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The U.K. release of Weezer's current Modern Rock hit, "Pork and Beans," will be accompanied by cover versions of songs by R.E.M., the Psychedelic Furs and Gary Numan, according to Pitchfork Media. The physical version of the single will come in two configurations when it's...
Velvet Revolver's search for a new lead singer to replace Scott Weiland has led several potential replacements to actively campaign for the job through web sites such as YouTube, according to MTV.com. A couple of these would-be stars even claim that they've got the inside track...
Coldplay's new album, Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends, has set a new one-day sales record at iTunes, according to Hits Daily Double. The group's fourth effort smashed Jack Johnson's previous record of 140,000 downloads in a single day and looked set to sell far more...
Nine songs alleged to be from the long-delayed Guns N' Roses album, Chinese Democracy, were briefly leaked online on Wednesday (June 18th) at a site called AntiQuiet.com. Although six of the tunes -- including "Better," "I.R.S.," "The Blues," "There Was A Time" and the title...
Rage Against The Machine only has one U.S. date scheduled so far in 2008, at the Lollapalooza festival in Chicago's Grant Park on Saturday, August 2nd. But guitarist Tom Morello told us that the political rockers haven't ruled out giving a few more U.S. performances this year: "...
Fall Out Boy drummer Andy Hurley has followed in bassist Pete Wentz's footsteps and started his own clothing line, according to Buzznet.com. The line is called F*** City and there are currently four T-shirts and one hoodie available through the F*** City web site. Hurley is also...
Jimmy Eat World will begin recording material for its next album as soon as possible, according to Gigwise.com. Bassist Rick Burch said that the group plans to head into their home studio soon and get back to work, explaining, "We're kind of feeling like we have a lot of ideas...
Kid Rock is one of the few remaining artists, along with AC/DC, the Beatles, Def Leppard and others, who has not yet allowed his music to be sold through the iTunes online music store. Rock told the BBC in England that he's holding out for financial reasons, explaining, "iTunes...
Slipknot has confirmed that its fourth major label album is titled All Hope is Gone and will be released on August 26th. The disc was recorded at a studio near the band's hometown of Des Moines, Iowa. A first single called "Psychosocial" will make its way to radio stations on...