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Velvet Revolver bassist Duff McKagan is recording a new album with Loaded, the side project he first formed after leaving Guns N' Roses in the late '90s. According to Blabbermouth.net, the new, yet-to-be-titled disc will be released in the summer. The band, for which McKagan...
Punk rock legends The Clash will be the subject of a new live DVD and PBS television special, Billboard.com reports. The DVD, The Clash Live: Revolution Rock, will be released April 15th. Among the more than 20 tracks are recordings ranging from early U.K. shows in April 1977,...
Following several weeks of rumors and speculation, Stone Temple Pilots have confirmed that they will reunite to headline the second annual Rock on the Range festival, scheduled for May 17th and 18th at Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. The performance will be the band's...
U2 singer Bono and contemporary British artist Damien Hirst will co-host an AIDS benefit auction this week in New York City. The event, set for Thursday (February 14th) at Sotheby's auction house, is part of Bono's ongoing (RED) project to raise money for the treatment of HIV/...
Atreyu will re-issue its latest album, Lead Sails Paper Anchor, in an expanded edition on March 18th, according to Harddrive Radio. The enhanced version of the band's major label debut will include a newly recorded song, DVD content and other bonus features. Frontman Alex...
An auction held last year in the name of slain Pantera and Damageplan guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott raised enough money to provide start-up funds for a new music education program in Tampa, Florida, according to the Tampa Tribune. The auction, called "Six String...
Marilyn Manson's new brand of absinthe, called Mansinthe, has been panned by a panel of critics at epicurious.com. The drink, which is manufactured in Switzerland, is not legally available in the U.S. yet. The panel rated the beverage in five categories, concluding, "Did...
Queens of the Stone Age performed in London on Monday night (February 11th) even though frontman Josh Homme is battling bronchitis and what he called "chronic stupidity," according to NME.com. Although the show was adjusted to make life easier for the ailing singer and guitarist...
Radiohead has unveiled the first batch of U.S. dates that the band will perform in support of its latest album, In Rainbows. The band will kick off the initial leg of its North American trek on May 5th in West Palm Beach, Florida, wrapping up on the 18th in Dallas, Texas. After...