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Ex-Shiny Toy Guns singer Carah Faye Charnow has started a new band called Versant, with a brief video teaser for the band's music posted at Buzznet.com. The name of the group means "slope of a mountain." There's no word yet on when the new group will issue a full album, although...
KILLERS UNVEIL 'DAY AND AGE' TOUR PLANS The Killers have announced the details of their first major North American tour in support of the band's third album, Day and Age. The trek will begin on January 17th, 2009 in Denver, Colorado, with dates booked so far through February 4th...
Metallica got the largest number of votes in the Cleveland Plain Dealer's ninth annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame poll, which asked both print and online readers to pick which nominees on the latest Hall of Fame ballot are the ones they feel most worthy of induction. More than...
Mudvayne kicks off its first full tour in more than two years on Tuesday night (October 28th) in El Paso, Texas, as the band promotes the upcoming release of its fourth studio album, The New Game. With the quartet not having played live much since 2006, guitarist Greg Tribbett...
Rob Zombie's new song "War Zone," taken from the soundtrack of the upcoming movie Punisher: War Zone, is now streaming at punisherwarzonemovie.com, the action flick's official website. The soundtrack, which also features songs from Seether, Slipknot, Rise Against and others,...
U2 will get an estimated $19 million worth of Live Nation shares as part of a 12-year contract it signed with Live Nation in March. According to Billboard, the touring company registered 1.56 million shares to U2 in a regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission...
Buckcherry's new video for the song "Rescue Me" premiered on Monday (October 20th) at Yahoo! Music, following other recent clips for "Too Drunk..." and "Don't Go Away." Even though the clip was described as the band's first official live performance video, singer Josh Todd told...
Guns N' Roses drummer Brian "Brain" Mantia has spoken with EQTV about the making of the band's long-delayed new album, Chinese Democracy, which is now scheduled to arrive on November 23rd. Mantia joined the group in 2000 and was replaced in 2006 by Frank Ferrer after Mantia's...
Metallica kicks off its first North American indoor arena tour in almost four years on Tuesday (October 21st) in Phoenix, Arizona. The band staged a "dress rehearsal" show for 1,200 friends, family and fan club members at the Cow Palace in San Francisco last Friday (October 17th...