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Coldplay singer Chris Martin told Billboard.biz on Thursday (May 15th) that the members of the British band "weren't really speaking" before beginning work on their upcoming fourth album, Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends. Martin said that the band needed to "recharge"...
Hip-hop crossover act Flobots will give a free performance on Tuesday (May 20th) at the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue in Los Angeles as part of a "Rock the Vote" campaign to register young voters. The show, which begins at 6:00 p.m., is sponsored by a local...
Foo Fighters will perform at the 105th anniversary celebration of the Harley-Davidson Motor Company, with the band scheduled to play on August 29th, 2008 at outdoor Milwaukee venue Roadhouse at the Lakefront. According to a press release, the band will be joined by Three Days...
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich revealed last week in Los Angeles that the band has all but finished recording its ninth studio effort, with only a few touch-ups to be completed this week before mixing begins. As for what the band's first CD since 2003's St. Anger sounds like,...
The Raconteurs have expanded their tour schedule, adding a few new dates and a number of second shows in various cities. According to LiveDaily.com, the Jack White-led quartet has added second nights in Washington, New York and Detroit. The band will hit a total of 15 cities in...
Velvet Revolver drummer Matt Sorum officially launched his new line of clothing last Wednesday (May 14th) in Los Angeles, at the grand opening of his new Sorum Noce boutique. Sorum teamed with fashion designer and longtime friend Max Noce to create a new line of "elegant,...
Everclear has lined up two special shows specifically for U.S. soldiers that will take place over upcoming holiday weekends -- including a date at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. The band will perform a May 26th Memorial Day concert at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, and a July...
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl and his bandmates are known for their impish sense of rumor, and it certainly extends to tour riders, the documents specifying what a band requires backstage. The band's current rider, uncovered by TheSmokingGun.com, is a 26-page manifesto full...
Good Charlotte and Boys Like Girls will co-headline the Soundtrack of Your Summer tour, which kicks off July 8th in Chicago. The run will hit more than 30 cities before winding down August 21st in Jackson, New Jersey. The two acts will pass through a mix of clubs, theaters and...