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Staind is gearing up to release its upcoming sixth album, The Illusion of Progress, on August 19th, and according to the band members, the material may not be exactly what some fans might expect. Guitarist Mike Mushok told Billboard.com that it's "a very different record for us...
AC/DC will head to London next month to shoot a video for the first single off their upcoming album, Black Ice. According to Blabbermouth.net, the lead track will either be called "Runaway Train" or "Rock & Roll Train" and will officially arrive in late August. Black Ice is...
Primus frontman Les Claypool is tapping into the video game culture. He's written four theme songs for the upcoming Nintendo Wii Mushroom Men video games, due this fall. According to Billboard.com, Claypool got involved because the game's lead developer Ryan Mattson is a huge...
Velvet Revolver guitarist Slash turned 43 years old on Wednesday (July 23rd) and kicked off a two-night celebration at the Mirage resort in Las Vegas on Wednesday night, according to TheVegasEye.com. The former Guns N' Roses axeman was scheduled to perform with surprise guests...
Breaking Benjamin will not issue its fourth studio album on October 28th, despite some online reports listing that as the release date. The band has reportedly been at work on the project for several months, but a representative for Hollywood Records denied that the disc would...
A new Russian law could make being a fan of "emo" music or the lifestyle associated with it a crime, according to NME.com. The Russian government is reportedly working on legislation that would heavily regulate web sites associated with the music and ban both emo and Goth...
Metallica has unveiled the track listing for its upcoming ninth studio album, Death Magnetic. The song titles have been a source of speculation among fans for months, with even journalists only given temporary or working titles while hearing selected tracks. Among the 10 tunes...
Kid Rock is seeing an exceptional increase in sales of his latest album, Rock 'n' Roll Jesus, with the disc rocketing up 20 percent this week alone. The record now stands at Number Six on the Billboard album chart after selling 73,000 copies in the past week, up from 61,000 the...
The lineup of artists who will participate in the Ozzfest all-star tribute to late Pantera and Damageplan guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott has been announced. Abbott's brother and bandmate Vinnie Paul will play drums and serve as musical director, with Kirk Hammett from...