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The members of Blink-182 claim in a new interview with Rolling Stone magazine that they were "sick of fame" when they broke up in early 2005. Bassist Mark Hoppus explains that when the group split, it was because "the giant vehicle of the band was determining everything. It...
Green Day's earliest album releases will be reissued on vinyl next month, according to Punknews.org. The band's current label home, Reprise Records, will release 12-inch vinyl versions of the trio's first two independent albums, 39/Smooth and Kerplunk!, on March 24th. The discs...
A documentary about the efforts of Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan and his partner Eric Glomski to establish a wine-making industry in Arizona's Verde Valley is about to go into production. According to Keenan's publicist, the film will be co-directed by Christopher Pomerenke...
Mardi Gras will have a Kid Rock flavor this year. The "All Summer Long" hitmaker has been announced as the Grand Marshal for the Krewe of Endymion (pronounced En-DI-mee-on) parade on Saturday afternoon (February 21st) in New Orleans. The event bills itself as "the largest non-...
My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way said in a new interview with MTV News that the punk act is scaling things back on its next album, which will follow up 2006's heavily produced concept record, The Black Parade. Way explained, "When we had just finished Black Parade, I...
The sophomore album from Christian rockers Red, called Innocence & Instinct, debuted at Number 15 on the Billboard album chart on Wednesday (February 18th), selling 39,000 copies in its first week of release. It was a rare good week for the music industry in general as both...
OK Go will preview songs from its upcoming album on a short spring trek scheduled to start on March 6th in Philadelphia. According to their publicist, the band has spent the winter recording the disc in upstate New York, describing the material as the "danciest, most anthemic,...
Saliva and Static-X will headline the 2009 Sno-Core Tour, which is slated to begin on April 1st in Albuquerque, New Mexico. According to Harddrive Radio, 10 shows have been announced so far, with more to come. Also appearing on the bill will be Burn Halo and The Flood. The tour...
Coldplay frontman Chris Martin has reportedly told U.K. tabloid The Sun that the band would like to give away a free live album to its fans following its upcoming summer run of shows. Martin said, "What we want to do is try to give away a live album for free.We're playing a lot...