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Sevendust guitarist Clint Lowery has posted a lengthy recap of the band's just completed tour of overseas military bases, which took them to Germany, Qatar and Afghanistan to perform for U.S. troops stationed in each location. Lowery wrote in part at the group's MySpace page...
The Smashing Pumpkins have begun confirming more dates for their late summer North American tour, according to LiveDaily.com. The band has unveiled four new shows in addition to a previously announced and already sold out August 9th stop in Hammond, Indiana. The trek now begins...
Kid Rock has just added dates to his already sold-out Rock and Roll Revival Tour, which wraps on September 28th in Phoenix, Arizona. The rowdy rocker, who is part of a major campaign with Major League Baseball, will also be appearing on ABC's Good Morning America with Lynyrd...
Staind's new album, The Illusion of Progress, is available now via pre-order on the band's official site, and will hit stores August 19th. The set is their sixth, following up 2005's chart-topping Chapter V. The band worked on this one with Chicago-based producer Johnny K, who's...
Hinder has given fans and radio listeners a taste of its upcoming second album, Take It To The Limit, with the arrival last week of the record's first single, "Use Me." Frontman Austin Winkler told us that the tune is a typical Hinder rocker with a lyrical twist: "Basically it's...
Slipknot's "Psychosocial" video will premiere on FN MTV this Friday (July 18th) at 8 p.m. ET, with bandmembers on hand to introduce it. According to a release, "the video captures the band's transformation from their recent and controversial 'purgatory' state to an evolved...
A brand new song from Guns N' Roses called "Shackler's Revenge" leads the 75-song playlist for the highly anticipated video game Rock Band 2, it was announced on Monday (July 14th) by game publishing partners Harmonix, MTV Games and Electronic Arts. The unveiling of the lineup...
Metallica has announced that every song on its upcoming album, Death Magnetic, will be available to download for Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock on the same date that the record arrives in stores. A post at the band's official web site stated, "It's a first in both music and...
Shinedown will headline a stretch of late summer dates beginning on August 25th in Sparks, Nevada, as the band supports its recently released third album, The Sound of Madness. Joining the group on this trek will be Red and Jet Black Stare. Dates are confirmed through September...