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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'...
Death Cab For Cutie guitarist Chris Walla told Alternative Press in a new interview that he wants the band's next album to have an even bigger sound than that group's 2008 effort, Narrow Stairs , which was the first Death Cab effort to hit Number One on the Billboard album chart...
Rob Zombie 's upcoming sequel to his 2007 horror hit Halloween , tentatively titled H2 , will arrive on August 28th, 2009, according to ComingSoon.net . The first film came out on the same weekend two years ago, on August 31st. That leaves Zombie just under eight months to write...
Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor is allegedly considering making a solo album, according to Blabbermouth.net , although Taylor's comments on the matter come from the less from reputable World Entertainment News Network . According to their unsourced quote, Taylor...
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...
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...