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Motley Crue kicks off its new North American arena tour on Monday night (February 2nd) in San Diego as the band continues to promote its 2008 album Saints Of Los Angeles. The bill also includes Hinder, Theory of a Deadman, and band search contest winners The Last Vegas. This is...
The annual Honda Civic Tour will not take place this year, the first cancellation since its debut in 2001, according to a post at the event's Facebook page. Past headliners have included Blink-182, Incubus, Fall Out Boy, Dashboard Confessional, and Panic At The Disco. The post...
The Killers, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Franz Ferdinand, Paul McCartney, the Cure, and Morrissey are among the artists confirmed for the tenth annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, scheduled for April 17th, 18th, and 19th at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California,...
Velvet Revolver and ex-Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan is beginning a new gig as a financial columnist at Playboy.com. McKagan announced the news on Reverb, his weekly column at SeattleWeekly.com, writing in part, "Over the last few years, I have been doing more and more TV...
Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz has criticized the media coverage of his sister-in-law Jessica Simpson's recent apparent weight gain, saying that the media pressure for women to stay as thin as possible is not fair. Wentz told Extra!, "I think the media puts too harsh of a...
Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo told LiveDaily.com in a new interview that the band is "already jamming on new ideas and new riffs," although he did not indicate how long he thought it might be before Metallica returns to the studio. Trujillo explained, "To me, (latest album)...
AC/DC and Coldplay have both landed on a list of the 10 most expensive acts to see in concert in 2008, according to NoiseAddict.com. The list was compiled from a range of average prices on Ticketmaster, and did not include prices for resold or scalped tickets. AC/DC came in at...
A preview of Metallica's appearance on Katie Couric's one-hour All Access Grammy Special has popped up on YouTube. The special will February 4th on CBS, four days before the 51st Annual Grammy Awards are broadcast on the same network. In her promotional spots for the program,...
U2 has launched an effort to purchase Olympic Studios, a legendary London recording facility where the group did some work on its upcoming album, No Line on the Horizon. According to NME.com, the studio was recently put up for sale by its owner, EMI Music. Although U2 already...