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Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan has opened a retail store named after his side project Puscifer in the town of Jerome, Arizona, where Keenan also makes his home. The shop features all the items available at the online Puscifer store, as well as local art and coffee plus other...
Downloadable content from Jimi Hendrix and the Raconteurs will debut this November for Guitar Hero: World Tour, according to a press release from game publisher Activision. Three classic Hendrix tracks, "If 6 Was 9," "Little Wing" and "Fire," will be available on November 13th,...
Snow Patrol releases its latest album, A Hundred Million Suns, on Tuesday (October 28th), the band's first effort since 2006's Eyes Open. Frontman Gary Lightbody told Canada's Jam! Music that the U.K.-based group didn't want to stick to a familiar formula on the new disc,...
AC/DC previewed the stage show and set list for its first world tour in seven years on Sunday night (October 26th) in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, where the band played an abbreviated "dress rehearsal" set for contest winners and music industry guests at the Wachovia Arena...
Ex-Shiny Toy Guns singer Carah Faye Charnow has started a new band called Versant, with a brief video teaser for the band's music posted at Buzznet.com. The name of the group means "slope of a mountain." There's no word yet on when the new group will issue a full album, although...
KILLERS UNVEIL 'DAY AND AGE' TOUR PLANS The Killers have announced the details of their first major North American tour in support of the band's third album, Day and Age. The trek will begin on January 17th, 2009 in Denver, Colorado, with dates booked so far through February 4th...
Metallica got the largest number of votes in the Cleveland Plain Dealer's ninth annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame poll, which asked both print and online readers to pick which nominees on the latest Hall of Fame ballot are the ones they feel most worthy of induction. More than...
Mudvayne kicks off its first full tour in more than two years on Tuesday night (October 28th) in El Paso, Texas, as the band promotes the upcoming release of its fourth studio album, The New Game. With the quartet not having played live much since 2006, guitarist Greg Tribbett...
Rob Zombie's new song "War Zone," taken from the soundtrack of the upcoming movie Punisher: War Zone, is now streaming at punisherwarzonemovie.com, the action flick's official website. The soundtrack, which also features songs from Seether, Slipknot, Rise Against and others,...