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The Smashing Pumpkins have begun confirming more dates for their late summer North American tour, according to LiveDaily.com. The band has unveiled four new shows in addition to a previously announced and already sold out August 9th stop in Hammond, Indiana. The trek now begins...
Coldplay frontman Chris Martin was reportedly refused entry to his own party last Saturday (July 12th) in Los Angeles, according to E! Online. The singer's name was apparently removed from the guest list for the bash, which was thrown to celebrate the launch of the band's North...
Five Finger Death Punch drummer Jeremy Spencer told Altitude TV that co-headliner Disturbed is "stealing" the Rockstar Energy Mayhem tour, which stops on Friday (July 18th) in Phoenix. Asked if any bands on the bill have surprised him, Spencer said, "We toured with Disturbed (...
Linkin Park's latest Projekt Revolution tour kicked off on Wednesday night (July 16th) in Boston with a number of highlights, including Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington and former Soundgarden and Audioslave singer Chris Cornell teaming up for a performance of Temple of...
Kid Rock has just added dates to his already sold-out Rock and Roll Revival Tour, which wraps on September 28th in Phoenix, Arizona. The rowdy rocker, who is part of a major campaign with Major League Baseball, will also be appearing on ABC's Good Morning America with Lynyrd...
Staind's new album, The Illusion of Progress, is available now via pre-order on the band's official site, and will hit stores August 19th. The set is their sixth, following up 2005's chart-topping Chapter V. The band worked on this one with Chicago-based producer Johnny K, who's...
Hinder has given fans and radio listeners a taste of its upcoming second album, Take It To The Limit, with the arrival last week of the record's first single, "Use Me." Frontman Austin Winkler told us that the tune is a typical Hinder rocker with a lyrical twist: "Basically it's...
Slipknot's "Psychosocial" video will premiere on FN MTV this Friday (July 18th) at 8 p.m. ET, with bandmembers on hand to introduce it. According to a release, "the video captures the band's transformation from their recent and controversial 'purgatory' state to an evolved...
Metallica has announced that every song on its upcoming album, Death Magnetic, will be available to download for Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock on the same date that the record arrives in stores. A post at the band's official web site stated, "It's a first in both music and...