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Oasis has been banned from playing in China, with the Chinese government revoking the performance license issued to the group so that it could play on April 3rd in Beijing and April 5th in Shanghai. According to Billboard.com, the license was withdrawn after officials in the...
Paramore singer Hayley Williams has shot down rumors that she is engaged to boyfriend and New Found Glory guitarist Chad Gilbert. In a post at the official Paramore blog, Williams wrote, "I had no idea I was engaged! I'm so happy for myself! In case you guys have seen the post...
Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz expressed his firm belief that he will be murdered one day in a revealing new article in the U.K.'s Daily Mail. As part of a series of random thoughts on various topics, the 29-year-old Wentz wrote, "I refuse to answer my front door because I'm...
A new version of ska-punk band Sublime performed on Saturday night (February 28th) at a Mexican bar/restaurant called Cantina in Reno, Nevada, with drummer Bud Gaugh and bassist Eric Wilson joined by new singer and guitarist Rome. The trio performed after a show by Gaugh's...
Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan and his partner Eric Glomski are taking their winemaking business into new territory, with several bottle signings now planned for Whole Foods outlets in Texas. The pair will hit supermarkets in Austin, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio between...
Motley Crue, Godsmack, Theory Of A Deadman, Saving Abel and Drowning Pool were inadvertently revealed as the lineup for this summer's Crue Fest 2: The White Trash Circus. The website of Kansas City radio station 98.9/The Rock listed the bands for the August 9th date in the area...
Nine Inch Nails and Jane's Addiction have announced the first round of dates on their upcoming tour together, according to Punknews.org. The trek will begin with their already announced appearances at the Sasquatch! Festival in Washington state on May 24th, with the tour kicking...
Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett, Alice In Chains guitarist Jerry Cantrell, Velvet Revolver guitarist Slash and Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul will all participate in an online poker tournament hosted by Anthrax guitar player Scott Ian. According to a press release, UltimateBet.com...
Members of Van Halen, Velvet Revolver, Rush and other rock acts have donated items for an eBay auction to raise funds for a Los Angeles deputy sheriff stricken with leukemia. According to the Los Angeles Daily News, the musicians have donated autographed guitars and other gear...