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AC/DC's new album, Black Ice, earned the second biggest sales week of 2008 in its first week on shelves, selling 784,000 copies in the U.S. since going on sale at Wal-Mart and Sam's Club on October 20th. The only act to beat out the veteran hard rockers was rapper Lil Wayne,...
Linkin Park has hinted in recent months that the band won't take another three-and-a-half years between album releases, like it did with 2003's Meteora and 2007's Minutes to Midnight. Now it seems like the group is living up to its promise. Singer Mike Shinoda told us that the...
AC/DC's Black Ice is Wal-Mart's fastest-selling album of 2008, according to figures released on Tuesday (October 28th). The disc, which is being sold exclusively through Wal-Mart, Sam's Club and ACDC.com, has moved more than 780,000 copies since arriving on Monday, October 20th...
Papa Roach is offering a free download of the band's new single and video, "Hollywood Whores," this week at its official website. The track is taken from the band's upcoming fifth major label album, Metamorphosis. Lead singer Jacoby Shaddix told us that the song's subject matter...
Strokes drummer Fabrizio Moretti is taking his side band, Little Joy, on a North American tour next month, according to NME.com. The dates begin on November 7th in St. Paul, Minnesota, finishing up on the 29th in Austin, Texas. The outfit features Moretti's girlfriend Binki...
Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan has opened a retail store named after his side project Puscifer in the town of Jerome, Arizona, where Keenan also makes his home. The shop features all the items available at the online Puscifer store, as well as local art and coffee plus other...
Downloadable content from Jimi Hendrix and the Raconteurs will debut this November for Guitar Hero: World Tour, according to a press release from game publisher Activision. Three classic Hendrix tracks, "If 6 Was 9," "Little Wing" and "Fire," will be available on November 13th,...
Snow Patrol releases its latest album, A Hundred Million Suns, on Tuesday (October 28th), the band's first effort since 2006's Eyes Open. Frontman Gary Lightbody told Canada's Jam! Music that the U.K.-based group didn't want to stick to a familiar formula on the new disc,...
AC/DC previewed the stage show and set list for its first world tour in seven years on Sunday night (October 26th) in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, where the band played an abbreviated "dress rehearsal" set for contest winners and music industry guests at the Wachovia Arena...