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The members of Alice In Chains know something about loss, with the band losing singer Layne Staley to an overdose in 2002. With questions about drugs surrounding the death of Michael Jackson as his memorial takes place in Los Angeles on Tuesday (July 7th), Alice guitarist Jerry...
Green Day kicked off the North American leg of its 21st Century Breakdown world tour on Friday (July 3rd) in Seattle with a 24-song, two-hour set that leaned heavily on the band's new concept record without playing the entire album. According to RollingStone.com , the group also...
Eric De La Cruz , the 27-year-old man for whom Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor helped raise money to get a heart transplant, died on Saturday (July 4th). De La Cruz passed away from severe dilated cardiomyopathy, the condition for which he needed a new heart. Reznor and...
U2 might be fined by authorities in Barcelona for causing too much noise during rehearsals for their world tour, which kicked off on Tuesday night (June 30th) in the Spanish city. According to the Associated Press, the city council received a formal complaint from residents in...
Slipknot is slated to reissue its 1999 self-titled major label debut on September 9th to celebrate the record's 10th anniversary and the band's decade as recording artists, according to a label spokesperson. Slipknot has been commemorating the upcoming anniversary for much of...
Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor has been the recipient of acclaim from members of New York's government for his efforts to raise money for Eric De La Cruz , a 27-year-old Nevada man with no insurance in need of a heart transplant. According to RollingStone.com , New York...
Kid Rock has been working on brewing his own beer, and it's expected to make its debut July 17th at his hometown show in Detroit. According to the Detroit News , he's calling the special brew, "American Badass Beer," describing it as simple beer with no aftertaste. Rock says, "I...
White Stripes frontman Jack White 's new band, The Dead Weather , will premiere an uncensored video for its new single, "Treat Me Like Your Mother," on Cinemax. The short film was directed by Jonathan Glazer , who has helmed videos for Radiohead as well as movies like Sexy Beast...
Foo Fighters performed on Saturday (July 4th) as part of the White House festivities to celebrate Independence Day, according to TheHill.com . The party on the South Lawn, at which President and First Lady Barack and Michelle Obama hosted 1,200 members of the military and their...