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System Of A Down singer Serj Tankian has added more headlining U.S. dates to his current tour schedule, which will find the vocalist alternating between his own shows and an opening stint for Foo Fighters. Tankian's newest confirmed gigs will take him out west and into Canada...
Velvet Revolver bassist Duff McKagan spoke with the U.K.'s Classic Rock magazine about frontman Scott Weiland's reported announcement that he will reunite with his previous band, Stone Temple Pilots, later this year. McKagan said, "That's the rumor that I've heard too. Good for...
Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo recently revealed that he was working on a memoir about the band's early years, but this may be just the first part of a much larger project. According to Gigwise.com, Cuomo said that he has "eight volumes sketched out," with the books exploring not...
Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong will perform with his side project Pinhead Gunpowder at two rare shows next month, according to MTV.com. The gigs will take place on February 3rd at the Chain Reaction in Anaheim, California, and on February 4th at the Troubadour in Los...
Plain White T's frontman Tom Higgenson will take Delilah DiCrescenzo, the girl who inspired the band's smash hit "Hey There Delilah," to the Grammy Awards next month. DiCrescenzo discussed going to the ceremony with Higgenson on NBC-TV's Today show on Wednesday morning (January...
My Chemical Romance singer Gerard Way has told NME.com that the group plans to strip down its sound for the follow-up to 2006's The Black Parade. Way explained why he wanted to move away from a bigger conceptual sound, saying, "I think the band misses being a rock band. That...
Slash is ready to make the third Velvet Revolver record sooner rather than later, hoping to avoid the two-and-a-half year gap between the band's 2004 debut, Contraband, and last year's sophomore effort, Libertad. The band is touring until April, and the guitarist said that they'...
Jane's Addiction drummer Stephen Perkins told Billboard.com that he is working to compile a number of previously unreleased live performances from the now-defunct group into a box set. Although most of the band's studio work has been issued, there are apparently several "classic...
R.E.M. shot the video for its new single, "Supernatural Serious," at a sex toy shop in New York City on Monday (January 21st). Billboard.com reports that they also filmed part of the clip at an Italian restaurant on the Lower East Side of Manhattan with many onlookers hanging...