stand. At the start of the band's performance on Wednesday night's, January 13th, edition of Conan on TBS, frontman Johnny Stevens addressed the crowd and viewing audience, stating, “What’s up...
Metallica has apologized to Sandman , a Canadian tribute band that received a cease-and-desist letter from Metallica's attorney over the use of their name and logo to publicize Sandman's shows. Metallica said in a statement, "We hear that a Canadian Metallica tribute band is a...
Weezer will self-release its self-titled 10th studio album, identified by the color of the record's cover art as The White Album , on April 1st, 2016. The White Album follows 2014's Everything Will Be Alright In The End , and features the Top 15 Modern Rock single "Thank God For...
Avenged Sevenfold has issued a statement regarding the lawsuit filed against the band by its record label, Warner Bros., which alleges breach of contract. The suit seeks compensatory damages because the band is refusing to fulfill its agreement with the company. Avenged...
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...