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Korn guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer has started a new project called Fear and the Nervous System, with a self-titled debut album due to arrive on August 8th through Shaffer's own Emotional Syphon label. The band features ex-Faith No More bassist Billy Gould, Black Light Burns...
Linkin Park has released a digital EP titled Live from Soho exclusively through the iTunes store. The six-song set became available on Tuesday (March 4th) and was recorded at the band's surprise midnight performance for contest winners at the Apple store in downtown Manhattan on...
Everclear will release a new album, called The Vegas Years, on April 15th, featuring 14 cover songs recorded between 1994 and 2008. On the set are Everclear's renditions of Hall & Oates' "Rich Girl," Cheap Trick's "Southern Girls," Thin Lizzy's "The Boys Are Back In Town,"...
The Offspring have posted an update at their official Web site, describing the band's two festival dates in Australia last weekend and revealing that they played two new songs at the shows. The post read in part, "In Brisbane, record breaking temperatures scorched the crowd...
Eighties heavy metal will live again at the Rocklahoma Festival, set for July 10th through the 13th in Pryor, Oklahoma. Warrant, Triumph and Extreme are among the bands reuniting with all or most of their original lineups for the festival, which will also feature sets from Night...
Ashes Divide, the new project fronted by A Perfect Circle guitarist Billy Howerdel, will be out with a debut album on April 8th. Howerdel sings and plays guitar, bass and keyboard on the set, which also features A Perfect Circle's Josh Freese on drums and Tool frontman Maynard...
Disturbed has posted a snippet of a new song, titled "Perfect Insanity," on its MySpace page. The track is supposed to appear on the upcoming Disturbed album, Indestructible, due out in May. Singer David Draiman recently said that Indestructible will be a heavier, angrier, more...
Foo Fighters are fresh off their Grammy wins and have already started setting their sights on new music. The band picked up on Best Rock Album and Best Hard Rock Performance at the Grammys earlier this month. They're currently on tour behind 2007's Echoes, Silence, Patience,...
Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz visited Washington D.C. yesterday (Wednesday, February 27th) to help out a children's organization. PerezHilton.com reports that Wentz spent his time with Invisible Children, the not-for-profit organization aimed at aiding children displaced by...