Music News

Coldplay topped a poll of music that people said sends them to sleep, according to Reuters. The new survey done by the Travelodge hotel chain asked a field of more than 2,200 British citizens which musical acts they like to listen to for help in getting some rest. Coldplay was...
Hurt has announced that the band will hold open auditions for a new bass player following the departure last week of Joshua Ansley. If you have the ability to play a five-string bass and can sing background vocals, you should send an email to hurtbassist@hotmail.com and attach a...
Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington and his partners have announced the 13th anniversary celebration for their Club Tattoo shops, scheduled for May 10th at the Marquee Theatre in Tempe, Arizona. Tickets for the event go on sale this Friday (April 11th). The evening will...
Metallica has been named the fifth best-selling album act of the SoundScan era, which began in May of 1991 with the first electronic scanning of record store sales. According to Yahoo! Music, the band has sold 48,867,000 records in the U.S. and will hit the 50 million mark...
Radiohead has unveiled the rest of its North American tour dates for August, which will begin on the 1st of the month with a headlining appearance at Lollapalooza in Chicago. The band's itinerary that month also includes performances at the All Points West festival in New Jersey...
Thousands were evacuated from a Queens of the Stone Age concert in Hobart, Australia on Friday night (April 4th) after a light on stage overheated and filled the venue with smoke, according to Blabbermouth.net. The hall was cleared just before the band was scheduled to begin its...
Nine Inch Nails has announced that guitarist Robin Finck will rejoin the group for its upcoming world tour, which begins this summer in North America. Finck toured with Nine Inch Nails between 1994 and 1997 in support of The Downward Spiral and again between 2000 and 2001 behind...
Buckcherry is hard at work on material for its fourth album, the follow-up to its platinum 2006 comeback effort, 15. That CD marked a big turnaround from the disappointing sales of the previous Buckcherry release, 2001's Time Bomb. The group plans to enter the studio in May to...
Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder kicked off his first solo tour on Wednesday (April 2nd) in Vancouver, Canada. According to RollingStone.com, Vedder performed on a stool in the middle of a stage made to look like a cross between a living room and a practice space, with crew members...