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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...
Story Of The Year has started streaming its new single, "Wake Up," at its MySpace page. The track comes off the band's new, yet-to-be-titled album, which will arrive on April 22nd through Epitaph Records.
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...
Former Pantera and Damageplan drummer Vinnie Paul told Internet radio station KNAC.com that there is still an archive of unreleased music that was recorded by his late brother and bandmate, guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. Paul said that Dimebag was "always recording, nonstop...
The long-overdue new Guns N' Roses album, Chinese Democracy, was allegedly finished late last year and is on the road to release, according to Classic Rock magazine. The U.K. publication tracked down singer Axl Rose's personal manager, Beta Lebeis, who said that the record "was...
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...