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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'...
A report on StereoWarning.com claims that "sources from the band's record label" have said that Metallica's new album has "been delayed again" to a September release. But a representative for the group's management told us that the disc has not been "delayed" since there "has...
10 Years has set April 8th as the release date for its sophomore album, titled Division. A first single, called "Beautiful," will head to rock radio stations in the next couple of weeks. The Tennessee-based group began recording the new disc in June after spending more than a...
Blind Melon has a new line-up, along with a new album due out April 22nd. For My Friends will mark the group's first new studio release in 13 years. It will feature singer Travis Warren as the replacement for late frontman Shannon Hoon, who died of a drug overdose in 1995 at age...
Bullet For My Valentine is collaborating with celebrated independent comic book writer and artist Tom Manning to create a mini-comic book for each of the 11 songs on the Welsh band's new album, Scream Aim Fire. According to a press release, each book will be three to five pages...
Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood was denied an Academy Award nomination for his score for the movie There Will Be Blood because it did not meet certain Academy qualifications, according to Pitchfork Media. Greenwood's score had received critical acclaim and was considered a...
System Of A Down guitarist Daron Malakian's new band, Scars On Broadway, has been added to the lineup of this year's Coachella Festival. The group, which also features System drummer John Dolmayan, will perform on Saturday, April 26th, the second day of the event. This is the...
U2 hits the screen in a larger-than-life way today (Wednesday, January 23rd) when the new concert film U2 3D opens at 55 IMAX theaters around North America. The movie was shot with state-of-the-art 3-D equipment at several concerts on the South American leg of the Irish quartet'...