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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...
No Doubt will make an appearance on the May 11th episode of the hit CW series Gossip Girl, according to Billboard.com. The band announced on its website that it will perform a cover of Adam Ant's "Stand And Deliver" on the program, which airs at 8:00 p.m. ET. The cameo will come...
The members of Blink-182 claim in a new interview with Rolling Stone magazine that they were "sick of fame" when they broke up in early 2005. Bassist Mark Hoppus explains that when the group split, it was because "the giant vehicle of the band was determining everything. It...
Green Day's earliest album releases will be reissued on vinyl next month, according to Punknews.org. The band's current label home, Reprise Records, will release 12-inch vinyl versions of the trio's first two independent albums, 39/Smooth and Kerplunk!, on March 24th. The discs...
A documentary about the efforts of Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan and his partner Eric Glomski to establish a wine-making industry in Arizona's Verde Valley is about to go into production. According to Keenan's publicist, the film will be co-directed by Christopher Pomerenke...
Mardi Gras will have a Kid Rock flavor this year. The "All Summer Long" hitmaker has been announced as the Grand Marshal for the Krewe of Endymion (pronounced En-DI-mee-on) parade on Saturday afternoon (February 21st) in New Orleans. The event bills itself as "the largest non-...
My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way said in a new interview with MTV News that the punk act is scaling things back on its next album, which will follow up 2006's heavily produced concept record, The Black Parade. Way explained, "When we had just finished Black Parade, I...
The sophomore album from Christian rockers Red, called Innocence & Instinct, debuted at Number 15 on the Billboard album chart on Wednesday (February 18th), selling 39,000 copies in its first week of release. It was a rare good week for the music industry in general as both...