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Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo confirmed to Metromix that the band is tentatively planning a tour featuring themselves, Megadeth , Anthrax and Slayer -- also known as the "Big Four" of the Eighties underground metal scene on which all four groups first made their names. When...
All-American Rejects singer Tyson Ritter told MTV News this week that he and guitarist Nick Wheeler recently co-wrote a song with Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo for that group's upcoming album, Raditude . Ritter revealed, "When he asked us to do it, I fell on my knees and cried...
The Raconteurs , Jet , Anberlin and 11 other acts make up a special new soundtrack for the hit CW series 90210 , due for release on October 13th. All 15 songs contained in the collection are brand new and exclusive, and will each air sometime during the series' new 2009/2010...
Smashing Pumpkins frontman and sole original member Billy Corgan announced at the band's website on Tuesday (September 15th) that work has begun on a new Pumpkins album called Teargarden By Kaleidyscope . The set will feature a total of 44 songs, which Corgan will release one at...
A lawsuit brought against Coldplay by guitarist Joe Satriani, in which he claimed that the band had plagiarized his 2004 song "If I Could Fly" for their 2008 single "Viva La Vida," has been dismissed. Justia.com reported that the case was dismissed on Monday (September 14th) in...
Slipknot percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan will make his public debut as a contemporary artist on his birthday, September 24th, according to DesMoinesRegister.com. Crahan will exhibit acrylic paintings, framed photography, prints and Polaroids from his upcoming book, The...
Coldplay frontman Chris Martin, Australian retro-rockers Wolfmother and the recently reunited No Doubt have all been confirmed to perform at Neil Young's 2009 Bridge School Benefit concert, according to Billboard.com. The annual event will be held on October 24th and 25th at...
Muse is reportedly meeting in New York this week with Chris Weitz, director of the upcoming Twilight sequel New Moon, about possibly contributing a song to the soundtrack of the film. Muse frontman Matthew Bellamy told MTV News, "I think I'm having a phone call with the director...
Former Korn guitarist Brian "Head" Welch has refuted comments made in an interview by Korn axeman James "Munky" Shaffer, who said that Welch has asked to come back into the group. Welch says that Shaffer did not give a "complete and accurate picture," explaining, "The full truth...