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Mudvayne drummer Matt McDonough, under the name MjDawn, has teamed with ambient music artist John Strate-Hootman, a.k.a. Vir Unis, in a new electronic/ambient duo called Mikronaught. Their full-length album, Neutrino_2.1, is available as both a download and a CD at Atmoworks.com...
U2 singer Bono told a crowd in Somerville, Massachusetts that the band would like to re-record some of its early work, according to Reuters. Playing a private set of five songs for 950 fans and taking questions afterward, Bono said about the band's 1980 debut Boy, "I would love...
311 has set June 2nd as the release date for Uplifter, its ninth studio album. The band's first set of all-new material in three years will come in both a standard and deluxe edition, with the latter containing a DVD documentary called The Road to 311 Day. The documentary, which...
As rumored, Metallica will reportedly play a surprise show at Stubb's in Austin, Texas on March 20th, according to the Austin Chronicle. The newspaper says that it's received definite confirmation of the show, which will take place during the South By Southwest music festival...
Ex-Guns N' Roses drummer Steven Adler took Guns singer Axl Rose to task in a new interview with central Pennsylvania's Patriot News, saying that Rose "likes to blame people" for the disintegration of the band. When asked about his time with the group before being kicked out in...
Coldplay has expanded its upcoming North American tour in a big way, with the trek now starting on May 15th in West Palm Beach, Florida and stretching clear through June before even getting to the previously reported dates in July. Tickets are available now through the band's...
A yet-to-be-released music video from Modest Mouse was directed by the late Oscar-winning actor Heath Ledger. The news comes via a report in Entertainment Weekly on the current status of the actor's final film, The Imaginarium Of Dr. Parnassus. Music and film blog The Playlist...
R.E.M. took the stage at their own tribute show Wednesday night (March 11th) at New York City's Carnegie Hall. According to Billboard.com, the band made a surprise performance at the concert, which featured 20 different artists doing songs from R.E.M.'s catalog. To close out the...
Radiohead has issued a response to teen pop diva Miley Cyrus, who blasted the band on a Portland radio station last week because they refused to meet with her backstage at the Grammy Awards in February. Cyrus told the station that she planned to "ruin" the band after being...