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The Smashing Pumpkins were inducted into the Hollywood RockWalk on Wednesday (April 23rd), with frontman Billy Corgan and drummer Jimmy Chamberlin placing their hands in cement outside the Guitar Center in Hollywood. According to Reuters, Corgan said about the event, "I'm so...
A publicist for Weezer confirmed to MTV News this week that the cover art for the band's new album circulated online is official. Fans and music web sites had been skeptical about whether the design was real since the four group members are dressed in less than flattering attire...
Disturbed kicks off its spring U.S. tour on Saturday (April 26th) at the Edgefest in Little Rock, Arkansas as the band gears up for the early June arrival of its fourth studio album, Indestructible. Singer David Draiman told us that based on the response from inside the...
The 2008 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival kicks off on Friday (April 25th), with Jack Johnson, the Raconteurs, Death Cab For Cutie, Serj Tankian and others leading a three-day lineup that also includes rare performances from the Verve and Portishead, along with veteran...
The all-star cover band Camp Freddy is doing a Thursday night residency for the entire month of May at the Roxy nightclub in Los Angeles, according to a press release. Guests who will perform with the group during this series of shows are slated to include Incubus singer Brandon...
A Pennywise concert held after the Toyota Grand Prix in Long Beach, California on Saturday night (April 19th) was marred by rioting, with more than 50 police officers called to the scene in riot gear. According to the Long Beach Press Telegram, the crowd got out of hand after...
10 Years premiered the video for its latest single, "Beautiful," at the web site of the band's label, UniversalRepublic.com, on Monday (April 21st). The clip takes a satirical look at what a press release called "the lengths the paparazzi and celebrities go through to notice...
The Foxboro Hot Tubs have started streaming their entire new album, Stop Drop and Roll, at myspace.com/foxborohottubs. The band, which is actually Green Day in disguise, released the album on Tuesday (April 22nd) and it is available for download at foxborohottubsdownload.com...
Earth Day came and went on Tuesday (April 22nd), but many music acts are trying to keep environmental awareness alive throughout the year. Billboard has come up with a list of the top 10 acts who are trying to make a difference in their everyday lives and on tour. Jack Johnson...