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Most Christmas memories are good ones, but sometimes the holiday season can be traumatic as well -- especially for younger kids. Metallica 's James Hetfield told us that his least favorite Christmas involved learning the truth about a certain figure in a red suit: "The worst...
Mudvayne released its self-titled fifth studio album on Monday (December 21st), with the CD already getting attention for its all-white artwork which can only be seen with a special black light. But the effect itself wouldn't mean anything if the artwork wasn't unique, which is...
Owl City will kick off a spring tour on March 30th in Boise, Idaho, passing through 24 cities before winding down May 2nd in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The synthpop musical project -- led by Adam Young -- will be out behind the album, Ocean Eyes featuring the single "Fireflies." The...
Radiohead plans to return to the studio in January and resume work on its eighth album, according to NME.com . Guitarist Ed O'Brien wrote over the weekend at the band's official website, "The vibe in the camp is fantastic at present. I am so genuinely excited about what we're...
Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo is asking fans and fellow musicians to collaborate with him on finishing a new song called "Shusui" through the Indaba Music network, which is described in a press release as the "top destination for online music creation." The venture was announced...
Mudvayne self-titled fifth album arrives on Monday (December 21st), one day earlier than usual so that followers have a little extra time to pick it up before the last-minute shopping rush. While the CD will bring Yuletide cheer to Mudvayne fans, singer Chad Gray told us his...
Rage Against The Machine 's explosive 1992 political anthem, "Killing In The Name," beat out X Factor winner Joe McElderry 's cover of Miley Cyrus 's "The Climb" to become the Number One single in the U.K. for Christmas, according to BBC News . "Killing In The Name" sold...
The Used and Atreyu will team up in the New Year for a tour of the U.S. that kicks off on January 27th in San Diego, according to a press release. The Used will top the bill, with Atreyu as direct support and Drive A in the opening slot. The trek will run through February 26th...
Radiohead singer Thom Yorke made a surprise "sneak" appearance last week at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, according to NME.com . The event, which was attended by world leaders such as U.S. President Barack Obama and U.K. Prime Minister...