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Velvet Revolver guitarist Slash turned 43 years old on Wednesday (July 23rd) and kicked off a two-night celebration at the Mirage resort in Las Vegas on Wednesday night, according to TheVegasEye.com. The former Guns N' Roses axeman was scheduled to perform with surprise guests...
Breaking Benjamin will not issue its fourth studio album on October 28th, despite some online reports listing that as the release date. The band has reportedly been at work on the project for several months, but a representative for Hollywood Records denied that the disc would...
A new Russian law could make being a fan of "emo" music or the lifestyle associated with it a crime, according to NME.com. The Russian government is reportedly working on legislation that would heavily regulate web sites associated with the music and ban both emo and Goth...
Black Stone Cherry will give a special performance on Tuesday night (July 22nd) in New York City, accompanied by the acclaimed student choir from Newark, New Jersey's Performing Arts High School. According to Blabbermouth.net, the Kentucky-based band will perform at the Highline...
Hinder, its record label and its management are planning a massive promotional push for the arrival of the band's second album, Take It to the Limit, on November 4th. According to Reuters, Universal Music executive Tom Mackay said that a series of "big, extreme and over the top...
Korn frontman Jonathan Davis will release a DVD this fall filmed on his first solo European tour, according to Blabbermouth.net. The disc will include footage from his June 16th, 2008 concert in London, England, and will be available as both a single DVD package and an expanded...
Mudvayne's MySpace page has recently changed, with all the usual features going away and replaced by a simple, riff-heavy music loop and a black screen that displays a message in bursts of static. The message reads, "It's happening. It's coming. Are you ready?" This is the first...
The 1997 Smashing Pumpkins song "The Beginning is the End is the Beginning" has been given a new injection of life thanks to its inclusion in the first trailer for the upcoming movie Watchmen, which debuted Friday (July 18th) in theatres in front of The Dark Knight and online...
Yeah Yeah Yeahs singer Karen O has posted four songs at her MySpace page from a solo project called Native Korean Rock. The Brooklyn-based artist described the project in a post as a "body of love songs" and said she's been working on it for two years. O plans to perform the...