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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,...
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...
My Chemical Romance guitarist Frank Iero's side project, called Leathermouth, has signed a deal with punk label Epitaph Records, according to a press release. The guitarist described the project, which was started in 2007 in Iero's home state of New Jersey, as a way for him to...
Rob Zombie's first new song since his 2006 solo album, Educated Horses, leads the lineup of the soundtrack to the upcoming movie Punisher: War Zone. Zombie's track, also called "War Zone," was specifically written for the movie, with Zombie saying in a statement, "I love writing...