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The dates have been announced for the third annual Rock On The Range music festival, with the event taking place on May 16th and 17th at Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, where the first two shows were held. No bands have been announced yet for the 2009 lineup. Last year'...
Coldplay's Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends was the best-selling rock album of 2008, according to Billboard's year-end survey. The British band's fourth studio effort sold 2.15 million copies and finished second overall only to rapper Lil Wayne's Tha Carter III, which...
Slipknot will head out on its first solo headlining tour in support of the band's latest album, All Hope Is Gone, starting January 23rd in St. Paul, Minnesota. The trek marks the beginning of what promises to be a significant year for the Iowa-based band, as frontman Corey...
Marilyn Manson turns 40 years old on Monday (January 5th). Born Brian Warner in Canton Ohio to Barb and Hugh Warner, he later moved to Florida and attended Broward Community College, where he studied journalism and began writing for local magazines. He also met several local...
Metallica is among the nine nominees for the 2009 class of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, with the five final inductees set to be announced this month. We asked frontman James Hetfield if the band has given any thought to who should induct them at the ceremony if they make the...
Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor slammed -- and we mean slammed -- Coldplay in an interview for MTV2's year-end wrap-up, according to NME.com. When asked to comment on Coldplay's Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends, Taylor exclaimed, "That is one of the most self-celebratory...
Shinedown has parted ways with lead guitarist Nick Perri, who joined the group less than a year ago as a replacement for Jasin Todd. Perri himself will be replaced by the group's rhythm guitarist, Zach Myers, who is getting a promotion. Lead singer Brent Smith said in a...
Metallica confirmed last week at its website that the long-rumored Guitar Hero: Metallica will tentatively arrive in the first half of 2009. The group is only the second act to get its own version of Guitar Hero, following this year's Aerosmith game. Metallica frontman James...
Saving Abel issued a special holiday cover of the Christmas classic "Silent Night" to radio stations around the country on Friday (December 19th). The band is heading home to Mississippi after nearly a year's worth of touring, and singer Jared Weeks told us he's looking forward...