Music News

Five people were injured at the Taste of Chaos show held on Friday night (March 28th) at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, according to OrlandoSentinel.com. A mosh pit reportedly got out of hand during Avenged Sevenfold's set, with the wounded concertgoers taken by...
Theory of a Deadman releases its third album on Tuesday (April 1st), titled Scars and Souvenirs. The CD follows up 2005's Gasoline and frontman Tyler Connolly told us it definitely represents a musical growth for the Canadian trio: "I guess naturally bands do evolve and they...
Michael Jackson may have done the song "Billie Jean" first, but it's Chris Cornell's version that has gotten a huge boost after American Idol contestant David Cook did an almost "note-for-note" version of Cornell's recording last week. The track, which appeared on Cornell's 2007...
Sevendust releases its latest studio album on Tuesday (April 1st), titled Chapter VII: Hope and Sorrow. The group's last full-length effort, Alpha, only came out a year ago, but drummer Morgan Rose told us the mood in the band has changed considerably since then: "It's a much...
Velvet Revolver guitarist Slash has hinted in a new interview that the band might carry on without lead singer Scott Weiland, who announced onstage in Glasgow two weeks ago that fans were watching the "last tour" by the group. Weiland and drummer Matt Sorum proceeded to get into...
Fall Out Boy's new concert CD/DVD, titled **** Live In Phoenix, arrives in stores on Tuesday (April 1st). The collection was streaming in its entirety over the weekend at Buzznet.com and friendsorenemies.com. The set includes a studio recording of Michael Jackson's "Beat It"...
Metallica has confirmed a second U.S. concert appearance, on May 16th at the Pima County Fairgrounds in Tucson, Arizona for "KFMA Day." According to the group's official Web site, they'll be joined by Apocalyptica, Scars On Broadway and Flobots at the event. Tickets go on sale...
The new R.E.M. album, Accelerate, arrives today (Tuesday, April 1st), but some fans may have already gotten a sneak peak at the set. It's been streaming at the social networking site iLike.com for several days now. Accelerate features 11 new tracks and marks the band's 14th...
U2 has signed a 12-year worldwide contract to have Live Nation handle its merchandising, digital and branding rights, according to Billboard.com. The move comes just five months after Madonna signed a massive $120 million partnership deal with the concert promotion organization...