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Blind Melon has a new line-up, along with a new album due out April 22nd. For My Friends will mark the group's first new studio release in 13 years. It will feature singer Travis Warren as the replacement for late frontman Shannon Hoon, who died of a drug overdose in 1995 at age...
Bullet For My Valentine is collaborating with celebrated independent comic book writer and artist Tom Manning to create a mini-comic book for each of the 11 songs on the Welsh band's new album, Scream Aim Fire. According to a press release, each book will be three to five pages...
30 Seconds To Mars has begun pre-production on its third album, according to Ultimate-Guitar.com. Drummer Shannon Leto told the web site, "I've recorded a bunch of beats, some guitar parts. My brother (frontman Jared Leto) has probably written 20 or 30 songs already. We're going...
Avenged Sevenfold is making a previously unreleased track called "Crossroads" available for downloading to fans who bought the CD/MVI version of the band's self-titled fourth album. The song is one of 20 that the group recorded before whittling down the CD's final track list to...
Death Cab For Cutie, Jack Johnson, the Verve and the Breeders are among the acts confirmed to appear at the 2008 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, according to Billboard.com. The lineup was unveiled late Monday afternoon (January 21st), with other acts slated to...
Five Finger Death Punch has canceled all its tour dates through March 7th due to singer Ivan Moody developing calluses on his vocal chords. If untreated, the affliction could cause permanent damage to Moody's voice. Doctors have advised him to take two months off from singing...
Korn has reportedly enlisted Rob Patterson to fill in for founding guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer, who left the band's European tour last week for undisclosed "personal and family reasons." Patterson has played with Korn before, stepping in as a touring guitarist after axeman...
Paramore and Foo Fighters will both be appearing at this year's Grammy Awards ceremony on February 10th. There's been speculation about whether artists would attend if the striking Writer's Guild decides to picket the event, but Paramore singer Hayley Williams confirmed that her...
Staind singer Aaron Lewis plans to film his upcoming solo acoustic shows at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut on February 22nd, 23rd and 24th, according to Blabbermouth.net. The footage will be used for Lewis' first solo DVD, although a release date has yet to be...