Music News

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...
Seether has scored a surprise new hit at rock radio with the band's unlikely cover of "Careless Whisper," the 1984 song originally written and recorded by British pop duo Wham!. The new recording came about when Seether was asked by iTunes to record an exclusive track for...
Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor blasted the new album from former Soundgarden and Audioslave singer Chris Cornell in a Twitter post on Wednesday (March 11th), writing, "You know that feeling you get when somebody embarrasses themselves so badly YOU feel uncomfortable?...
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...
U2's new album, No Line On The Horizon, debuted as expected at Number One on the Billboard album chart on Wednesday (March 11th), selling 484,000 copies in its first week of release. That was higher than recent industry estimates that predicted sales around 400,000, but still...
Three early albums by the Red Hot Chili Peppers will be released in vinyl editions on June 16th as part of Capitol/EMI's "From The Capitol Vaults" series of ongoing reissues. Coming out are the band's 1985 second album, Freaky Styley, 1987's The Uplift Mofo Party Plan and 1989's...
Incubus has revealed more details about its upcoming greatest hits collection, Monuments And Melodies, as well as a newly announced summer tour that will kick off on July 9th in San Diego and hit 31 North American cities. The hits package arrives on June 16th and is available...