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Mudvayne self-titled fifth album arrives on Monday (December 21st), one day earlier than usual so that followers have a little extra time to pick it up before the last-minute shopping rush. While the CD will bring Yuletide cheer to Mudvayne fans, singer Chad Gray told us his...
Rage Against The Machine 's explosive 1992 political anthem, "Killing In The Name," beat out X Factor winner Joe McElderry 's cover of Miley Cyrus 's "The Climb" to become the Number One single in the U.K. for Christmas, according to BBC News . "Killing In The Name" sold...
The Used and Atreyu will team up in the New Year for a tour of the U.S. that kicks off on January 27th in San Diego, according to a press release. The Used will top the bill, with Atreyu as direct support and Drive A in the opening slot. The trek will run through February 26th...
Radiohead singer Thom Yorke made a surprise "sneak" appearance last week at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, according to NME.com . The event, which was attended by world leaders such as U.S. President Barack Obama and U.K. Prime Minister...
Songs by Linkin Park , White Stripes / Raconteurs frontman Jack White and Yeah Yeah Yeahs singer Karen O have made the list of 63 tunes that could be nominated for this year's Academy Award for Best Original Song, according to Pitchfork.com . White's "Fly Farm Blues" from the...
Slipknot premieres a new video on Friday (December 18th) for "Snuff," the current and final single from the band's 2008 album, All Hope Is Gone . The clip stars Slipknot singer Corey Taylor -- without his trademark mask -- and was co-directed by percussionist Shawn "Clown"...
Guitarist John Frusciante confirmed the news reported earlier this week that he has left the Red Hot Chili Peppers . In a message posted at his personal blog and MySpace page, Frusciante revealed that he actually left the band over a year ago, writing in part, "There was no...
Rage Against The Machine singer Zack de la Rocha slammed American Idol and X Factor mastermind Simon Cowell on a BBC Radio Five morning show on Thursday (December 17th). Following that, the band performed an uncensored version of its song "Killing In The Name," which includes...
Weezer has canceled all its January tour dates on doctor's orders, in order to allow frontman Rivers Cuomo more time to recover from injuries sustained in a bus crash earlier this month. Cuomo arrived home in Los Angeles this week after a 48-hour bus ride from upstate New York,...