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Kid Rock told a British tabloid newspaper that he pulled out of the U.K.'s Download Festival in June because he felt mistreated by the show's organizers, and not because he was ill. Rock was quoted by the Daily Star's music columnist as saying that the festival's promoters "...
The video for Hinder's new single, "Use Me," can now be seen at the website of the band's record label, UniversalRepublic.com. The track is taken from the band's upcoming sophomore album, Take it to the Limit, which is due out on November 4th. The new disc will follow up Hinder'...
Oasis returned to a U.S. stage for the first time in nearly two and a half years when it kicked off its world tour in Seattle on Tuesday night (August 26th). According to NME.com, the veteran British act's 18-song set included four numbers from its upcoming new album, Dig Out...
Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard will play an intimate solo set at a small New York venue called the Living Room on September 14th, according to Gigwise.com. The concert, titled "Walk The Line," will feature Gossard opening for country singer Vince Mira and will celebrate a 13,...
Queens of the Stone Age has issued a thank-you to everyone who participated in and attended a recent tribute concert to former keyboardist Natasha Shneider, who died of cancer on July 1st. The all-star event was held on August 16th in Los Angeles, with all proceeds going to...
Staind's new album, The Illusion of Progress, debuted at Number Three on the Billboard album chart on Wednesday (August 27th), selling 92,000 copies in its first week of release. That snapped the band's streak of three straight Number One debuts, which started with 2001's Break...
Radiohead drew a bevy of stars to the band's sold-out two-night stint at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on Sunday (August 24th) and Monday (August 25th), according to NME.com. Celebrities spotted in the crowd included Leonardo DiCaprio, Lord of the Rings star Elijah Wood,...
Metallica has posted another new song from its upcoming album, Death Magnetic, at the band's official website. Titled "My Apocalypse," the track closes the CD and is a fast thrash metal anthem in the style of vintage Metallica numbers such as "Battery" and "Damage Inc." The tune...
Blue October has entered the studio to begin recording its fifth studio album, according to Tunelab Music. The band has tentatively titled the disc Approaching Normal, but that could change between now and the finished product's arrival. As for a release date, none has been...